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

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  • 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.

COMBINE SHIPPING TO SAVE !

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
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