Des's tiki box (middle compartment). THIS IS A MEDIUM SIZED HEI MATAU (FISH HOOK) , with prominent barbs! This pendant is very hard to make to achieve the beautiful shape & finish shape on flat lap machine or a wheel shaped grinding machine , job of a real master carver! Made from most sought after colourful Marsden jade from South island of New Zealand.THIS PIECE OF JADE IS very nice with the most sought after yellow ochre inclusions and some colourful floating rivers reminiscent of the waters it comes from! Beautiful tactile high gloss finish and thick plaited waxed cord with adjustable knots ready to wear! X 2 X 1/3 INCHES. X 53 X 8 MMS. Stylised version of a fishhook , supposed to facilitate safe journey over water.
Please check my auctions that offer. Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in. Prices (for generic and not well finished stuff) too!My auctions offer you the choice, range and reasonable prices too! The item "Nephrite Maori Greenstone Pounamu Des's Yellow MARSDEN Flower Jade FISH HOOK" is in sale since Thursday, June 6, 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.