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Meet the Team2018-11-06T02:03:37+00:00

At Cameron Jewellery we pride ourselves on customer service and our knowledge. Each member of the Cameron Jewellery team brings their own knowledge and special skills, meaning we are great problem solvers and will always try to meet your needs.

Peter Cameron

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Peter is the founding brains behind Cameron Jewellery, opening the business in a tiny little workshop on his own in 1984. Peter has a JIRBNZ Trade Certificate in Manufacturing Jewellery, as well as being an official member of the New Zealand Goldsmiths Guild. He is also a paid member of the New Zealand Jewellers and Watchmakers Association.

Peter prides himself on his quality workmanship and his unique designs, and has strived for the last 34 years to set Cameron Jewellery apart from the rest. Peter also has an extraordinary collection of gemstones and is extremely knowledgeable on gemstones, both well-known and rare. Peter’s honest, up-front approach to jewellery and customer service has helped him win the trust of customers all over the Manawatu, New Zealand and the World.

Jessie Cameron

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Store manager, Jessie, has technically been at Cameron Jewellery her whole life, as she joined the Cameron Jewellery team when she came into the world in 1986. Jessie has worked part-time every Christmas since she left school, but became an official full-time member of the team since the end of 2012. Jessie’s background is in graphic design, meaning she is able to assist customers with special design requests and ideas.

Jessie also manages all of our advertising and media for Cameron Jewellery including all social media.

Jill Cameron

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Jill is our all-round guru and expert on everything. 30 plus years experience in the jewellery industry makes her the go-to gal, as well as the most familiar face in-store. Jill’s special area of expertise is pearls, and as well as being a master threader, she can tell you anything you ever wanted to know about the gem of the sea. Jill, along with Peter, writes all our valuations, and is our liaison with the insurance companies.

Jill naturally shares Peter’s pride in our high quality and unique pieces, and has always maintained that our customers always come first and that we will always strive to make them feel at home on a visit to the store. To Jill, many of our customers are dear friends and she takes a lot of pride in how we are now helping third and fourth generations of some families.

Bailey Sherlock

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Bailey joined the Cameron Jewellery team at the end of 2016. Bailey comes to us with four years experience in jewellery retail sales and is our resident expert on all things young and fashionable! She loves our exclusive brands; Karen Walker, Boh Runga and Meadowlark so is the perfect person to help you choose a gift from any of the collections when you’re not quite sure what will suit.

Sam Drummond

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Sam has been with Cameron Jewellery for over 15 years, beginning his apprenticeship with Peter in 2002. Sam is an extremely talented jeweller, with a very architectural approach to his designs. Sam also holds a JIRBNZ Trade Certificate in Manufacturing Jewellery, and is an official member of the New Zealand Goldsmiths Guild.

Sam is not afraid to show his creativity and make unusual pieces with unique designs and gemstones.

Sandra Pilten

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Sandra has been with the Cameron Jewellery team since 2014. Always a friendly face at the counter and a flair for design, Sandra can help you with any query big or small.