Garth Wilson Jade, Greymouth

If you want a special piece of authentic Maori pounamu (jade) come and visit Garth Wilson Jade. Here, you'll find pendants and sculptures personally hand-carved by the owner, from genuine West Coast jade that is collected by her and her whanau (family) from West Coast rivers and mountains. Easy to find on the way to Shantytown. Plan your visit to Garth Wilson Jade and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Greymouth attractions planning app .
Create an itinerary including Garth Wilson Jade
map
Garth Wilson Jade Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
91 reviews
Google
4.9
TripAdvisor
  • October 7, 2017
    I decided to get something really special for my wife for our honeymoon in NZ. I was looking for something unique for her. We didn't visit Garth and Jo's place in person but I had been emailing Garth ...  more »
  • September 5, 2017
    Wanting to give our niece something very special for an overseas trip Garth more than fulfilled everything we wanted. All communications done online finished product and documents sent simply brought ...  more »
  • September 2, 2017
    Garth and Jo's place is definitely worth a visit! We visited on a whim after stopping for a beer at the Paroa Tavern (also worth a visit btw) and we were immediately greeted by Jo as we arrived. Garth...  more »
Google
  • September 3, 2017
    The best experience of our 2 day visit to Greymouth. We were warmly welcomed by Jo who explained details of Garth's work and the history of pounamu in the area. We got to see Garth at work and saw many beautiful pieces all hand crafted by Garth. There were even some created by his children. We bought a beautiful toki and had its origin explained. It was very interesting to learn the history of each and every piece. We stayed about an hour and as we left we felt we had made new friends. A great experience which we recommend to anyone travelling through the area. We will definitely return.
  • August 9, 2017
    Awesome experience! Beautiful jade that's genuine! Garth and his wife greeted us with open arms. I purchase a bracelet with 3 jade beads and and am so in love with it. Will definitely be purchasing a necklace in the future on line but would love to revisit again one day! Kind regards, Tassie Tourists Aug, 2017
  • September 8, 2017
    It's really good to visit and know about the Jade that they made. Should pop in to have a look and it will be worth to go and support local. They made jade is different than the other shops. High recommend!!
  • August 25, 2017
    Such a beautiful piece of pounamu (Jade) and such a lovely experience going through them. As I am māori myself I was a bit iffy ordering online. But the treatment I got made my wairua feel at ease. And now that I have the beautiful piece of pounamu in my possession, it just feels right and not bad. I don't know how to explain it. But they're definitely worth getting in touch with.
  • December 5, 2016
    We came in 2014 We don't see him at work. It is his wife who received us, very welcoming she explained us the history of her husband and some jade stone in the culture Maori. We left with for me a necklace which I carry always at present and for my cousin of earrings

Plan your trip to Greymouth

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Greymouth

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Greymouth by other users

2 days in Greymouth BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Te Anau & Greymouth BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in South Island BY A USER FROM HONG KONG November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in South Island BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in South Island BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans