This is a UNIQUELY DESIGNED Wearable Bead Pendant! Dean Hetherington Maori Master Carver from South Island - Superb Quality of Jade.SUPERBLY MADE MARSDEN FLOWER JADE/INANGA SPOTS MAORI POUNAMU CYLINDRICAL BEAD WITH ROUNDED TAPERING ENDS. Made BY NEW ZEALAND MASTER CARVER DEAN HETHERINGTON. Beautiful LIGHT GREEN & GREEN Bead Made in MARSDEN FLOWER Jade with Beautiful natural rivers and INANGA spots. 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. (NOT turned on lathe machine like in many asian countries). CYLINDRICAL TAPERING ROUNDED BEAUTIFUL LIGHT GREEN & GREEN JADE BEAD , UNBELIEVABLE FINISHING WITH CONVEX SURFACES, A REAL THREE DIMENSIONAL.
It is very difficult to make these as the holes are drawn from both sides and meet in the middle. Jade From South Island (very sought after gem quality LIGHT GREEN & GREEN INANGA TOP QUALITY MARSDEN FLOWER JADE pounamu with excellent translucency).
Comes complete with hand plaited polyester adjustable cord with lashed/bound ends ready to wear. Please check my auctions which offer.
Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in New Zealand Nephrite greenstone! Prices (for generic and not well finished stuff) too! My auctions offer you the choice, range and reasonable prices too! The item "MAORI Pounamu Greenstone Nephrite'KAHURANGI Jade INANGA SPOTS' HAND CARVED BEAD" is in sale since Sunday, December 15, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in Panania, NSW.
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