Hei Tiki journey to the heart of Chinese Jade culture

人形项饰-海蒂基远涉重洋来到中国这个古老的玉文化国度

Hei tiki (pendant in human form), Dec 2008, Rotorua. Gardiner, Lewis. Purchased 2009. Te Papa

Hei tiki (pendant in human form), Dec 2008, Rotorua. Gardiner, Lewis. Purchased 2009. Te Papa

Te Papa’s exhibition “Kura Pounamu: Treasured Jade Art of Aotearoa New Zealand” opens on 1 April at Liangzhu Museum, Hangzhou, China.

Liangzhu Museum is located in the heart of one of the largest and most significant jade archaeological sites in China dating back over 5000 years.

新西兰国家博物馆-蒂帕帕关于“毛利碧玉:新西兰文化艺术珍品展”即将于今年4月1日在中国杭州市的良渚博物院展出。 良渚博物院座落于中国最大的也是最显著的玉文化遗址区,良渚玉文化有超过5千年的历史。

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  1. Mountain Jade (@MountainJadeNZ)

    Great to see Lewis Gardiners work on show at Te Papa. One of the great New Zealand jade carving artists. Hei Tiki’s are beautiful http://www.mountainjade.co.nz/shop/necklaces/?flt_product_style=traditional-maori–hei-tiki

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