Jewelry Greenstone Necklace
coast New Zealand Greenstone (jade) represents security.
on waxed cord and presented in a traditional Maori Flax bag
complete with a description of the meaing of the style of greenstone
greenstone necklaces are posted within 2 working days of the
order being placed with free Worldwide Insured Delivery.
greenstone necklace has a meaning and the styles are based on
traditional New Zealand Maori artifacts in minature.
from wide selection of carvings made by New Zealand artists
or from our gallery of one-off custom greenstone necklaces that
are permenently removed from our site once sold. Every piece
is unique and different and we believe that a greenstone necklace
is one of the most precious of gifts.
the first white settlers arrived on the West Coast of the South
Island of New Zealand they found that the Maori were using tough,
hard and very beautiful green stone to make war weapons, cutting
and carving tools and articles of personal adornment.
Maori called the stone Pounamu, which liberally translated means
Green Stone. The settlers, unaware of the fact that the stone
was in fact Nephrite Jade, put the two words together and gave
it the distinctive name - Greenstone - and it is still known
in New Zealand by this name.
in its beauty, the Maori used this Greenstone in their carvings
and as a Taonga (treasure).
has become a New Zealand icon, its numerous natural uses making
it a part of New Zealand heritage.
premium quality greenstone is used in these designs ensuring
they are rich in colour.
is an important part of presenting this beautiful design. Every
greenstone necklace is sent in a traditional Maori flax kete
(presentation box) with a description of the unique design chosen.
Every greenstone necklace is guaranteed.