Pounamu Treasures: Nga Taonga Pounamu

Apse, Andris


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Pounamu, or jade, is one of New Zealand’s most treasured natural resources, celebrated for its rich beauty and significance to the Maori people. Pounamu Treasures- Nga Taonga Pounamu is a simple and stylish collection of object photographs that honours the stone in its many forms.

Respected pounamu specialists Russell Beck and Maika Mason provide detailed descriptions of both historical and contemporary objects, including information on varieties and source, Maori names, size and age, usage and history – all complemented by the exquisite photography of Andris Apse.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Imprint: Penguin Books NZ
Publication date: 22/08/2012
Illustrator: Apse, Andris