Pounamu is a symbol of serenity and purity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility, increases love and nurturing.A Protective stone, Pounamu keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Pounamu attracts good luck and friendship.
The Twist is based on the Kumara (a type of sweet potato) which was a traditional food source for Māori. A carved Twist symbolizes the potato and the vine, representing a bond of love, friendship and loyalty between two people.
Aproximately 20mm wide (at it's widest) and 40mm long
As each item is a unique piece, the item shown is a representation of the design. The colour of the stone may vary from light green to dark green. The variations in colour and markings of each stone may vary according to the river its sourced from. If you'd like to see the particular piece, please use our Click & Collect availability tool to visit or contact the relevant store.
Westland Greenstone is proud to be part of the Ngāi Tahu authenticity system. Visit Ngāi Tahu Pounamu to trace your piece. All of their Pounamu is sourced from river beds located on the West Coast of the South Island. Established in 1962, Westland Greenstone has three experienced carvers Andrew Ralfe, Sean Norton-Taylor and Jessica Holmes and is proudly New Zealand owned and operated.