Since her first wholesale order in 1981 at age 16, Anne has acted on her passion for well-designed finely made jewellery and also created one-of-a-kind collectible pieces. Her work is stocked in 75 galleries—Julianne Moore and Mariska Hargitay are fans.
742 Queen St. W., 416-363-4114
Tu-W: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Th-F: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Su: 12 - 5 p.m.
The unmistakable silhouettes of Canadian icons are used as the basis for this line of jewellery. Pieces can be made from wood, resin, and precious metals.
This avant-garde boutique carries Basia Stanimirovic's exclusive and striking jewellery, featuring semi-precious stones and chains.
161 Dupont St., 416-977-7031
M: by appt Tu-F: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Su: by apt
The "slammin'est hats and accessories." The quality of the products speaks for itself – the finest fabrics, painstaking attention to details of design, material, colour and fit – and is matched by the quality of service and the quality of environment.
Toronto Eaton Centre, 416-597-6773
M-F: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sa: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Su: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Brimz, 321 Queen St. W., 416-598-4287
M-Sa: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Su: 12 - 6 p.m.
Natural stones, metal, and charms come together with a dose of vintage inspiration to give you the Biko line. A touch nostalgic but certainly modern, Biko earrings, necklaces, and bracelets add a finishing touch to your wardrobe.
Handmade in Canada is the ethical promise from Brave Leather, who offers belts for men and women in a variety of styles including basics, denim, embellished, vintage and custom designs, along with cuffs & bracelets, handbags and accessories.
This textile-based jewellery line consists of scribbles, twists, and loops that are used to create lightweight and textural necklaces and bracelets.
The studio showroom of this award-winning design duo is the perfect place to explore your custom jewellery desires. Hasler and Kim work in silver, gold, and platinum with diamonds and gemstones in a wide variety of styles.
366 Adelaide St. E. Suite 339, 416-975-5474
Tu-Sa: 1 - 6 p.m. or by apt
International award-winning milliner David Dunkely's inimitable vision offers patrons a new take on classic styles in every design, from breathtaking bridal millinery to Ascot-worthy creations. Daring or demure, each of David's hats is hand-crafted in his studio.
998 Bathurst St., 416-538-0998
W-F: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Su: 12 - 5 p.m.
Dear Sukie transforms bright and colourful papers into durable materials suitable for sewing into wallets and a variety of other cases.
Jewellery that is born from a clean solid aesthetic. Consciously designed through choice of materials, quality craftsmanship and an emphasis on the human element, to create a relationship between the wearer and the work.
Kim Drosdick and Suzanne Crudden specialize in handmade jewellery and custom design, including engagement and wedding rings. They also re-vamp old pieces to make them wearable again, and repair pieces you can't live without.
116½ Sherbourne St., 416-368-9679
Th-Sa: 12 - 6 p.m. or by appointment
Best known for their reversible necklaces and filigree earrings, Foxy jewellery has a wide range of pieces to choose from as well as a new custom manufacturing division. All Foxy jewellery is hand-made of high quality materials in Toronto.
Hats and veils by appointment since 1988, as seen on Rich Bride, Poor Bride. Visit the website for ideas for your special occasion. Imagine what you would like to have. It's easy. It's fun. It's about you. Call Gail personally.
1113 Finch Avenue West, 416-445-9170 or 416-633-4222
By appt. at Edith's Fashions
Designer Grace Toleque creates beautiful handcrafted jewellery with coloured gemstones. Designs can be customized with stones from the jewellery bar, or bring a picture of a piece of you like and Grace will use it as an inspiration and add her touch to it.
Jane Ip's fashionable and affordable line of handbags is for modern women who are driven by colour and fun. The Pink House, her head office, showcases a wide array of distinctly feminine accessories, including her signature perfume, Diamant Rose.
32 Scollard St., 416-975-5115
Tu-Sa: 12 - 6 p.m.
A goldsmith/designer who specializes in wedding bands, engagement rings, and accessories, Leif grew up in a family of artists, and was encouraged as a maker at an early age. Visit his studio to discuss a custom-designed piece.
