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NZ Greenstone Toki Pendant - 130mm


NZ Greenstone Toki Pendant.

The "Toki" is a symbol of courage and strength in times of adversity.

A large wedge-shaped New Zealand Greestone Toki that is 2.7cm wide at the top and 3.5cm wide at the end, and about 13cm long, that is bound with waxed cord.

Genuine New Zealand Pounamu (Greenstone), sourced and hand carved in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Pounamu is of great cultural signicance for Maori and is believed to enhance mana (prestige) of its possesor. When received as a gift Pounamu is said to gain value as a special treasure.

The Toki  (Adaze) wasca chisel tool used by the Maori people of Aotearoa to carve everything from their great Wakas (Canoes) to intricate designs found in theif Marae (Meeting House).

Size 130 x 35mm