This beautiful rich-green / gold variety of Bowenite from Jackson bay.
This Taonga was found as a small rock on the rugged Haast beaches of South Westland. This gorgeous stone has inclusions of gold, blue and red set on a deep grren base that has an amazing translucency when cut thin that light can shine through.
Hand-carved as our Toki style for courage. strength and leadership.
A rich and varied stone, serpentinite is one of three pounamu stones used in traditional carving, and one of the most recognizable. A metamorphic stone formed from antigorite, lizardite and chrysotile, this wide mix of minerals produce a stone of immense complexity, and individual pieces can contain colours ranging from deep moss green to aquatic blue, with gold, orange, and brown highlights.
A healing stone, serpentinite replenishes and restores energies within the body and creates a protective field around its wearer.