THIS TIKI IS UNOQUE AND HAS A LOT OF CHARACTER DUE TO THE VARIOUS COLOURS PRESENT FROM BROWN RED TO LIGHT & DARK GREEN PLUS SOME BRIGHT GREEN SPOTTING! A traditional Maori carver who has had the good fortune of expanding his skills under the expert guidance of legendary tiki maker Charlie Wilson who has made in excess of a thousand tikis so far in his 40 years of carving.
Tiki making (and traditional designs) is. S specialty and he is also willing to experiment with different (non traditional) materials such as Lapis and Jasper etc for it.His work has the real Maori handmade softer look than the machine made sharp lines! Type & Colour: This is a Hei Tik & Matau (Hook) combination also called as a Hybrid tiki. Traditional design with paua shell eyes. Hand finished from individual profile. 3 3/4 X 2 3/8 X 1/2 Inches. 97 X 60 X 11 (mms). Plaited waxed cord with (hand made) toggle. The length can be changed (to suit an individual) by shortening the cord at the toggle end. TOTOWEKA is the maori name for the rare stone with BROWN RED RIVERS!
Made in New Zealand by New Zealand MAORI Carver in New Zealand Nephrite greenstone! Prices (for generic stuff) made by non NZers too!
The item "NZ Maori Carver CHRIS TAKIARY made Pounamu Jade Greenstone Character Hei Tiki" is in sale since Thursday, January 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in Panania, NSW.This item can be shipped worldwide.