AFLAME CREATIONS INC
The handmade designs of jeweller Megan Archer, can be found on the weekends at the Seaport market. Her pendants and earrings are made of enameled copper and she will do custom work by request, with rings and brooches to come. "My work has a sort of antique, organic feel---lots of trees, leaves, birds, feathers, some ocean-y/nautical stuff, as well as a yoga-themed collection," she explains. All pieces are between $25-$35.
With a huge selection of gorgeous jewellery to tempt you, you can also create a bridal registry with Birks to build your list of desired wedding gifts. A Birks representative can help you to find the items you want most and you’ll be eligible for special offers from the company.
Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Road, 454-8621
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, 469-0430 140 Portland Street, 463-7177, Halifax Shopping Centre, 7001 Mumford Road, 455-0168
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, 420-1735
FRIDA CUSTOM JEWELLERY
If you're drawn to impeccable artistry then Frida is for you. Working with a team of master goldsmiths and stone setters, Frida offers a bespoke design service with a commitment to beauty, quality and design.
1477 Lower Water Street, Bishop's Landing, 492-2947
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.
2697 Robie Street, 406-0077
JAMES BRADSHAW JEWELLERY DESIGN STUDIO
Jim Bradshaw has been a practicing goldsmith for more than 37 years and has an expansive expertise and knowledge of jewellery. He creates custom pieces, each designed and built using a lost-wax casting process, in his shop on Birmingham Street. Rings start at $700, with the average being at $1,000, all priced by weight.
1551 Birmingham Street, 425-0121
An intimate and tasteful jewellery emporium in Bishop’s Landing offering jewels, rings and a multitude of stylish creations.
Bishop's Landing, 1475 Lower Water, Nova Scotia 420-0450 bishopslanding.com/shops/pearl-city
Splurge has a lot of hats and headpieces, as well as an enormous selection of jewellery, with two walls of earrings, classified by style, the bronze separate from the silver, making finding the ideal choice to go with your dress and easy task.
Park Mall, 5657 Spring Garden 420-9530 www.splurgehandbags.com
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, 423-5600
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, 431-7900