OUR FAMILY BUSINESS COMBINES YEARS OF GEMSTONE AND DIAMOND EXPERTISE WITH THE ABILITY TO CREATE BEAUTIFUL, UNIQUE PIECES OF FINE JEWELLERY.
Cushla Whiting is a fine jeweller creating elegant and unique designs. Combining beauty and function, each piece of Cushla Whiting Jewellery is crafted for wear over a lifetime.
We are an Australian family business comprised of siblings Cushla, Anna and Hamish Whiting, the children of a world-renowned gemologist.
As a former architect, Cushla takes a detail-oriented approach to designing jewellery. Her captivating style, coupled with the technical expertise of our gemologist Hamish who has spent many years purchasing diamonds and coloured stones from around the world, produces exquisite pieces of fine jewellery made to exacting standards of quality.
The Cushla Whiting showroom is located in the heart of Melbourne. We are firmly committed to local production, enabling us to support Melbourne industry while overseeing the entire design and production process. This ensures the highest standards of craftsmanship.
Buying or creating a unique piece of jewellery is deeply personal, and Cushla Whiting understands the emotional journey of this process. We are delighted to welcome our customers into our Melbourne showroom, an environment that reflects our passion for our craft.
Anna WhitingAnna Whiting is our Managing Director. A qualified lawyer, Anna had worked in the wine industry before joining her brother and sister in forming Cushla Whiting Jewellery. Anna has embraced her family’s rich tradition in the jewellery industry and spearheads the next generation of the family business. She is a Gemological Institute of America-qualified diamond expert with a passion for stones.
Cushla WhitingCushla Whiting’s background in architecture informs her work as a fine jeweller. Cushla obtained her Master of Architecture degree from The University of Melbourne, and after practicing as an architect for several years, pursued her interest in jewellery design with an internship with a respected London jeweller. Cushla then studied jewellery design at the Gemological Institute of America, the world's foremost authority in gemology and jewellery design, where she was awarded the H. Goldie Award. Having established her eponymous business in 2014, Cushla is passionate about bringing her designs to life in Australia.
Hamish WhitingHamish Whiting is our in-house rock expert, a Gemological Institute of America-trained gemologist. Hamish previously worked as the senior diamond buyer for New Zealand’s largest diamond wholesaler for five years before heading to Colombia to pursue his passion for emeralds. Hamish spent several years working with emeralds in Bogotá before returning to Melbourne to work alongside his sisters. He brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and an expansive network of relationships in the diamond buying industry—along with a serious stash of gorgeous stones.