Carve bone Mako (shark teeth) laser earrings
Bone carved Mako (shark teeth) necklace and earring set.
Laser cut Kowhaiwhai design
Cord: Smokey brown plaited wax cord lashing that is extendable to length.
Packaging: Black leather bound box.
Bone earrings: 3.5 cm length width 2.5 cm.
Hooks: Sterling silver plaited size 18 mm.
According to some, the shark tooth when worn is said to be a form of protection. Surfers, swimmers, and other believers of these tales will wear shark teeth in the belief that it can prevent a shark attack.
Maori believe sharks are the guardian spirits. Many Hawaiian families had an aumakua, or shark protector. In Māori mythology, the demi-god Māui placed the shark Te Māngōroa in the sky, forming the Milky Way.