Brother 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.

These two toki are made from the very end of a larger pounamu taonga Tim created. Because pounamu is precious, a taonga, not one little piece is wasted.  And how sweet are these two wee toki anyway?

You can buy just one of them or maybe you’d like to buy one for your best friend and wear one yourself.  Or perhaps get them both for your tamariki or for you and your partner. Forever connected by pounamu.

These little toki are just the right size for pēpē, but also big enough that they can be worn through life with you.  Slim and lightweight they are taonga that you will never take off once they have been placed around your neck.  Carry the wisdom, courage and resilience of our tūpuna with you as you journey through life.

⭐️If you are purchasing just one please let us know in the notes if you would like Tahi or Rua toki.

  • One of a kind, taonga by Timoti
  • Inanga pounamu from Te Tai Poutini
  • Tahi: 30mm length x 27mm width
  • Rua: 32mm length x 32 mm width


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