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New Zealand Greenstone 'Pounamu' Earrings, Yellow Gold

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These stunning deep green New Zealand Pounamu (Greenstone/Jade) Earrings have been hand carved into a teardrop style by a local South Island carver. They are caped with a strong Yellow Gold shepherd hook and given a luxurious high polish finish.

Specifications

    • Metal type: All available, 9ct, 14ct, 18ct & 22ct Yellow Gold
    • Setting style: Capped.
    • Stone type:  New Zealand Greenstone 'Pounamu'.  
    • Stone shape/cut: Teardrop with Smooth Finish.
    • Stone quantity/size: Colour shade may very, Large ~15x10mm & Medium ~10x8mm.
    • Earring style: Shepherd hook drop with polished finish.
    • Manufacturing/Delivery: 3-4 Weeks plus Shipping time. 

Significance to Māori & Additional Information

Pounamu plays a very important role in Māori culture. It is considered a taonga (treasure), Pounamu taonga increase in mana (prestige) and are often given as gifts. It is found only in the South Island of New Zealand generally in rivers, known in Māori as Te Wai Pounamu ("The [land of] Greenstone Water") or Te Wahi Pounamu ("The Place of Greenstone"). 

These Earrings are also available in a selection of Precious White Metals or Red Metals. If you would like more details about this design or our other unique Pendants by the same Carver, Please Click the 'Make it Unique' Button.

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Choose your metal quality

How to choose the right metal
9ct An affordable light yellow gold. Minimum gold standard in UK.
14ct Hardwearing. Straw yellow color. Minimum gold standard in Europe. 
18ct Classic golden color. Best for wedding jewellery.  Used in original Movie Ring.
22ct Deep rich golden color. The closest to pure gold. (Not available in red gold).

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    • Metal Quality: 9ct Yellow Gold
    • Stone Size: Medium ~10x8mm Teardrop

    Regular price $890 (Inc GST)

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