Hei Tiki / Greenstone Tiki pendant, with wooden stand
NZ pounamu/greenstone, waxed cord, wooden stand
90 x 75 x 7mm (tiki)
A aug21jp #21
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 or hang ie from a cord