Hei Toki in deep dark pounamu

This is a sweet simple wee toki in a gorgeous deep dark forest pounamu.  And then when you hold it up to the sun – stunning!  The pounamu changes to a brilliant green. So make sure you do that wont you.  It’s a kind of magic.

Toki were 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. 

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.  Toki were also worn by elders as a symbol of power, wisdom and authority.

This is a gorgeous wee toki.  The perfect size for your tamariki, but looks equally at home on an adult sized human.  A lovely wee gift to give someone strength and courage or to acknowledge their wisdom and leadership skills.

  • Kawakawa Pounamu  from Te Tai Poutini.
  • 39mm long x 18mm wide
  • One of a kind Taonga By Timoti


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