Long Engraved Basalt Stone TokiSKU
Includes an adjustable waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carvings.
75mm Long (3 Inches)
Includes Free Postal Delivery Worldwide.
This is a unique piece so it will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.
Carved from Basalt stone, it is not carved from jade.
The Toki is the adz 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
While jade was used for special ceremonial Toki, most real working toki were carved from other hard stones such as basalt.
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