I carve a lot of different stones. While most of them are from New Zealand I also carve special stones from different countries. The earth is full of awesome materials.
You can read a brief introduction into the different stones I use on this page and click the read more button to explore.
Pounamu is the Māori word for nephrite jade found in New Zealand. Inside New Zealand it is also commonly called greenstone. Pounamu comes in a variety of colours but are commonly different shades of green. Read More
Nephrite jade is found in a lot of countries. It is formed with different minerals so can be found in a lot of different colours ranging from black through blues and greens to white. Read More
Carnelian and Chalcedony
Chalcedony is a form of silica which is found in a lot of countries including New Zealand. It has different varieties based on the colour and pattern. When chalcedony is yellow/orange it is called Carnelian. Read More