The Gold Shop Arrowtown are 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
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.2
The Chinese Settlement was established in 1867-8 and was in existence until the mid 1930’s. The site underwent an archaeological excavation in 1984.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
The trees in Arrowtown’s beautiful avenues are Sycamore, Ash, Oak, Elm, and Rowan. The first avenue was planted in 1867.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.
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.