This is a UNIQUELY DESIGNED Wearable Bead Pendant! Dean Hetherington Maori Master Carver from South Island - Superb Quality of Jade. UNUSUAL MARSDEN JADE WITH WOOD LIKE APPEARANCE OF THE INCLUSIONS WITH SOME DARK GREEN OF POUNAMU. UNIQUE GREEN BROWN FLATTISH BEAD MAKING VERY SOUGHT AFTER BEAD. MAORI POUNAMU CYLINDRICAL FLATTISH BEAD WITH ROUNDED TAPERING ENDS.
Made BY NEW ZEALAND MASTER CARVER DEAN HETHERINGTON. 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. (NOT turned on lathe machine like in many asian countries). CYLINDRICAL TAPERING ROUNDED MARSDEN JADE FLATTISH 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 UNUSAL. A very Sought After pounamu due to its. Wood Like Appearance of Inclusions.42 X 15 X 12 mms. 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".
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