Jade treasures of the Māori / Murdoch Riley.

By: Riley, Murdoch [author.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Paraparaumu, N.Z. : Viking Sevenseas, c1987Description: 68 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0854670890 (paperback); 9780854670895 (paperback); 0854670904; 9780854670901Subject(s): Jade -- New Zealand -- History | Māori (New Zealand people) -- History | Pounamu | Pūrākau | Tikanga tuku iho | Whakakai | Hei tikiDDC classification: 736.2409931 LOC classification: NK5750.2.N45R54 1987
Contents:
Jade flakes : New Zealand jade described -- The legend of Poutini and Whaiapu : migratory legend -- Legends about Tama-ahua -- The Maori search for jade -- Jade and gold -- Prospecting for jade -- The hardness, toughness and greenness of jade -- Varieties of jade -- Maori working methods -- The hei-tiki -- The mere -- Body ornaments.
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Text and ill. on inside back cover.

Bibliography: p. 66-[69]

Jade flakes : New Zealand jade described -- The legend of Poutini and Whaiapu : migratory legend -- Legends about Tama-ahua -- The Maori search for jade -- Jade and gold -- Prospecting for jade -- The hardness, toughness and greenness of jade -- Varieties of jade -- Maori working methods -- The hei-tiki -- The mere -- Body ornaments.

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