Manawaroa – Perseverance


This captivating rectangle pendant is a beautiful example of pounamu carving. The translucent green stone is imbued with deep meaning and modern elegance. The rectangle form symbolizes solidity, consistency, and discipline.

  • Material: Translucent green kawakawa pounamu with black streaks
  • Size: 4cm x 3cm
  • Meaning: Solidity, consistency, discipline
  • Lashing: Black lashing for secure wear

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This captivating rectangle pendant is a beautiful example of pounamu carving. Crafted from a piece of translucent green pounamu with streaks of black, this pendant measures 4cm by 3cm and is imbued with both cultural significance and modern elegance. The stone itself is a stunning example of kawakawa pounamu, renowned for its vibrant hues and contrasting inclusions. What truly sets this piece apart is its incredible translucency. When held up to the light, you can almost see right through it, creating an effect that is both mesmerizing and captivating.

Size: 3cm x 4cm

Material: Pounamu/Nephrite

The rectangular form of the pendant is more than just a design choice; it holds a deeper meaning. Rectangles are associated with solidity, consistency, and discipline. The person who wears this pendant may be seen as someone who is reliable, dependable, and hardworking.

The pendant is adorned with a sleek black lashing, which adds a touch of sophistication and complements the green and black tones of the pounamu perfectly. The lashing is not just for aesthetics; it also serves a practical purpose, securing the pendant safely around the wearer’s neck.

This rectangle pounamu pendant is a truly special piece that would make a treasured taonga (treasure) for anyone who appreciates the beauty and artistry of pounamu carving. It is a unique blend of tradition and contemporary style, and it is sure to be a conversation starter wherever you go.