145 Bowenite / New Jade

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145 Bowenite / New Jade

15g & 23x20x16mm

Bowenite is a hard, compact variety of the Serpentinite species Antigorite – light green in colour and resembling Jade. Classed as semi-precious gemstone it has been used for tools, weapons and jewellery by the Māori in New Zealand, and for jewellery by Faberge.

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