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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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0 # Riccardo Vasquez 2014-07-30 03:53
Wow,That's very nice design, have you any other design for sample?
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0 # Sheila R 2014-07-31 00:07
Thank you for your inquiry. I don't, but this person (Serene) on Etsy tends to have wonderful items -- she might know where to steer you -- here's the link to her shop:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/TemplesTreasureTrove

Thanks again for looking around!
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0 # Riccardo Vasquez 2014-08-11 04:11
Thanks sheila,
I go through your mention site and found variety of new collection.
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0 # SO R Mclaughlin 2014-08-11 11:46
Great to hear! Thanks and best of luck.
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