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New Zealand Totoweka Pounamu Nephrite Jade Toki/Adze Pendant

USD $136.00

The Toki, or adze, was designed as a practical instrument, most widely incorporated in axes and a ceremonial symbol made solely for chiefs and warriors. It is used to express their supremacy and indicate their social hierarchy.

Nowadays, Toki is carried as a symbol of power. However, Toki Pounamu are typically given to symbolize perseverance, dedication, bravery,and success,which honors the link between the past and the present.

In stock

Weight – 0.74 oz’s – 20.9 gm’s

Dimensions – 2.155″ x 1.413″ long/wide (474 x 3.589 cm’s)

Country of Origin – New Zealand

Toweka is a rare type of kawakawa with small reddish dots or streaks; its name means “weka blood” after the flightless bird Gallirallus australis.