Get to know us a little better.
Created by Dan Harris & Brian Wick; Harris & Wick Goldsmiths Ltd. has been serving Prince Rupert, B.C. & beyond for 35 years. Both are certified goldsmiths with over 70 years experience combined. They met through mutual friends and each had a dream to open a high quality retail store with unique designs. These two still own and operate the business 6 days a week. Today their focus is custom design work, meltdown & redesign, and repairs which they do on site in their cozy little shop in Cow Bay.
Here you can find stunning handmade rings, necklaces & earrings, 14-karat to 19-karat gold fine Italian chains, certified Canadian diamonds, hand engraved First Nations gold & sterling silver jewellery, fiery Australian opals, natural gold nuggets found in British Columbia, Pyrrha talismans, and more. Harris & Wick Goldsmiths Ltd. also features local artwork consisting of original paintings, photography, hand blown glass, cedar weaving, & hand painted eagle feathers.
International reputation has gained Harris & Wick Goldsmiths Ltd. clients in the United States, Germany, England and New Zealand. Clients return for high standards and attention to detail. Their knowledge and years of experience, not to mention trust built over 35 years, save clients time, money, and worries. Drop by to see something you might not expect in a small port city!
Meet The Team
Our talented team of four makes one incredible company
Certified goldsmith and a graduate gemologist with diamonds, Dan Harris, has nearly 40 years experience. With his Irish setter by his side, Dan left his hometown in Ontario in the late 70’s to start a career where he could channel his creativity. Dan’s specialty is in design and you can usually find him brainstorming and creating new unique ideas for custom projects or our showcases.
Born and raised Rupertite, Brian Wick spent his childhood working for the family business building boats and as a commercial fisherman. He became a certified goldsmith in 1980 with a stone setting certificate. Brian enjoys a challenge. Along with repair work, you can find him at his bench setting stones or creating handmade masterpieces including Mokume-gane designs.
Sales, Marketing & Design
Shauna joined the Harris & Wick Goldsmiths team in 2006 looking for part time work after finishing high school. Starting in sales, Shauna has been trained in most areas in the shop, including management and design. In addition to sales, Shauna’s current role is to oversee the Harris & Wick Goldsmiths brand with advertising, website and social media.
Sales, Marketing & Design
Kate is another long time team member of Harris & Wick Goldsmiths Ltd. A well-rounded individual; Kate was originally hired as a Sales Associate and later worked as the office manager for five years. Known for her creative side, Kate spends her time at the shop working on custom designs and writing clever content for our social media.