Rotorua Stores

Rotorua Stores

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Step into our studio and discover the art of carving jade

Visit our jade carving studio in the heart of Rotorua town and meet local artists Tamaora Walker and Akapita Scally. Watch as they craft jade by hand and learn about the art, culture and history of New Zealand jade carving on one of our daily tours. Explore New Zealand’s most diverse collection of jade pendants, jewellery, and sculptures and let our team of jade experts help you find the perfect piece for you or a loved one.

Meet local Rotorua artists

Our local artists are in the carving studio Monday to Friday. You're welcome to pop in at anytime and see their latest work in progress and take in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of our jade carving studio. You can also speak to them about custom carvings and repairs.

Explore our jade art gallery

We work with renowned artists from across New Zealand to bring together the largest collection of jade artworks in Aotearoa. Our artists are deeply connected to the stone they use and take extreme care when carving each piece by hand, ensuring they work responsibly and sustainably for future generations. Our Rotorua store displays some of our finest traditional and contemporary art crafted from exceptional pieces of New Zealand and international jade.

Join our guided studio tours

Our Jade Carving Studio Tours run Monday to Friday between 9.30 am and 2.30 pm. A local guide will take you on a journey of discovery, sharing the history of jade carving in New Zealand and uncovering the significance of pounamu for Māori. You'll get to visit our jade carving studio and see how local artists craft jade by hand, as well as choosing a piece of pounamu to take home. Book your tour here.

The act of gifting greenstone between friends and family is a New Zealand tradition, and our friendly and knowledgeable team can help you find unique and meaningful gifts for your loved ones.

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Sunday
  • 9 am - 5 pm

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