This simple yet stunning necklace comprises an oval-shaped pendant inlaid with stunning iridescent Paua, the Maori name for three species of large edible sea snails. The fine craftsmanship detailings are indeed a sight to behold, even the pendant bail is crafted into a filigree rod to house the silk cord necklace.
Paua shells have been long revered by the Maori people. It is widely believed that this shell represents many aspects of life with the power to ward off misfortune whilst welcoming health and prosperity. Paua Shell is also a symbol of leadership and authority and is generally used to stimulate intuition, sensitivity, imagination, and adaptability. In particular, it can improve mental clarity, co-operation, and cohesiveness within an environment.