AFLAME CREATIONS JEWELRY INC.
The handmade designs of jeweller Megan Archer, can be found Saturdays at the Seaport Farmers’ Market. Her pendants and earrings are made of enamelled copper. “My work has a sort of antique, organic feel—lots of trees, leaves, birds, feathers, some oceany and nautical stuff, as well as a yoga-themed collection,” she explains.
CHARM DIAMOND CENTRES
The locally founded—in Dartmouth in 1972—Charm is the largest independently owned jewellery outlet in Canada. It offers Canadian diamonds and an excellent selection of engagement rings from under $300 up through five grand.
Mic Mac Mall, 21 Mic Mac Boulevard, 902-469-0430 140 Portland Street, 902-463-7177, Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Road, 902-455-0168, charmdiamondcentres.com
FAWCETT’S FINE JEWELLERY
Glen Fawcett has 40-plus years of experience as a goldsmith, jewellery designer and Gemmological Institute of America grad. Together with goldsmith/designer laine Pengelly, he makes Fawcett’s a place for brides, grooms and other lovers of creative, quality jewellery to find pieces that suit their taste and style.
1447 South Park Street, 902-425-3001, fawcetts.ca
Whether you’re looking for a Celtic Knot bands, something more traditional in platinum or diamond or a personal design, Fireworks, a multiple award-winner in the Best of Halifax readers’ poll, has been a destination for complete unique jewellery for nearly 40 years. Sterling, gold, diamonds, gemstones, Fireworks does repairs, restorations and custom work.
1569 Barrington Street, 902-420-1735, fireworksgallery.com
FRIDA FINE JEWELLERY
Whether you prefer traditional or non-traditional, whether inspired by an Edwardian-era platinum and diamond ring, a beautiful classic Halo or an exclusive signature creation, Frida considers it both a privilege and responsibility to ensure your inspiration becomes reality. Working within each client’s budget, Frida offers a bespoke service where not only is the design of the ring handmade to your specifications, so, too, your choice of diamond or gemstone is equally individual. Frida, where the art of innovative design and craftsmanship is truly celebrated.
1477 Lower Water Street, Bishop’s Landing, 902-492-2947, frida.ca
Wolfville-born goldsmith Dana Grund schooled in BC, apprenticed in Alberta and now has his own shop where he can provide you with unique and creative wedding rings and wearable art you have a hand in making, where your style informs his work.
15 King’s Wharf Place, Suite 105, 902-406-0077, grund.ca
JAMES BRADSHAW JEWELLERY DESIGN STUDIO
Jim Bradshaw has been a practicing goldsmith for 40 years and has an expansive expertise and knowledge of jewellery.
1551 Birmingham Street, 902-425-0121, jamesbradshawgoldsmith.com
Open Pandora’s jewellery box and you’ll find tons of beautiful things—bracelets, necklaces, earrings, charms and, of course, rings. This popular chain is a great spot to plan your wedding day bling, or to scope out thank you gifts for your wedding party.
Mic Mac Mall, 21 Mic Mac Boulevard, 902-405-4616
Halifax Shopping Centre, 7000 Mumford Road, 902-407-3624
SEPTEMBER’S SHINE BRIDAL
A Nova Scotia-based online shop for bridal accessories, September’s Shine gives you the boutique experience without having to leave you couch/bed/kitchen table. Browse the site and find earrings, bracelets, rings, veils, clutches, cover-ups and other sparkling details from brands like Sara Gabriel, Karolina Keeler and Justine M. Couture.
TOUCH OF GOLD
For more than 30 years, Touch of Gold has offered a range of styles and products, from classic and traditional diamond jewellery to modern pieces. They carry engagement rings, wedding bands and engagement watches, and can do custom pieces as well.
Spring Garden Place, 5640 Spring Garden Place, 902-423-5600, touchofgold.ca
Trinity boasts a designer goldsmith with more than 15 years of experience working with platinum, gold, silver, diamonds and gemstones. Choose from trios, solitaires, in gold and silver, as well as platinum and engagement rings, a host of choices in all categories.
6226 Quinpool Road, 902-431-7900, trinityjewellers.com
The Vault has been showcasing designer hand-crafted jewellery for over 25 years, an eclectic mix of affordable Canadian and international jewellery. Seasonal designer bling and fashion-friendly wristwatches make any outfit sparkle.
5640 Spring Garden Road and Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Road, 902-425-3624, thevaultjewelry.ca