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Anchor Your Soul With Nautical Jewellery

Benjamin Clark

Tags anchor, gold, hand made, nautical, navy, nz, pendant, ring, sea, signet, studs

Our hand made anchor pendant and anchor ring are a popular choice for people with a connection to the sea. Sailing lovers, fishing fanatics and Navy service men and women, are just a few examples of the beautiful people drawn to this spectacular collection. Today a lovely client purchased the anchor pendant and anchor signet ring in gold, as she had a family connection with the Navy, and it reminded her of someone special.  It reminded us of the emotional connection we have with jewellery. Particularly hand made jewellery. It's more than an accessory, it tells a story, it connects...


Reef Knot Earrings Inspiration

Reef Knots used in sailing were the inspiration behind the Reef Knot Earrings by Black Matter. Part of the very popular Nautical Collection, reef knots are a stylish seafaring symbol and are loved by people with a connection to the ocean. Reef knots are an ancient binding knot used to secure ropes around an object. The knot is formed by tying a left-handed overhand knot and then a right-handed overhand knot, or vice versa. The Reef Knot earrings by Black Matter are crafted from start to finish in New Zealand and are made with sterling silver (or gold upon request).   


After Midnight: Select The Stones You Love

Benjamin Clark

Tags after midnight, black matter, fashion, hand crafted, jeweller, jewellery, nelson, nz, stones

The After Midnight Collection is big, bright and beautiful. Apart from the stones you see shown in each ring, there are a range of other colours available. We wanted to give people the option to mix and match, which is why we created this colour spectrum. If you're browsing the After Midnight Collection and love a design, but want a different colour, you can select one from the image above or get in touch with us to discuss the options. All After Midnight stones are Cubic zirconia (CZ), which is the cubic crystalline form of zirconium dioxide (ZrO2). The synthesized material is...


Black Matter is the sister brand for award-winning jewellery company, Benjamin Black Goldsmiths. Fashion jewellery and accessories created with beautiful stones, precious metals and designer flare. 

Ethically hand made entirely in New Zealand, every piece is meticulously crafted to the highest standard of workmanship and design. Our team of master jewellers and designers work seamlessly to bring you seasonal collections that enlighten, inspire and articulate your style aesthetic.


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