Kōrero: Gemstones



These pebbles are of translucent hydrogrossular from Orepuki beach, Southland, showing the range of colour in this mineral. It can be worked effectively, as shown by the carved examples, prepared by Russell Beck.

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Private collection
Photograph by Russell Beck

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jocelyn Thornton, 'Gemstones - Other gemstones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5126/hydrogrossular (accessed 20 May 2024)

He kōrero nā Jocelyn Thornton, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006