Māhanga Manuah – pounamu pendants cut from the same stone

These pounamu pendants cut from the same stone are Māhanga, the same kind of the same kind.  These two taonga are actually made from the same slice, cut one from below the other. The same kind of the same kind.

Manuah means heart, both the physical heart and the seat of affection and emotion. The manuah line on a Ta Moko is the main skin line, the skin space between the tattoo line, where the life energy flows through the moko. They represent your life, your journey and how you’ve spent or intend to spend your time on earth.

Can you see the white manuah line flowing through the centre of these two pendants?

So the Māhanga Manuah set of pendants represents the heart, the energy, the physical and emotional lifeline that runs between two people.

These gorgeous little pounamu pendants cut from the same stone are perfect for twins, sisters, best friends, or partners. Keep your loved ones close to you with these taonga that will be a life long symbol of love and friendship.  Carved from the same slice of the same stone, carved side by side.  Bearing the same manuah. They belong together.

The beautifully rounded edges make these wonderful to hold and find comfort in when you need some grounding.

Finally, these pounamu pendants are small and subtle.  Easy to wear every day and small enough to tuck under your shirt when you are doing something active.  So you need never be parted from your māhanga.

  • Carved in Tangiwai pounamu gathered by Timoti from the awa of Te Tau Ihu
  • 550mm in diameter
  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti
  • These are sold as a set, they belong together. Price is for both taonga together.


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