Made in CHCH: Filigree Fine Jewels
Now into their second decade and firmly established as one of the city’s leading jewellers, Christchurch’s iconic Filigree Fine Jewels have been meticulously handcrafting their range of breath-catching unique jewellery in the city since 2005. Led by accomplished jeweller and designer Vanessa Stowers, the talented team of jewellers create 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 ‘modern with a classic overtone’ 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. 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 the dynamic space. For those after something more avant garde, sibling line Filly by Filigree marries Filigree’s carefully handmade approach to crafting exquisite jewellery with a fresh, fashion-oriented range that complements the main collection. Filly embodies the company’s fearless creativity, flawless attention to detail, and effortless elegance, and is being developed into an exciting online brand, continuing the legacy of this fierce Christchurch favourite.
2005 Filigree opens on High Street.
2006 Filigree relocates to a larger premises also on High Street.
2009 Filigree is appointed as the exclusive South Island stockist of Danish range Ole Lynggaard.
2010 Filigree relocates to a larger premises on Victoria Street.
2013 The flagship store on Colombo Street, Sydenham opens. Filly at The Tannery opens and develops into an online brand.
2015 Filigree celebrates its tenth year in business.