Whaletooth Tiki with paua eyes
whaletooth, paua (inlay), black waxed cord
115 x 25 x 13mm
The tiki is a carved abstract human form often 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 tiki (hei – to suspend or hang ie from a cord)