Whalebone Hei Tiki
whalebone, paua inserts, natural fibre cord
75 x 40 x 10mm
W sept19 gd
The tiki is a carved abstract human form usually made of greenstone. 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.