Tangiwai Hei Toki - Geometric Pounamu Adze

Sands Carving Studio


In the ancient Māori world, the Toki or adze was a vital tool in everyday life. Toki have come to represent the strength and skill of an individual, and the acquisition of knowledge and mana (prestige). 

This Tangiwai Hei Toki Adze is hung by an adjustable hand-plaited cord and was hand carved by Samuel Potter. It measures approximately 139 x 25 x 10mm.