Heleta Sword Pendant
The Tongan word for Sword - Heleta. The sword is said to be the emblem of military honour and should incite the bearer to a just and generous pursuit of honour and virtue. It is symbolic of liberty and strength. In the Middle Ages, the sword was often used as a symbol of the word of God. In Oceania, it is a symbol of strength and this pendant embodies that Tongan quality.