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A close relative of nephrite jade, tangiwai or bowenite is a stone greatly prized by the Maori people; and with this particular batch of tangiwai, it's not hard to see why. Possessing a curved form similar to a swinging blade, these kind of drops are often kniwn as 'scapulars' due to their similarity to the shape of a shoulder blade.


Measuring in at 61mm long and 29mm wide at its widest point, this piece's dark green translucency is enhanced by white slashes when viewed against the body. But when held to the light, it reveals a consistent emerald-green hue throughout the body that is augmented by russet-coloured fine patterns at its edges. Its curved form rests comfortably in the cleft of the chest, making it a fine piece for everyday wear as well as a piece to show off against that special outfit. 

Tangiwai Curved Drop Pendant

SKU: WSJ0184
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