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The origin and meaning of the Tiki.
Tiki says "Ti'i" in tahitian and means "man, "god" or "demi-god". In Tahiti, we still think of our days as a Tiki is placed at the exterior of a house provides protection to the inhabitants.
The legends tell that the Tiki would be the creator of man, and that the sorcerers polynesians him, attributed powers. The head of the tiki symbolizes the power that it houses. His eyes express the knowledge and the power of the supernatural. As for his stretched mouth, and sometimes she pulls the language, or shows the teeth, in order to mark the challenge, and provoke the opponent.
The Polynesians the peoples worshipped and feared. The tiki represents their old gods and distant ancestors mythic.
Even today, the Tiki culture remains alive and well ! Good number of hotels, restaurants and bars around the world feature a decoration on the theme of Tiki to immerse their customers in an atmosphere that is exotic and bewildering.
If you want, you can use this mask outdoor decoration. But it will be necessary to first protect it with a stain (satin clear, to keep the same aspect) to protect it from moisture. This technique will be effective for all of our wood products.
|Color||brown / chocolate|
|Height||21 to 30cm|
|Origin||handcrafted and fair|
|Patterns & Symbols||Tiki|
Tiki très joli en teinte vernis et très léger, facile à poser, content de mon achat.