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Bound Jade Toki by Ernesto Ovalle


A bound Hei Toki pendant with binding, hand-carved in beautiful speckled New Zealand jade or pounamu by Ernesto Ovalle. Ernesto was entranced by this stone, which is particularly unusual, and is why he made a series of these.

Complete with an adjustable plaited waxed braid cord, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving. 

80mm (3.15 inches)
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These are a series of four unique pieces, each made from the same piece of stone. 

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.

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