ACT224: Manuherika pillar pendant

ACT224: Manuherika pillar pendant

Anna Claire Thompson

Regular price $295.00 Sale

Stone, resin, stg silver

Lake Manuherika covered much of Central Otago 19-16 million years ago. Parts of the sediment layers left by this lake, and some fossils, are visible in the pillars left by the sluicing at Bannockburn. 
These pillars were left because that’s where stakes that marked the corners of a claim were. In a time when the law didn’t reach Central, and all the miners carried guns, better to stay clear of another miner’s boundary peg