Silver Tangiwai Pendant - Floating Pounamu Cabochon

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This Silver Tangiwai Pendant - Floating Pounamu Cabochon features a beautiful oval Tangiwai stone that is translucent with various shades of green. It is outlined and suspended by a floating Sterling Silver prong setting and chain. 

This piece was made by John Mayo and measures 54 x 33 x 3mm

Tangiwai is the most ancient form of pounamu. It is bowenite rock, which is different in composition to the more common nephrite. Most tangiwai is sourced from two isolated areas at Piopiotahi (Milford Sound). 

All our jewellery is individually crafted in our Hamilton studio, ensuring every piece is unique. 

This piece was hand carved by John Mayo