The clouds/striations in the stone have slight/minuscule chatoyance which is visible only under sharp light or in sunlight (hardly noticeable). 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 small sized LEAFwith. Carved stem WITH TOP TRANSLUCENCY AND FANTASTIC FINISHING. 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. LIGHT Green jade From MARSDEN South Island. 2 1/4 X 1 1/4 X.
57 X 32 X 6 mms. Comes complete with braided 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 "Greenstone MARSDEN JADE Maori Pounamu NEPHRITE Dean's INTRICATE HI POLISH LEAF" is in sale since Friday, June 14, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in Panania, NSW.
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