Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant
NZ greenstone/pounamu, waxed cord
65 x 46 x 5 mm
As may23 #NA-163
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.
Neil Adcock’s unadorned Hei Tiki presents a contemporary and new way of wearing Hei Tiki.
Hei – to suspend, hang, ie on a cord to wear