Our Story

Waterdown Goldsmith specializes in custom one of a kind jewellery designs, repairs, jewellery appraisals and creative workshops lead by award winning Principal Goldsmith Joan Kirby. Joan's designs are both technical and creative. In Addition to our jewellery services, we now offer watch repairs and watch battery maintenance.

Our jewellery studio in Waterdown Ontario is located approximately 45 minutes west of Toronto, neighbouring Burlington and nestled in the historic downtown. Come visit our Jewellery Studio and explore your inspiration, creativity and design ideas.




JOAN   KIRBY
Principal Goldsmith

With over 25 years experience in the jewellery industry, Joan's award winning work has been featured in various publications and television programs. She has dedicated years to honing her craft and the result of her hard work has been described as creative, unique and technical at the same time.

Joan has taught many jewellery programs over the years and now inspires and instructs students of all levels in her Waterdown studio. With a true passion for creating, you can find Joan most days working on new and interesting jewellery in her studio.

KRISTEN   KIRBY
Jewellery Methods, Gemology Junior

Kristen, daughter of Joan has grown up surrounded by her mother's creative energy and passion for jewellery. Kristen has decided to pursue a similar path as Joan with completion of the Jewellery Methods program at George Brown College in Toronto. Kristen has over 8 years experience in the jewellery industry and has also completed the Gemology Program.

Kristen's natural creativity and confidence translates into every design she completes.

COCO
Official Greeter

Coco is full of love and is happy to receive the many belly rubs from our customers.

You can find Coco most days relaxing and resting at Joan's feet.


TARA
Greeter in Training

Meet Tara, Coco's younger sister. Tara is always happy to see clients at the store.

Her positivity and curious nature make her the perfect addition to Waterdown Goldsmith.