Welcome to N.L. Shaw and Company. We are proud to have you browse our exquisite selection of Antique and Estate jewelry and our fine selection of unique jewelry designers. The antique and estate collection embraces alluring jewelry from Victorian, Edwardian, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Retro and the fabulous 50’s and 60’s. Our jewelry designers include; Original jewelry bells by Gordon Barnett, fabulous colored gemstones in sterling and marcasite by Argent, Butterfly wings set in sterling, Pea Pods by Michael Michaud, Mystical Madness creative colored stone line and much more. Our newest addition is the Nautical "Cleat" line and now introducing Keith Lewis with Keshi pearl earrings, Selenite Earrings, Mica Earrings and more. We welcome you to browse our wonderful selections.
When Nancy Shaw first opened the doors of her shop, N.L. Shaw and Company, in charming historic downtown Mystic, she did so with a vision of splendor and elegance. When all others offered a small display of antique and estate jewelry, Nancy vowed to amass the most extensive collection of antique and estate jewelry ever. With a solid background in colored gems, a penchant for antiques and an extraordinary eye for beauty and quality, Nancy brought together the finest selection of antique and estate jewelry under one roof. Sited just 2 doors down from the famous Mystic Pizza, N.L. Shaw and Company ensconced in a charming single floor brick building with purple awnings and colorful flower boxes beckons and beguiles with a dizzying array of temptations.
Specializing in the finest platinum and gold diamond antique and estate engagement rings. If diamonds are a “girl's best friend “ then old diamonds, in particular Old Mine cuts and Old European cuts, have a built in cachet of rarity that have no equal. As weddings, engagements, birthdays, graduations, anniversaries and special gift givings require to mark such occasions and follow old age cycles, what better way to mark those occasions then to take a walk through history as you browse over jewelry dating as far back as the late 1700’s. N.L. Shaw and Company offers fine selections of jewelry from Victorian, Edwardian, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Retro and the fabulous 50’s and 60’s. Listen to pocket watches ticking out stories of the past. Each piece of jewelry is artfully crafted with pride and an appreciation that brings a joy of its own. Nancy Shaw believes that her jewelry is for the person who wants something unique and speaks for what that individual represents. It‘s like inheriting a family treasure and being thrilled with the content as you turn the key to open the safe deposit box. In our all too hurried lives, Nancy along with her dedicated and personal staff take the time to give you personal service and remains devoted to the appreciation of antique and estate jewelry as an art form as well as for its inherent artistic worth. N.L. Shaw and Company was formed with a vision of excellence. Antique and Estate jewelry at its finest.
Nancy and Kate are the very best! I cannot say enough nice things about them. My fiancé said his experience purchasing my engagement ring there was great, they were even able to keep his appointment with an unexpected power outage throughout town. They were extremely helpful in helping me find the perfect antique wedding band as well. They have the most beautiful selection of antique rings I’ve ever seen.
The Knot 5 Star Review
This was by far my favorite jewelry store experience! It isn't overwhelming or too commercial. I absolutely love the vintage collections. Many stones and elements that aren't frequently used anymore. All of the designs were excellent, so someone has a great eye when they chose what antique pieces to sell.
My husband got me an ensemble from one particular contemporary jewelry artist for Christmas. The necklace was just slightly too tight. I thought we were going to drop it off and have an extension put on. The girl did it right away and came out and put it on me! It looks so nice. It didn't seem like much time, but it didn't matter because I was completely lost in all the beautiful jewelry pieces on display. The other girl patiently showed me a bunch of pieces and answered all my questions.
We will definitely stop back in any time we are in Mystic. And I would completely trust trust them to repair anything I had.
Yelp 5 Star Review
Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. Beautiful jewellery at very fair prices. If you like antique and antique style jewellery, I highly recommend NL Shaw.
Facebook 5 Star Review
The women at N.L. Shaw were so patient and helpful in finding the perfect jewelry to complement my dress. The shop is small and the service personal with a team of very knowledgeable and welcoming experts to assist you, without pressure to buy. They really want you to love your selection and there's a mix of unique antique and estate pieces as well was some contemporary pieces by local artisans.
Wedding Wire 5 Star Review
Kaitlyn was so helpful in my mad hunt for a wedding band! My husband and I stumbled upon this store and I couldn't have been more grateful! I walked in, a little disheartened from all the searching I had done at large jewelry companies, and couldn't have been more happy not only to find the perfect ring, but also to support this amazing small business!
Even if you're not planning on buying anything, you should at least visit to say hi to the sweet people who run this place. :)