A Toki pendant with complex binding and hand carved in incredibly dark New Zealand jade or "Pounamu" by master carver Bill Goodwin.
Yes this piece is green jade but it appears almost black until you put a light behind it which then shows green around the edges.
Includes an adjustable waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carvings.
55mm Long (2.1 Inches)
Includes Free Delivery Worldwide.
This is a one of a kind piece by virtue of the amazing jade from which it was carved so it will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.
The Toki is the adze blade was bound onto a wooden handle and used to carve the great canoes and details on the meeting houses. It represents a creative or artistic person and the coming together of head, hand and heart.