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Hei Tiki

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Ihāia Ryan Kai Whakairo (Graduate Carver)
Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
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$1,450 NZD

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90mm x 55mm
4121IR
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Description
Hei tiki are the best known of all Māori adornments. Tiki are symbols of fertility that depict a new-born child. They are often family heirlooms bearing personal names and embodying their wearers lineage. As with most Māori personal adornments, hei tiki are often passed down generationally.