Learn about the traditional meaning, formation and different types of Pounamu below.
Or pop in store to watch our talented carvers at work and learn about how pounamu is carved!
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Learn the meanings and history behind traditional Maori symbols to help you choose the perfect taonga
There are many different types of Pounamu found in New Zealand, each with their own colour characteristics.
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Learn about how New Zealand Pounamu is formed and its chemical properties.
Learn about the processes behind carving beautiful taonga
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Manufacturer of Pounamu and high end jewellery products.