Ewan Parker - Jade
Ewan Parker & Wayne Turnbull are master jade carvers sharing a studio in a rural town on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island.Their work is very distinctive with a bold yet elegant style and ranging from very traditional and finely detailed Tiki through to more contemporary renditions of traditional element
Medium: maire (ironwood), pāua (New Zealand abalone), slate base. Size: 5.5 x 1.75 x 0.75 inches (excl. base). This is a contemporary version of a wooden heru using wheku type head representing ancestor / guardian. Stacy Gordine.
Medium: bone (cattle), horn (goat). Size: 0.75 x 1.75 inches (per tiki). "It is interesting when studying hei tiki in museums the range of sizes and styles. Here I have depicted two very small hei tiki representing the male and female element, themes such as balance, duality and complementary nature.
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Maori Necklace | Tiki Kotiate
NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS" FREE SHIPPING! The Hei-Tiki is an ornamental pendant of the Maori of New Zealand and is considered a ‘taonga’, meaning a valuable treasure. This Hei Tiki is holding a traditional Maori weapon called a Kotiate. The Kotiate was a prized weapon and also favored by chiefs when speech-making. It is a curiously shaped weapon and noted for the carved notches on either side of the blade. The notches were used in a…
(#94) Boîte à trésor, Maori, Nouvelle-Zélande
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