Maori New Zealand Master Carver Dean Hetherington from South Island - Superb Quality Rare work. 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. SUPERBLY carved LONG POD WITH 2 TONE FINISH. THE OUTER POLISHED SEED HAS GOOD. AND FANTASTIC FINISHING THE MAIN BODY OF THE BEAN IS MATT/ SATIN. KORU TENDRIL/SPROUT represents new beginnings, life.Growth and harmony, taken from the symbolism of a unfurled silver fern leaf. New Zealand has some of the most beautiful ferns in the world. Blue INANGA jade with POLISHED SEED From the South Island.
SATIN BODY & SPROUT AND POLISHED SEED. 3 1/2 X 1 1/16 X. 88 X 30 X 16 mms.Comes complete with plaited polyester adjustable cord ready to wear. Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in. Prices (for generice and not well finished stuff) too! My auctions will always give you the range, choice and reasonable prices. The item "BLUE INANGA Jade Maori Pounamu Greenstone NEPHRITE IntricatelyCarved POD/TENDRIL" is in sale since Tuesday, October 31, 2017. 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.