Kawakawa Rei Niho - Bound and Notched Jade Whale Tooth Pendant



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.

It is hung by an adjustable hand platted cord, and which has been bound on using a ridge knot method. 

This piece measures: 38 x 23 x 6mm