Our greenstone designs are a homage to the art, design, and culture of New Zealand. Their meanings stem from historical accounts of Maori life and the rich mythological and spiritual beliefs they held. Todays meanings and designs are a modern interpretation of Maori necklaces but more so this deep history.
Worn as a symbol of strength, toki carries with it the closest of all connections to traditional Māori pounamu carving. With deep symbolism associated with mana and reverence, it can also mean wisdom, courage and bravery.
A guardian bringing balance and protection. The head of a bird, body of a man and tail of a fish represent the sky, earth and sea. Often this will include three fingers representing birth, life, death.