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Large Flower Jade Toki Matau by Nick Balme

  • $275

A large bound Toki pendant with complex binding and hand carved in New Zealand Marsden flower jade or "Pounamu" with a traditional matt finish by master carver Nick Balme.  

Includes an adjustable plaited waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.  

70mm Long (2.75 Inches)  
Includes Free Postal Delivery Worldwide.  

This is a one of a kind piece so it will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.    

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.   
The Matau cutout represents a strong willed leader.

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