Tues – Fri  11.00am – 5.00pm
Sat  11.00am – 3.00pm
Closed Sun, Mon, and public holidays. Open by appointment. Contact Caroline 021 0430 533.

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249 Moorhouse Avenue
New Zealand
+64 3 366 3893

Director  / Caroline Billing +64 (0)21 0430 533

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All prices on the website are in NZ$. We accept Visa and Mastercard, PayPal, and direct credit. Laybys (payment plans) are available and we are a member of MyArt – interest-free NZ art loans. Please note some prices are subject to change and availability of works may vary, especially works from past exhibitions. Contact the gallery for further information or a quote.  We welcome commission enquiries.
The gallery has a no refund policy for change-of-mind purchases.  We offer exchanges or credit if the item is returned in perfect condition within 10 days of purchase.  Remaining balances are left as a credit.

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Kia Ora, Welcome

The National is a dealer gallery in Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, owned by Director Caroline Billing. The gallery specialises in contemporary jewellery from New Zealand and solo exhibitions by a select group of international jewellery artists. Since the gallery’s relocation and expansion in 2018, the annual exhibition programme now includes sculpture and object-based works across other media.


Billing is committed to showcasing both established and emerging artists, with a particular focus on solo exhibitions of new work. Since opening in 2004, The National has played a vital role in nurturing the development of contemporary jewellery in New Zealand, creating links to international practice and offering opportunities for experimentation and critical development in the field. The expansion of the gallery’s space and increasing reputation has seen the addition of ambitious collaborative projects and curated group exhibitions to the programme.