19th century Maori Nephrite Jade Adze Toki Pendant.

This "Hei Toki" shows to have been drilled from both sides by the cutter. It displays a lemon finish and was very likely polished with garnet dust. The back shows that it was cut with a large saw, and you can still see the pattern left by the blade.

The nephrite itself displays a nice olive green color.

 

Dimensions : 55mm x 18mm / 1 ¾ inches x ¾ inch.

Total Weight  : 5.9 grams

 

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Maori 19th century Nephrite Jade Adze Toki Greenstone Pendant

$450.00Price
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