Maori Master Carver Dean Heterhington from South Island - Superb Quality. 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.
Intricately carved BEAUTIFUL Single Twist, UNBELIEVABLE FINISHING, TWIST made from QUALITY KAHURANGI DARK GREEN JADE with a nice stripe at the bottom. DEAN has amazingly achieved the proportions while CARVING this Twist! This is BEAUTIFUL, VERY BEAUTIFUL COLOUR! Twist represents boding or friendship and is often gifted to each other for everlasting relationships. KAHURANGI jade From South Island (very sought after pounamu) WITH NICE DARK GREEN COLOUR + BEAUTIFUL TRANSLUCENCY (VISIBLE AGAINST LIGHT)IN THIS STONE adding character.
2 X 1 3/8 X. 48 X 35 X 11. Comes complete with DARK BLUE braided polyester adjustable cord to wear as a breast-plate and another simple one to hang straight (as shown in the last photos) ready to wear. Made in New Zealand by New Zealand Carver in.Prices (for generic and not well finished stuff) too! My auctions will always give you the range, choice and reasonable prices. The item "Translucent KAHURANGI Dark Green BEAUTIFUL TWIST Pounamu Greenstone GEM QUALITY" is in sale since Friday, March 26, 2021.
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.