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Established in 1952, Rutherford has earned a reputation for rare and unique jewellery, silver and pearls. From a humble beginning in country Victoria, the founder Mr Bruce Rutherford (1926 - 2014) pursued his passion for antiques and fine jewellery leading to the establishment of a well respected Melbourne-based jewellery business with stores on the prestigious Paris End of Collins Street, The Block Arcade, and Camberwell.

As the first pearl specialist in Melbourne, the family has extensive experience and a vast collection of pearls that will ensure they will find the right piece of pearl jewellery for you. They carry the most highly prized white Australian South Sea pearl as well as the alluring Tahitian pearls and the natural gold pearls found in the waters around the Philippines.

The family has over 60 years experience in beautiful, unique and rare valuables. Their vast collection of fine jewellery showcases one of a kind antique pieces from the Victorian and Edwardian eras through to the Art Deco and Retro periods as well as beautiful contemporary jewellery.


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Opening hours:
  • Monday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm


  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times