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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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bronze crossAncient style pendant cast in bronze. We love the 'historic' look from times when artisans created beautiful work with little technology. This great example has 'soul', in our opinion, and would be a great necklace with just a simple chain and perhaps some tiny quartz beads. Or make it into the most special rosary, with beautiful Lapis or Prehnite or whatever your heart desires. The cross is approx. 60 mm. long and 28 mm. wide (width of crossbar).

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