Te Wahi Pounamu - RoimataTe Wahi Pounamu
Te Wahi Pounamu - the place of Greenstone.
Stunning piece of Kahurangi Greenstone in a Roimata or Drop.
Roimata -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 connections to the land.
Kahurangi - is highly translucent and has a vivid shade of green. It is named after the clearness of the sky and is the rarest variety of pounamu.
Deane Moreton's family has been involved in the New Zealand greenstone industry since the early 1970's and Te Wahi Pounamu brings to fruitions his vision of creating authentic pounamu pieces and providing the end holder with it's history.
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.