Adze Toki (Maori) : The Toki symbolises strength and triumph over adversity. It was used by Maori to defend themselves when faced by a threatening challenge. The Toki was often carried by a Maori chief or conquering warrior who was considered to have great strength and honour. This toki has a Manaia carved on to one side and comes in a flax kete bag. The toki is hung on a waxed and plaited cord.
As these pieces are individually carved, they may vary slightly in size. Hand carved from New Zealand greenstone with a matt finish.
Hei Toki : Strength, Authority and Mana.
Width: 2 inches / 5 cm
Height: 4 inches / 9.5 cm