Rainforest Gems Gallery is a stunning gallery set in a lovely garden of tropical shrubs and flowers which showcases beautiful handcraft made by the region’s top artisans, including Jewellery, Glass, Artwork, Pottery, Wood.
The gallery is located in Tolga on the spectacular Atherton Tablelands, a scenic tropical drive one and quarter hours from Cairns, one and half hours from Port Douglas, or 45 minutes from Kuranda.
Discover beautiful ceramic bowls, vases and dishes with glazes inspired by early Middle Eastern and Persian cultures featuring copper and silver lustre. Spectacular glass animals, vases and platters. Trees made from twisted aluminium wire.
Stunning wall hangings of animals, birds and reptiles made with colourful glass set behind stainless steel. Beautiful hand painted silk scarves, handmade cards, carved wood bowls, platters and jewellery boxes. Artwork by several indigenous artists.
Aura Jones, their Jeweller/Silversmith makes all the jewellery, in her workshop located within the gallery. You can see her working – designing beautiful jewellery, polishing gemstones, soldering and preparing work for casting. Aura’s work is inspired by nature and features Australian Gemstones and Argentium Silver.
Australian gemstones used in the jewellery include opal, boulder opal, chrysoprase, mookaite, amethyst, topaz, tourmaline, citrine, prehnite and zebra stone.