Inanga Pounamu Rei Niho - Whale Tooth Pendant with Whakapapa Notches

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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.

With dimensions of 9.5 x 3.5 cm, this exquisite piece is embellished with whakapapa notches along its edges, narrating a tale of ancestral lineage. 

Collections: Alex Sands, Beak and Tooth, Traditional Carving

Category: niho, Rei Niho, Rei Puta

Type: General