Beautifully handcrafted wooden jewellery and homewares.

Kerikeri, New Zealand 985 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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Beautifully handcrafted wooden jewellery and homewares.

Kerikeri, New Zealand | 985 Sales

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Gwyneth Hulse Design

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Gwyneth Hulse Design


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Just when I'm starting to feel depressed about the winter weather these babies start ripening. Manderines your timing is perfect.

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Jewellery stand = an area of calm.
Carve out a small space for you to relax in, and let natural materials help set the scene.

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Gwyneth Hulse Design

Gwyneth Hulse Design is a boutique woodwork business in Kerikeri. Our products are simple, modern and natural. We take beautiful New Zealand timbers and hand work them into stunningly crafted pieces.

We are a small family business. Initially, Gwyneth began working with wood in order to save native timber off-cuts from the fire box and from a desire to create personal items of style in her home. But it soon became apparent that this was more than a passing project and in 2014, out of the backyard shed, it developed into a business. Husband Dave, brings a background in engineering, while Gwyneth’s expertise is in design.

All of our jewellery and homeware is created from native New Zealand timber: Rewarewa, Rimu, Kāuri, Tōtara, and Pōhutukawa. Our designs are based on the modernist principles of simplicity, geometry and the celebration of natural materials. Due to the uniqueness of each piece of wood and the handmade process, no two objects are quite alike.

Working with the environment is a very important core value for Gwyneth Hulse Design. As a small business, Gwyneth and Dave inject their own personality and lifestyle into their products and have created a healthy environment for their family. Furthermore, working with such a precious medium, carries an ethical responsibility to act in a sustainable manner.

We make informed choices when purchasing wood for products. We feel it is important for customers to know how our products are made, what they are made of and where those materials have come from. We wish to have a positive impact on others and the planet, by offering beautifully handmade alternatives to mass-produced products which people can value and care for.

Here are a few things we do to act in a sustainable way:

• Minimise waste by turning as many off cuts as possible into usable items
• Source all of our wood locally and sustainably
• Use air dried timber to avoid kiln energy
• Limit packaging and when possible reuse materials
• Use natural finishes

Shop members

  • Gwyneth Hulse

    Owner, Creator

    I am the details person and do most of the designing, painting and finishing of items.

  • Dave

    Owner, Creator

    I come from an engineering background and am responsible for the slicing and dicing of wood, as well as maintaining equipment.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 30, 2018
Thank you for visiting Gwyneth Hulse Design Etsy shop. We hope you enjoy looking at our products. Due to the handmade process and the unique nature of the wood, minor variations will occur. Please allow for slight differences between the photo and the product that you receive. If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Please contact us if there is a problem and we will do our best to sort it out.
Payments must be received within 2 days of purchase.
Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.
Please take note of our Christmas Shipping Dates.
Orders must be placed before these dates if you would like your item delivered in time for Christmas.
New Zealand: Courier, Monday 17 December
Australia: Standard Air Mail, Monday 1 December
Rest of world: Friday 29 November

Shipping within NZ is 1-3 working days.
Shipping to Australia is 3-8 working days.
Shipping to the rest of the world is 6-13 working days.
These are the official shipping estimates provided by NZ Post. Please be aware that items often take longer than expected to be delivered.

All international orders are sent through NZ Post - Our default shipping for international orders is untracked. If in doubt, please contact us about shipping upgrades.

If your postal address is different to the addressed listed with Etsy please let us know in the Notes to Sellers section of your order. Otherwise we will always use the address Etsy gives us.

Unclaimed orders that are returned to us will be re-sent after payment for the second shipping is received.

If you live in the UK here is a link to more info about customs fees:

In the unlikely event that your parcel does not reach you we will need to lodge a missing parcel notification with NZ Post. This process often takes a couple of weeks. Only after this has been completed can we refund or replace an item.