New Zealand crafts; glass art, decorative art, antiques, furniture design

New Zealand crafts, decorative arts, design; a guide to websites

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Adam, Brian. Jeweller. Modern jewellery and eyeglass design. 

Antiques *

My Antique Shops
A guide to antques shops in New Zealand and the U.S.A.

Antique fairs in New Zealand.

New Zealand art and antiques auctions, a guide to websites.

Auckland antique dealers *

Antiquarian Booksellers, Auckland

Art+Object
Newton, Auckland

Antiquarius, Auckland
Specialising in ancient coins and classical antiquities.

Cordy’s, Auckland
Fine art auctioneers and appraisers.

Dunbar Sloane
Dunbar Sloane Ltd is one of New Zealand’s most established auctioneers of art, antiques, artefacts, toys & dolls, wine and colonial collectables. The firm was started in 1918 by Andrew Dunbar Sloane, Lambton Quay, Wellington.

European Antiques
European Antiques & Furnishings. Grey Lynn, Auckland

John Stephens Antiques
John Stephens Antiques John Stephens & Co Ltd is a small, exclusive company situated on Shore Road in Remuera, Auckland.

Baran de Bordeaux Fine French Antiques and Decoration 
New Zealand’s direct importer of French antiques.

Mossgreen-Webbs
Mossgreen-Webb’s is a fully diversified, multi-department auction house with a focus on fine art and single-owner collections. Parnell, Auckland

Peter Webb Auctions, Newmarket, Auckland

Yvonne Sanders Antiques
Yvonne Sanders Antiques Ltd, Epsom, Auckland

Graeme Thomson Antique Jewellery

G. L. Antiques, Eastbourne, Wellington
The partnership of G & L Antiques has been successfully supplying buyers of antiques since 1985. Registered with NZADA.

Soucheby’s Antiques, Art and Collectables in New Zealand.

Haywards (formerly Plumblys Auction House), Dunedin
Fine art, antiques, rare books.

Aotearoa
NZ and pacific art, bone carvings, greenstone, kauri bowls.

Art Market
Artmarket features New Zealand Contemporary, Maori and Pacifica Art, with items ranging from garden features to crafted jewellery.

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Bay of Islands art and craft shops.

Bone carving *

Aotearoa
Carvings in bone, greenstone, jade (pounmu), shell, Pacific pearl.

The Bone Studio and Gallery, Whitianga

Bone Art Place
Hand-crafted New Zealand bone carvings, pearl carvings and jade carvings, pendants, jewelry and gifts from the very traditional Maori styles to the more modern.

Aotearoa N. Carvings in bone, greenstone, jade (pounmu), shell, Pacific pearl.

The Bone Studio and Gallery, Whitianga

Carving, Bone Carving (Aoteoroa)

Ceramics *

Ceramics
An artists directory from Craftinfo.org.nz. An online gallery of New Zealand ceramic art.

Ceramics and sculptures. Brendan Adams
Brendan Adams is well known for his colourful, quirky slipcast decorative and domestic ware, along with his abstract and figurative sculpture.

Fran Maguire, ceramic artist.
Fran Maguire, potter and ceramic artist, based in Marlborough.

The Ceramics collection at Te Papa, The Museum of New Zealand

New Zealand ceramics and pottery

Craft directories and craft retailers *

Craftinfo.org.nz
A treasury of New Zealand Craft resources. Nga Taonga a Hine-te-iwa-iwa. A website  where you can view and read about the best of New Zealand craft. Artist galleries, news, events, library, regional guide. Bookbinding, studio glass, cut glass, furniture, ceramics, textiles, stone, printmaking and more.

Craft information guide. Nga Taonga a Hine-te-iwa-iwa
Virtual galleries, artists index, body adornment, body art, bookbinding, studio glass, cut glass, furniture, ceramics, textiles, stone, printmaking.

Craftworld
Everything they sell is made by New Zealand craftspeople. Hundreds of talented craftspeople from every corner of New Zealand rent booths, which they design and stock themselves with their products at prices they set. Westgate, Auckland and Petone, Wellington.

Crafts Organisations, New Zealand craft galleries.

Dunkleys Great New Zealand Crafts Shows
Dunkleys Shows Ltd is run by the sister and brother team, Fiona and Kim Dunkley from Christchurch. Their first show was held in 1983 based on the American craft show concept and was carefully researched and adapted to suit the New Zealand craft industry.

Objectspace
Objectspace, located in Auckland New Zealand, is a dedicated and award winning centre for innovative craft and design. Exhibitions and publications.

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Dilana Rugs. Rugs with designs by major New Zealand artists.

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Fingers Jewellery, Auckland. Handmade New Zealand jewelery.

Furniture design, New Zealand furniture designers *

Bromhead Design

Cavit and Company fine furniture distrubutors.

Cruikshank. New Zealand furniture design. Queenstown

Craft New Zealand

David Turnbridge, furniture designer.

Designers’ Collection, Parnell, Auckland

Kovacs design furniture, Parnell, Auckland

Fletcher Systems
Providing furniture and interior design solutions for domestic and commercial clients.

Forgecraft. Wrought iron furniture.

Formway. New Zealand furniture design.

Guy Bucchi
Handcrafted, unique and contemporary furniture in metal/native New Zealand wood (Manuka, Rimu, swamp Kauri); chairs, tables and candlelabra.

Metaforman
An open invitation to students and professionals across all disciplines to enter a design competition culminating in a design exhibition and an award to best professional entry and best student entry.

Moa Room, Paris, France
A shop in Paris selling furniture designed in New Zealand.

Mrossy Stainless-Steel Hammocks

Titan Furniture

Yoyo. Furniture designed by Kiwis. Wellington

New Zealand furniture designers

Glass art *

Chronicle Glass

Chronicle Glass Studio, Wanganui, is owned and operated by Lyndsay Patterson and Katie Brown and has been in operation since 2005.

FHE Galleries, Auckland City

Form Gallery, Christchurch
Form Gallery exists to showcase and retail the work of New Zealand contemporary craft artists.

Glass Art
Koru Contemporary Art, based in Hong Kong. A large selection of art including glass art.

New Zealand Glass Art
Glass artworks from skilled glass artists and glass blowers working with clear, coloured and dichroic (two coloured) glass.
Kiwi Artz

New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass

Glass Museum Online
A glass encyclopedia, brief descriptions of types, styles, glass history, antique glass, glass internet links.

Höglund Art Glass, Nelson

New Zealand Glass Artists. Kiwiartz

Glass artists *

New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass

Nash, Garry, Garry Nash, glass artist.

Over, Lynden. Lynden Over Lava Glass
Lava Glass Glass Blowing Studio and Gallery, Taupo. All work in the gallery is made on the premises.

Raos, Peter. Peter Raos, glass artist.
Based in Devonport, Auckland.

Robinson, Ann. Ann Robinson, glass-maker. 
Glass bowls and glass sculpture casted using the lost-wax process.

Handcrafts *

Aotearoa.co.nz, Devonport, Auckland
Promoting New Zealand and Pacific handcrafts.


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Jewellery *

Jewellers. An A – Z name index of New Zealand jewellers, from Craftinfo.

Balas 
Contemporary New Zealand Fashion Jewellery

Chan Andreassend
New Zealand designers Karen Chan and Ronald Andreassend design and produce unique objects for the home. Inspiration is drawn from their Chinese and European origins whilst incorporating elements of Pacific culture and the New Zealand landscape to produce their range of designs. Ponsonby, Auckland.

Deanna Gracie
Strongly influenced by her natural surroundings Deanna’s miniature pieces of wearable art are both beautiful and unique. Each piece of jewellery is individually designed and crafted by Deanna at her home studio in Christchurch.

Fingers
Contemporary New Zealand Jewellery, Auckland.

Handshake
Handshake is a mentoring project involving emerging jewellers from New Zealand.

Jessica McCormack
Fine diamond jewellery, based in London.

Karl Fritsch

Peter Deckers
Fingers Gallery

Peter Deckers
Masterworks Gallery

Mountain Jade
Mountain Jade are are experts in hand crafting jade jewellery and sculpture (aka greenstone / pounamu) and have done so for three generations. They have sought out jade in the wilds of Canada and remote Sayan mountains of Siberia, the dangerous country of Yemen, arid deserts of Australia and lush wilderness of New Zealand’s South island.

Rebecca Brown
specialises in contemporary bead jewelry, unique beadwork and bead embroidery plus scientific illustrations and botanical art capturing the true scientific essence of plants and flowers.

