Genuine New Zealand Pounamu (Greenstone), sourced from Hokitika in the South Island, hand carved and polished in Te Aroha, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Pounamu is of great cultural significance for Maori and is believed to enhance mana (prestige) of its possessor. When received as a gift Pounamu is said to gain value as a special treasure.
Tooth signifies resilience and strength
Carved by Mike Jennings from Te Aroha
- Large Whale Tooth Pounamu- 80 mm in length, 30 mm width at top
- Bound with a black adjustable cord