Our Story

For over 58 years, Charles Koll Jewellers has created wearable beauty for an extensive and diverse clientele, honoring those special times in life through extraordinary creativity and technical achievement.

1980: The Look and Feel of the South Africa Store

Capturing the essence of the store's ambiance and character during its prime, reflecting the established identity and values it represents.

1980: A Nod to Tradition and Technology

A recreation of a 1960s photograph of Malcolm Kolls's father, Charles, featuring the same pioneering GIA gem scope and the state-of-the-art electro-mechanical scale, symbolizing a bridge between tradition and innovation.


1980: Public Relations Excellence

Typical of the proactive and engaging PR activities, showcasing the store's active role in connecting with the community and enhancing its presence. The Kolls' involvement in the community can be dated back decades.

2021- Present

A New Chapter in Sorrento Valley

Charles Koll Jewellers has always been at the forefront of the jewelry industry, and the opening of the Sorrento Valley store marks a new chapter in its illustrious history. The store features an impressive range of jewelry collections, from timeless classics to contemporary masterpieces, all showcased in a setting that combines modern elegance with natural beauty.

Our Exclusive Services

Renowned for our comprehensive service offerings, we have established ourselves as the leading custom jeweller in San Diego.

Comprehensive Services

Our services in include complete in-house design/manufacture, repair, refurbishing outdated or unused jewelry, appraisals, watch-making and more. We even offer safety deposit boxes for the safe keeping of your precious items!

Custom Designs

Custom jewelry is not just part of what we do; it is foundational for Charles Koll. Whether you come in with a crude sketch or a magazine clipping, we will nurture your idea in a creative and fun environment.

Expansive Showroom

Discover our new Sorrento Valley location! Step into our expanded workshop and showroom, bathed in beautiful natural lighting. The Charles Koll experience awaits. We look forward to seeing you!

"The true value of jewelry is defined by how it is given. The lasting value, by how it is designed and made"
"Fine design is a science. Understanding the science is an art"
"Every piece of jewelry was designed by someone. Precious few are designed for someone"

Our Promise


To ensure the quality and integrity of each creation, every process of jewelry creation from client-guided design to casting, prototyping and diamond setting is carried out and quality-checked – step by step – in our studio.


Artist at heart, the Charles Koll team has been designing wearable art since 1961. Our focus on aesthetics is bound by our love for the trade and the pride we take in each and every piece of jewelry we create.

Knowledge & Experience

Possessing critical knowledge, experience and resources enable Charles Koll to deliver the highest quality jewelry product available. Each one tailored to meet the individual needs of our discerning client.

Craftsmanship & Transparency

Each custom piece reflects our client's personal taste and bring joy. We value ethical and transparent client relationships, leading to lifelong friendships and customer loyalty.


Involving the intelligence, passion and creativity of our clients gives each piece of jewelry a tangible connection to their personal story. Through collaboration we deliver jewelry that resonates, excites and inspires.

Meet the Team

The team at Charles Koll Jewellers brings together their proven expertise in design and manufacturing to ensure that clients are well informed regarding the important considerations, subtleties, and opportunities associated with precision made custom jewelry. If you can dream it we can make it and you’ll be given expert advice along the way.

Our Studio

We take pride in creating custom high-quality jewelry to mark special occasions and life’s precious moments.

Shop Our Exclusive Collections

We offer an exclusive collection of designer diamond and colored gem jewelry, enabling Charles Koll Jewellers to assist discerning clients in finding – or creating – the perfect gift or recognition.

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