About Us

Crafted with Care | Worn with Love

Sapphires is a family-owned business, specializing in custom made, One of a Kind jewellery designed and created on site. Sapphires Jewellers is passionate about bringing quality fine jewellery and watches to their local community.

You will find an incredible selection of on trend jewellery in store with many Canadian made items, including Canadian diamonds. Items are also hand selected from international designers to offer items that are unique to the area.

Sapphire’s services include custom-designed jewellery, timepieces, jewellery repairs, restorations and in-house appraisals.

Established in 1988 by Thomas and Tamara Steele in the town of Fonthill, they felt it would be a perfect place to raise their family. The small town reflected their values and getting to know their community while still being accessible to clients in all the surrounding cities of Niagara Region.

Both sons Bradley and Dalton are following in their parent’s footsteps.

Bradley is currently enrolled in the Jewellery Arts program at George Brown College and apprenticing in the store. Dalton has been using his business education from Brock University to assist with the ever-growing business.

Sapphires employs staff with a passion for jewellery and customer care. Staff and family work as a team to ensure their clients are thrilled with the service they receive.

The Sapphires family loves to give back to the community that has supported them for over 35 years! Pelham Cares, Wellspring Niagara, Rotary and Birchway Niagara to name a few of the charitable organizations.

Thomas Steele Master Goldsmith

Thomas Steele | Master Goldsmith

George Brown Jewellery Arts – Top Honours
GIA certified diamond grader

Thomas Steele

Award winning, Master goldsmith Thomas Steele has over 40 years of experience.

Tom loves to personally work with and educate clients on the quality of the gemstones they select. He encourages customers to view the diamonds under the microscope, allowing them to see exactly what they are getting. You can expect to learn to identify subtle differences in similar quality stones and how they affect the value.

Tom is very passionate about creating artistic pieces of jewellery and loves a challenge. He invites you to come in and browse his portfolio of custom jewellery photos for inspiration or allow him to design inspired by you.

“Designing unique jewellery to suit the personality of each individual is truly rewarding”.