This is a long and beautiful pendant made by a Maori artisan. It is the most bright and gorgeous piece of New Zealand Nephrite Jade imaginable. This stone is called Greenstone or Pounamu in New Zealand and is known as the God stone by the Maori people.
Greenstone is worn with respect and given and received with love. It is believed to take on part of the spirit of those who wear or handle it. The shape of this toki or adze was originally used as a working tool and sometimes as a weapon. It's shape represents an axe head. It also signifies wisdom, power, authority, determination and honor.Really a special and gorgeous piece. This piece is 98 x 38 mm. The length of the cord is fully adjustable. The item "Large Maori Pounamu Toki Pendant. New Zealand Nephrite" is in sale since Saturday, October 24, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone". The seller is "aadyaliving" and is located in Cambridge, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.