Your sweetheart presents you with a bit of velvet box. Your palms are sweating, your heart is racing, and you’re beginning to wonder whether this is it. You open the package slowly, revealing a set of earrings.
Wearing a little sparkling bling is enough to make people feel like a million bucks, and a little glitter can immediately transform an appearance from zero to a hero. Fortunately for us, an exceptionally brilliant group of designers and jewellery shops on hand distribute all the goods.
If you’re searching for a specific ring, a present for a loved one, or just some bling for yourself, here are some of our choices for the best jewellery shop in Christchurch.
TopJewellery Shops In Christchurch
- Petersens Jewellers Merivale – the pioneer jewellery business in Christchurch
- Filigree – specializes in bespoke classic or modern styles
- Partridge Jewellers – the leading source of excellent jewellery
- Westende Jewellers – a beautiful collection of exquisite jewellery
- Canterbury Jewellers Ltd – employs the most up-to-date jewellery design technologies
- Marc Bendall | Christchurch Jewellers – skilled and talented individuals
- Rowena Watson Jewellers – an extensive range of silver and gold
1. Petersens Jewellers Merivale
Peter Morrison owns Petersens Jewellers Merivale, Christchurch’s oldest jewellery store. It is nestled away on New Regent Street. It serves the local population with the best jewellery, diamond rings, and timepieces. With over 150 years of experience, the business has remained dedicated to carrying out family traditions with the highest care and skill.
Their concept revolves around offering high-quality jewellery at a reasonable price. They have extensive silver, gold, and diamond jewellery collections meticulously cared for by their expert crew. Aside from that, they offer repair and maintenance services for antiques as well as modern-styled products.
Address: 121 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch 8014
Phone: (643) 355-5780
“Petersen’s Jewellers goes above and above to provide excellent customer service, and they stand behind the products they provide — highly recommended.” — Iain Hunt.
Filigree has been servicing the Christchurch area for the past two decades. It has been considered an iconic character in the jewellery industry. Its fascinating collection of handcrafted jewellery has commanded the confidence and esteem of the community since its inception in 2005. Entering their shop transports you to a world of one-of-a-kind treasures decorated with elegant décor and a stylish ambience. It specializes in antiques and vintage jewellery, as well as new jewellery designs.
Address: 447 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023
Phone: (643) 374-5143
“Excellent service; ordered a pair of earrings as a last-minute birthday present; they arrived the next day and are stunning. Beautiful jewellery and a fantastic team.” Colin Nunweek
3. Partridge Jewellers
The proprietors of Partridge Jewellers are the sixth generation of jewellers in the Partridge family. They have several branches strategically located around Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown, and Christchurch, indicating that they have been in business for a long time. The jewellery store is a New Zealand Jewellers and Watchmakers Association member, which guarantees that they meet and exceed expectations. They are determined to build their business as a top distributor of high-quality, expensive jewellery.
Address: 129 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041
Phone: (643) 348-0825
“My husband worked with Tina and found me the most stunning ring that matched my personality perfectly. She is a true professional, knowledgeable, and has an excellent eye for detail. Thank you, Tina, for everything; we certainly believe Partridges is of exceptional quality!” Laura Anne’s
4. Westende Jewellers
Westende Jewellers is a family-owned and operated business in Central Christchurch that has been in operation for almost 50 years. The Westende Jewellers team comprises pleasant and skilled individuals who all have excellent talents and a love of both old and modern jewellery.
They provide a comprehensive variety of Jewellery and Watch Repair Services. They may also have their prized possessions appraised for insurance replacement. In addition, they can work with your insurance company to replace lost/stolen goods from our vast collection of New and Vintage Antique Jewellery.
Address: 421 Colombo St, Sydenham Christchurch
Phone: 03 366-5475
“We needed to get wedding bands but had no idea what we wanted. Andrew was able to walk us through our selections and show us a diverse selection of bands. We were pleased with our purchase and valued Andrew’s time with us.” T&L Bake
5. Canterbury Jewellers
Canterbury Jewellers provide the highest level of craftsmanship. Canterbury Jewellers has been supplying the trade and those in the know for over 35 years, earning a reputation as one of Christchurch’s premier handcrafted jewellery producers. Nowadays, anyone may walk in and talk about their problems or get some advice. Canterbury Jewellers is entirely able to create anything you have your heart set on, thanks to our skilled and certified on-site jewellers and modern workshop.
Address: 73 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
“South island’s finest jewellers.” Joszef Babaz
6. Marc Bendall | Christchurch Jewellers
Marc Bendall is a bespoke jewellery designer and maker of diamond engagement rings, diamond rings, wedding rings, coloured gemstone rings, custom-made rings, customized rings, remodelling rings, and beautiful carat gold and sterling silver chains, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings, and pendants. They offer contemporary showroom creations and beautiful bespoke designs. They can even transform sentimental objects into wearable jewels through jewellery remodelling.
Address: 95 Main Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
“Marc and Catherine went above and beyond to design my ring exactly what I wanted. They were extremely patient with me and kept me updated every step of the way. Marc’s expertise shines through in the smallest of details, resulting in stunning, beautiful work. Thank you a lot” Nicky O’Sullivan and Ellie Moe
7. Rowena Watson Jewellers
Rowena Watson Jewellers has been in business since 1993 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The shop specializes in mid-century Scandinavian enamel and sterling jewellery, as well as a large selection of pounamu carvings from all around Aotearoa. They provide a large piece of sterling silver and gold jewellery in 9 and 14 carats.
Rowena collects her jewels by travelling to the various gem shows across the world. They have a large selection of beads, findings, and threads to satisfy your jewellery-making requirements. They also provide jewellery repair services, such as rethreading, re-knotting, and ring resizing, so you can keep wearing your favourite items.
Address: 9 New Regent Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
“A lovely store that I like visiting. I adore the shine of the shop (particularly in the winter) and the beauty of Rowena’s jewels; the varied styles; and the fact that you may spend a little or a lot. A wonderful site to shop for gifts for oneself as well as for friends and family. It comes highly recommended.” Tammy Wells