Pendant available in simulated jadite (green), bone (ivory) or bright white. Size: 3" HeightAccording to Maori mythology it is widely believed that the Maori Tiki represents the unborn human embryo. And in Maori culture this represents a particularly powerful spirit for warding off bad luck, and as such it is regarded as a good luck charm. It is also known to be a symbol of fertility. Many years ago the most valuable tikis were hand carved from greenstone, and were handed down through the generations as treasured possessions.