Aotea Pendant

$69.00

Aotea stone comes from the Bruce Bay area in South Westland. It is not a type of pounamu, but is a stone that s highly prized by Maori from this area. Aotea stone is characterised by the beautiful turquoise colours that it contains.

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Aotea stone comes from the Bruce Bay area in South Westland. It is not a type of pounamu, but is a stone that s highly prized by Maori from this area. Aotea stone is characterised by the beautiful turquoise colours that it contains.

2.7cm length, 1.6cm width

Every greenstone piece in our shop, is authentically sourced and carved  New Zealand Pounamu.

Current Pounamu suppliers: Ngāi Tahu Pounamu(NT) and Alex Sands(AS).

Ngāi Tahu Pounamu prominently displays a mark of authenticity and an exclusive trace code. When entered online www.ngaitahupounamu.com/authentic/trace, this code identifies the origin and whakapapa of the stone.

Alex Sands (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a Hamilton based carver.