Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact me anytime. I will get back to you as soon as possible.  

Or if you prefer email me: adoughty@bonecraft.co.nz

Alternatively, you can call me on +64 27519 0724

If you are outside of New Zealand, please keep in mind the time difference. (+12 hours GMT). 

You can also message me on Facebook @bonecraft.co.nz

 

36 Meadowville Avenue
Christchurch, Canterbury, 8024
New Zealand

+64 27519 0724

Andrew Doughty is a New Zealand based Bone and Stone carver and artist. Each carving is handcrafted with love. His wish is to create carvings that communicate peace and hope.

Taurikura horowai - cascading prosperity & good fortune.

Bone and Pounamu Carvings for Sale

I have a number of carvings available for sale online. The pictures include both front, back and sometimes other angles as well.

All prices are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and includes free postage and packaging within New Zealand. 

All work is personally guaranteed. Feel free to email me if you have any questions about any of the carvings. 

Taurikura horowai - cascading prosperity & good fortune.

taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_1.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_2.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_size.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_1.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_2.jpg
taurikura-horowai---cascading-prosperity-&-good-fortune_size.jpg

Taurikura horowai - cascading prosperity & good fortune.

155.00

Dear friend, Kia Ora

This contemporary Taonga depicts a cascading underground waterfall that flows deep into the earth. It is named Taurikura horowai which means cascading prosperity & good fortune.

At one level, this represents the ecological connection of the water and mountains, land, rivers and the sea. All synonymous with Aotearoa, land of the long white cloud.

At a deeper level, it is an analogy or metaphor for our spiritual, or mystical journey inwards.

Everyone wishes for happiness. This wish unites us all. People have different methods to try and achieve this. Some methods we agree with, some we do not. However, imbedded within the meaning of this Taonga is the hidden or secret oral instructions given to achieve this goal. These instructions are held within the various symbols and overall structure of this design. Therefore, they depict the method to awaken our highest potentials.

On the back there are three inlays of Pāua. The large one symbolises deepest nature of our mind which is very pure and subtle. The remaining Pāua inlays represent the two other levels of our mind. So together it symbolises the inner journey towards manifesting the innermost nature of our being. Pure, blissful and able to benefit others effortlessly.

Add To Cart

The carving comes with a four-plait cord which features a fully adjustable slip knot system to enable to a perfect fit around any size neck. It also comes with an officially signed certificate of authenticity and has been registered in my database of work.

I sincerely hope you enjoy the carving and over time come to fully understand all the various layers of meaning imbued in this creation. I wish you and your family the deepest peace and happiness.

Hei konā rā
Andrew Doughty

Database Reference:  100-246