Welcome to carving bone!
Traditional and contemporary
jewellery from Aotearoa New Zealand.
whale tails tohora
Treasured Taonga
Traditional and contemporary creations.
Hei Matau Fish hook carving
New Zealand Paua
Native Abalone shell jewellery
paua shell necklace
Stunning Simplicity
Hei Toki carvings maori taonga traditional jewellery
Outstanding craftsmanship
modern Hei Toki contemporary pendant with string lashing
Style and Traditions
detail Manaia Koru necklace
Custom Creations
carving necklace pendant jewelry jewellery by Stephan Gilberg Nelson New Zealand

Kia Ora! Welcome to carving bone!

Hand crafted traditonal and contemporary bone carving and shell jewellery from Nelson / Aotearoa / New Zealand.

I hope you enjoy this website and get drawn into the world of beautiful Bone and Paua shell carving!

You will find bone carvings for sale, video tuition and lots of info here and you are most welcome to contact me to discuss custom work!

I sell directly via my website and enjoy creating custom bone carvings, paua shell jewellery and unique designs.

My work has also been on display and for sale in following outstanding galleries:

  • The Te Papa Store / Te Papa Tongarewa National Museum of New Zealand in Wellington

  • The World of Wearable Arts Museum in Nelson

  • Real Aotearoa Galleries in Auckland and Wellington

  • Cool Store Gallery in Mapua

  • Henry Corbett&Co in Watsons Bay / Sydney


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