Beauty & Fashion
Beads & Bling
Jewelry Studio is an award-winning goldsmith workshop in Mbombela. Specialising in manufacturing custom-designed jewellery to suit your every requirement and whim, it also makes bangles of up to 30mm. The studio works in 9ct and 18ct gold, and silver. It offers everything jewellery-related: expert design advice, remodelling of existing pieces, and supplying of diamonds, semi-precious gems and pearls.
If you like your jewellery chunky and bold, 4 Ever Amber at Crossing Centre in Mbombela is the place to be. Specialising in colourful statement pieces, it is an affordable and oh-so-desirable shopping haven for those with a penchant for the unusual. Stocked with the best Thailand, India, Nepal and China has to offer, you’ll find casual and evening wear, as well as handbags and other accessories in this quaint little corner store.
Don’t think that The Bead Lady at Westend Shopping Centre in Mbombela only sells arts-and-crafts supplies. Besides being a hub of creative activity, it also sells stained glass and mosiacs. The jewellery is handcrafted from original designs, incorparating rare bulky wooden beads with silver trimming from India and Ghana. Pearly Tarr, Hanneke Scheffer and Princess Sambo present informal craft and jewellery-designing courses on a regular basis.
Dainty & Dreamy
Violet & Rose Jewellery Co in Mbombela is a haven for lovers of quality, beautifully crafted accessories. With its goldsmiths having more than 40 years of combined experience, it’s also the go-to place for custom-made pieces and eye-catching designs. It also offers valuations, repairs, watch repairs and jewellery cleaning and stocks exclusive brands such as Nomination bracelets, Calvin Klein, Swatch and Flik Flak watches.
One of the Lowveld’s oldest and most enduring businesses, Nelspruit Watchmakers & Manufacturing Jewellers has been keeping locals on time for almost four decades. It is able to repair and maintain any brand of watch, specialising in wind-up and automatic timepieces. But watches aren’t the shop’s only field of expertise. It also does jewellery valuation, design, manufacture and repairs. And if you’re a fan of Tomato, Lanco and Hallmark watches, it’s the place to be.
If you prefer your jewellery feminine, but with a touch of drama, The Attic is for you. Stocked with dainty jewellery and accessories, the Mbombela shop is a celebration of all things beautiful and female. Browse among exquisitely crafted and detailed jewellery pieces incorporating silver and semi-precious gemstones, elegant watches and wonderful wedding accessories. The Attic stocks many brands, including Ayala Bar, Ingersoll, Timberland, Shoelery by Eric Giuliani and Yankee Candle.
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