Nicely detailed Hei Tiki made from South Westland Pounamu, has a nice fat belly and a well detailed face. Hand carved locally.
Hei Tiki is a symbol of fertility and good luck. It is also said to bring the wearer strength of character, allowing one to be loyal, clear headed and perceptive. The Tiki will often be depicted with its tongue poking out for protection.
Pounamu or Greenstone is regarded as a stone sacred to the gods by the Maori of New Zealand. As a Taonga -meaning treasured, and it should be worn with respect and pride.
87 mm length
43 mm width
13 mm thickness
Comes with a coffee brown adjustable cord and a jute drawstring bag.