Fine jewellery – be it gold, diamonds or precious stones – make the perfect gift for Mamas (take note, Papas!), but they can also be a little intimidating given the variety of jewellery shops in Hong Kong. Fret not, read on for our list of where to buy fine jewellery in Hong Kong.
If you want to treat the strong, independent women in your life (or yourself!), there are few better things than jewellery. From elaborate designs to everyday dainty pieces, we’ve got you covered. But shopping for a special occasion or fine jewellery can be a little overwhelming, so to help you navigate the world of gold, silver and diamonds, we’ve rounded up the best places to buy jewellery in Hong Kong to flaunt for your next date night!
Austy Lee Art Jewellery – Celebrity-endorsed, award-winning fine jewellery based in Hong Kong
The ethos, “When Jewellery is Psychadelic Art”, drives Austy Lee’s Art Jewellery style and material choices. Utilising rare gemstones and historic references from deco to punk, Viking mythology to ancient Japan, these creations are certain to draw the right kind of attention. Each piece is a hypnotically stunning, contemporary and distinct piece of art. A firm celebrity favourite and sure to become the place to go for your next fashion-forward ring, necklace or earrings.
Cindy Chao – Art jeweller with designs inspired by elements of nature
Holding the belief that every piece of fine jewellery should be a miniature work of art, award-winning creator, Cindy Chao takes pride in breaking creative boundaries. Her designs are heavily inspired by elements of nature and have been worn by the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker. Needless to say, Cindy’s two signatures — the museum-calibre Black Label Masterpieces with numbered, technically challenging pieces and the White Label Collection — are highly sought after by connoisseurs. Don’t forget to book an appointment in advance at her Central showroom to see what else is in store.
Ellis Jewellery – Shop one-of-a-kind rings, statement jewellery pieces and more
Ellis Jewellery is a family-owned business operating in Hong Kong for over 45 years and with wonderful customer service and extensive experience in jewellery production, it is easy to see why customers return over and over. Whether you are looking for a one-of-a-kind engagement ring, to bring a family heirloom to life with remodelling or perhaps have a piece in need of repair or maintenance, Ellis Jewellery has the expertise to guarantee your piece will be treasured for a lifetime.
HN Jewelry – Diamond rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces
This third generation, Hong Kong fine jeweller is the place to go for diamond rings, earrings, bracelets or necklaces. Bespoke engagement and wedding rings are made to your design concept and budget, selecting the perfect gem and precious metal for your design. The signature ‘Marquise’ collection, with rings and earrings featuring elegantly shaped diamonds and gemstones and wrapped in the HN distinct packaging, is sure to impress the lady in your life.
John Hardy – Balinese craftspeople creating hand-made jewellery
Inspired by Balinese jewellery-making culture and traditions, John Hardy specialises in making carefully handcrafted jewellery with skills and methods that go back generations including communal chain-weaving, hand-hammering and carving. Here you’ll find a selection of chains (we love the versatility of the Transformable collection) and gemstones that’ll suit anyone’s style. Plus, each one is ethically-sourced and sustainably-made by one of over 500 multi-generational craftspeople, one of the largest employer’s on the island of Bali.
Kajal Naina – Fine jewellery that tells a story
Whether you are after an individual custom-made piece, a beautiful recreation of older jewellery or a unique option from one of her collections, Kajal Naina has you covered. Her fine jewellery pieces take reference from her Nepalese background with symbology, Hindu culture, birthstones and colours ensuring each piece is meaningful and empowers the person that wears it. As a mum of three daughters, her stunning ‘You and I’ collection is a perfect representation of a mother’s unconditional love, designed to be shared with your little one. An ideal Mother’s Day present!
