MATUA NAUTICA Fish Hook Braided Cord Tribal Beach Necklace meaning Ocean Knowledge and Focused Direction. This silver Matau fish hook pendant hangs from a hand-braided waxed cotton cord using ancient Polynesian knot tying techniques.
The fish hook is carried by the distinguished and extraordinary among us and is a powerful symbol for island cultures. Most island cultures tell the story of the god Maui, who used his magic fish hook to fish the great island up from the sea. The name Matua comes from a Maori word meaning primary importance. Fishing was island tribe members key to survival so they tried many variations of hooks and gained an extraordinary knowledge of fishing techniques. They embrace the fishhook as a symbol of their knowledge, power and great stature.
The Matua Nautica Necklace is part of the Tribal Hollywood Surf and Beach Jewelry Collection. It closes with a toggle clasp. The pendant is made from genuine silver and pewter with an invisible hypoallergenic coating for added protection. The brown rope cord is waxed cotton with a fixed length of 20 inches (50cm). The pendant measures 2 by 1 inches. The price includes the pendant and the braided rope cord.