Some korero about finished sets and pieces, with some of the the thoughts that went into making them and their meanings.

Pounamu Carving Family Set

Te Haerenga - The Journey. This set is packed with deeper meaning and connection for the whanau that will be wearing it. All made from the same piece of pounamu and with the same symbols included in each piece.
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Pounamu Set - Te Waenga - The Space Between

A great set that really adds huge value through the meaning and purpose of the design. It includes pikoura, koru, manawa, and mangopare all for their own deep meanings in this case.
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Treble Clef Pounamu

This was a challenging pendant to carve. The several layers that linked together took a lot of thought to get right.

Pounamu Pendant - Whanuangatanga

The design represented three aspects of Te Ao, shown by korus, those aspects were nga manu, the ocean and the waves, and the trees. The circular/oval shape comes from the moon and also can represent the continuity of learning and teaching throughout our lives.
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Pounamu Koru Pendant with Earrings

The koru in this piece each represent members of the family, with the parents above looking over and protecting the children.

Pounamu Pipe

Pounamu Pipe

Pounamu Sculpture, Representing Family, Whanaungatanga Ngakoru.

NZ Jade, Pounamu Koru Sculpture. Represents family, unity, and connectedness. It will be mounted on a wooden base that allows it to be easily removed and handled by the family.
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