Gold Flower Jade Niho - Gold Jade Tooth Pendant

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PGO1882S

Rei puta are chiefly taonga traditionally carved from the teeth of Tohorā (whale). Rei niho carved from pounamu maintains the beauty of the traditional form, symbolising the intimate connection between Maori and Tohorā.

This piece is made of flower jade, capped with gold, hung on a gold chain and measure 50 x 20mm.