Whether you buy jewellery because it's fun to wear or you want to gift it to somebody or you want to make an investment, you need something that gives you the best bang (or ping) for your buck. Buying your jewellery, therefore, from a store that has a good track record and is held in high regard is a good place to start your search for quest. Now the connoisseur has put together a list of 10 jewellery stores that we deem among the best in Kingston. Here goes...
Bijoux provides the finest quality in jewelry, scents and accessories from the world's most recognized craftsmen. Rolex, Breitling, Omega, Tag heuer, Chopard, Movado and Michael Kors are some of the brands housed by Bijoux. In addition to fine jewelry they stock perfumes, crystals and cameras. One customer gave 5 stars but nontheless had a warning for shoppers: "Great selection of jewellery and watches, but don't go during a Christmas holiday rush."
Open: Mon - Sat: 10am to 6pm
American Jewellery Company Limited (AJC) is a well-established, family owned company operating in Jamaica for over 35 years. American Jewellery are dealers and makers of fine Jewellery in Jamaica. They stock fine gold & silver jewellery, cologne, electronics and PC's. In general, reviews are positive. This customer didn't get what she wanted, but...: "They didn't have the phone case,what i looking for at their tech store but the customer service was exceptional..."
Open: Mon - Thu: 10am to 6.30pm; Fri - Sat: 10am to 7pm.
Address: Shop 11, Mall Plaza, 20 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 926-6062
Royale sells a wide range of finely crafted jewellery at an affordable price. Their pieces are exquisitely designed and suitable for birthday gifts, engagements, weddings, anniversaries or general keep sakes. They also offer repair services to aid in the upkeep of jewellery you hold dear. Their stock also includes top notch appliances and electronics to suite a wide range of customers.
Open: Mon - Thu: 10am to 6pm; Fri - Sat: 10am to 7pm.
Swiss Stores opened in 1935 specializing in jewelry and watches. They have a watch repair workshop with the latest electronic equipment, thousands of original spare parts in stock and are approved by the brands they sell. Their watchmakers are trained in Switzerland and are kept up to date with the latest technologies. One customer commented: "Truly a Swiss experience...and this is coming from someone who is actually from Zurich! Bonus points for free (fast) wifi."
Open: Mon - Fri: 10am to 5pm; Sat: 11am to 4pm; Closed Sundays.
Goldmine Jewellers Offering a unique selection of fine jewellery, watches, fragrances and handbags. Goldmine Jewellers has been one of the premier jewellery stores in Jamaica since 1994. They offer a wide selection of fine gold and silver jewellery, watches, fragrances, handbags and other gift items. Some of their brands include Guess, Anne Klein, Kenneth Cole, Fossil, Movado, Michael Kors, DKNY, Coach, ALDO, Tory Burch and Dooney & Bourke.
Open: Mon - Sat: 10am to 7pm.
Pavilion deals in jewelry and watches. They deal in Armitron, authentic fossil, bridal collection, male bands, DKNY. Also cellphones and accessories, car audio, speakers, radios and amplifiers. They get mostly positive reviews, one satisfied customer left this review: "Friendly staff, decent prices. 2 big purchases made and there will be a third."
Open: Mon - Thu: 10.30am to 6.30pm; Fri - Sat: 10.30am to 7pm.
Address: Shop # 8 The Springs Plaza,17 Constant Spring Road, Kingston
Phone: (876) 283-1716
"Artists aren’t made, they are born", says designer Duane Bennett, the creative force behind Rêve Jewellery & Accessories. Reve Jewellers started in February 2009 and is perhaps Jamaica's #1 Original handmade Jewellery brand for Bold, Quality Products & Services. They have won several awards over the years. They design and stock Earrings (CLIP Ons/Silver/Gold hooks), Bracelets, Cuffs & Anklets, Necklaces, Brooches, Rings among other items.
Open: Mon - Sat: 11am to 7pm; Sun: 12noon to 6pm.
Address: Shop#13 Devon House, 26 Hope Road, Kingston 10
Phone: (876) 908-2498
The Olive Gem is a mix of modern, edgy silver jewelry; bringing a unique balance of handcrafted adornments and fashionable accessories, to suit your every occasion. The Olive Gem Jewellery Co can do Repairs to jewelery on spot. The Olive Gem Jewellery Co offers Gold & Silver Jewellery, Bracelets, Necklaces and Rings all design of Jewellery.
Open: Mon - Wed: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm; Thu: 9.30 am to 1 pm; Fri - Sat: 9.30 am - 5.00 pm.
Ab-Tad Jewellers was founded in November 2013. They offer unique ceramic, stainless steel, sterling silver, tungsten carbide, titanium and fabric jewelry pieces. Ab-Tad offers wrist and pocket watches, bracelets, chains, necklaces, body chains, pendants, rings, earrings, cartilage rings and cuffs (clip-on), and body jewellery. Custom pieces can also be created. You can supply the style and they will replicate it.
Open: Mon - Fri: 8am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 5pm.
Address: Kgn 18 (No physical store)
Phone: (876) 871-6640
Islandgems claims to be committed to manufacturing and trading high quality semi-precious Gemstone Jewelry with excellent grade Sterling Silver pieces and cultured and fresh water pearl ensembles. Products include Bridal Jewelry, Custom Jewelry, Engagement Rings, Gemstones, Jewelry Armoires, Necklaces and Watches.
Open: Mon - Sat: 10am to 6pm; Sat: 10am to 4pm.