Te Wahi Pounamu - Matt KoruTe Wahi Pounamu
Te Wahi Pounamu - The Place of Greenstone
Beautifully carved Koru in Kawakawa Greenstone with matt finished .
Koru - Literally meaning ‘curl’, these taonga depict an unfurling fern frond. In Māori culture, the young shoots of the fern symbolise new life, growth and rejuvenation
Kawakawa -The strongest and darkest of the stones. A black fleck can occur, greatly enhancing its character. Named after a native plant, used for medicinal and culinary purposes.
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.