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Flower Jade Greenstone Teardrop
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Flower Jade Greenstone Teardrop

Flower Jade Greenstone Teardrop

$430.00

A gorgeous handcrafted Roimata (drop) from the most stunning piece of Flower Jade. A stunning carving enhanced with the Piko (Koru) at the base of the carving. The colours and streaks in this piece are absolutely incredible. A treasure to own.

Roimata/Teardrop - Named for their teardrop shape, meaning tears of sadness or grief, and are widely regarded as touchstones in healing and meditation. It is often called the comfort stone and given to show sympathy, shared emotion and that they, the receiver, is not alone in their grief. The drop pendants are also believed to represent a connection to the whenua (the land) Aotearoa (New Zealand).

Genuine West Coast Marsden Flower Jade from the Marsden, West Coast area. The centre of this stone is a highly translucent, light-ish green shade, free from dark spots and other flaws. One of the rarest varieties, held in high esteem by the Maori. The most prized Greenstone in New Zealand is Flower Jade, Greenstone with pale green or ochre clouds of colour. This distinctive patterning and colouring come from the outside rim or 'rind' of the greenstone boulders or stones where the surface has oxidised.

Hand Carved by Deane Moreton

Size

100mm long x 31mm wide

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