All the colours of pounamu – Tangiwai Toki

The Toki was one of the most important tools for Māori and were used for any number of everyday jobs such as cutting down trees, carving out waka, digging ground, Moa hunting and food preparations. Because the toki had to be strong to endure the cutting and scraping motions of its use it became a symbol of strength(particularly in times of adversity), courage and fortitude. It was also worn by elders as a symbol of power, wisdom and authority.

This sweet little toki is just the right size for pēpē, but also big enough that it can be worn through life with you.  It has a glass like quality that allows you do see right into the Pounamu. Carry the wisdom, courage and resilience of our tūpuna with you as you journey through life.

  • One of a kind, taonga by Timoti
  • 35mm length x 27mm width


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