THIS PENDANT HAS GREY/BLUE GREEN COLOUR SOUGHT AFTER LIGHTER INANGA INCLUSIONS BUT GOOD TRANSLUCENCY WHEN SEEN AGAINST LIGHT. Maori Master Carver Dean Heterhington from South Island - Superb Quality Rare work. Dean Hetherington has been working jade and other hard stones for over 20 years, and is oldest son of Master Carver Des. He is a successful musician also, and has travelled the globe with his guitar.
His work is strongly influenced by his natural surroundings on the rugged South Island's West Coast, and he cites Father Des, Robin Lynes and Donn Salt as his major influential artists. Due to a varied and busy schedule with his music career, Dean's stone work is often in high demand and short supply.
Top South Island carver DEAN HETHERINGTON. World famous carver specialized in traditional. Designs such as Korus, twists and tokis. Carved Nice KORU SHARK TOOTH Pendant, VERY NICE TACTILE FINISHING, BEAUTIFUL INANGA JADE from ARAHURA WITH DIFFERENT TONES (yet translucent visible against light). Carver has amazingly created this.
Pendant from this unique jade! This is a stylised contemporary version of the artist's imagination/impression of the natural forms in nature (which is the basis of traditional Maori art). ARAHURA OLIVE & GREYINANGA jade From South Island (very sought after gem quality pounamu). Notchings on the edges please check photos.
4 X 1 3/4 X. 100 X 46 X 6-7. Comes complete with plaited polyester adjustable cord ready to wear. Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in. Prices (for generice and not well finished stuff) too!
My auctions will always give you the range, choice and reasonable prices. The item "2 TONE GREY INANGA JADE Pounamu NEPHRITE Greenstone SHARK TOOTH KORU PENDANT" is in sale since Saturday, June 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in Panania, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.