Rustic Soul Designs are furniture makers, woodworkers and designers in Arrowtown, who have the aim to create unique pieces that are artistic and functional.
Utilizing local renewable sources and also recycled materials, we create unique handcrafted furniture and art pieces.
We are focusing on being a greener business, conscious about our planet and making as much as we can to make a difference. All the Natural timbers we choose to work with can be REDUCED, REUSED, and RECYCLED by us, on our workshop.
Come visit our showroom.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
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.2
Arrowtown had four churches representing the early immigrant populations. Catholic, Presbyterian, Anglican and Methodist. All still operate today except for the Methodist Church.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
They used to sell Morphine in the local drug store. That was back in the goldmining days of course!
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
Arrowtown is one of the fastest growing towns in New Zealand:
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
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.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.