THE WORLD OF FINE JEWELS
Bringing European influences and a world of experience in jewellery design, goldsmithing and gem setting, our Master Jeweller Joachim van Oostrum works one-on-one with clients to create jewellery to treasure. Specialising in engagement rings and wedding bands, he takes inspiration from the beauty of the stones and the client’s personal style, transforming exceptional diamonds and gemstones into legendary jewels.
YOUR STYLE. YOUR BUDGET
Designs are tailored to suit your personal style and budget.
ETHICALLY SOURCED DIAMONDS
Our diamonds are all ethically sourced, GIA Certified Diamonds.
We proudly support local, sourcing and hand selecting premium quality diamonds from one of New Zealand's top diamond merchants.
OUR MASTER JEWELLER
For decades our Master Jeweller, Joachim van Oostrum, has been helping others tell their unique love story. A qualified goldsmith, he has garnered a reputation for creating beautifully crafted and unique pieces made to stand the test of time.
A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY OF FINE JEWELS
Following five years of training in Amsterdam, Joachim van Oostrum qualified as a goldsmith at the age of 21. In his final year of study, he entered the Netherlands Goldsmith Competition where he was awarded third prize. Once qualified he worked for top jewellery establishments in the Netherlands. After ten years’ experience, which included working on many special and unique pieces, he ventured abroad with his sights set on New Zealand.Highlights of his jewellery career in New Zealand include winning the New Zealand Jewellery Showcase competition and crafting exclusive pieces for high-profile clients including British royalty. Joachim loves connecting with people and enjoys creating something special which will be treasured for a lifetime. Whether it be an engagement ring, wedding ring, or recreating a new piece using sentimental heirloom jewellery.From concept to execution, Joachim’s passion underpins every step of the jewellery process. What sets LOVE IN A JEWEL apart is his intimate involvement throughout every stage – from initial sketches to melting the gold, through to setting and final polishing. A talented artisan who makes everyone who walks through the door feel welcome, he puts his heart, soul and years of experience into every piece.
“Nothing makes me happier than contributing to peoples’ stories by crafting meaningful fine jewellery to be treated for generations.”Joachim van Oostrum, Master Jeweller