Te Mata o Te Tiki
Waewae Pounamu

Te Mata o Te Tiki

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Kahurangi Te Mata o Te Tiki (The Face of The Tiki) - N2011WFK

All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāi Tahu, the most southern tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Carving this sacred stone has been a cornerstone of our culture for hundreds of years and we are honoured that you have chosen to adorn yourself with this most sacred gift

Stands for fertility and represents the Māori god Tiki who was the first man who originated from the stars and is considered responsible for the creation of life.

Carved by Ant Coakley

Length = 57mm

Width = 48mm

 

Stone type:

Kahurangi

 

Waewae Pounamu is proud to be part of the Ngāi Tahu Pounamu authentication system.

All authentic Waewae Pounamu pieces carry a unique traceability barcode that, when entered online, identifies the origin and history of the carving. This system guarantees that the stone has been obtained by legitimate means, and has been treated using appropriate cultural values.

Visit Ngai Tahu Pounamu to trace your piece.

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