Te Wahi Pounamu - Flower Jade Manaia HookTe Wahi Pounamu
This is an absolute stunning piece of absolute quality Marsden Flower Jade.
Carved by Te Wahi Pounamu. Moreton whanau from the West Coast of the South Island. This piece comes beautifully packaged in a wooden presentation box.
55 x 43mm
Raukaraka (or Flower Jade) stone variety is a rare form of kawakawa pounamu. It is named after the leaf of the karaka tree because of the orange colour that the thick oxidized crust takes on from the earth's minerals. The flesh of this pounamu is usually olive to light green in colour.
The story behind your pounamu
From their origins as alluvial stone from the West Coast of the South Island to the beautiful carving or piece of jewellery, Deane is committed to taking you on the journey your unique piece of pounamu has travelled on it's way to you.