Meet Kate

Kate Shearer is a qualified GIA gemologist and jewellery designer with a passion for gemstones, diamonds, jewellery, and a keen appreciation for luxury goods. Kate attended the prestigious Gemological Institute of America in New York where she studied under the world’s top gemological experts working in the field today.

After graduating with a Graduate Diploma in Gemology and Jewellery Design, Kate honed her expertise by working in High Jewellery at Cartier on Fifth Avenue in New York, before returning to Cape Town to start her business, Bespoke by Kate.

Kate specializes in sourcing fine gemstones and GIA diamonds, jewellery design, CAD renderings and custom made jewellery. Such as engagement rings, wedding bands, classic diamond jewellery and signet rings. Working in 9, 18ct yellow, rose, white gold and platinum.

Get in touch with Kate to create your dream piece of jewellery today!

Causes We Support

Established in 2006, African Tails is a pro-active animal welfare organization. Having sterilized over 16 000 impoverished dogs & cats, homed over 2000 & treated/fed thousands of hungry tummies. African Tails strives to make a sustainable long-term impact through mass sterilization & pet care education in impoverished communities.

One unsterilized female dog & her offspring can produce 67 000 puppies over a 6 year period. With this staggering statistic, mass sterilization is the only way to curb the over-population of neglected & abused dogs and cats. There is also a strong focus on educating the urban public about sterilization and the positive attributes of a rescued pet. Driven solely by the kind donations of the public, African Tails relies on these funds to help as many suffering animals as possible.

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