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This pounamu (greenstone) sculpture of Hineteiwaiwa is by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner. Hineteiwaiwa is the atua of childbirth and te [no-lexicon]whare[/no-lexicon] pora (weaving and female arts). Sculpture Head, Fish Sculpture, Maori Tribe, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Carving Designs, Soul Art

Hineteiwaiwa

This pounamu (greenstone) sculpture of Hineteiwaiwa is by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner. Hineteiwaiwa is the atua of childbirth and te [no-lexicon]whare[/no-lexicon] pora (weaving and female arts).

This sculpture was completed by Lewis Gardiner to represent Maori pounamu jade art from New Zealand and was exhibited in two international jade festivals in Santa Barbara and Jade Cove, California USA, during May to September Native Style, Native Art, Maori Tribe, Polynesian Art, Maori Tattoo Designs, Creative Background, Maori Art, Small Sculptures, Indigenous Art

Kō Au, Kō Te Arawa • I am the Shark by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (KX111102)

Medium: pounamu (New Zealand jade), pāua (New Zealand abalone), harakeke (New Zealand flax fibre), mahogany base. Size: 11 x 13 x 4 inches (incl. base). This wahaika (weapon form) shows the connection between man and his environment, in this case man and Mangōpare (Hammerhead Shark). It is a story of connecting him to his past and how his past will determine his future.

Te Amo • The Clearing of the Path by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (KL140706) Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Le Jade, Maori People, Polynesian Art, Tiki Art, Maori Art, Ice Sculptures

Te Amo • The Clearing of the Path by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (KL140706)

Medium: pounamu (New Zealand jade), pāua (New Zealand abalone), ivory, pounamu base. Size: 6 x 6.5 x 3.5 inches (incl. base). We acknowledge the feats of the Polynesian ancestor Māui, to whom many of our acquired knowledge systems are attributed. Māui created a link between the realms of those deified and the world of enlightenment – Te Ao Mārama.

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Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ111148) Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Maori Tribe, Maori Patterns, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art

Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ111148)

Medium: silver, pāua (New Zealand abalone). Size: 2.5 x 1.25 inches. The importance of these silver tiki is taking a traditional Māori design and not producing them in traditional materials of bone, pounamu or wood, but instead creating them in the precious international medium of sterling silver. The idea is to take these Māori-inspired designs to a new audience.

Hei Tiki Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Polynesian People, Maori People, Nz Art, Maori Art, Historical Artifacts, Ice Sculptures

Hei Tiki Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ150906)

Medium: pounamu, paua. Size: 3.5 x 1.5 inches.

Koiri by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist Polynesian People, Maori People, Rock Sculpture, Maori Tattoo Designs, Maori Art, Stone Work, Carving, Pendants, Gemstones

Koiri by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (KX160415)

Medium: pounamu jade, pāua, ivory. Size: 12 x 5.25 x 5 inches (incl. base). To sway to and fro. Koiri is about capturing the feeling of movement, the rhythm and beauty from kapahaka, Māori performing arts.

Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Cross Cultural Communication, Maori People, Maori Designs, Tiki Art, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Bone Carving

Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ111150)

Detail photos: Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner [NZ111150]

Hei Tiki Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist Maori Tribe, Maori People, Tiki Art, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Historical Artifacts, Stone Sculpture, Bone Carving, Chinese Art

Hei Tiki Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ150905)

Medium: pounamu. Size: 3 x 1.75 inches.

Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ111151) Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Tiki Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Bone Carving, Art Work, Hand Carved, Bones

Hei Tiki • Stylized Figure Pendant by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (NZ111151)

Spirit by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner Nz Art, Maori Art, Blue Wood, Stone Work, Green Stone, Wood Sculpture, Jade, Carving, Spirit

Wairua • Spirit by Lewis Tamihana Gardiner, Māori artist (K70302)

Medium: pounamu (New Zealand jade), ivory. Size: 16 x 12 x 9 inches. Kapai kotia Te taitapu ki Hawaiki / "the sacred sea link to Hawaiki is cut" Hawaiki is the spiritual homeland that connects Maori to the great Pacific ocean. This physical sea link no longer exists and one can only return in spirit.

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