Maori Master Carver Dean Heterhington from South Island - Superb Quality Rare work from very rare stone. NOTE THIS IS MOST CHATOYANT NZ POUNAMU I HAVE SEEN IN MY 10 + YEARS OF TRADING. 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.
Intricately carved Nice BULBOUS & CHUNKY HEART Pendant, UNBELIEVABLE FINISHING, BEAUTIFUL EXTREMELY CHATOYANT INANGA JADE from ARAHURA WITH TOP NOTCH SHIMMER. Carver has amazingly created 3 dimensional surfaces which SHIMMER LIKE A CAT'S EYE STONE. THIS HAS A STERLING SILVER TUBE GOING THROUGH INSIDE WITH A GARNET AND AMETHYST AT EACH END.
This is a stylised contemporary version of the artist's imagination/impression of the natural forms in nature (which is the basis of traditional Maori art). BLUE GREEN ARAHURA INANGA jade From South Island (very sought after gem quality pounamu). VERY HIGH POLISHED / TACTILE.2 3/16 X 2 1/16 X. 55 X 53 X 16. 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 "INANGA JADE Maori Pounamu NEPHRITE Greenstone+GEMSTONES CHATOYANT HEART PENDANT" 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.
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