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Darryn Rae Carving

Darryn Rae is a Cromwell based artist, carving wood, bone & stone. Creating handmade pieces to treasure.

Darryn Rae is a highly skilled stone carver known for his exceptional craftsmanship and intricate designs.

Specialising in pounamu (also known as greenstone), Darryn has a passion for this stone given its cultural significance, natural beauty, strength and durability. Darryn’s work often incorporates Māori symbols to preserve and celebrate tradition and heritage.

Operating out of his workshop and gallery located in the Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Darryn gives visitors the opportunity to get up, close, and personal with the craftsman in action.

The ‘Carve Your Own’ sessions are truly unique, from learning about the history of pounamu, to developing your own idea and design, to carving your creation under expert tutorage. A once in a lifetime experience!


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