Created by NZ Master Carver the Seahorse
The ocean has always been the dominant force for the Maori people who traveled huge distances in their long canoes and lived on the bounty of the tropical waters. They had a great respect for the creatures on the sea and in particular dolphins and whales. The seahorse and other water life are also very respected.
Traditional decorative styles along with some more contemporary designs. Many are based on Maori legend while some are modern designs inspired by ancient Maori styles with flowing lines, scrolls and soft forms. Some are also based on Celtic or oriental designs.
45mm Long 1.75"
All carvings are supplied complete with a traditional style cord & bag. Most cords are hand made from black waxed braid with a loop and bone toggle fitted. A woven flax presentation case and information on the meaning of the design is also included.
This item ships directly from New Zealand.