Donnell Jewellers and Valuers

Jewellery and gemstone valuers, ring restorers and manufacturers

Donnell Jewellers and Valuers have been helping Christchurch's jewellery lovers since 1952.

We custom design, hand make, restore, repair and value rings and other precious jewellery items.

We operate by appointment.

Donnell Jewellers

  • Custom Ring Design and Making
  • Jewellery Repair and Restoration.
  • Diamond and Colour Gemstones.
  • Gold and Platinum Jewellery Manufacture.
  • Jewellery Cleaning and Condition Assessments.
  • Online Store (coming soon)
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Donnell Valuation Services

  • Diamond Grading Reports
  • Colour Gemstone Identification
  • Insurance Replacement Valuations
  • Inventory Lists
  • After Loss Estimates
  • Estate Distribution/Probate Valuations
  • Private Sale/Purchase Appraisals
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Qualifications and Affiliations

Richard Donnell is a manufacturing jeweller (Trade Certificate) and GIA Diamonds Graduate (Gemological Institute of America). He is assisted by his daughter, Deb Donnell. She is also a GIA Diamonds Graduate and has an Applied Jewelry Professional Diploma (GIA). She is currently studying to complete the GIA Graduate Gemologist Program. Both are members of the GIA Alumni Association and Gemological Association of New Zealand and the Jewellery Valuers Society of New Zealand.

Donnell Jewellers is a member of the Jewellers and Watchmakers of New Zealand.

Richard and Deb have over 100 years combined knowledge and experience in the jewellery industry. This allows us to provide you with the best possible design, manufacturing, repair, restoration and valuation services in Christchurch, New Zealand. Please contact Richard on 03 366 3648 or Deb on 021 227 7587 to arrange an appointment.

Articles and Resources

The Donnell Jewellers Story

Donnell Jewellers was established on 4 September 1975, in Christchurch, New Zealand by manufacturing jeweller and valuer, Richard Donnell. Richard and his wife, Ngaio, operated the manufacturing and retail business for 35 years... Read More