About Us

Where We are Located

We are based in the Manawatu-Whanganui area of the North Island. We do, however, deliver our leadlights nationwide.

A Short History of Leadlight World Ltd

Leadlight World Ltd is a small leadlighting business that has been hand-crafting high quality leadlights for decades. The business was established as a NZ limited company back in 1995 by its founder, Janet Kight, who had been operating the business a few years prior to it becoming a limited company. The business is now owned and operated by Sophie Gilchrist.

Our Wonderful Customers

We have been blessed to work with so many amazing customers over the years! We feel so humbled and honoured by reading all of the wonderful feedback and testimonies that we have received over the years.

Operating for Over 25 Years

We at Leadlight World Ltd have gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience with modern leadlighting over the years since we were first establishment in 1995.

100% NZ Owned and Operated

We are proud to be a small business that is 100% New Zealand owned and operated!

Modern Leadlighting is Rare in NZ

Leadlight World Ltd is unique in that is one of the extremely few leadlighting/stained glass businesses in NZ that use the the modern leadlighting method.

Meet the Artist/Owner

"Hello! I am Sophie Gilchrist, the artist and owner of Leadlight World Ltd.
When I am not working for Leadlight World Ltd, or artistically creating something in my spare time, then I am most likely curled up in some remote nook somewhere with a good book, a steaming cup of hot chocolate, and either a cat or a dog (usually both) to keep me company.

Sophie Gilchrist