Tangaroa Maori bead
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Tangaroa Maori silver bead with cubic zirconia or black spinel crystals
Tangaroa Maori silver bead - a beautiful and intricate piece of sterling silver ethnic jewelry. The bead features intricate details that resemble breaking waves and current eddies, paying homage to the Maori sea god Tangaroa.
This bead is available in two options: one featuring sparkling emerald green cubic zirconia crystals, and the other with dark and mysterious black spinel crystals. The cubic zirconia version adds a touch of elegance and luxury to the bead, while the black spinel option gives it a bold and edgy look.
The bead is compatible with all major brand bracelets, including Pandora, Trollbeads, Chamilia, Biagi, and many more, making it a versatile addition to any jewelry collection.
Whether you're looking to add a unique and meaningful touch to your bracelet or to give as a gift to a loved one, the Tangaroa Maori silver bead is the perfect choice.
Materials: 925 Sterling silver, 18 Cubic zirconia or black spinel crystals
Weight: 3.21 g
Size: 10.25x11.09 mm, hole size - 4.5 mm
Black spinel, Emerald cubic zirconia
Tangaroa is a prominent figure in Maori mythology, known as the god of the sea and the father of many sea creatures. He is said to have created the oceans, rivers, and lakes and is considered the guardian of all that lives within them. The Maori people have a deep spiritual connection to the sea, and Tangaroa is a central figure in their religious beliefs and practices.
Tangaroa is also known as a creator god, responsible for the formation of land and the shaping of the coastlines. He is often depicted as a powerful and fierce god, capable of causing destructive storms and rough seas. However, he is also seen as a provider, giving the Maori people fish and other resources from the sea.
Tangaroa is also sometimes depicted as a whale. This association likely comes from the Maori people’s connection to the sea and the importance of whales in their culture. Whales were considered sacred animals and their hunting was strictly regulated by the tribe. The Maori people also believed that whales were the embodiment of their ancestors, and that by catching a whale, they were able to connect with their past.
In Maori legends and stories, Tangaroa often interact with other gods and goddesses, and with human characters. He is also said to have many children, including sea creatures such as fish, sharks, and octopus. Many of these sea creatures play important roles in Maori mythology and are seen as symbols of strength, power, and protection.
Overall, Tangaroa is an important and revered figure in Maori mythology and culture. As the god of the sea, he is seen as a creator, provider, and protector, and his legacy is still honored by the Maori people today.