Mere – Patu


Discover this Patu Pendant, a 33mm handcrafted treasure made from pounamu. Though small, it embodies the powerful symbolism of the patu, a tool of strength and protection. As the whakataukī says, “Ahakoa he iti he pounamu” – “Although it is small, it is precious.”

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Introducing this Patu Pendant, a beautifully handcrafted piece made from pounamu, standing at just 33mm high. The patu is a traditional Māori weapon symbolizing strength, courage, and protection. This miniature version retains all the powerful symbolism of its larger counterpart, making it a meaningful piece to wear close to your heart.

Even though it is small, this pendant is a true taonga, or treasure. The whakatauki “Ahakoa he iti he pounamu” perfectly captures its essence – “Although it is small, it is precious.” This saying highlights the value and significance of the pendant despite its size.

For more on the meaning behind the patu, visit our Shapes and Meanings page. Embrace the strength and protection that this Patu Pendant represents, and carry a piece of New Zealand’s rich cultural heritage with you.

Size: 33mm

Material: Pounamu/Nephrite