DALE BORLAND | NZ Greenstone Pendant - Child/Baby with Binding 2.5cm
Greenstone and pounamu have a spiritual meaning associated with strength (mana).The Greenstone (Jade) is carefully crafted to the highest standard of workmanship. Designs are made in NZ, hand-carved in New Zealand in traditional Maori designs. Hand carving is done using engravers, files and chisels then highly polished. Colour may vary slightly with each piece. The traditional style bindings and cord are soft and strong with adjustable slip knots. An excellent friendship gift for corporate gifting, wedding ceremonies, 21st gifting, or anniversary. Gift Boxed and ready for gift giving, or sending to family overseas as a souvenir of New Zealand. A great memento to remember your stay in Aotearoa.
MADE IN NZ
Guarantee of Authenticity | Maori Meanings card included
Greenstone Jade (Pounamu)
The Maori word for greenstone is pounamu. Greenstone is highly valued by the Maori and it plays an important role in their culture. It is considered a treasure. Greenstone sold in our stores are handcrafted in New Zealand to the highest standard of workmanship. Colour may vary slightly with each piece. Over time greenstone absorbs the body's natural oils, taking on qualities unique to its wearer.
Dale Borland was formed in 1972 by original partners Peter Dale McDermott and Brian Borland. Peter's middle name and Brians surname were combined to form the company name that remains today. In that same year current joint owner and managing director John Harrison started with the company. The company now has 40 years experience in the New Zealand souvenir industry. With the addition of middle son, Steven, Dale Borland has become a small family company. Product ranges are continuously being updated while NEW ranges are created to cater for the changing needs of New Zealand's Tourist and Traditional Gift market. Exclusive ranges include paua gift ware, high quality New Zealand souvenirs and jewellery. Greenstone Pounamu is made here in Hokitika, West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand.