In the ancient Māori world, the Toki or adze was a vital tool in everyday life. Toki have come to represent the strength and skill of an individual, and the acquisition of knowledge and mana (prestige).
It is hung by an adjustable hand platted cord. It has been carved and sanded from inanga pounamu from the Arahura area.
This piece was hand carved by Malcolm Cox and Sam Potter
This piece measures: 72 x 39 x 8mm