Hinged Rings

Do you suffer from Arthritus? Talk to us about having a custom made hinged ring

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NZ Blue Pearls

Browse the enchanting collection of Blue Pearl Jewellery

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Bespoke Jewellery

Let us create a unique piece to celebrate your next special occasion!

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Make Your Own Wedding Rings

Couples Create Workshop

Creators of fine New Zealand jewellery, wedding and engagement rings

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!

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Kiwiana
Our beautiful Kiwiana collection includes many unique New Zealand jewellery designs that are inspired by the beautiful natural elements found in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our New Zealand inspired jewellery includes the iconic silver fern, distinctive koru earrings and pendants, kiwi bird earrings, fantail earrings and other native New Zealand birds.
Gifts under $250
Life's too short to wear mass produced jewellery. Our pieces are made and designed here in our Nelson workshop. They are reproduced but by no means mass produced! So if you are looking for a unique jewellery gift or just want to treat yourself, browse our collection of gifts for under $250.
Bird Jewellery
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.

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