This stunning and translucent Tangiwai Pounamu Hei features traditional style eyes inlaid in red wax. It was carved by Alex Sands and measures 7 x 8 cm and is hung by an adjustable muka (tan) hand-braided wax cord.
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 honour and status.