A little sparkler can elevate your look, and there are plenty of places in town to find the perfect one. From dainty rings that delicately grace your fingertips to statement necklaces and smart-looking watches, here’s where to shop for jewellery in Montreal.
A Montreal favourite, Freitag has a loyal fan base of bauble lovers, and it’s not hard to see why: this trendy boutique on the Main stocks an array of cool adornments with an organic, contemporary feel. It’s also got a hefty selection of silver, and pieces with semi-precious stones—and there’s stuff for guys too.
Marco and Paola Miserendino know that the key to success for their family-run business is a strong community connection, and they put a lot of effort into reaching out to locals. They also understand that a discerning clientele wants access to the top names in international jewellery—and they’ve got that covered, too: P.K. Subban is a regular, and the Miserendinos stock a wide variety of sublime sparklers and oh-la-la necklaces from names like Gucci, Pomellato and Frederique Constant.
This upscale jeweller takes diamonds and pearls to the next level, turning single sheets of precious metal into architectural masterpieces. Roland Dubuc’s elegant pieces are high-demand, and his downtown store is the place to go for a piece that will have heads turning.
While you may not expect a museum to be home to a jewellery boutique, this Montreal institution has just that: it features the work of many local artisans and artists in its MMFA Boutique and Bookstore. The collection is gorgeous and, pricewise, very doable.
Boutique Espace Urbain is a community-focused local business owned by Keithy and Ceendy, two Quebecers of Haitian heritage who share a passion for travel, culture, art, fashion and design. They’ve curated an eclectic selection of Afro, Urban and Vintage fashion items—including unique jewellery—from more than 120 diverse sellers. Their mission is to connect their clients with products that reflect their values and heritage, while helping support the area’s community of creators. Founded in 2010, the shop is located in Plaza Saint-Hubert. bijouteriehidous.com