The pendant is 60mm in length and 42mm at its widest.
The Pounamu for this Hei Matau was collected from the Rimu area, just South of Hokitika on the West Coast of the South Island in New Zealand.
The Hei Matau has an extremely strong, waxed nylon cord so the pendant can be worn ALL the time. The cord is adjustable by pinching the special knots between your thumb and finger and pulling.
The Hei Matau / hook gives the wearer strength and determination.
It brings peace, prosperity and good health.
It also provide the wearer with a safe journey through life - both a safe physical journey, especially over water and also helps them get through any hardships and tough times they may face.
The Koru symbolises the new shoots of the fern plant opening. It represents growth, harmony and new beginnings. It was also used to represent the family as a whole, an individual, an important place, time, event, achievement or accomplishment in ones life. It is up to the wearer what meaning they put to their Koru. The Maori used the Koru symbol to tell their life story.