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MAORI HOOK PENDANT so called Hei Matau
Catalog number: OPE58
Hei Matau, Maori fishing hook - a talisman worn by the New Zealand Maoris. It symbolizes strength, good fortune and it is believed to help ensure happy returns from sea voyages.
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