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Pounamu : the jade of New Zealand

Author: Russell J Beck; Maika Mason; Andris Apse; Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
Publisher: [North Shore, N.Z.] : Penguin/Viking, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pounamu is a celebration of jade in its many forms. It is a magnificent tribute to this New Zealand icon, the finest book on the subject ever published. Through the eyes of pounamu specialists Russell Beck and Maika Mason, we explore jade s powerful connection with the natural environment, its Maori myths and history, jewellery and taonga, geology and technical characteristics, places where pounamu is found,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Māori
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell J Beck; Maika Mason; Andris Apse; Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
ISBN: 9780670074884 0670074888
OCLC Number: 679547252
Notes: "Published in association with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu."
"Portions of Pounamu were previously published in Mana Pounamu (Russell Beck with Maika Mason, Reed, 2002) and in Jade (Roger Kererne, Aquamarine - an imprint of Anness Publishing, 1991)"--Colophon.
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards 2011 Illustrated Non-Fiction Finalist.
Description: 237 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 x 32 cm
Contents: The language of jade --
Nephrite: the wonder stone --
A new land with the gift of pounamu --
Wāhi pounamu: places where jade is found --
Stones with stories --
Taonga Māori --
Māori working of pounamu --
New Zealand's jade industry --
Technical aspects of New Zealand jade --
Jade of the Pacific rim --
Appendices: Tips for carving jade --
World sources of jade.
Other Titles: Jade of New Zealand
Responsibility: Russell Beck with Maika Mason ; photography by Andris Apse.

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