1. Baltinester Jewelry and Judaica
Baltinester on Jaffa Street is the place you
head to if you’re in want of a piece of customized jewelry to match your exact
specifications and budget. The family-owned store has been around for over 50
years and has a solid reputation. In fact, the store claims to have many loyal
customers whose parents and grandparents were customers too. The store stocks a
wide range of contemporary Jewish jewelry in silver and gold, with diamonds,
pearls, and other gems hand-made by top local designers and manufacturers.
Baltinester also has an extensive online store and offers
Address: 31 Jaffa Road, Jerusalem
Luvaton Jewellery and Judaica
If you’re looking for an exquisite piece of
jewelry, you can’t go wrong at the Avi Luvaton Gallery in the upscale David
Citadel Hotel and on Mamilla Avenue. For more than two decades, Avi Luvaton has
been designing and manufacturing Judaica and he has a distinct style that
blendstraditional and contemporary elements. The Luvaton Jewelry Collection
features top diamonds and South Sea pearls made by Israel’s leading jewelry
artists such as Stefan Hafner, Nouvell Bague and Leo Pizzo.
King David St., Jerusalem
3. Turquoise 925
Turquoise 925 on
bustling Yoel Moshe Salomon Street has been around since 1989 and sells
gorgeous hand-made wedding rings, necklaces, bracelets, pins and earrings made out
of 18k gold, silver and Israeli stones and diamonds. Itzik Sasson, the inventive
jeweller behind the store, makes tailored items on site and has a knack for
matching jewelry to the person who wears it and occasion.
Address: 8 Yoel
Moshe Salomon Street, Nahalat Shiva
4. Zadok Yehuda
Photo by Zadok Yehuda
Jewelry designer and gemologist Zadok Yehuda creates bold, unique pieces using
gold, silver, old-style gold coating, precious stones and diamonds. His studio
and gallery is found in the picturesque neighbourhood of Ein Kerem opposite the
main synagogue, and is known for its special atmosphere. Yehuda’s grandfather
was a jeweler who specialized in amulets and bridal jewellery.
12 Ha’achayot Street, Ein Kerem
beautiful concept store in Mahane Yehuda market sells a large variety
of 14k gold, gold-filled and silver retro-inspired jewelry (rings,
earrings, bracelets, cufflinks etc), some of which is made using a
unique artistic crochet method combining colourful crystals and gems.
You can also order specialized pieces and name jewelry by the artist
Yitzhak Shine. Tourmaline is a chain store and has branches in Rav Shefa
mall and on King David Street.
Address: 54 Etz Haim Street, Mahane Yehuda
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