If an engagement or wedding is on the cards this year, the Valley’s fine jewellers can help seal the deal with a sparkler that’s sure to surprise and delight. From custom contemporary rings and vintage finds to bespoke designs and sustainable styles, you can find the perfect ring for your beloved in Fortitude Valley.
Tucked into Fortuneland Centre at the top of Chinatown Mall, Canary Lane specialises in custom-made engagement rings for a most memorable occasion. The talented jewellers with more than 40 years’ combined experience can also transform a sentimental piece into a brand-new ring or upcycle precious metals and gems for a sustainable sparkler.
For the minimalist bride on a budget, shop Eri Jewelry for delicate rings designed for daily wear and to enhance the wearer’s mood. Available in an array of semi-precious stone and precious gems, each trend-driven piece is designed and handcrafted on site at the California Lane studio.
Sustainable silversmith Jess Blak applies her contemporary aesthetic and traditional techniques to create bespoke pieces to treasure. Let Jess create a symbol of love in silver or gold with precious gemstones at her Winn Lane studio for a statement band that will always have a place in your heart.
Give estate jewellery a new life as your engagement ring. Visit Monty’s Pawnbrokers to peruse the selection of vintage and modern pieces. Whether you’re after an antique style with a backstory, or a piece you’d prefer to remodel into a modern ring, you’ll find plenty of gold, silver and platinum settings to choose from.
Natalie Pereira Designs
New to California Lane, Natalie Pereira designs stunning custom engagement and wedding rings with one-of-a-kind gemstone and pearls, handmade at her Valley workshop and showroom. The talented goldsmith and fine jeweller will channel her creativity and design nous to create a ring that’ll wow.
Love grandma’s earrings as a ring? Or need a family heirloom piece resized? NTP Jewellery are the experts for ring resizing, gem settings and repairs with an in-house workshop and store within McWhirters Retail. Chat to the onsite jewellers about how you can transform a special family piece into an engagement ring that’s all your own.
Image: Monty's Pawnbrokers
— July 2021