Rolex Watches


Murdocks established in 1897 holds a rich jewellery history and expertise grounded in Cape Town. Murdocks is committed to offering a lifetime of service and premium quality jewellery products.

The classic contemporary Murdocks store is situated in the heart of the bustling V&A Waterfront – a shopper’s haven in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. We are proud to offer an extensive range of traditional as well as modern fine jewellery pieces and a selection of prestigious watch brands.


James Edgar Murdock was drawn to South Africa from England in 1896.
James Edgar Murdock brought his passion for fine jewellery and watches to found one of the first recognised jewellery businesses in Cape Town. In 1897 Murdock’s Watchmakers and Jewellers opened its doors to an intimate store situated on the corner of Parliament and Longmarket Street in the heart of Cape Town.

The standard of service and expertise through the years, attracted an eminent clientele including recognised historical figures; Cecil John Rhodes, King George and Queen Frederika of Greece. History shows Cecil John Rhodes had declined to alight from his vehicle in order to make the short journey into the shop, but rather insisted that the jewellery and experts come to him.
There is a fine tradition of service that is offered by Murdocks and the skilled professionals within the team continue to strive to meet the bespoke needs of every client that choses Murdocks as their preferred jeweller.

Acquiring a piece of jewellery from Murdocks comes with the gifted heritage and service which expands over a century.


Purveyors of world class gems and the finest prestigious watch brands makes Murdocks the premium jeweller choice.

Whether you seek a select piece with intention of investment or for pure indulgence, Murdocks extends its offering to a wide variety of certified loose diamonds and tanzanite – 100% conflict free.

Murdocks jewellery upholds the Murdocks values of:

  • Heritage
  • Legacy
  • Tradition
  • Intricacy
  • Prestige
  • Excellence


Design and Manufacture

Are you dreaming of a beautiful piece of unique jewellery?

We offer a design service which allows for creating exclusive pieces which comprise of select choice gems and precious metals set in platinum or gold. Expertly assisting in the transformation of your vision into one-of-a-kind design jewellery.

With exceptional attention to detail, our goldsmiths aim to manufacture your piece to your particular specifications.

Courtesy Transport Service

We will happily collect and return you to your hotel anywhere within the Cape Town area.

Appraisals and Valuations

Jewellery appraisals and valuation certificates can be issued for your jewellery as requested.

Jewellery and Watch repairs

Please feel free to contact us for repairs, we have confident jewellers on stand by for your needs

Contact Us

Shop 122, Victoria Wharf, Breakwater Blvd,

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa

Tel: +27 21 419 0302 \\ Fax: 086 669 5914 \\

Postal Address: P.O Box 1758, Cape Town 8000

Opening Hours: 09:00 – 21:00