Inanga and Kawakawa Pounamu Hei Tiki

Sands Carving Studio


Hei tiki represent the form of the first human, worn by Māori they are a prestigious gift. Hei tiki are a remembrance of Tupuna (ancestors) that guide us forward. Hei tiki can be seen as ornaments of honor and status. 

These pieces were carved by Rick Peters and is inlaid with Pāua shell eyes.

Large Hei Tiki measures 105 x 55mm.

Medium Hei Tiki measures 95 x 5mm.