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MAUI BEING PLACED INTO THE SEA - Hawaiian

MAUI BEING PLACED INTO THE SEA - Hawaiian
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Framed Mosaic Intarsia
18" x 24"

Maui was the last of five sons born to Hina of the fire, also known as Turanga in some traditions. Because the child was of premature birth, Hina feared he would not be accepted by his brothers. Hina sadly wrapped the boy in tea leaves, waded into water of a nearby lagoon and gently placed him into sea.
Hina: "Great Goddess" in Polynesian Mythology  
 
Artist Analysis: The background is comprised primarily of Venetian and Byzantine glass tile, auto safety glass, a few pebbles and abalone shell chips. The coral at the bottom is made of rocks, sea shells and beads. Sea creatures are beads except for those genuine shells and real starfish. Maui's mother is of pebbles, beads and glass tile and her hair of Hong Kong bugle beads. Various buttons make up the water bubbles. Watch parts, beads and costume jewelry make up the constellations.


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Mosaic Intarsia detailed handwork

Mosaic Intarsia detailed handwork

 

 
 

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