A hand carved Maori style Toki pendant with natural tan waxed bindings carved in Australian Black Jade Featuring complex traditional binding and a hand plaited adjustable waxed braid cord. It also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.Hand made in New Zealand by an important master carver in the way of a millenary tradition, Size 50mm Long (2 Inches). This design represents the Adz which was used to carve the great canoes and also to cut and work timber for the fortresses or Pahs in which the Maori lived. It was such an important tool in Maori life that it became regarded as a symbol of power, authority and good character. It is also the mark of the craftsman and artist bringing together head, hand and heart. Check out for other works from New Zealand craftsmen in our catalog. Please refer to pictures and judge by yourself, if you have any questions just ask and we'll be very happy to assist you. By subscribing to our Newsletter you will receive the latest info about our incomparable auctions, preference bonus and more benefits! So please visit our store now and see why we represent a magnificent choice when it comes to FineOnline Auctions. The item "Amazing Black Jade Toki, authentic New Zealand handcraft, handcarved UNIQUE" is in sale since Tuesday, December 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Australian". The seller is "thecollectionexperts" and is located in Manukau.
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