Greenstone ia a term specific to New Zealand to describe Jade. There are two types of Jade,jadeite and nephrite. Nephrite is the only type to occur in New Zealand. Jade comes in a variety of colours,green being the most valued. Jade / Greenstone ia a hard and tough stone. Pounamu is a Maori word which is used to describe jade / greenstone.
Our New Zealand greenstone products include pendants carved into traditional Maori patterns such as koru,fish hook and double twist as well as many other shapes.