Best of Boston

Best Jewelry

2017 Best Jewelry, Fine

Quadrum

Chestnut Hill
Displayed in glass cases and backlit boxes like museum treasures, the handcrafted baubles at Quadrum are proof positive that fine jewelry needn’t be boring. Here, […] read more»
2017 Best Jewelry, Estate

Long’s Jewelers

Boston
For high-end bling you won’t find anywhere—or on anyone—else, look to Long’s treasure trove of vintage and estate baubles. The venerable jeweler has been collecting […] read more»
2016 Best Jewelry, Everyday

Alexis Bittar

Boston
Finding that perfect piece of jewelry is kind of like finding a soul mate: You want it to be the ideal everyday companion, but also […] read more»
2016 Best Jewelry, Fine

Quadrum

Chestnut Hill
Farewell, diamond studs and plain strands of pearls: At Quadrum, each piece is a one-of-a-kind work of art, sourced from the world’s most talented jewelry […] read more»
2015 Best Jewelry, Everyday

NYX Studio at Observatory

Cambridge
In a world where simply stringing beads qualifies as jewelry-making, Nicole Rueda-Watts stands in a class by herself. Trained in metalworking in the storied Mexican […] read more»
2015 Best Jewelry, Fine

Cynthia Britt Custom Jewelry

Boston
If you’re investing in a three-months’-income heirloom, you want to work with someone who understands your vision—and your budget. Cynthia Pischdotchian ditched an engineering career […] read more»
2014 Best Jewelry, Everyday

Ore

Boston
Sophie Hughes’s charming South End store and workshop is stocked with her own designs (handforged sterling silver hoops, oxidized-silver-and-18-karat-gold cuffs), as well as with covetable […] read more»
2014 Best Jewelry, Fine

Dorfman Jewelers

Boston
Sparklers and serious gems from Umane and Fred Leighton won’t be the only shiny surprises greeting Dorfman Jewelers’ well-heeled clientele this fall: The boutique, in […] read more»
2013 Best Jewelry, Everyday

M. Flynn

Boston
Time and time again, we reach for the pieces in our jewelry box linked to this darling South End boutique. The sisters Flynn—Moria and Megan—have […] read more»
2013 Best Jewelry, Fine

Dorfman Jewelers

Boston
Led by executive director Gerard Riveron—an industry veteran who polished his appraisal skills at Cartier—this precious-gemstone-lovers’ paradise markets exclusive stunners from Van Cleef & Arpels, […] read more»
2012 Best Jewelry, Costume

High Gear

Boston
When we want affordable, knock-’em-out baubles to complement a party getup or snazzy work ensemble, we hit High Gear, a welcoming space loaded with exciting […] read more»
2012 Best Jewelry, Estate

Brodney Antiques & Jewelry

Boston
Don’t let the buzzer-rigged vestibule deter you from exploring the wonders inside this 73-year-old trove. Brodney offers an array of glittering engagement rings and wedding […] read more»
2012 Best Jewelry, North

Long’s Jewelers

Peabody
Some jewelry stores know only engagement rings and wedding bands. Others have eyes just for luxury timepieces. Long’s is the rare shop that specializes in […] read more»
2012 Best Jewelry, South

Hingham Jewelers

Hingham
After armed robbers fled with most of their inventory in 2010, owners David and Stacey Page considered shuttering their jewelry shop. Lucky for the South […] read more»