The Pacific Diamond BRPWD25
- Samoan Hard wood and Trochus Shell
- Fine Bindings on the Piece and detailed carvings into shell face
- Adjustable string length for comfortable fit Or Use with Sterling silver chain for totally different look
The Diamond Motif
This particular shape has many importance uses and meanings in Samoan culture. It can be seen in the Canoe and outrigger shapes, and the shapes of paddles (Amu Amu) and later in weapons. Its curves are feminine in nature and it glides smoothly through waters. It is an elegant and efficient shaping used for thousands of years by master canoe carvers to shape new sea faring vessels both large and small (even body boards which Samoans used for body surfing or fa’a se’e Galu.
Respect the Sea
The Pacific Ocean is the most vast in the world and presented both a challenge and danger and an opportunity and life bringer to the Pacific people. It’s not surprising that even to this day we Pacific Islanders respect and pay homage to the ocean with creative ornaments used to symbolise our ancestors navigation of its great distance.
A Janetssamoa.com Exclusive
Taking pride in our Pacific Heritage is important in keeping the culture alive. This piece, like other from Janetssamoa.com is an exclusive an rare piece, only a few will be made in this particular style. It’s important that our customers are able to stand out with unique pieces.