Kumara - Depicting a sweet potato and grape vine intertwined, the double and triple twists represent the bond of friendship and two lives bcoming one for eternity.
Each stone is unique making each piece one of a kind and will not look exactly as pictured.
Pounamu is a hard, highly valued stone mainly found as boulders. It is also called greenstone or New Zealand jade.
It is treasured by Maori because:
It is strong and beautiful
It is a sign of status or power
It is believed to be sacred.
Image by Ariki New Zealand. Pounamu description from The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.