These pendants are made from Koa wood from Hawaii. Koa wood is special because of three primary reasons, its beauty, rarity, and symbolic meaning. Burned onto these is the Lōkahi which is for unity, accord and harmony. It’s a Hawaiian symbol made of three small triangles arranged to shape a bigger one. Kahi is the short version for the word ‘ekahi, the number one. Attached to each is a piece of Hawaiian surf tumbled sea glass and wire wrapped in bronze colored copper wire. The wood has been treated with polyurethane. An adjustable leather cord is included.
Koa wood reflects strength and courage, the word Koa means warrior. In ancient. Hawaii, it was the go-to wood used in the making of many ancient warrior tools. In part because Koa is a hardwood. It was used to construct canoes, swords, and hand weapons of all kinds.
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