New Zealand Pounamu Slender Toki Blade Necklace | Mountain Jade New Zealand

New Zealand Pounamu

Medium Toki Blade Necklace

SKU:
MJHTO148PM-7
$148.00 NZD

These pounamu toki necklaces represent stregth, determination and courage. They're slightly curved, hug your chest, and can be easily tucked under clothing. Our jade artists in Hokitika made them. Pounamu is the Maori word for jade and greenstone.

Stone: Sourced from New Zealand

These pounamu toki necklaces represent stregth, determination and courage. They're slightly curved, hug your chest, and can be easily tucked under clothing. Our jade artists in Hokitika made them. Pounamu is the Maori word for jade and greenstone.

Features

Carved from New Zealand jade

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Story

The story of the toki begins with a tool. Maori lashed toki to wooden shafts or held it in their hands to perform daily tasks like shaping wooden items or cutting foliage. As time passed some carvers began shaping much finer toki which were lashed to intricatley carved shafts, these were known as toki poutangata. They were purely ceremonial taonga weilded by the most valued or sacred of the tribe, those with the most mana. Wearing a toki is said to represent strength and courage because the jade toki were carved from was strong and only tribesmen with the most mana (power) or strength weilded the toki poutangata.

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    Standard (Tracked)

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    EST Delivery 1-2 business days

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    FREE
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