Hei Tiki (tiki pendant), large
pounamu/greenstone, red wax eyes, black waxed cord
105 x 60 x 17mm
W feb19 gd
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, hang, ie on a cord)