Small Hand Carved Wooden Makau (Hawaiian Fish Hook)
The makau played a integral roll in Polynesian culture. Polynesians respected the makau because it was used to provide food for the native villages. The makau was used in everyday fishing by the lawai'a, fishermen.In many Polynesian mythology, the god Maui used the makau to pull up the islands.
The makau is a symbol of beauty, strength, prosperity, and fertility.
Great addition for your Tiki or Polynesian Room or just to hang off your rear view mirror!!
Woodgrain and stain color vary on each, measures about 6" long.