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. Greenstone ia a hard and tough stone. Pounamu is a Maori word which is used to describe 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.