Popoi Pounder
Popoi Pounder

Popoi Pounder (Keà Tuki Popoi)

A Popoi Pounder (Keà Tuki Popoi) is a traditional tool used by the Native Marquesans to pound breadfruit into a smooth, sticky paste known as "popoi." Popoi is a staple food in the Marquesan culture, and its preparation is labor-intensive. The act of pounding popoi in the traditional manner is still practiced and is highly valued for its cultural and ceremonial significance.

This Popoi Pounder showcases the stunning beauty of a green stone sourced from Ua Pou Island. A prized gem from the Marquesas Archipelago, its rich colors and detailed patterns make it truly stand out.

Size: 16 cm

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