We are the specialists in Natural Gold Specimens and Jewellery since 1989. Step into our period style store and view some of the most beautiful treasures nature has to offer.
Come in and view the collection of Natural Gold Nuggets that we have on display and shop for Gold Nugget and Gold Flake Jewellery. We also offer locally made pieces, custom designs and one offs.We also have a selection of Natural Pearls, Natural Stone Jewellery, Art Deco style pieces and estate jewellery, or come and speak to our in-house jeweller about your designs or repairs.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
The Maori name for the river is Haihainui which means ‘Big Scratches’.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The first jail in Arrowtown was simply a log. You were chained up to it. The later stone jail still exists and is in Cardigan Street. It is New Zealand’s 4th oldest jail.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.