Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant
NZ greenstone/pounamu (Marsden Inanga), waxed cord
70 x 41 x 7mm
Wg jul21 #T2
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