55 Mill St., Building 74 Case Goods Warehouse, Studio 108, 416-861-1282
W-Su: 12 - 5 p.m. or by appt
Karyn Ruiz crafts all her toppers on site at this traditional millinery, which counts among its customers Celine Dion, Whoopi Goldberg, and Sandra Oh. Collections include men’s, bridal, classic, romantic, casual, cocktail, and fascinators, but custom hats can also be ordered.
462 College St., 416-536-5933
M-F: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., or by appt
This West Queen West neighbourhood store showcases the work of more than 100 Toronto-based jewellery designers, with a huge range of original handmade bling to choose from. Twenty independent metalworking artisans create all manner of jewellery right in the shop, which makes for a unique retail shopping experience.
1338 Queen St. W., 416-463-2136
M-F: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Su: 12 - 5 p.m.
Designer Jennifer Shigetomi is known for creating soft and fluid shapes out of precious metals. Her work is often sculptural with clean lines and satin finishes.
9 Castlefield Ave., 416-487-6345
M-Tu: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. W: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Th-Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Su: by appt
Award-winning jeweller Myles Mindham has been creating highly sought after pieces for the past twenty years. Interesting shapes, elegant proportions, and a lavish use of diamonds and gemstones are characteristic of his work.
37 Hazelton Ave., 416-962-8880
M-Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Using precious gemstones, metals and only Canadian or conflict-free diamonds, Linda produces all her jewellery locally and ethically. Choose from her elegant, imaginative pieces or have bespoke bling custom-designed.
631 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-484-1843
Tu-Th: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. F: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sa: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Known for excellent service and custom work that revolves around your individual needs, Richard Booth pieces have soul and warmth that are enhanced by the wearer.
138 Cumberland St., 416-960-3207
Tu-F: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Designed and hand-crafted in their studio by Gabriela and Costin Lazar, the line, in sterling, 18 karat and platinum is exceptionally finished, with sensuous shapes. It is forward-looking yet timeless. Signature pieces include the Memento diamond tension ring.
162 Cumberland St., 416-923-2591
Tu-F: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Designer Andrea Tsanos' "gem" of a boutique is a treasure trove of handmade and one-of-a-kind pieces with semi-precious stones, beautiful jewellery boxes and stands, a line for girls, and bead kits for unique gifts - or shop online.
1693 Avenue Road, 647-343-9069
Tu: 12 - 6 p.m. W: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Th: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. F: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa:10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Su: 12 - 5 p.m.
Avenue Rd. North
Tamara Kronis and Kathryn Dieroff collaborate in their custom design studio to create jewellery of the highest quality and exceptional design. They enjoy translating ideas and experiences into jewellery that suits the personality of their clients.
1098 Yonge St., 416-944-1098
Tu-F: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A Canadian leader in innovative and award-winning jewellery techniques, at this studio-and-gallery concept run by designers Jill Cribbin and Amy Johnson, customers can watch flameworkers in action and purchase beads for their own crafts.
55 Mill St., Building 74 Case Goods Warehouse, Studio 105, 647-430-8589
M-Tu:by appt W-Su: 12 - 5 p.m.
Walk in to find ready-made baubles and trinkets in silver, brass and gold from 16 Toronto jewellery designers who can often be seen plying their trade in the shop’s studio space. Goldsmith Sarah Wan teaches a popular wedding-band workshop every Saturday; couples can forge a finished ring in silver or any karat weight of gold. Commissions are welcome.
890 Queen St. W., 416-855-4321
Tu-W: 12 - 6 p.m. Th-Sa: 12 - 8 p.m. Su: 12 - 6 p.m.
West Queen West
Thistle & Thorne one-of-a-kind fair trade knitwear is designed in Toronto, made from handspun, organic alpaca and dyed using an all-natural process. When you buy a T&T product you have made an active choice for social change.
Sheri Wildhagen and David Greig love making high quality hats for men and women with the finest materials and in the most striking designs. Wearing a Wildhagen hat will turn heads on any street in the world.
575 Queen St. W. 2nd floor, 416-830-8589
Hours M-Sa: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Su: 12 - 5 p.m.