Large Bound Greenstone Pendant
Beautiful New Zealand Greenstone Toki Pendant on black cord.
Large bound beautiful dark green New Zealand Greenstone Toki approximately 30mm wide at the base and 60mm long on waxed black cord.
Genuine New Zealand Pounamu (Greenstone), sourced and hand carved in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Pounamu is of great cultural signicance for Maori and is believed to enhance mana (prestige) of its possesor. When received as a gift Pounamu is said to gain value as a special treasure.
The "Toki" is a symbol of courage and strength in time of adversity. The toki (adze)was a chizel tool used by the Maori people of Aotearoa to carve everthing from their great wakas (canoes) to the intricate designs found in their marae (meeting house).
Length: approx 6 cm
Width: approx 3 cm at base
Made in New Zealand by Mana NZ