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Rainforest Gems

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来Atherton必须要来的店!!不能再好了!!不来后悔的店!手工制作!店主老爷爷超级好!You must come here!Handmade!Very nice... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
鲁冀 王
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My American Visitor and I were on a leisurely loop day tour from Cairns when we happened upon the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
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Rainforest Gems Gallery ~ a stunning gallery set in a garden of tropical shrubs & flowers with beautiful handcraft made by the region’s top artisans - Jewellery Glass Artwork Pottery Wood Discover beautiful ceramic bowls, vases and dishes with...more
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26 Kennedy Hwy, Tolga, Queensland 4882, Australia
+61 7 4095 5223
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

来Atherton必须要来的店!!不能再好了!!不来后悔的店!手工制作!店主老爷爷超级好!You must come here!Handmade!Very nice grandpa!Amazing!!!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Laurence J, Owner at Rainforest Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Our stunning gallery displays handcraft made by the regions top artisans. The gallery is surrounded by tropical gardens. Our jewellers workshop is located within the gallery, you can watch her design and make beautiful jewellery. All items are unique...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My American Visitor and I were on a leisurely loop day tour from Cairns when we happened upon the little hamlet of Tolga and this fabulous little gallery. Easy access. Great customer service. Beautiful, beautiful lovingly handcrafted pieces by artisans who are passionate about their...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great gifts and artwork from local artisans. If you are in the region, it is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank franciskinder
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Really beautiful jewelry and some super amazing art work to see too. Aura and Laurence were very helpful in guiding me towards the right type of purchase I needed for gifts. I felt like I was really being taken care of by two incredibly passionate...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MrAdventureDan
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I attended a weekend jewellery course at Rainforest Gems recently. It was fabulous. I learn exactly what I needed to start making my own jewellery, and enjoyed every minute. In the two days I went from having no experience at all, to walking away feeling...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RoseD33
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The whole experience was a pleasure.(Who does not enjoy hunting for a birthday present!) The shop is modern, open and uncluttered while displaying some local artists work for sale as well as their own beautiful jewellery. Laurence was friendly, welcoming and interesting.He was happy to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank elmirelys
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After visiting another ''gem-shop'' I was quite sceptical to enter another one. I am so pleased I did. A beautifull store with all Australian stones and diversity! An owner who loves his work and shows beautifull handkraft. He took all the time to explain the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Laurence J, Owner at Rainforest Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We pride ourselves having a beautiful gallery and everything is made in Australia, by the regions top artisans. All the jewellery is made in the gallery, I polish the gemstones and Aura is the Jeweller/Silversmith.

Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of jewelry plus local manufactured items. The owners are friendly plus they have a great product knowledge. For something different definetly make sure you visit Rainforest Gems.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

i came in for some polishing tips, Laurence and his wife are absolutely lovely to deal with and knew so much about jewellery. it was pleasure been shown new techniques. Highly recommend. Their gallery is beautiful, you will not be disappointed. Look forward to meting...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Rainforest Gems on our way to Cairns, because we wanted to have a look at opals. They explained us everything about opals very nicely and the opal jewlery was beautiful. But this shop is also about wood objects, paintings, and other kinds...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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