Jewellery is the best way to take your outfit from drab to fab. A unique ring or a stunning necklace adds character and edge to your look. Luckily for us, there are so many talented artists creating amazing jewellery in our very own Mother City.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to support local. Here are a few of our favourite Capetonian-based brands to shop from:

Yellow by Jeslea


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Created by Jessica Lea in 2009, Yellow is a jewellery design studio in Woodstock offering unique, minimal pieces crafted by hand using sterling silver and brass. This brand focuses on using sustainable, ethical sources to create easy-to-wear jewellery that will brighten anyone’s mood.

Shop Yellow by Jeslea HERE. 



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This jewellery brand has become a household name, with outlets in the Watershed at V&A Waterfront and a beautifully curated concept store at 79 Buitenkant street. At Famke, you can find stunning luxury sterling silver and gold jewellery ranging from simple lifestyle pieces to incredibly unique bespoke orders.

Shop Famke online HERE.

Tali and Damy

Tali and Damy was founded in 2017 by Adelaide Mavu, named after her two children Talia and Damian. The brand’s design inspiration is derived from organic shapes and basic elements, evident in their stunning handmade and timeless pieces. All items are made from locally sourced sterling silver 925 and brass.

Shop Tali and Damy online HERE. 

Black Betty Design

Founded in 2012 by Kristin Weixelbaumer, Black Betty is all about creating unique and distinctive pieces for those who are drawn to striking jewellery with an emotional connection. The brand uses natural hand-cut gemstones and precious metals to echo their love of simplicity, mystery, and imperfection.

Black Betty has a showroom in 95 Regent Road, Sea Point and can also be found at We Are Egg in Cavendish Square.

Shop Black Betty online HERE. 

Loved by Elli


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After moving to Cape Town from Berlin in 2015, creator Jana started Loved by Elli in honour of her mother Elli, with who she has a very strong bond. This brand is all about simplicity and delicate design and offers beautifully timeless pieces using locally sourced materials. Jana loves to experiment with natural designs using stones and crystals she picks up in the Karoo, where she lives most of the time.

Loved by Elli is stocked at Fabricate in Gardens Shopping Centre, Bello Studios at the Old Biscuit Mill, and Purr Clothing in Lifestyle on Kloof.

Shop Loved by Ellie online HERE.


Created by designer Gillian Lawrence, Lorne is all about beauty in imperfection. Their pieces are mangled, misshapen and moulded into unique shapes to recognise that all shapes are beautiful.

Shop Lorne online HERE. 

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