This is a UNIQUELY DESIGNED Wearable Bead Pendant!! Dean Hetherington Maori Master Carver from South Island - Superb Quality of Jade. BEAUTIFUL UNIFORM OLIVE GREEN ARAHURA JADE BEAD made by New Zealand Maori Master Carver Dean Heatherington. MAORI POUNAMU CYLINDRICAL BEAD WITH ROUNDED TAPERING ENDS. Stunningly Beautiful UNIFORM OLIVE GREEN Bead Made in ARAHURA Jade V Slightly Flattish in shape.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 specialised in traditional. Designs such as Korus, twists and tokis. (NOT turned on lathe machine like in many asian countries). CYLINDRICAL TAPERING ROUNDED UNIFORM OLIVE GREEN BEAD, UNBELIEVABLE FINISHING WITH CONVEX SURFACES, A REAL THREE DIMENSIONAL. It is very difficult to make these as the holes are drawn from both sides and meet in the middle.Jade From South Island (very sought after gem quality UNIFORM OLIVE GREEN TOP QUALITY ARAHURA JADE pounamu with little translucency at the edges). Comes complete with hand plaited polyester adjustable cord with lashed/bound ends ready to wear. Please check my auctions which offer.
Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in New Zealand Nephrite greenstone! Prices (for generic and not well finished stuff) too! My auctions offer you the choice, range and reasonable prices too! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in this country: AU.
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