Maori Pounamu

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Rare New Zealand Marsden Flower Jade hook/Koru necklace by master carver Ross Crump. www.boneart.co.nz

Ross Crump - Jade

Ross is one of New Zealand's best known and highly skilled master carvers working jade and Pounamu or greenstone (New Zealand Jade) . His work simply has to be seen to be believed and features the most extraordinary fine detail. Ross and his small team of jade carvers specialize in small pendant pieces with complex

Past Exhibitions

Beautiful Maori Wood Carving (NZ BEST SOUVENIRS)

Maori wood carving simply signifies the History of New Zealand especially it's native people the Maori. It's wood carving are the best master piece that mimics the life story of Maori ancestors who discovered the evergreen land that is now know as New Zealand. Early Maori wood carving show stylistic affinities from western Polynesians where the Maori ancestors originated from.The style of Maori art is influence by Maori legends and their superstition belief in supernatural power of how the…

Shaun Gardiner - Jade

Shaun is a young artist with extraordinary talent and design flair His carvings truly are wearable art as he mixes traditional and contemporary styles carved in a variety of NZ jades and Tangiwai.

"Taniwha in fish or eel form." - by Andy Ruskin. magical Taniwha. Shapeshifters.Guardians of our histories, ecosystems and treasures.If you pose no risk the Taniwha will leave you be but should you present a danger they will eliminate you. By being mindful of the Taniwha you become its ally. Its charge becomes your charge and its guardianship becomes yours to execute.They wait for some powerful (Sage) to call them to action.

"Taniwha in fish or eel form." - by Andy Ruskin. magical Taniwha. Shapeshifters.Guardians of our histories, ecosystems and treasures.If you pose no risk the Taniwha will leave you be but should you present a danger they will eliminate you. By being mindful of the Taniwha you become its ally. Its charge becomes your charge and its guardianship becomes yours to execute.They wait for some powerful (Sage) to call them to action.

Jade Maori stle Kiwi Claw koru carving by Hepi Maxwell. www.boneart.co.nz

Hepi Maxwell - Bone & Jade

Hepi from Rotorua is one of most famous Maori master jade and bone carvers in New Zealand and has a strong following world wide. Hepi has a passion for the sacred Pounamu and has a way of seeing the flowing forms and curls hidden deep within the stone so his works reflect what he sees and feel in each piece.Most of Hep

Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

INLAID TOTOWEKA POUNAMU GREENSTONE NEW ZEALAND JADE MAORI HEI MANAIA PENDANT

INLAID TOTOWEKA POUNAMU GREENSTONE NEW ZEALAND JADE MAORI HEI MANAIA PENDANT in Collectibles, Cultures & Ethnicities, Pacific Islands | eBay

Past Exhibitions