Large Jade Toki on stand with Paua inserts by Alex SandsSKU
A large handcrafted New Zealand Jade Toki blade with a highly polished finish to bring out the amazing grain of the stone. It is embellished with paua eyes and is presented on a native timber base for display.
Carved by Alex Sands.
PIECE ALONE: 135mm Long (4.33 Inches) x 40mm wide (1.57")
ON STAND: 185mm Long (7.28" ) x 95mm (3.7" )
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This is a one of a kind piece so will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.
The Toki is the adze blade. When used as a tool it was bound onto a wooden handle and used to carve the great canoes and details on the meeting houses. The greenstone blade was revered as it makes the hardest, sharpest tools.
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