Whalebone Hei Tiki
whalebone, paua inserts, natural waxed fibre cord
75 x 42 x 10mm
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.