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We spent a whole day at Bonz’N Stonz. Our 10 & 12 years old chose greenstone carving. Stefan (Sunny) was an excellent guide. He took them step by step, with so much patience. By the end of the day, they were so proud of their...More
I stumbled upon this place by complete accident while waiting for another activity. I had a day to kill and I'm so grateful for this find! In a place filled with jade stores this offers a serious point of difference; carve your own! And I...More
Have bought a number of pieces from here and the vibe in the shop is always kind and helpful. Steve once gave me a chip of tangiwai ... a treasure. I recently bought a gorgeous piece as a gift for a Whanau member. Thanks team...More
We were two Kiwis over from Christchurch for the day. We wanted our own pounamu pendants and as Hokitika is the source of the stone it seemed the place to buy. We didn’t want cheap, machine processed pieces of Chinese jade like some souvenir stores...More
We did the jade carving 1 day activity. We were there on short notice but they were still able to somehow fit us in! It was the highlight of my whole trip to NZ. I had never carved jade but they made it seem easy....More
In a town famous for its prized gemstone, Jade (or Pounamu), Bonz n Stonz is the go to for carving your own! You can bring your own (cheaper) or pick a stone or bone they have in store.
On day 1 I spoke to the...More
This place is definitely worth going into and so much better than any bigger, touristy carving spot. The owner and family work on premises and other staff are helpful, enlightening, and enjoyable. We didn't actually take the time to carve our own piece, which we...More
Steve, the owner of Bonz n Stonz along with a great crew, Nikki at the front, and many of the other carvers like Khatene who is brilliant at carving will be there if you are lucky enough to catch him there when you book. Everyone...More