A vast selection
of fine jewellery, silver, timepieces, along with lifestyle merchandise
are manufactured in Birks Group studios and manufacturing facilities
located in Montreal, and Florida.
The Montreal jewellery factory is a focused facility, co-located
with the Gemstone Operations department, supporting Bridal and Statement
jewellery, as well as, one-of-a-kind pieces. The Montreal facility
is also a key element of our new product development process. Here
we utilize traditional, skill based, model making as well as state
of the art computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing
(CAM). The dynamic collaboration between our designers, product
development staff and the development team in Montreal supports
our iterative development philosophy and ensures seamless interpretation
of design to product.
It is also supportive of product development activities blending
the hand of skilled artisans with the science of computer aided
design and development. The jewellery studio in Tamarac, Florida,
supports custom designs, special orders and retail requirements.
The further the company's vertical integration strategy , Birks
Group has opened a gemstone purchasing office in New York City.
This office, located in the heart of the diamond district, allows
for the effective sourcing of diamonds and gemstones.