A contemporary design, the word 'twist' translates to ‘pikorua’ in Maori. Its design comes from the pikopiko fern whose fronds curl around one another in New Zealand native bush scapes.

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An incredible example of a New Zealand jade single twist

The Meaning

"The pounamu twist design symbolises the bond between two people, whether founded in friendship, love or blood."

The History

The twist is a contemporary design. The new age understanding is that it connects the spirits of friends, family and lovers, bringing them closer together across space and time.

It’s said to represent two people's life path. Like the continuous shape of the greenstone twist, life for both individuals will continue despite many unexpected twists and turns, inevitably bringing them together again one day.