German jeweller and watch retailer Wempe has a heritage dating back over 130 years, with ties to some of the world’s most prestigious watchmakers, including Rolex and Patek Philippe. Wempe’s timeless, individual and colourful By Kim jewellery line, introduced in 2000, is ideal for the woman who wants to stand out – but subtly.
Wempe, Königsallee 14, 40212 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 324077
Tiffany & Co
Tiffany, one of the most famous jewellers in the world, is known for its diamonds and its distinctive blue boxes. Its colourful jewels are ideal for those seeking glitz and glamour, while a diamond set in a platinum or white gold ring is perfect for a Christmas engagement.
Tiffany & Co, Königsallee 18, Düsseldorf 40212, +49 (0)211 130650
The Italian jeweller’s cocktail rings, brooches and pendants featuring semi-precious stones in a multitude of colours do not date and thus make the perfect timeless gift. Elizabeth Taylor returned to the jeweller time and again after falling in love with the exquisite diamond and emerald brooch Richard Burton gave her to mark their engagement.
Bulgari, Königsallee 24, 40212 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 828 9780
The diamond, gemstone and pearl creations found at Bucherer stand out for their precision design and quality. The boutique on Königsallee is a must-visit for lovers of traditional pieces; as well as Bucherer’s fine jewellery, it stocks watches by Piaget and Chopard, as well as the brand’s own Carl F Bucherer range.
Bucherer, Königsallee 26, 40212 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 328083
On the corner of Steinstrasse and Königsallee is the jeweller whose red box has become synonymous with Parisian beauty and delicacy and produces excitement when seen underneath the Christmas tree. The delight inside the box is up to you – but we’d choose a pair of platinum earrings set with diamonds or the classic Cartier Love bracelet in pink gold.
Cartier, Steinstrasse 1-3, Königsallee, 40212 Düsseldorf, +49 (0)211 866460