Manaia on a Stand

Alex Sands


Pounamu Manaia On A Stand By Alex Sands.

This stunning Manaia sculpture has been designed and carved by the talented hands of Alex Sands using pounamu sourced from the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. A true taonga (treasure), and statement piece, this sculpture has been accentuated with paua shell and sits upon native New Zealand totara. 

Manaia Meaning:

A personal shield of great power, manaia is the embodiment of mana - the archetypal Māori measurement of worth, respect & prestige. With ethereal presence and energy, manaia protects the wearer/owner. Manaia: the elemental guardian of earth, sea, and sky.

Manaia Dimensions:

Width - 70mm x Height - 100mm

Overall Dimensions Including Stand:

Width 120mm x Height - 140mm