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The Original Hei Matau Hook

The Original Hei Matau Hook

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Each Bali Necklace helps to fund Coral Reef Conservation!  Learn about our efforts!

The Original Hei Matau is often gifted to bring its recipient good luck. It represents strength and safe passage over water. The fish hook shape finds its origins in Māori legend that the North Island of New Zealand was once a huge fish that was caught by the great mariner Maui, using only a woven line and a hook made from the jawbone of his grandmother.

Each Bali Necklace is hand carved on the Tropical Island of Bali and shipped from the USA. Because we repurpose 100% natural materials, there may be some slight imperfections in each piece.

Materials: Repurposed, Water-Buffalo Bone.

Pendant size: Approximately 2 inches (5 cm).

Cord: One size fits all. Adjustable, bamboo cotton up to 26 inches. 

 

Customer Reviews

Based on 46 reviews
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Kim E.
Hei matau necklace

I love the craftsmanship of my necklace and it feels good to be supporting the rebuilding of coral reefs.

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Jason J.
Hook

Very Cool , great craftsmanship for the money ! Do wish the engraved areas were blacked in would really set it off , Teal color would work also . Think I am going to do that myself !

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Dennis S.
Beautiful!

Excellently carved, polished and tied! Much nicer than I expected! Nice size and very reasonable price, quick shipping! Don’t hesitate to buy from Balinecklaces!!!!

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FS
Really great piece!

The quality and design are great. This is exactly what I was looking for when I wanted to add something to my accessories that fits into the beach community I live in.

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Brian A.
Replacement

After several years, I had worn the cord out, so decided to replace it. Quality is great, as always, and will be looking forward to many years with this one before replacing it again. Now I can get back in the water, and enjoy the new coral formations as well!

Customer Reviews

Based on 46 reviews
98%
(45)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
2%
(1)
K
Kim E.
Hei matau necklace

I love the craftsmanship of my necklace and it feels good to be supporting the rebuilding of coral reefs.

J
Jason J.
Hook

Very Cool , great craftsmanship for the money ! Do wish the engraved areas were blacked in would really set it off , Teal color would work also . Think I am going to do that myself !

D
Dennis S.
Beautiful!

Excellently carved, polished and tied! Much nicer than I expected! Nice size and very reasonable price, quick shipping! Don’t hesitate to buy from Balinecklaces!!!!

F
FS
Really great piece!

The quality and design are great. This is exactly what I was looking for when I wanted to add something to my accessories that fits into the beach community I live in.

B
Brian A.
Replacement

After several years, I had worn the cord out, so decided to replace it. Quality is great, as always, and will be looking forward to many years with this one before replacing it again. Now I can get back in the water, and enjoy the new coral formations as well!