This Aotea Toki Pendant features beautiful layers of blue, green, orange and white. It is hung by an adjustable black hand platted cord and hand carved by Samuel Potter.
This piece measures 6.5 x 4 cm and comes with an adjustable muka (tan) coloured hand-braided cord.
In the ancient Māori world, the Toki or adze was a vital tool in everyday life. Toki have come to represent the strength and skill of an individual, and the acquisition of knowledge and mana (prestige).
This toki is carved from Aotea stone, a rare stone found only in one area of South Westland, NZ. Also known as Hine, the stone is a blend of kyanite (blue), fuchsite (green) and Quartz (white) and can often have a glittery appearance.