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jade hookSAVE 20% WITH SAVE20 COUPON for this and anything else in the shop. This is a lovely hand-carved pendant of natural Nephrite Jade from New Zealand. The hei matu, or fish hook, has endured since pre-colonial times (prior to the 18th century) and symbolizes abundance, and a respect for sea. The design represents the special relationship Maori people have with fishing (historically they lived from fisheries and depended on the sea for food gathering) and Tangaroa, god of the sea. Designs range from the ultra-realistic through to more conceptual styles, and wearing one is said to bring good fortune when traveling across oceans.

This beautiful piece measures approx. 45 mm long (approx.. 1 3/4") x approx. 23 mm. (just shy of 1") at its widest point. Thickness is approx. 3 mm. Hole at top for hanging is approx. 3 mm. wide.

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ChrysocolaThis gorgeous teal blue cabochon (approx. 30 high x 38 width" mm.) is of stabilized Chrysocolla, a hydrous copper silicate found in several places in the world, including Russia, Nevada in the USA, the Congo, Chile, Israel and Mexico. Often confused with turquoise, chrysocolla is often found in unusual multicolor combinations as well as in blue or green.

We LOVE this dramatic specimen and can envision it paired with Chrysoprase and Cherry Quartz, or whatever natural gemstones and/or precious metals your heart desires! Now listed at $60, but don't forget our 20% off discount just for our friends and fans; use Coupon Code 14123 at checkout!

 

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