Complete with a waxed braid cord and carved bone toggle.
It also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
35mm Wide (1.4 Inches)
The dolphin with its playful nature and obvious intelligence played an important part in the culture of the Maori people. They are seen as the bearers of good luck and protectors of those at sea. They also like the whale have also come to represent all that is good in a family as the young are protected, nurtured and guided by all of the group not just immediate parents, much like the traditional extended family in Maori culture.
Carved from treated and polished domestic cow bone.
Species = Bovine