NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS"
Hei Toki Kotahi (Kotahi = United / Unity).
The Hei Toki Kotahi is a stunning hand carved pendant that celebrates the diversity of the New Zealand people. This contemporary style Toki features a blend of Maori and Polynesian design motifs, resulting in a truly unique piece. Standing at 125mm high and 35mm wide, this pendant is adorned with 2 large paua shell inserts. Whether you are a collector of Polynesian artifacts or simply appreciate the beauty of traditional craftsmanship, the Hei Toki Kotahi is a must-have addition to your collection.
The toki, also known as a adze, is a symbol of strength, courage, and authority in Maori culture. It is traditionally a tool used for carving wood, and as such it represents the ability to shape and create. The toki is also seen as a symbol of determination and perseverance, as it takes a great deal of skill and effort to create a well-crafted adze. In Maori art and jewelry, the toki is often depicted with intricate designs and symbols that hold additional cultural significance.
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