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Dark Onewa Stone Toki by Alex Sands

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A hand crafted bound and engraved Toki (Adz Blade) pendant carved in dark Onewa Stone (a type of basalt) by Alex Sands.

Featuring complex traditional bindings 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.

Size:
52mm Long (2.1 Inches)
Includes free shipping worldwide.   

One only available so it will be removed from our gallery permanently when sold.

This design represents the adze which was used to carve the great canoes and also to cut and work timber for the fortresses or Pahs in which the Maori lived. It was such an important tool in Maori life that it became regarded as a symbol of power, authority and good character. It is also the mark of the craftsman and artist bringing together head, hand and heart.

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