Nanette Veldsman is a contemporary jewellery designer and manufacturer living and working in Stellenbosch, South Africa. She completed her BA (FA) in Creative Jewellery Design and Metal Techniques and her MA in Visual Arts degree with distinction at the University of Stellenbosch. She attended the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, Netherlands, as an exchange student. She was a full time lecturer in the Jewellery Design Division at University of Stellenbosch.


Nanette designs and makes The Walter Battiss Jewellery Collection in collaboration with The Walter Battiss Company. For more information and products please visit the website at


Nanette curates a South African Jewellery Designer Collective under the name COLLECT, which creates exclusive one-of-a-kind designer jewellery for the local and international market.


Currently she designs and manufactures jewellery, collections and bespoke, in her studio in Stellenbosch, with the assistance of designer jeweller Erne Louw.

18ct Whitegold Bracelet by Nanette Veldsman @bynanette Gorgeous matt texture with contrasting high polish inside. Custom design made for stylish client. #jewellery #jewelrydesign #whitegold #bangle #customdesign #oneofakind