Hei Tiki / Tiki Pendant with Paua Eyes
NZ greenstone/pounamu, paua shell, waxed brown cord
88 x 48 x 12mm
Wg jul21 #T3
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