Top 5 Jewelry Stores in Jerusalem

Jerusalem's jewelry stores cater to every taste, so it really depends on what you’re after – and your budget.

October 21, 2012 12:05
2 minute read.
Baltinester Jewelry and Judaica

Top 5 Jewelry Stores in Jerusalem. (photo credit: Baltinester Jewelry & Judaica)


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1. Baltinester Jewelry and Judaica

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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 shipping.

Address: 31 Jaffa Road, Jerusalem
Phone: +972-2-625-2967

2. Avi 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.

Address: 7 King David St., Jerusalem
Phone: +972-2-623-6056

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
Phone: +972-2-624-1192

4. Zadok Yehuda

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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.

Address: 12 Ha’achayot Street, Ein Kerem
Phone: +972-2-644-8515

5. Tourmaline

Tourmaline’s 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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