GARETH MCGHIE SIGNED ART WORK HUGE NZ STAG ANTLER ENGRAVED INLAID MAORI REI PUTA. It measures 5" with a 2.2" width across the top and has a three dimensional deeply curved depth with an amazing curve. IT HAS STUNNING EXQUISITE DETAILED CARVING AND NZ BLUE PAUA SHELL EYES. Bound across onto a super strong natural brown hand braided adjustable cord and comes with my guarantee of authenticity.SIGNED GM ON THE BACK. THE REI PUTA IS FEATURED IN THE MOVIE "WHALE RIDER". Traditionally it was carved from a whale tooth and only worn by the Chief of a Maori Iwi (Tribe).
IT IS BELIEVED TO CONFER MANA AND PROSPERITY ON THE WEARER. Gareth has designed this magnificent and majestic fully engraved Rei Puta with the form of the Pekapeka native bat - messenger of the God of the Forest, Tane. Authentic Pounamu Jade + Bone Carvings from Aotearoa New Zealand, the land of the Maori people and the inspiring scenery you saw in Lord of the Rings!
All other buyers may choose this option if required. The item "GARETH MCGHIE SIGNED ART WORK HUGE NZ STAG ANTLER ENGRAVED INLAID MAORI REI PUTA" is in sale since Friday, March 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "actonpark" and is located in North Island. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.