For everyone who loves Australian opal


In the picturesque locale of Crafers, South Australia a pine tree was carefully selected in January 2021. The wood was cut into premium 3cm thick pine slabs and has been slowly drying, waiting for the right moment to turn it into something beautiful for our customers.

We are happy to announce the wait is finally over and we are expanding our product offerings to include clocks and cheeseboards with inlayed Australian crystal or white opal slices/chips. Each of our handcrafted pieces is designed with care and attention to detail. Designs include soaring birds, dog/cat paw prints, fish, sailing boat, pi symbol, love hearts and Australia map to suit varying interests and passions.

We have coated our boards with liquid beeswax a more natural, food safe coating.

A range of sizes of cheeseboards, from 30 x 21.5 cm to 61.5 x 21.5 cm, are available to suit home, caravan, and the occasion whether it be nibbles for two or a small get to together with friends.

To care for your cheeseboard we suggest:

  • Avoid cutting on the resin/opal design. The resin is very hard and will blunt your knife.
  • Wipe clean with a small amount of water and mild soap, avoid immersing the board in water. Hand wash only ie. do not clean them in a dishwasher.
  • To maintain the original appearance, wipe the dry surface using a lint free cloth with a food safe oil eg. beeswax, butcher block oil or raw linseed.
  • Do not use olive oil or vegetable oil as these will become rancid.
  • To remove stubborn stains, sprinkle your board with salt and rub the salt in the board with half a lemon/lime. The salt is a natural scrub, and the lemon/lime is a natural deodoriser/disinfectant.


Hope you enjoy our new product line as much as we have enjoyed making them <3 
As always our products boast both elegance and Australian authenticity.

See you soon!

- River Gemz Family




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