Basalt Hei Tiki

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PBA1724S

This Hei Tiki is carved from basalt and accented with red wax eyes. This piece represents 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 and can be seen as ornaments of honour and status. 

This piece measures at 120 x 60 x 8mm.

Carved by Yuki Tanaka