According to the beliefs of the maori, tiki confer power, strength and protection against dangers. It has a value of talisman : a tiki placed outside of a house protects its inhabitants.
Great decor, wood wall, in the shape of a surfboard, pattern with Tiki mask carved and painted by hand.
Dimensions : H100x 23 x 2cm. Handmade in wood of albizia. Metal tie on the back.
The Polynesians the peoples worshipped and feared. The tiki represents their old gods and distant ancestors mythic. It is a being half-man, half-god.
The legends tell that the Tiki would be the creator of man, and that the sorcerers polynesians him, attributed powers. Strength, beauty and prosperity... the key features of these sculptures are reflected by a triangular face with the absence of a neck, the arms stuck to the body and jambres sleeves. 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 his teeth to mark the challenge, and provoke the opponent.
Coconut Papaya practice a trade fair and respectful of the planet. The wood used for the manufacture of this mask comes from planted forests. The craftsman who carved has received a fair remuneration for his work.
- An essential decorative object for all surfing enthusiasts!
Dimensions : Hauteur 30 x largeur socle 12 x épaisseur 6cm environ.
- This article may present slight imperfections and differences in appearance compared to the photographed model, proof of its artisanal origin and its authenticity.
- Delivery method
- Standard item
- Object type
- brown / chocolate, beige
- Handcrafted and fair
- Patterns & Symbols