Filigree Fine Jewels

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New Zealands’ leading jewellery design company – creators of fine jewellery in Christchurch

Now into their second decade and firmly established as one of the city’s leading jewellers, Christchurch’s iconic Filigree have been meticulously handcrafting their range of breath-catching unique jewellery in the city since 2005.

To enter the refined elegance of their flagship store on Colombo Street in Sydenham is to discover gorgeous, one-of-a-kind pieces and tap into an atmosphere of creativity that lingers in this decorous space.

Contact Filigree to find out more about stunning engagement rings, diamond rings, bridal jewellery, classic and modern jewellery designs.

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Filigree offers a complimentary design service to all our customers to ensure you get the piece you have envisaged for yourself. Filigree staff will work with you to design your new ring or jewellery piece and our in-house manufacturing workshop will bring it to life.  

We believe it is exciting for customers to be part of the design for their jewellery, from selecting gems all the way through to completion, as such we like to include you in the different stages of making, with our workshop onsite you can visit at any time to be a part of its unfurling. 

Vanessa Stowers


Designer Vanessa Stowers, leads the talented team of design staff & jewellers, creating conversation-starting, timeless pieces spanning diamond and precious stone rings, wedding bands and occasional jewellery, alongside an ever-evolving range of fashion-oriented jewellery and bespoke one-offs, all adhering to Filigree’s timeless modern aesthetic.

With more than 20 years industry experience, Vanessa’s flair for design and effortless rapport and understanding of customers harks back to good old-fashioned customer care, resulting in the creation of exceptional, tailor-made jewellery, peerless in quality, that’s a seamless extension of the owner’s personality.

Penny Corbin

Design Consultant & Visual Merchandiser.

From working in the high end fashion precinct including Manager at Plume, Penny’s natural timeless affinity for fashion, styling, design and 4 years experience at Filigree, makes her exceptional at establishing what will best suit the reflection of your personality.

Natasha English

Design Consultant & Retail Logistics.

With a natural aptitude for design, a B.A in Interior Architecture & Design, multi award winner, and her own retail and historical knowledge in 20th Century Modern Design, makes Natasha a great lateral thinker for unique solutions and design.

Kerry Ray

Master Head Jeweller

25 years’ experience, trusted with crafting Filigree’s most precious and complex ring designs. His singlar perspective on maintaining a high level of craftmanship makes Kerry’s handmade rings heirlooms of the future.

Christina Dower

Master Jeweller

With over 30 years in high end bespoke jewellery, Christina has a vast range of experience. Her love of outdoor pursutes combined with the arts makes her beautifully crafted jewellery is a reflection of the Scandinavian and Filigree design ethos.

Georgie Diboll

Senior Jeweller

14 years’ experience, Georgies precise jewellery making stems from being a Graduate of Surry Institute of Art & Design, England with a B.A Hons, and her keen interest in the vast array and complex structures of gem stones has lead her to recently complete, through Filigree, her GA Foundation in Gemologly.

Craig Simon


10 years’ experience, Craig is proudly Filigree’s first graduated apprentice, his studious work ethic has him working particular well with delicate bespoke jewellery for our clientele, and our beautiful instore Seasonal Limited Edition Jewellery.

Adam Caves

Master Setter

Filigree’ reputation for the unusual and bespoke is the prefect fit for Adams eye for detail and an incredibly steady hand not withstanding he always takes care to set Filigree’s jewels with utmost care. With the vast array of work he relishes the challange to hone his already gifted skill base within the Filigree workshop.

Elizabeth locke

Advertising & Marketing

Elizabeth as an award winning graduate of Ara with a B.A Vis Com, has brought youthful outlook and delicate hand in the multimedia promotions, advertising and marketing of Filigree. Elizabeth’s natural flair and understanding of the Filigree design ethos makes her ideal to drive this role with a spirit that matches the face of the ever evolving media driven world.

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If you don’t know jewellery, know the jeweller.

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