Kahurangi Pounamu Hei Tiki

Sands Carving Studio


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Flower jade, Kahurangi Pounamu Hei Tiki with characteristics of Pīpīwharauroa, meaning the shining cuckoo, a native bird from New Zealand.

This piece measures roughly 105 mm x 70 mm x 15 mm.

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. 

This piece was carved by Alex Sands.

Collections: Alex Sands, Tiki, Traditional Carving

Category: Alex, Flower Jade, hei tiki, Kahurangi, Tiki

Type: General