Jewellers, greenstone & bone carvers
Label- T&L Jewellery

Leonie and husband Terry emigrated to Auckland  NZ from the UK In 1972. They became NZ citizens in 1988 and have 2 NZ born adult children.

They became interested in rocks, stones, and minerals about 15 years ago, joined the North Shore Rockhound Club n Auckland, and learnt how to cut and polish stones which is known as ‘lapidary’ Moved to Whangarei in 2003 and joined the Whangarei Rock and Gemstone Club.

They have sold their work at “The Dunkleys Great New Zealand Craft Show” in Auckland, Craftworld at Westgate, Auckland, and many Gem and Mineral shows around Auckland, including the National Gem and Mineral show when it was hosted by the North Shore Rockhound Club in 2000.

Terry carves in Nephrite Jade which is also known as Greenstone and Poumanu. Leonie tumble polishes stones and makes jewellery with Paua Shell and with hand carved and tumbled polished stones.