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Jade Carving Tours

Jade Carving Tours

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When:

  • Mon 27 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tue 28 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed 29 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu 30 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fri 31 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm
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Where:

Mountain Jade, 1288 Fenton St, Rotorua

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Website:

Mountain Jade

Join a free guided tour of our workshop to discover how we carve jade, by hand.

Meet the country’s finest greenstone artists and see them at work transforming raw stone into carved art. Learn how they use modern tools to design, shape and hand finish each unique piece to the highest level. Take a journey into the rich history of New Zealand pounamu and uncover its traditional uses and values.

Explore the cultural influences behind our designs and discover the ancient Māori beliefs that jade lives and breathes. Learn how greenstone is formed deep within the earth and get up close to different types of jade from around the world - discovering the incredible variations in colours, textures and features.

This small group, personalised experience is free and runs on demand 10am-5pm daily. No bookings are required, tours last approximately 15-minutes and all ages are welcome. Come and discover the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand!

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