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jade hookSAVE 20% WITH SAVE20 COUPON for this and anything else in the shop. This is a lovely hand-carved pendant of natural Nephrite Jade from New Zealand. The hei matu, or fish hook, has endured since pre-colonial times (prior to the 18th century) and symbolizes abundance, and a respect for sea. The design represents the special relationship Maori people have with fishing (historically they lived from fisheries and depended on the sea for food gathering) and Tangaroa, god of the sea. Designs range from the ultra-realistic through to more conceptual styles, and wearing one is said to bring good fortune when traveling across oceans.

This beautiful piece measures approx. 45 mm long (approx.. 1 3/4") x approx. 23 mm. (just shy of 1") at its widest point. Thickness is approx. 3 mm. Hole at top for hanging is approx. 3 mm. wide.

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red earringsIf you love LIPSTICK RED, you will love these! The color just pops, as you can see. Abalone and red spiny oyster shell have been combined for a stunning look. We have two sets of these earrings -- one with a total length (including curve of wire where hanging length begins) of slightly over 3"; actual earring length (not including wire) is approx. 2 1/4". The other set is slightly smaller, with a hanging length of approx. 2 1/2" and without the wire, approx. 1 3/4". Earring sets are sold separately; each set is $38. Please indicate whether you want the smaller or larger earrings.

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