AJF1 Nephrite Maori Pounamu Greenstone MARSDEN Flower Jade New Zealand TOKI/ADZE

  • Sold for: Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth.
  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 13, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
AJF 1 PLEASE NOTE THIS IS SMALL !! Superbly made Marsden Flower Jade Toki by Andrew Johnstone !! (My auctions carry the name & photo of the carver) Taonga means gift!

An ideal Present!

A piece of Jewellery!

A long lasting sought after RARE Gem stone / mineral from God’s Zone.

A part of New Zealand culture and heritage.

Source : Guaranteed South Island NZ Marsden Flower Jade

Colour : Superb Marsden Flower Jade with beautiful YELLOW OCHRE/RED BROWN natural rivers and spots making this toki beautiful ! Polish: POLISHED (SATIN FINISH) Design : Toki (ADZE) with traditional hour-glass hole. Approximate Maximum Sizes (SMALL)

1 5/8 X 1/2 X 1/3 inches (Convex on one side)

42 X 12 X 7-8 mms

Comes with adjustable waxed cord

These are Unique and authentic one off pieces of GENUINE NEPHRITE from New Zealand .

Toki is an adze used for carving wood. The carvers developed a style of wearing this around the neck so their prized possession (wood carving tool) will not be misplaced.


Made in New Zealand in GENUINE New Zealand Greenstone by one of the TOP New Zealand carvers !

Please check my auctions which offer Top Traditional Work in Most sought after quality Jade from Top Established Mature INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS
... read more