Handcrafted New Zealand Jewellery
Ethically hand made in Nelson, New Zealand, every piece is meticulously crafted to the highest standard of workmanship and design. Our award-winning team of master jewellers and designers work seamlessly to bring you seasonal collections that enlighten, inspire and articulate your style aesthetic.
Black Matter Flagship Store
Our flagship store is temporarily closed due to Level 3 COVID-19 Restrictions.
However, the online store remains open.
Our flagship store is now open.
182 Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand
10am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.
10am – 5pm, Saturday.
10am – 4pm, Sunday.
Call 09 360 0726 for enquiries
Shop Our Best Sellers
The Original Penumbra RingPenumbra Collection $390
Nautical: Reef Knot EarringsNautical Collection $249
Local Palette: Arctic StudsLocal Palette Collection $290 – $1,290
Penumbra: Large PendantPenumbra Collection $719
Mirage: Low RingMirage Collection $349
The Gold Penumbra RingPenumbra Collection $1,590
Mirage: Medium PendantMirage Collection $290
Shop by Collection
Latest Collection: Autumn/Winter 2020
The Forte Collection features handcrafted chain in solid sterling silver, with the option of additional gold links, adding a uniquely beautiful contrast. FORTE means ‘strength’ in French, a word that perfectly expresses the meaning of the collection.
Local Palette Collection
A Wanoa Four & Black Matter Collaboration.
Bringing two of natures treasures together, encased in sterling silver and gold. Created to be adorned and designed to bring a sense of connection to our earth, land and sea.
The Mirage Collection features beautiful visual movements that are inspired by the optical phenomenon known as the ‘mirage’. Handcrafted with solid sterling silver, and finished with a high polish, the lustre and shine of this beautiful collection is as stylish and elegant as it is unique.
The Penumbra Collection captures the essence of its lunar meaning with strong lines and elegant form. Crafted by hand in sterling silver and 9 carat yellow gold, this stunning collection features moon-like gold discs, which provide a subtle contrast against striking sterling silver.
After Midnight Collection
Everything happens after midnight. This big, bold and beautiful collection is hand crafted in sterling silver with a range of cubic zirconia stones, so you can carry on shining all hours of the day and night.
Inspired by obelisks, a prominent architectural feature of the ancient Egyptians, this sleek collection of pyramid-like pieces are the perfect combination of fresh designer flair and classic artisan craftsmanship.
The Statement Collection is inspired by ‘armour as fashion’, designed to empower the wearer with inner strength, courage and beauty. Using ancient goldsmithing techniques, every piece is individually crafted with a hammered finish, creating a striking and unique metallic effect.
The ocean, sailing and all things seafaring are inextricably linked with our homeland – New Zealand, Aotearoa, “Land of the Long White Cloud”. Our Nautical Collection brings you timeless pieces reflecting intricate workmanship and superior design.