Elua means couple or two. This intricate highly polished carving represents two, joined together where each one does his part, which is different from the other. The cording is a classy rope weave of dark brown, beige and cold which measures 26 inches. Cut amber crystal bead and loop clasp. No metal on the peice.
Lokahi means harmony and unity. This carving signifies eternity. The twist and turns represents life as shared between two individual, and their together through it. The symbol itself is highly polished and carved of monkey pod. The large white pearl is made of actual pearl material, although shaped by man. The pearl represents perfection and morality (incorruptibility). It is also a sign of long life and fertility. Fertility can mean to give birth to ideas as well as children. It meansures 18inches. There is no metal on this piece.
The unicrn and the shark represents the imaginative side of a person coupled with their survival side, when needed. Highly polished and steeped in Mana (life energy) this particual price carries a sense of power for the personality it represents. The handbraided cord is 24 inches in length, black and gold in color with an amber bead closure. No metal.
Ku or Kukailimoku (masculine) along with his counter part, Hina (femanine) are great ancestral dieties., Together they include everything from the eath to the heaves, from the east to the west. Kukailimoku means "snatcher of the Islands". Hence Kamehameha I (unifier of the Islands) associated himself with Ku, and had many monuments erected in his honor. The cording of black and grey is 26 inches in length with a bead and loop clasp.
Hapa, meaning half. Brian used half prized Hawaiian Koa with Bovine Bone to signify the uniting of the aina (land) and moana (ocean). The land mana from the aina is contained in the wood and bone, and by making into a fish hook it unites with the mana from the ocean. It contains no metal.
Uleʻo means Pendulum. Many of the old Hawaiians used a pendulum to move the energy within oneself to the surface. Often times, a person cannot see a clear path for themself and the pendulum can help reveal it. This piece is a polished follized stone which represents "Ancient Knowledge". See how the color changes on the different color backgrounds?