Kamohoalii Hawaiian bead
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Kamohoalii Hawaiian silver bead with cubic zirconia crystals
Kamohoalii Hawaiian silver bead, a stunning piece of sterling silver ethnic jewelry that is sure to make a statement.
This bead is designed with intricate details and showcases prominent silver ornaments that resemble breaking waves, eddies, and whirlpools for a dynamic and bold look. The bead has a unique aesthetic that is sure to appeal to surfers or anyone who loves bold and unique styles.
The bead is also adorned with scattered transparent cubic zirconia crystals that add an extra touch of sparkle to the already beautiful piece. The combination of the intricate detail and the sparkling crystals make for a truly stunning piece that is sure to be the focal point of any piece of jewelry it is added to.
One of the best features of the Kamohoalii Hawaiian silver bead is its versatility, it is compatible with all major brand bracelets, including Pandora, Trollbeads, Chamilia, Biagi and many more. This means that you can add this beautiful piece to your existing bracelet or start a new one, the possibilities are endless.
Kamohoalii Hawaiian silver bead is an incredible statement piece that is sure to catch the eye of anyone who sees it.
Materials: 925 Sterling silver, 54 Cubic zirconia crystals
Weight: 2.66 g
Size: 10.25x11.09 mm, hole size - 4.5 mm
Kamohoalii is a prominent figure in Hawaiian mythology and is revered as a shark god. According to legends, Kamohoalii had the power to take on the form of any fish, which made him a powerful and revered god among the original inhabitants of Hawaii.
One of the most notable roles attributed to Kamohoalii is that of a guide. He is said to have guided the ships of the original Hawaiian settlers from the mainland to their island home. This voyage would have been a long and treacherous one, and the presence of a powerful and benevolent shark god would have provided great comfort and reassurance to the travelers.
In addition to guiding the ships, Kamohoalii was also believed to protect the seas and the inhabitants who depend on it. The Hawaiian people would make offerings to Kamohoalii to ensure the safety of their voyages and the bountifulness of the sea.
In Hawaiian mythology, Kamohoalii is often associated with the shark. The shark holds a special significance in Hawaiian culture, it is a symbol of strength, power, and endurance. And for the islanders, sharks are a sacred and revered creature, associated with their gods and their ancestors. It is also said that Kamohoalii also able to heal the sick and injured, by taking away their illnesses or injuries and replacing them with strength.
Kamohoalii is still remembered and revered in Hawaiian culture today, with many people still making offerings to the shark god in hopes of protection and blessings. Kamohoalii’s role as a protector of the sea and the navigator of ships makes him a valuable and respected figure in Hawaiian mythology. His unique powers to take on the form of any fish, gives him a versatility that makes him a valuable god to the people of Hawaii.