Raukaraka Hei Tiki - Pounamu Tiki Pendant

Sands Carving Studio


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 honor and status.

This piece is carved from Raukaraka Pounamu and measures 118 x 49mm. It features beautiful gradient hues of yellow and green. The eyes are inlaid with notched paua shell and was carved by Arapo Whata.


Collections: New Arrivals, Tiki, Traditional Carving

Category: hei tiki, Raukaraka, Tiki

Type: Hei Tiki