Gallery | Jade | Hei Matau Porotaka

Hei Matau Porotaka

Jade

Certificate of
Authenticity
included
Commission
available
Local &
International
Shipping
Patariki Dawson thumbnail
Patariki Dawson Mātanga Whakairo
Te Arawa
More work from this Artist

$490 NZD

Dimensions
Scancode
80mm x 70mm
3824PD
Product Local &
International
Shipping
Product PAYMENT 100%
SECURED
credit card, paypal
Commission
Description
Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.