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
Australia’s first saint, Sister Mary MacKillop visited Arrowtown in 1897 and set up a Catholic School. Part of this school can still be visited today.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
In the 1950’s many New Zealander’s built cribs ( holiday houses) in Arrowtown and came here for their summer holidays.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
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.4
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.5
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.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.