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 medium sized HEI MATAU (FISH HOOK), SUPERB FINISHING.FISH HOOK represents safe journey over water and abundance & is often gifted to each other for secure and productive journey. ARAHURA DARK & LIGHT jade From South Island.
Very sought after NATURAL INCLUSIONS MAKING IT UNIQUE. SATIN TO GLOSSY (Fantastic Tactile finish). 2 3/8 X 1 3/4 X.67 X 44 X 7-8 mms. Comes complete with braided polyester adjustable (dark blue)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 "Dark/Light Green ARAHURA JADE Maori Pounamu NEPHRITE Dean Hetherington FISH HOOK" is in sale since Thursday, June 6, 2019. 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.