EXPLORE

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EXPLORE - a beautiful little New Zealand Jade Matau pendant.

A classic piece carved by Master jade carver - Ross Crump. Ross has a unique ability to bring out the very best in the piece of jade he's working with - this is very evident with this piece - beautiful smooth, gentle lines, the tail carved with a little swing so the jade becomes light and translucent.

This is carved from marvellous New Zealand Marsden jade - a beautiful, semi-translucent deep green jade. On the back, where the front edge rounds, you can see a layered piece of flower colour in the stone. There will never be another piece like this - these quirks make every pendant unique.

Check it out on the video we have taken of this piece slowly rotating - it will take you about 20 seconds to see exactly what we have here - a beautiful jade matau pendant.

The matau, or hook pendant is revered throughout the South Pacific as a symbol for life, well-being and prosperity. Its significance arises from the key role that fishing has played in sustaining island families and communities. The owner of a good hook was respected and held a place of authority in the community.

We will provide this pendant with a hand-plaited cord which is length adjustable.

We will also include our 'Kia Ora' card explaining the meaning behind the hook design.

Delivered with DHL Express Courier.

MeaningGuide ~ Protect ~ Strength

Artist: Ross Crump

Material: New Zealand Marsden Jade

Cord: Pale Honey Cord with a Manuka Green Floret; Length: Adjustable

Size: 51mm (2") long; 29mm (1.1") wide

$298.00 NZD
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