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Exactly 1900 years after the beginning of our era, the story of Brunott Juwelier begins. A turbulent history, similar to the development of Rotterdam in the early twentieth century: dynamic and continuously growing. Today - with roughly 120 years on the clock - our archetypal Rotterdam company is far from finished. And the story? We are far from finished telling it.


25 guilders of starting capital and his wife's jewelry to use as window display material: that's all 25-year-old Geraldus Brunott needed. At the time, the founder of our family business established his jewelry and clock store at number 37 on the Binnenweg; a building on the city's oldest shopping street. In no time he managed to seduce all Rotterdam residents with taste and an eye for quality with 'great choice, solidity and cheap prices'. Brunott built up a close circle of customers, and although things were not always rosy in the family, his store soon became one of the city's most popular businesses. Expansion was a logical consequence.


Due to the constantly increasing turnover of our products, we were forced to add premises No. 35. We hope with this we have fulfilled the demands of our large circle of customers both in and outside the city, as we are now able to offer our Benefactors in a pleasant and easy way an overwhelming choice of our various articles at the traditionally known low prices and solid finish.

Geraldus made no secret of the success of his "store of gold, silver, diamonds, watches, clocks and pendulums. He saw his opportunity to add the adjacent premises to his store and proudly announced the reopening in the Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad. November 17, 1922, from about seven o'clock in the evening, the expansion was celebrated grandly.


For Brunott, the following decades were all the more marked by development, renovation and relocation. Óon the Binnenweg, miraculously spared the bombing. And while the Brunott name continued to gain popularity, Geraldus moved into one Binnenweg building after another. Around 1950, he gave architectural firm Vermeer & Van Herwaarden the honorable task of designing an "ornament" for the city. With the raising of the flag, Geraldus reached the highest point of the beautiful new store in July 1953. But he unfortunately did not live to see the opening two months later. Geraldus Brunott died at the age of 78.

Brunott's impressive range, but especially its focus on service, quality and craftsmanship has left an indelible impression on Rotterdam. Now it is our turn. We are building on 120 years of tradition.


A lot can happen in a century. Needles and corks for ear piercing have been put away for good, and pocket watches have been traded in for technical masterpieces. Other than that, not much has really changed: our customers want to pamper themselves, surprise loved ones or seal love. They value beauty, want pleasant service and choose nothing less than the highest quality. All this really means only one thing: Brunott Jeweler is still there for you. If not at number 45 on the (Oude) Binnenweg, then at our store in Capelle aan den IJssel or online. With watches, jewelry, wedding rings and countless valuable services. Welcome to Brunott Juwelier, the trendsetter Who has always remained herself.