Kyoto – an ancient capital with 1,200 years of history.
As a brand, NIWAKA was launched in the city of Kyoto, where traditional culture and art thrive. This essence is the foundation for NIWAKA. NIWAKA has flourished into a brand with a unique worldview rooted in Kyoto’s mesmerizing beauty and magnificent history. NIWAKA Fine Jewelry is created through superior craftsmanship, daringly beautiful designs and top grade materials that satisfy the strictest of quality standards. Long considered one of Japan’s leading jewelers, NIWAKA stays true to its heritage by celebrating the vibrant history and culture of Kyoto, Japan. Known and admired for their dedication to craftsmanship and the use of superior materials, NIWAKA Fine Jewelry celebrates tradition and embraces the future while presenting its brand to the world. NIWAKA designs are inspired by the world around them. With a powerful respect for tradition and a deep curiosity for beauty, NIWAKA’s design team and craftsmen work in unison to bring into being jewelry that will stand the test of time. From temples and shrines to the simple pathways of the city, you can sense the high level of skill that has been handed down in Kyoto from generation to generation. This rare quality of workmanship is only part of what sets NIWAKA jewelry apart. NIWAKA prides itself on every design being handcrafted, allowing each piece to possess as much individuality as the wearer. As beautiful as each design is, it is the relationship between the wearer and the jewel that showcases its true beauty. NIWAKA adheres to the Kimberly Process by using only conflict-free diamonds. We accept only the highest rated stones in all of our jewelry. Even the smallest of stones must meet the strictest requirements for brilliance, and are inspected with a 20x loupe.