14K Gold Medium Palaoa Pendant
Wear this 14k Gold Palaoa Pendant, Medium with respect. Each Palaoa Pendant is made toread more...
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Wear this 14k Gold Palaoa Pendant, Medium with respect. Each Palaoa Pendant is made to order in Honolulu, Hawaii. 14K Gold Palaoa Pendant, Medium will be shipped separately from other items in your order within 12-15 business days from the date of your order. Lifetime guarantee on workmanship and materials during normal wear and use of this piece of jewelry.
Only the very highest ranking ali'i or Hawaiian royalty could wear the palaoa. It was carved of whale bone from whale carcasses that would wash up in certain areas. These areas were considered sacred and were protected from common use. It was a symbol of responsibility for the people of the land.
Dimensions: Approximately 1-1/4'' height x 3/4'' wide. Weight: 6.5 grams
How to read the circumference sizes .25 = 1/4'' For example 6.25 = 6-1/4'' .5 = 1/2'' For example 6.5 = 6-1/2'' .75 = 3/4'' For example 6.75 = 6-3/4''