Whale Bone Hei Tiki Porohita Pounamu Disc Sculpture

Sands Carving Studio


This unique Whale Bone Hei Tiki Porohita Pounamu Disc Sculptural He Tiki was handcrafted and carved by Alex Sands. It is inlaid with paua shell eyes and sits upon a gorgeous pounamu Disc. This one-of-a-kind Tiki is presented on a native New Zealand timber base with copper fittings.

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.

Porohita (circle) represents the journey and circle of life.

**Please note we do not ship whalebone taonga outside of New Zealand**