Size: 29cm x 58cm x 2.5cm (HxLxW)
The Wheku’s form is depicted from the head of an ancestor and is considered to be a sacred part of the body. The Wheku is generally found at the gable of the wharanui (maori meeting house) and is regarded as the repository of knowledge and wisdom. Representing a person of great mana and deep understanding of the lessons that can be learnt from the past as well as the present.
This artwork with its intricate design is an impressive contemporary representation of the Wheku. The key is crafted from recycled Native New Zealand Rimu veneerboard, medium density fibreboard (mdf), Gaboon veneer plywood and embellished with NZ Paua & Mother of Pearl laminate.
Comes with a Sharpie pen, Gold chain for wall mounting and a Stand if you choose to use it. Photo frame (c/w instructions on how to mount your photo)