- Engagement & Bridal
- Antique & Vintage
Gerard McCabe has a proud family heritage of jewellers that stretches back generations.
From our humble beginnings in 1878 as McCabe Tailors through to today, we have strong familial and location ties within Adelaide. Our history is a valuable tool which we wield.
It provides our customers’ with a palpable sense of trust and faith. By long association, we know not only our trade but our customers and our beautiful city down to the bones. This can only ensure the best service and the most careful attention and expertise. Directed at you, our customer.
Starting out in the footsteps of his grandfather, Frank and father, Patrick, Gerard with his wife Pauline created the business on April 1st, 1986. They focused on second hand, antique jewellery, manufacturing rings and provided a trade valuation service to over 30 jewellery stores. From its earliest beginnings, Gerard McCabe Jewellers was a family run operation. After moving into Adelaide Arcade in 1989 the business began to grow.
The Gerard McCabe brand begun to take hold as the business expanded to include a new location in Rundle Mall and grew to include a separate head office including its own designer workshop. The next generation began to be involved in the business under Gerard as a mentor.
During this time the Gerard McCabe Brand evolved to sell it’s own unique collections of Jewellery. These collections reflected the unique history of the brand, and the expertise gained over four generations. In 2010, Gerard McCabe launched their online store, which was quite unique as other high end jewellery stores still focused on printed catalogues.