Walrus Tusk Rei Niho - Whale Tooth Pendant

Sands Carving Studio


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.

This piece is made from Walrus Tusk and measures 71 x 43 x 6mm

This piece was hand carved by Alex Sands