Warwick Freeman

Ringleader
Contemporary jewellery from Aotearoa New Zealand.


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Kamaka Pottery, Hastings
Anagama Wood Fired Pottery, by Bruce & Estelle Martin. The site includes a video of a firing.

Kauri. Ancient Kauri Kingdom. A Kauri workshop.

WarmWood Creations
Kauri bowls. Kauri pens, Kauri vases, gifts. Buckland, Pukekohe, Auckland.

Kiwiartz
Kiwiartz exhibits original works of art by Aotearoa New Zealand Artists. A selection of watercolor and oil paintings, sculpture, jewelry, hand blown glass, ceramics, wood, fibre, and Maori and Pacific Island Art.

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Love Art New Zealand
Contemporary art and crafts from New Zealand including original paintings, wire sculpture, jewellery, clayworks, maori weaving, and much more. 100% New Zealand made.

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Maori art and crafts

Mosaics

Janet Keen
Janet Keen creates and teaches mosaics from her studio in Rotorua. She also runs classes for those wanting to learn acrylic, water colour, and mixed media painting.

 

Made in New Zealand
New Zealand hand-made gifts. 

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Native Agent, Kingsland, Auckland

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Objectspace
Objectspace, located in Auckland New Zealand, is a dedicated and award winning centre for innovative craft and design. Exhibitions and publications.

Opshop
Modernist design and its history in New Zealand. A delve into our collective past, this project combines the concepts of the opportunity shop and optical art (op art) as its basis. 

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Pottery/New Zealand potters and pottery *

Barry Brickell
Driving Creek Railways Pottery, Coromandel.

Campbell Hegan
Contemporary New Zealand ceramics by Campbell Hegan.

Ande Barrett-Hegan
Contemporary New Zealand ceramics and paintings by Ande Barret-Hegam.

Auckland Studio Potters
The Auckland Studio Potteers Society offers teaching, studio and firing facilities, support, friendship and fun.

Kamaka Pottery, Hastings
Anagama Wood Fired Pottery, by Bruce & Estelle Martin. The site includes a video of a firing.

Morris and James, Matakana, Auckland
Individually hand-crafted pots, wall art and sculptural pieces.

Nelson pottery, ceramics by Peter Stewart.

New Zealand Pottery Forum
A friendly community of enthusiasts for Crown Lynn, Titian, NZ Studio Pottery, NZ Potters Marks and NZ Commercial Pottery.

New Zealand Society of Potters
NZ Potters Inc represents hundreds of New Zealand potters and ceramic artistss.

South Street Gallery, Nelson.
Pottery materials and handmade pottery from Nelson and the West Coast regions.

 

Quilts, quilting. NZ Quilters Online
A New Zealand patchwork and quilting community for New Zealand quilters on the internet.

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Raos, Peter. Peter Raos, glass artist, Devonport, Auckland

Robinson, Ann. Ann Robinson, glass-maker. 
Glass bowls and glass sculpture casted using the lost-wax process. 

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Teddy Bears, by Sheryl D’Ath of Bells Stuff
All are handmade, with needle-sculpted, hand-painted faces, from synthetic and natural fabrics. These bears have open mouths and teeth!

Textiles *

Textiles. Textile samples, textle artists and resources.
The Auckland University of Technology.

Fibre Arts New Zealand

Jane Denton Textile Art and Design

Sue Wademan, textile artist.

Ingrid Anderson
Ingrid Anderson designs and produces a range of designer textiles & products, printed & sewn in New Zealand.

Levana Textiles

Vida Organic, Fair Trade Textiles
Vida Textiles was founded in 2008 by Celestina Sumby, who saw a serious need for safe organic and sustainable fabrics.

Tuatara Design Store and Gallery, Whangarei
Weaving, furniture, homeware, art works.

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Wines. New Zealand Wines and Wineries
A guide to New Zealand’s wine regions and the very best of New Zealand wines and wineries.

Cuisine/New Zealand Cuisine *

Cuisine.co.nz. Food, restaurant reviews, restaurants, wine.

ECook. Allyson Gofton. Recipes, video and audio demonstrations.

New Zealand cuisine, Wikipedia entry.

Cuisine Magazine

Wines of New Zealand
A guide to the very best New Zealand wines and wineries

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