Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant
NZ greenstone/pounamu (Kawakawa), waxed cord
77 x 40 x 10mm
A aug21jp #33-1
The tiki is a carved abstract human form usually made of greenstone/pounamu. The tiki is said to represent the first man or the first woman, and can be worn for good luck, protection from evil, and fertility.
Beautifully carved smaller Hei Tiki featuring a satin finish.
Hei – to suspend, hang, ie on a cord to wear