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Immerse yourself in the mystical allure of a Greenstone Tiki, an exquisite hand-carved Pounamu from the pristine shores of New Zealand. Adorned with captivating paua eyes and elegantly suspended by a braided cord with a carved Greenstone toggle, this wearable masterpiece is a testament to the exceptional artistry of our sculptor with over two decades of experience. Standing at an awe-inspiring 76 mm in height, 42 mm in width, and up to 14 mm in depth, this Greenstone Tiki is a true work of art, embodies the finest craftsmanship and will undoubtedly become a treasured heirloom for generations to come.

As you embark on a journey into the enigmatic world of Maori culture, let us guide you through the profound significance and captivating symbolism of the iconic Maori Tiki. These intricately carved jade and wooden figures hold a deep and enduring connection to the very essence of Maori heritage. Tikis are believed to embody the ancestors, serving as guardians, protectors, and sources of spiritual connection. The distinctive features, gestures, and carvings convey profound cultural meanings, giving each Tiki a unique story to tell. Beyond their ancestral significance, Tikis encompass a broad spectrum of cultural symbols. They represent fertility, prosperity, strength, and protection. connecting the present with the past and the divine. While the precise meaning of each Tiki varies depending on its design and context, certain common interpretations have emerged. For instance, the presence of a tongue protruding from the mouth is believed to signify defiance or challenge Maori Tikis are not mere Jade or wooden carvings; they are living embodiments of Maori culture, heritage, and spiritual beliefs. Whether you seek spiritual connection, cultural immersion, or simply a breathtaking work of art, Maori Tikis offer an unparalleled window into the rich tapestry of New Zealand's indigenous culture.

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Greenstone Tiki

Closed: Mon 29th Apr, 7:00pm

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