Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant
NZ greenstone/pounamu, waxed cord, wood/metal stand
130 x 63 x 10mm
Wg jul21 #T4
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.
Hei – to suspend, hang, ie on a cord to wear