This is a fancy store. Yes, you can get some pieces from "well-known" artists. Don't think if you don't buy it here, you will miss out. I did. Greenstone is EVERYWHERE in the South. Especially if you are going to Queenstown, hold off. It is...更多
To begin, I was not that excited about the Westland Jade place because Jade doesn't stir me one way or the other. But listening to the short talk about Jade in the back of the Westland Gemstone store gave me a real appreciation for the...更多
While this is a retail establishment that sells the usual souvenirs (hats, t-shirts and others) it is much more than that. They make and sell the traditional greenstone so revered by the Maori into a wide variety of jewelry. The workshop is available for free...更多
This store has a very large selection of New Zealand jade for all budgets. In addition, you can also go into the back and visit the shop where they carve the pieces. The staff was very friendly and helpful.
There is ample street parking. The...更多