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The Greenstone Shop

NZ GREENSTONE LARGE HEI TIKI (A739) HAPOPO POUNAMU

$900.00

Nicely detailed Hei Tiki made from Hapopo 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.

Measurements:

87 mm length

43 mm width

13 mm thickness

Comes with an adjustable cord and Jute drawstring bag.

This will be the exact piece you will receive in the photos, there may be a slight degree of colour variation based on different computer or mobile phone screen resolutions that you are viewing from.

BEHIND POUNAMU

Pounamu is so much more than a stone. It holds Wairua (spiritual essence) through its association with the land and its beauty. Each piece lends strength and well-being to the wearer, making it a true gift from the heart. Over time, Pounamu absorbs its owners' natural oils and takes on a beautiful lustre. It is then that the stone's essence becomes one with your own and the stone has truly chosen you.

We love the Pounamu we purchased from these guys and really appreciate how they replaced the cord for us a year later.

Melissa Watts

HEIRLOOM GUARANTEE

Your Pounamu should last you a lifetime - and more. Pounamu is said to increase in mana as it is passed on through generations. We guarantee that any Greenstone Shop piece will survive to become an heirloom piece, spreading its mana throughout your whanau if it is well cared for, loved and respected.

NZ GREENSTONE LARGE HEI TIKI (A739) HAPOPO POUNAMU

$900.00