As the founder of Gerard McCabe Jewellers, Gerard’s passion for exceptional gemstones and telling stories through design is enshrined in the ethos of the business.
His grandfather and father jewellers themselves, Gerard entered the industry after pursuing his other creative talent in the music industry. After working with his father and then for another successful Adelaide jeweller, Gerard opened Gerard McCabe Jewellers in 1986 with his wife Pauline. Using his expert knowledge and experience as a Gemologist, Diamond Technologist and Jewellery Valuer, Gerard created a company dedicated to creating stunning jewellery items that are second to none.
As Founder, Gerard is closely involved in a mentoring role throughout the company. He is a respected leader, and guides our staff members to deliver the best service to you, our client. Gerard firmly believes in taking the time to get to know you, your style and your desires. He advocates for all Gerard McCabe staff to build a relationship with you, taking you on a journey towards your dream jewellery selection.
Jessica is one of the fourth generation McCabe family members to become involved in the family business. Jessica Moran has had the unusual position of having worked across all facets of Gerard McCabe. Starting as a salesperson in the Adelaide Arcade store and later taking on the role of workshop manager and then marketing and website manager, she loves bringing her knowledge of the industry to play in her current role as Co-Managing Director.
Jessica fell in love with the sparkle of a well-cut gem. Yellow diamonds are her all time favourite! She is passionate about telling stories through jewellery design and producing products that will stand the test of time.
Jessica’s years of experience mean that customers receive up to date information and communications. Her MBA has helped her to bring expertise to the role. Additionally, Jessica is committed to continuous staff training, with the best industry practices. Thus she helps deliver the highest level of customer service. The kind that means you always come first.
Justin is one of the fourth generations of McCabes to join the rich family heritage of Adelaide jewellers. Justin has been involved in the business in various forms over the years, starting out as a young boy. Justin splits his time between the stores and Head Office in his current role as Co-Managing Director.
Justin is a trained gemologist, valuer and diamond grader. As well as having a hand in the design of the jewellery itself, his true speciality lies in client relations.
“It’s about getting to know that person. Knowing their occasion and their motivations. Learning something about them. But that comes later. For me, the client journey all starts with greeting them and making them feel comfortable. Being warm, welcoming and friendly; we want the customer to experience that all the way through. We work hard to be different, to select the best and make it work for them. It really is our joy to bring that to our customers and it is what we are excited about.”
Justin’s training and certifications include:
Trained Gemologist (FGAA), Diamond Grader, Valuer. Certificate 4 (Frontline Management), Gerard McCabe Collection Designer.
Diamond, Precious gemstone and vintage jewellery procurer.
As Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operational Officer, William Sawley is dedicated to ensuring that Gerard McCabe gives you the best experience and products possible. Having a Grandfather who was a jeweller, William has been immersed in the industry from an early age. Pursuing his passion, William joined our team over twenty years ago as a Sales Associate and IT expert, and never looked back.
William’s vast experience and personal interest in fine jewellery makes him the perfect person to lead our operations. His in-depth knowledge and understanding of Adelaide diamonds and luxury jewellery allow him to lead our team in delivering you excellence in every way.
Nazanin is our award-winning Design Director at Gerard McCabe. Jewellery is her passion and she is devoted to transforming ideas into beautiful realities. Holding a Master of Industrial Design qualification, Nazanin is also qualified in over five different jewellery certifications, and has fine art training.
With a sophisticated, luxurious style, Nazanin creates designs with perfection in mind. When you engage us to create a Bespoke piece, you will work with Nazanin directly to see your vision come to life.