All that glitters is Gold: Galway’s Best Jewellery Shops

All that glitters is Gold: Galway’s Best Jewellery Shops

It is the final essential addition to every outfit, there is no doubt that when you wear jewellery you always look and feel your best. From gemstones, high-end watches and antique pendants to that all-important engagement ring, at these Galway jewellers and jewellery stores you will find the most beautiful pieces imaginable. Meet the best jewellers in Galway right here.

Heart in Hands

If you want to carry a piece of Galway with you no matter where you travel, visit the Claddagh ring specialists - Heart in Hands. This cute jewellery store gets its name from the iconic design of the famous ring so it won't surprise you to learn about the extensive care that goes into making each unique piece. The team designs and tweaks their own moulds before casting, in order to ensure the finest detailing in each design. As well as their Claddagh rings they also offer a stunning range of necklaces, earrings, ornamental pieces and more.
Quay Street / shop instore

above: photo of Heart in Hands, by Ado Lyons


For over 50 years, Cobwebs and it's owner Phyllis MacNamara have been helping the people of Galway and beyond find the special one-of-kind piece that speaks to them. Phyllis' enthusiasm and love for her craft is infectious, with one step in the door you won't be able to help being swept up in the storytelling magic behind the jewellery. All of the pieces on display has been carefully selected by Phyllis, each one owning its own unique history and character and will make for a gorgeous gift for either yourself or for a loved one.
7 Quay Lane / shop here 

above: photo courtesy of Cobwebs

Hartmann’s of Galway

Since 1945 and through 4 generations of the Hartmann family, Hartmann’s of Galway has continued to provide the highest quality of service to everyone who visit their store. Services they offer include: watch maintenance thanks to their fully qualified onsite watchmaker and special consultations for engagement and wedding rings, where then, at the onsite jewellery workshop they fashion the engagement or wedding band of your dreams. Hartmanns supply only the finest gemstones and luxury pieces and are famous for their timeless high-end watches.
29 William Street / shop here 

above: photo courtesy of Hartmann's of Galway

Ór Jewellery

The mother-daughter duo behind Ór Jewellery have made it their mission to design, create and stock an array of unique and eye-catching jewellery pieces you won't find anywhere else. This contemporary jewellery shop brings exciting international brands to the streets of Galway alongside some of the best Irish designers and in-house creations. Their own Ór collection mixes contemporary elegance with Celtic styles. They launch a new collection every few months so make sure to pop in and check out what's new!
42 William Street / shop here

above: photo courtesy of Ór Jewellery 

Foxford Jewellers

Crafting intricate designs and custom-made jewellery since 1995, Foxford Jewellers is a contemporary Irish jewellery manufacturer that specialises in silver, gold and platinum pieces. A family business with a keen eye for detail, this team of expert craftspeople are always on hand if you need a little extra guidance and advice. This jewellers produce a number of gorgeous handcrafted collections from dainty Boho pieces to chic elegant pearls and of course the famous Claddagh ring.
Corbett Court Shopping Centre, Williamsgate Street / shop here

above: photo courtesy of Foxford Jewellery

Blacoe Jewellers

Specialising in both natural and ethically sourced laboratory grown diamonds, Blacoe Jewellers provides an unrivalled selection of exceptional jewellery and remarkable repairs. They place a special focus on high quality products made using ethically sourced and eco friendly materials. The on-site, master goldsmith, Robert Blacoe, is happy to help customers design their perfect piece of jewellery, whether it be their dream engagement ring or re-working a family heirloom, as Robert says himself; "If you don’t see it – we will make it".
4 Abbeygate Street Lower / shop here 

above: photo courtesy of Blacoe Jewellery 

Silverwood Jewellers

If you are dreaming of finding a gorgeous contemporary piece of jewellery, Silverwood Jewellers can make your dream a reality. Set up in 1997 by Galway native Paula O’ Meara, her passion and creativity is captured within the unique designs of Silverwood’ stunning jewellery collection. They offer a range of unique wearable work of arts and their skilled jewellers at Silverwood are literal geniuses when it comes to giving old treasured pieces a bit of a revamp, offering their customers a chance to reexperience the joy of wearing them once again.
5 High Street / shop here

above: photo courtesy of Silverwood Jewellers

The Antiques Room

Specialising in vintage and modern diamond jewellery, The Antiques Room always carry a fine selection of vintage, estate and antique jewellery. Run by husband and wife team Niall and Michelle, this jewellers' prides itself on sourcing and selling items of high quality. They are also one of Ireland’s leading stockists of pre-loved Rolex watches and engagement rings from the Edwardian, Art Deco and Retro eras, with each exquisite piece having been specially hand-picked with the interests of their customers in mind.
11 Woodquay / shop here

above: photo courtesy of The Antiques Room

Feature photo courtesy of Ór Jewellery

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