Whether you’re looking to pick up an engagement ring, a dainty pair of hoop earrings or a dazzling cuff, Montreal has a bijouterie for every taste. From the swanky and upscale to the downright down-to-earth and local, here are a few of our favourites.
The brother-sister duo at Atelier LAF make metal and mineral magic that’s utterly divine, with the kind of I-need-that-now pieces that put the swank in swanky. Their expert eye and flair for finesse produce lustrous pearl cuffs, stunning diamond necklaces and standout signet rings that will up your sophisticate factor in a heartbeat. Pick up their winsome wares at downtown’s much-loved SIMONS department store, or shop online to snag these emerald-cut stunners at home.
From dainty rings that delicately grace your fingers to gorgeous pendants and bangles, this charming boutique showcases the hottest jewellery from Quebec artisans. You’ll also find a profusion of beautiful goods from other Quebec artists, ranging from fashion to ceramics, home decor and gardening accessories.
While it’s known for its cool baubles with an organic feel, Freitag has become a must-visit for jewellery lovers who want to go the luxe route. This trendy spot on the Main stocks an in-house collection of sleek adornments alongside an impressive roster of locally designed pieces, plus lots of slick silver and semi-precious gems. Plus, they carry a selection of styles for men too.
Being a cosmopolitan city, Montreal naturally has its share of sublime sparklers, ooh-la-la necklaces and watches that cost more than most cars. This opulent flagship branch of the famous jeweller is your one-stop shop for these dazzling splurges, including the signature Tiffany collections, Return to Tiffany and Cles Tiffany.
This neighbourhood jeweller has been around for more than 60 years, and the Miserendinos have kept it running smoothly since taking over in 1992. The family-run shop serves Montreal’s Little Italy community with an extensive selection of high-end brands, including Gucci, Frederique Constant and Pomellato, and counts P.K. Subban among its clients. It’s also the place to score designer watches, engagement and wedding rings and a slew of other elegant pieces.