Matakupenga is the name of this Maori Tattoo Bone Necklace designed by master carver Jeff Bryan. Jeff is of Ngati Raukawa and Te Atihaunui-a-Paparangi descent, with both Maori and Scottish heritage.
The bone necklace is in the shape of a Maori fish hook. The Hei Matau (fish hook) design carries a spiritual meaning of good health, prosperity, and abundance. It is also a good luck charm for safe travel over water.
The Matakupenga tattoo design incorporates a net pattern believed to bind the living together and link them to the life force of the ones who have passed on.
The Bone Hook Necklace measures approximately 5.5cm (2 1/4") long. It hangs from a long black plaited adjustable cord and comes to you in a box with a card detailing the elements of its design.
Proudly made in New Zealand, and shipped worldwide.
Shipping Times during Covid-19
Currently (January 2021), Airmail to Australia and the USA is taking about 5 weeks, and Airmail to the UK and Europe is taking 6-7 weeks. Airmail to South America is at least 8 weeks, and allow up to 12 weeks.
Economy Courier and Express Courier are up to 10 working days worldwide.
As always, we do not guarantee Airmail or Courier shipping times, as they are beyond our control.
Courier shipping times within New Zealand are approximately one working day to the North Island, 2 working days to the South Island (with an overnight option available at a different price), and up to 3 days to rural areas.
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