Matau/Fish Hook: Walrus Ivory


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This striking take on the fish hook reflects strength and prosperity, it is also given as a mark of friendship and respect. Often worn by those with an affinity with water. This large design measures 7.8 cm x 4.6 cm and has incredible colour and patterning. The ancient walrus ivory has developed its colour from being buried for 100's of years.  This material is collected by the Yupik people on St Lawerence island

Category Matau