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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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silver turquoiseThis sterling silver and natural Turquoise pendant has an attractive geometric pattern; it reminds me of a framed Santa Fe window! Turquoise is said to strengthen the whole body and protect the wearer from harm. The length of the pendant including loop at top is approx. 2 1/8"; widest point is approx. 1 3/8". Heavy duty, handmade and stamped, this silver amulet would be such a great jump-start to a stunning piece of jewelry. Click the 'BUY ITEMS ON ETSY' button at the top right of the web site to learn more.

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