WELCOME TO KRATZ JEWELLERY
'Jewellery is a lifetime joy that continues giving pleasure for generations.'
Kratz Exclusive Jewellery specializes in individual designs for everyone who are looking for something unique. They can specially design and handcraft the piece of your dreams for you. All the jewellery and designs are created in their on - site workshop and come with a Valuation Certificate by a registered valuer. Your individual piece of jewellery will be an original masterpiece and collectors item of the future.
A family business for over 40 years, Liz and Ewald Kratz are internationally recognised jewellery designers and manufacturers, have been Winners of the De Beers Diamonds Today Competitions and the prestigious Diamond International Award, and two time Grand Prix winners of the Intergold Jewellery Design Competition .. . their expertise and talent is well proven. Their jewellery has been featured in Fashion shows in Paris, Basle, Milan, New York, Hawaii, Tokyo, London to mention just a few.
Liz Kratz has a wealth of knowledge with degrees in Metallurgy, Geology, Gemmology, and Jewellery Design and Manufacture. Liz prides herself on giving individual attention and the best service, whether a customer is there for a specially designed jewellery piece, a Jewellery Valuation a minor Jewellery repair.
Ewald Kratz was born in Pforzheim, Germany into a family of Goldsmiths with a 300 year history. He studied at the Goldschmiedeschule in Pforzheim as well as doing his apprenticeship as a Juwelengoldschmied. Ewald is not only a Goldschmiede Meister but also holds a certificate in Diamond Grading from the American Gemological Institute. Ewald is the creator of the revolutionary, colour changing 18ct gold called 'Opal Gold'.
Ewald and Liz Kratz opened Kratz Exclusive Jewellery on Park Road Milton, Brisbane in November 1997. The store has been designed to reflect Queensland and is light airy and un-intimidating. The workshop is on the premises and is visible to the public – no more need to worry about where your jewellery is for repair! They have a vast collection of individually designed pieces on display and also have an excellent diamond and gem selection to choose from. All valuations are done on the premises.