Jade Takahe with Paua Karu by Tim SteelSKU
Complete with an adjustable waxed braid cord, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
47mm Long (1.8 Inches)
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Check out more of Tim's amazing jade carving in our featured artist's galleries.
This is a one of a kind piece by virtue of the amazing jade from which it is carved so will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.
The takahē was believed to be extinct until it was rediscovered in 1948. It was known as a solitary bird – hence its other name, moho (hermit). The takahē’s night cry was described by Māori as sounding like two pieces of pounamu (greenstone) struck together.
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