New Zealand Ngai Tahu Pounamu - DropNew Zealand Pounamu
New Zealand Pounamu - Authenticated Ngai Tahu Pounamu.
A stunning unique piece of Raukarakara Flower Jade Drop.
All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāi Tahu, the most southern tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Carving this sacred stone has been a cornerstone of our culture for hundreds of years and we are honoured that you have chosen to adorn yourself with this most sacred gift.
Meaning tears of sadness or grief, these are named for their teardrop shape, and are widely regarded as touchstones in healing and meditation. Roimata carvings are also believed to hold strong connection to the land.
This gorgeous drop is carved from Raukaraka is the kawakawa variety that is olive green. The word literally means the leaf of the karaka tree. It may be descriptive of the leaf but, nonetheless, the origin of the name is uncert