Koru Toki - Contemporary Bone and Wood Adze Spiral Earrings
Koru are the quintessential pattern of Māori design. Taken from the fern frond, are found throughout the forests of Aotearoa and represent the growth, potential and peace found in the whenua (land).They are gifts of love and friendship and also epitomize the artistry and skill of the craftsman, protector, and provider.
Of great mana (prestige), to wield the Toki is to wield strength.
This pair is made with stained and unstained bone.
It measures roughly 49 x 11 mm and hand-carved by Kerry Thompson.