Lark & Berry – Fine jewellery with cultured diamonds and stones
Inspired by her grandmother’s jewels, Lark & Berry was founded with sustainability and a clear conscious in mind. The environmental and people cost associated with mined diamonds is significant and cultured diamonds that instead plant trees per diamond purchased and create eco-jobs in the poorest of communities, deliver on Lark & Berry’s ethos. The pieces are covetable cool, designed to be worn and enjoyed and include 14-karat, 18-karat gold and platinum metals. Sign up to the Luxury Rewards program to receive exclusive rewards and discounts off your purchases.
Lark & Berry, www.larkandberry.com
Niya K – Ethically-sourced bespoke fine jewellery
This husband and wife team, Jimit and Niyati, bring a wealth of design and industry experience to your hunt for the perfect bespoke piece. Even the vaguest of design ideas will be transformed into an extraordinary piece. With all diamonds sourced from ethical suppliers, ensuring they are conflict free, and each stone personally checked, every piece of fine jewellery will be perfect for the wearer. Niya K also offers customisation on its ready-to-wear creations including children’s jewellery.
Nyrelle – 100% traceable fine jewellery for the conscious collector
Fine jeweller Nyrelle’s brand story is to ensure all circularity of its pieces. From sourcing only KP-certified conflict-free diamonds and traceable gems to the use of recycled gold and working with partners that provide fair wages and safe working conditions, you can be assured purchasing a piece from Nyrelle will feel good as well as look good. With its lifetime buyback program and warranty on fair wear and tear, you can also rest assured you will enjoy wearing your jewellery each and every day!
Qeelin – Fine jewellery inspired by Chinese heritage and symbolism
Dennis Chan, the accomplished creator and founder of Qeelin, draws from Chinese cultural heritage and symbolism, utilising a contemporary aesthetic to design stunning jewellery. Each collection has its own unique message; the playful Bo Bo collection includes gem-encrusted, panda charms, featuring moveable head and limbs while the Qin Qin goldfish can ‘kiss’ their partner with the use of micro magnets. These interactive pieces allow the wearer’s personality to shine and will no doubt invite conversation from all that admire them!
Sarah Zhuang Jewellery – Fine jewellery for every lady, the bold, the daring and more
Each piece from Sarah Zhuang Jewellery is designed to be as unique as the woman who wears it. With a combination of elegance and versatility, the pieces can be worn in multiple styles ensuring you are covered for every occasion. Each collection embodies a unique quality, from the “ambitious” Spread Your Wings series symbolising freedom and guidance to the “bold” Infinite Links collection designed to be layer, mixed and matched reflecting a woman not bound by rules and restrictions.
More Fine Jewellers In Hong Kong
- Aequa & Co – Fine jewellery with individuality, ready for any memorable occasion. www.aequaandco.com
- Aliya Fine Jewellery – Delicate jewellery with a touch of rock n roll. www.aliyafinejewellery.com
- Antonia Y Jewellery – Luxuriously chic affordable pieces with boho characteristics. www.antoniayjewelry.com
- Elizabeth De Motte Jewelry – Pieces for every occasion and personality. www.elizabethdemottejewelry.com
- Haywards of Hong Kong – Father and son jeweller combining East and West inspirations. www.haywards.com.hk
- Niin – Small artisanal jeweller supporting communities across South-East Asia. www.niinstyle.com
- Obellery – Delivering traditional metal-craft pieces and hand-on workshops. www.obellery.com
- Ryder Diamonds – Bespoke jeweller with on-site studio delivering one-of-a kind pieces. www.ryderdiamonds.com
- Studdedheartz – High quality pieces with affordable price tags. www.studdedheartz.com
- Tayma Fine Jewellery – Expert in mixing hues and cuts of coloured gemstones. www.taymafinejewellery.com
- Temptations – Premium-quality stones in custom and couture jewellery. www.temptations.com
- Tijo Jewellery – Supporting mental health through well-crafted gemstone jewellery. www.tijojewellery.com
Editor’s Note: “Where To Buy Fine Jewellery In Hong Kong For Mamas” was first published in June 2019 by Abegaile Legaspi and most recently updated in October 2022. Special thanks to Belinda Austin for her contribution.