It’s springtime in Austin, romance is in the air, and some couples are getting ready to take the journey of a lifetime together. For those about to take the plunge and looking for the perfect symbol of your love and commitment, look no further than the below local gems (wink, nudge)
Showcasing an array of global jewelry designs, this downtown favorite has been a go-to for shoppers since 2004. Whether you select something from the Eliza Page Signature Collection, with its emphasis on responsibly sourced materials, or choose something from one of their many artisan and metalsmith partners (many of whom are from Austin, as well), you can be certain that it meets their quality standard.
You can custom design your own creation with a member of their concierge team (either in person or virtually), and while there, get your ears pierced, shop their Charm Bar, or get a welded friendship bracelet! If you’re looking for an awesome Austin jewelry store, make a stop at Eliza Page
Monday: 11AM – 5PM
Wednesday – Saturday: 11AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12PM – 4PM
📍229 W. 2nd Street Austin, TX 78701
Founded in 2022 by Catherine Sinkule, Alador may be a recent addition to the Austin jewelry scene, but it is a noteworthy one. This industry veteran offers sustainable pieces, which are sourced from all over the world and lovingly restored, making for one-of-a-kind styles at reasonable prices. New items are added every Friday, so check back frequently, or work with them to redesign something you already own, and book an appointment at their Clarksville showroom to see the goodies in person
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This family-owned Arboretum gem (pun intended) has been making clients happy since 1976. Among other things, they are an incredible engagement ring destination, where you can create your own design with the help of their passionate expertise and education. They are also able to restore pieces, if you would like to perhaps repair an heirloom. Not in the market for ring? There is a whole showroom of contemporary designs to consider. They also offer information on lab-grown diamonds, so you can decide of this route is for you. No matter your goal, they take pride in the customer service experience, and make sure you are 100% satisfied
📍10000 Research Blvd Suite 126, Austin, TX 78759
Kelsey Leigh’s mission to “provide people with exceptional pieces at an exceptional price” is evident in every aspect of her work. This Gemological Institute of America graduate believes “every piece holds a story” and takes immense pride in her work. She can assist you in designing a custom piece or making a purchase from the pre-designed collection
📍1515 W 35th St Building E, Austin, TX 78703
For the vintage lover in your life, your best bet might be Bell and Bird. The proprietors, Rhianna and Cyrus Sherman curate their carefully edited selection of antiques, sure to please the collector and the dabbler alike. They blend the gold alloys in-house, carefully and lovingly source their stones, and take pride in craftsmanship. Computer imaging and wax molds are not used, and each ring is made one at a time to ensure quality over quantity. If your significant other (or you) prizes pieces full of character and romance, definitely give this treasured Austin jewelry store a try.
📍1815 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
Established by the Franzetti Family in 1987, this Kerbey Lane district shop caters to every style and taste: “from classic and elegate to intricate and ornate- dream it, and we will design it for you” is their promise. The three-step custom design process begins with a counter sketch, then evolves into a computer sketch, and ends with a resin or wax model, ensuring a seamless experience from start to finish. If a custom items seems too daunting, you can also choose something lovely from their own collection or from another available designer
📍3707 Kerbey Ln, Austin, TX 78731
An Austin jewelry institution, located downtown since 1938 (but in existence since 1906). Kruger’s offers exceptional customer service. A local family business for four generations, they specialize in bridal jewelry. They are passionate about helping couples find the perfect ring for any budget. They are happy to facilitate the experience by walking you through the often overwhelming and stressful process and educating you so you can be sure you are making the perfect selection.
There are two master jewelers on-site, and they can create custom designs. Kruger’s loves being part of the Austin community, and donates time and resources to various non-profit organizations, particularly those focused on hunger and children (Meal on Wheels, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Austin Food Bank to name just a few), so you can be sure that your money is not only making memories for you but making a difference to someone else.
📍722 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Another local and family-owned business is Joe Koen and Sons. This revered fixture on Austin’s fine jewelry scene has been making clients happy since 1883, and have countless testimonials to show for it. In addition to custom design, their services include appraisals, engraving, resizing, and repairs, so you can have all your ring-shopping needs met before and after the purchase is complete
📍611 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Another Austin classic for over 90 years, Benold’s is a favorite for those looking for both fashion and bridal jewelry. The fashion side consists of many designers, such as Les Georgettes, which makes customizable rings and bracelets, and Alex Sepkus, whose work is exclusive to Benold’s.
As for your bridal needs, there is an array of global designers, suited to any taste and price point. You can stop by the showroom, schedule an appointment, or fill out the online wishlist for more personalized picks. They offer financing options, as well, so you don’t have to settle for less than your dream ring.
📍2900 W Anderson Ln., Austin, TX 78757
Designed in our Austin, Texas studio, our thoughtfully-crafted collection of engagement rings adheres to our principles of expert craftsmanship and design, with timeless silhouettes and responsibly-sourced, lab grown diamonds. Each ring bears a characteristic shape and setting inspired by our signature icons, with options to personalize to your own unique love story. Choose from a selection of beautiful diamond cuts including oval, round, and emerald, and elevate any piece with pavé additions or a custom engraving. All of our 14k White Gold engagement rings are also available in 14k Yellow Gold and 14k Rose Gold.
Not sure you’re choosing the perfect engagement ring for her? Book a virtual visit with one of our Diamond Experts to discover the right piece that celebrates your next milestone — in-person consultations are also available at select store locations. Each 45-minute appointment includes a one-on-one discussion with our experts to walk you through our collection of lab-grown diamond rings and Gold bands.
After you find the engagement ring of her dreams, browse our suite of Fine and Demi-Fine jewelry for other pieces she’ll cherish for years to come. After all, nothing says “I love you” like a keepsake that commemorates such a special day.