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The Story of New Zealand Jade. Commonly known as Greenstone. GL Pearce. Drawings: Harry Dansey. 1971 1st edition. Collins, Auckland

Geological origins of jade and greenstone throughout the world
Maori legends concerning pounamu incl the Korotangi of Tainui; Kahurangi of Hauraki; and the story of Poutini; and others …
The story of Waitaha, map of greenstone routes, Maori uses of pounamu, types and names
How Maori worked the stone. New methods introduced by early Europeans and modern methods

Illustrations of old Maori tools; photos of finished works by Theo Schoon

109pp; coloured photos; b/white illustrations; maps; index; appendices; bibliography; chronology; hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; dated gift inscript in large letters ffep
Dust jacket; very good condition

This book does not tell you how to work greenstone, It is a history of the stone and its uses and the legends connected with it

Text Copyright 2009
Collectible Books, Napier

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