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Shop for world-famous brands at their worldfamous basement prices. Basement Level, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street, Sydney. 9261 2674. victoriasbasement.com.au

JEWELLERY

ALTMANN + CHERNY

To discover the mystical, unique Australian opal look no further than the experience and passion of this third-generation family business. Celebrating its 70-year anniversary in 2018, Altmann + Cherny is internationally recognised as the oldest Australian opal jeweller. The extraordinary artistic talent of Fiona Altmann is highlighted in her stunning jewellery designs. The shape and colour of the opal is carefully considered when designing the setting to highlight the natural beauty of the opal. 18 Pitt Street, (Circular Quay) Sydney. 9251 9477. altmanncherny.com.au GIULIANS

Visit this family-owned European-style jewellery salon and discover exceptional pieces handcrafted from Australian opals; South Sea pearls; and pink, champagne, cognac and white diamonds. Giulians’ highly trained, multilingual staff will welcome you to a relaxed atmosphere that recalls the intimacy and welcoming tradition of a bygone era. Giulians offers quality pieces of original design and remarkable beauty, designed to last through the generations. Four Seasons Hotel, Level 3, Shop 4, 199 George Street, Sydney. 98 Harrington Street, Sydney. 9247 5630. giulians.com

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KALMAR ANTIQUES

Kalmar Antiques is a second-generation, familyowned business that has made a name for itself as one of Australia’s leading antique stores. Dealing in elegant, antique jewellery from the Georgian era of the 1700s to today, they also deal in fine quality clocks, pocket watches and wrist watches from such brands as Rolex, Omega and Cartier—just to name a few. Shop 23, Level 2, Queen Victoria Building, 455 George Street, Sydney. 9264 3663. kalmarantiques.com.au LONGINES

Introducing the Longines DolceVita collection, where steel and gold combine to embody glamour and grace. Inspired by the concept of la dolce vita, the new range of watches is an homage to the sweetness of life. Longines has blended rose gold and steel in the new collection to create an elegant, feminine range. The solid rose gold crown and the touch of pink on the dial match the rose gold and steel watch band. The DolceVita models are also offered in a version set with diamonds. These timekeepers are available in four sizes and house a quartz movement. Each watch features a silvercoloured “flinquè” dial and a steel and rose gold cap bracelet. Shop for your own timepiece at the Longines boutique in the Queen Victoria Buidling. Shop 10-12, 455 George Street, Sydney. 9267 0065. longines.com.au THE NATIONAL OPAL COLLECTION

As one of Australia’s leading opal companies,

this centre houses the finest collection of opal specimens on display anywhere in the world. A must for overseas visitors interested in Australia’s national gemstone, entry to this museum is free. Walk through the opal mine and watch opals being cut, while the showroom displays the largest range of opals and opal jewellery anywhere in Australia. 60 Pitt Street, Sydney. 9247 6344. nationalopal.com OPAL MINDED

The Opal Minded store was founded in 1989 and grew out of the continuing family tradition of opal mining of its founder, John Bernard-Benny. Directly from its own mines in Queensland, Opal Minded offers an unmatched collection of mesmerising Jundah-Opalville opals, which have benchmarked Australian boulder opals since the late 19th century. Opal Minded’s classic and contemporary designs captivate and impress. 55A George Street, The Rocks. 9247 9885. opalminded.com TAG HEUER

This prestige watch brand uses the finest Swiss watchmaking traditions to create quality timepieces. The Sydney TAG Heuer boutique in Pitt Street Mall stocks a wide range of sporting and elegant timepieces. The TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 is the Swiss watchmaker’s signature Chronograph. With a 45mm steel modular case and a contemporary sports design, this dynamic timepiece features TAG Heuer’s in-house Calibre Heuer 01 movement.

Available from TAG Heuer boutiques and online. Cnr Pitt and Market Streets, Sydney. 8223 6200. tagheuer.com.au VOLLÉ JEWELLERY

In the heart of Sydney lies Vollé Jewellery, your passport to the most beautiful Australian opals, South Sea pearls and Argyle pink diamonds that Australia has to offer. Vollé offers an unparalleled jewellery experience for international visitors, who are taken back to the Victorian era as they browse the comprehensive range, with everything from small gifts to precious and rare Australian gems. 149 York Street, (cnr 80 Druitt Street), Sydney. 9269 0898. vollejewellery.com

SHOPPING DESTINATIONS

BIRKENHEAD POINT OUTLET CENTRE

Sydney’s original and largest outlet centre is situated just 10 minutes from the Sydney CBD by the Shopper Hopper from Circular Quay or Harbourside, bus, taxi, car or water taxi, and offers up to 70% off regular retail prices. Birkenhead Point is home to more than 120 leading national and international brands including Hugo Boss, Oroton, Nike, Country Road, Calvin Klein, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sheridan, Levi’s, Peter Alexander, The Academy Brand, Hype DC, Tommy Hilfiger and Brooks Brothers. 19 Roseby Street, Drummoyne. 9812 8800. birkenheadpoint.com.au THE GALERIES

This boutique shopping haven is where shoppers go to find one-off pieces. The slick minimalist design features four levels and a central piazza area.

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Where Magazine Sydney July 2019  

Where Magazine Sydney July 2019