Sometimes the only thing that will complete your outfit is the perfect piece of jewelry (or two, or three). Essex County is home to some of the most unique and creative jewelry shops around, so whether you are into classic pearls or bohemian handmade jewelry, you are sure to find something that will complement your style. Keep reading to learn more about some of the best jewelry boutiques in Essex County.
Yanina & Co. | 451 Pompton Avenue
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This store offers custom creations and designs for engagement rings, wedding rings, and other custom jewelry creations from men’s and women’s rings to pendants, brooches, pins, and cufflinks. Yanina & Co keeps it all in the family: the store was founded by Yanina Fleysher in 1997 along with her mother, Claudia, and now her brother has joined as a business partner. This shop is one of the few in New Jersey to offer computer-assisted design (CAD) services, which is an excellent tool to help customers visualize the final product. This is particularly useful for redesigns of a client’s existing piece, such as refreshing a beloved but outdated item.
Impulse Jewelry + Fashion | 171 South Livingston Avenue
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Impulse strives to provide its customers with the latest in jewelry, accessories, and fashion. Sherrie Binder founded the brand in 2000, and the store found a permanent home in April 2021 within Midtown Salon. Shoppers can visit the online store, or the physical location, Impulse at Midtown. The collection is colorful and on-trend, and there’s always something new to find. Impulse does trunk shows throughout New Jersey.
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Nornir Materiel | Online
Nornir Materiel specializes in thread earrings charms. Thread earrings have been around for decades but Nornir gave them an edge. The Diamond Spike and the Starbursts are the most popular designs. The jewelry box and shipping bag are both biodegradable.
The Eclectic Chic Boutique | 547 Bloomfield Avenue
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This shop has a Montclair location and an online store. The boutique has jewelry and accessories from over 30 local artists. The Eclectic Chic Boutique strives to create a space that brings the arts and education together for the local community.
Montclair Jewelers | 31 Church Street
This family-owned business has been helping residents find jewelry for every occasion since 1988. The store carries a collection of engagement rings, cocktail rings, and other diamond jewelry. The shop also carries precious and semi-precious jewelry. The store is available to do custom and design work, and offers jewelry and watch repairs done on-site.
Noellery | 4 Church Street
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Noellery is a New Jersey-based jewelry brand that is founded on the inspiration of creative design, vibrant color palettes, imperfect beauty, and quality materials. The collections are a mix of bold statement pieces and intricate and delicate designs. Whatever your style is, you will be sure to find something that suits your taste.
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Rain Lily Shop | Online
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This is an online shop, but the owner is based in Montclair. The Rain Lily Shop is stocked with ethically made goods throughout the world. Rain Lily works with a variety of craft collectives, fair trade companies, and NGO’s, groups that bring employment to artisans (the majority of whom are women) and keep traditional skills alive. The end result is a vibrant and varied collection that customers can feel good about purchasing. Rain Lily appears at pop-ups and craft fairs throughout the area.
Walter Bauman Jewelers | 653 Eagle Rock Avenue
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Walter Bauman Jewelers has been in the same family for three generations. This shop specializes in estate and vintage jewelry and watches. There is also a collection of modern jewelry. Bauman Jewelers offers a satisfaction guarantee of up to one year of your purchase and repair, and a 15-day money-back or store credit guarantee.