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Tokerau Jim

Po Box 293, 0293, Cook Islands
+682 24 305
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Worth a look

Tokerau Jim carves pearls and the carving is exceptionally fine. Its not to my taste as I think it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful pieces

The carvings are just beautiful and they have pieces starting at $8NZ so you can find something in... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
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Po Box 293, 0293, Cook Islands
+682 24 305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tokerau Jim carves pearls and the carving is exceptionally fine. Its not to my taste as I think it detracts from the pearls but I was intrigued to see the results and I can definitely appreciate the quality and detail in the carving. He also...More

Thank kiwiinbelgium
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The carvings are just beautiful and they have pieces starting at $8NZ so you can find something in your range. It is worth going for a look even if you don't plan to buy. They also sell black pearls. (They do not start at $8)....More

Thank legallyred
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We fell in love with Tokerau Jim's work. His carvings on the black lipped pearl shell are beautiful. The symbols used are wonderful. he has a shop and is at the markets on Saturday, where he does the engraving (of people's name's on purchased jewellery)....More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I popped into Tokerau Jim's while driving into Muri Beach. It is a lovely shop, with a great selection of merchandise. However, despite walking around and looking at numerous displays of pearls I got no help, suggestions or even a hello, from either of the...More

Thank nmeas1
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I went to Tokerau Jim's on my first day on the Cook Islands and really had no means of comparison, but by the end of the week after seeing many other shops, this place had some of the most intricate carvings on shells, and the...More

1  Thank alkeni
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I purchased 2 pearls for myself and daughter and had him engrave on both. It turned out beautiful and my daughter is over the moon. I also purchase a shell engraved pendent that he put my other daughters name on the back and she was...More

1  Thank 921lucillec
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Tokerau Jim is amazing and his craftsmanship is to be admired. They were so helpful as my husband can be a little picky but now Tokerau Jim has made two pieces for him and he always gets comments on how nice they are.

Thank travellingtakesme
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was our 2nd visit to Rarotonga and we made a bee line for Toerau Jims. Beautiful craftmanship and stunning pieces.

Thank fivescotts
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Amazing to see the intricate work that goes into the carving and also hear the tribal stories behind each piece

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Well worth a visit for really unique jewellery and gifts. I found Tokerau Jim Design through trip advisor when planning a trip to Rarotonga for my wife and I's 30th Wedding Anniversary. I wanted a unique gift for my wife, Tina, so contacted them via...More

Thank Jonathan C
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Response from fivescotts | Reviewed this property |
My husband brought me a necklace at Tokerau Jims a few years ago, unfortunately I dropped it a month ago and broke it. My daughter simply contated them on line, sent a photo of my necklace and asked them to make another one... More