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New Zealand made jewellery from our Nelson workshop

Welcome to the world of Jewel Beetle! Established in 2004, Jewel Beetle is the creative partnership of two traditionally trained Jewellers. Based in the heart of sunny Nelson, New Zealand, Allison Judge and Yvon Smits were drawn together by their shared love of wearable contemporary designs and beautifully crafted fine jewellery.

Treat Yourself in-store or online! 

Step into a bright array of unique jewellery, where delicate fantails and ferns sit stylishly alongside classic European inspired diamond engagement rings, beautiful Blue Pearl Jewellery, earrings, bracelets and pendants. View our full range of unique jewellery in our online jewellery store right here on our website.

Don’t miss our unique Jewel Beetle Retail Experience!

You’re in for a treat when you visit our one-of-a-kind jewellery store. At Jewel Beetle the retail shop-front is literally just over the counter from the fascinating workshop, where Allison and Yvon create the hand-crafted jewellery range. Browse our New Zealand Jewellery display or watch enthralled as another beautiful Jewel Beetle creation takes shape!

Browse our Online Jewellery Store

New designs hot off the bench
Check our our latest designs created for you from our Nelson workshop. For a truly unique gift look no further. All our jewellery is handmade at our workshop which means you are supporting a NZ business. ♥
Fantail Birds on silver hoops
Step into a bright array of unique jewellery, enjoy browsing our popular collection of bird jewellery. You'll find a flight of fancy featuring Native New Zealand birds like delicate fantails (Piwakawaka), Tui's and Penguins, Swallows, penguins and the iconic Kiwi bird. Earrings, charms and pendants Beautifully crafted in gold and silver.
We are simply overstocked so grab your self a bargain with these amazing reduced items of our handmade jewellery.
At Jewel Beetle we love creatures all great and small. Lovingly created by hand, we have an extensive collections of charms for your charm bracelet or to simply hang from a chain. Perfect NZ made gifts for a loved one!

What our customers are saying

I came in with some vague thoughts of a blue pearl being an appropriate gift for my wife on our 45th (Sapphire) wedding anniversary. Yvon listened and turned those thoughts into a beautiful work of art on time-within a week. My wife was delighted.Thank you so much for your excellent service.

Peter SearsNelson, NZ

Thank you again for the beautiful ring and for managing to finish it while we were here. It was a pleasure to work with you and we very much appreciate your ideas and efforts.

Stephanie MartiniUtah, USA

Bought a beautiful silver fantail necklace & pendant, for my Mum, from Jewel Beetle, it's gorgeous & she absolutely loves it!! Thankyou so much ❤

Vanessa HayesBunbury, WA, Australia

Thank you very much for your expertise and wonderful service. Our wedding bands are beautiful and my engagement ring fits very well with the band. You gave us a very easy experience in choosing for our important occasion.

Erin Walker & Paul FetzMurchinson, NZ


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