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. Koropepe is an eel-type fish, a mythical guardian. (pronounced cor-or-pep-eh) It is a symbol of new beginnings and youth, prosperity and abundance. ARAHURA DARK (WITH SOME UNIQUE LIGHT INCLUSIONS) jade From South Island. Very sought after LIGHT INCLUSIONS on the side MAKING IT UNIQUE.
GLOSSY (Fantastic Tactile finish) PAUA EYES. 78 X 60 X 9 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!
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