Aotea stone hei tiki carved by Alex Sands. Aotea stone is made up of green Fuschite, blue Kyanite and white Quartz, no two pieces are ever the same and is a rare blue stone only found in South Westland New Zealand.
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.
This piece measures at 81 x 51 x 8mm.