For over 140 years, Birks has thrived through a legacy of artisanal excellence, and its ability to craft brilliant designs encompassing exquisite quality of metals and gems.
The Birks family dates back to the 16th century in Sheffield England, where the family were master silversmiths.
By the late 1600s the family is granted the oldest silver cutlery trademark on register in Sheffield.
It is with knowledge rooted in English craftsmanship, passed down from generation to generation, that Henry Birks open his first boutique in 1879.
From the hands of our artisans into yours, uncompromising quality and excellence is our commitment to you. These values were instilled by Henry Birks and a tradition we maintain today.
Birks was by far the largest and most influential silverware manufacturer in Canada during the 20th century, with a clientele that wished to acquire exclusive, beautifully-made unique jewelry and decorative objects. For over 140 years, Birks has thrived through a legacy of artisanal excellence, and its ability to craft brilliant designs encompassing exquisite quality of metals and gems. From the highest quality of white gold, yellow gold or platinum to the finest diamonds, colored stones and pearls in all shapes and sizes – the highly skilled jewelers at Birks offer up uncompromising craftsmanship and quality. Birks has truly been a purveyor of high-end fine jewelry, and has earned strong praise and accolades for its high standards in craftsmanship for more than a century. The Birks brand continues to propel the legacy and remains renowned for meticulous attention to detail, and an unwavering passion for design. The Birks artisans create works of art as unique and unforgettable as the precious moments they epitomize.
Birks continues to create timeless pieces that exemplify elegance and luxury. From the hands of our artisans into yours, we let our jewellery carry over 140 of history with uncompromising quality.