This is why I love the name Jade, for my Akita's middle name. She is my living breathing Jade, who found me (aside from what people might think) at the perfect moment and has played a huge hand (or paw) in helping me to be the strong me I thought I would
My love affair with antique jewelry began at a really young age when I'd habitually sift through and admire my mother's collection of gold and jade rings, necklaces and bangles, all of which had been passed down from several generations. Most pieces had a
Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and axe with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.