Authentic greenstone mere on a wooden stand. The top mere has been sold to T.K.
All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāi Tahu, the most southern tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāi Tahu, the most southern tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand. Carving this sacred stone has been a cornerstone of our culture for hundreds of years and we are honoured that you have chosen to adorn yourself with this most sacred gift.
Mere Pounamu are a traditional close combat weapon and a symbol of chieftainship. The gifting of Mere Pounamu is of symbolic importance and a sign of good faith and respect. Carved by Des Hetherington.
Other greenstone mere on a stand
- Tai Poutini ki te Raki, South Island
- Waewae pounamu, Des Hetherington
Size authentic greenstone mere on a wooden stand
- 300mm (11.81″)