New Zealand Inanga Jade (Pouanmu) Toki With Inlay
New Zealand Inanga Jade (Pouanmu) Toki With Inlay Paua eye
This taonga is on a tan and blue 8 Plait Cord.
This symbol originates from the Toki Poutangata (Ceremonial Adze). Toki/Adze were often displayed by people of authority. Representing strength, wisdom, courage and mana.
Inanga Pounamu is identified by its pearly white or grey/green colours, with varying translucency.
This stone gained its name from the New Zealand Inanga Whitebait fish.