Carved pakohe (metamorphic argillite) on a handwoven waxed cord.
6.8cm long x 5.6cm wide x 2cm deep, hanging to an overall length of 43cm (adjustable). Weighs 45 grams.
Growing up in Aotearoa, New Zealand Craig McIntosh was introduced to carving at an early age. His work acknowledges and asserts the importance of technology in creating context and meaning. By developing his own methodology of fabrication and construction with stone in a jewellery context, he questions the relevance and currency of existing stone carving traditions in Aotearoa, New Zealand.