Looking for jewellery as gift ideas? There are some gorgeous pieces here that would make the perfect birthday present, Valentine’s gift or just to say I love you to a friend. From colourful gemstone earrings to vintage-inspired beauties here’s our list of where to find quality jewellery in Singapore to suit all budgets.
Sherry Libedinsky launched Pequitobun Jewellery after becaming captivated by the beauty of vintage and antique jewellery in antique stores. Her designs combine carefully curated vintage baubles with top-grade, modern-cut gemstones and finer metals like 14K gold-fill. Each piece is handmade by the designer in either one-of-a-kind or small quantities due to the rare nature of the vintage materials used. It’s this feature that has earned the brand a cult following. If you’re looking for something special (and definitely not cookie-cutter!) to add to your jewellery collection, or if you’re stuck for gift ideas, check out Pequitobun’s distinctive pieces. They combine feminine glamour with a touch of whimsy. A perfect gift for her and self!
This ‘proudly Singaporean’ label specialises in guilt-free yet luxurious gemstone accessories. Lustre sources gemstones from all around the world; they’re a great alternative to silver or gold accessories. The contemporary designs are inspired by founder Anaita Thakkar’s travels, with designs featuring geometrical shapes and elements of nature. Every year, four collections of exquisite original designs are launched in limited quantities. Keep your eyes peeled on their social media for updates, for once they’re gone, they are rarely repeated. A truly one-off gift idea!
Lustre offers online shopping with worldwide shipping. You can also visit the spacious studio, which provides an intimate setting for an unhurried shopping experience. Grab your girlfriends, or book an appointment with Anaita for that personalised touch.
This brand is inspired by Southeast Asia’s rich tapestry of iconography, architecture and textiles. Fusing modern aesthetics with motifs from across the region, Forbidden Hill finds innovative ways to re-combine materials and techniques to create eye-catching pieces. A great gift for any occasion, each piece of Forbidden Hill jewellery is locally designed; it also comes ‘gift-ready’ in a cloth pouch and a beautiful gift box. Have a look at the signature Silk Bangles, customisable with 20 interchangeable Thai silk colours.
Pictured: Kawung and Ikat Silk Bangles, from $190; Ban Zu Earrings, from $145; Hoi An Earrings, $115
Les Precieux is a private bespoke jeweller specialising in creating exceptional sapphire, precious gemstone and diamond engagement rings. Known for their modern vintage designs, the ‘Classic Les Precieux’ bespoke engagement rings are created to last for generations. Classic never goes out of style, right? These gifts can be passed through generations of wearers.
All the jeweller’s precious and semi-precious gemstones are 100% eye clean, natural and free from any treatment. Most of the inventory belongs to the rare 1% unheated category whereas 99% of sapphires and gemstones in the market are heated. Handpicked by gemological experts, every gemstone undergoes a dynamic process from direct mine sourcing and rough processing to cutting and polishing by master cutters to maximise colour, clarity and brilliance. Fancy a sparkly gift, anyone?
Enjoy a personalised, private consultation with the co-founders in the comfort of the boutique. Appointment only: Monday-Friday, 2-5pm; Saturday, 3-5pm.
MADLY Gems has a reputation for creating bespoke creations, as well as ready-to-wear designs. Each luxe creation is made in 18-carat gold with ethically-sourced fine gemstones. (We’ve heard some are rarer than diamonds!) Half the fun with bespoke jewellery is the experience of designing your dream piece. This Christmas, why not present your loved one (or yourself) with the gift of MADLY? Every $5,000 voucher gives you $5,580 of store credit to find a dream jewel. That’s more than 10% extra value! Also, continuing with the joy of giving, you’ll get an Estée Lauder Make-Up Palette with 20 eye shadows, three lip colours and four blushes. We’re all made up – literally!
Contact the team to grab your voucher.