Inspired by the various rays of light that shine through the facets of a diamond portraying its’ brilliance. Phatsima is derived from the Setswana word which means shine. For us it symbolises to give light, the light of happiness that jewellery brings to one’s life for any special occasion.


Nontando Molefe is the founder of Phatsima Jewellery designs. Her passion for jewellery started at the age of 16 years old. She attended the National School of The Arts where she did all her academic subjects and specialised in Fine art where jewellery designing was one of the subjects. That is where her love for jewellery designing and manufacturing started. She obtained her National Diploma from the University of Johannesburg.


After graduating she went on to study a business management course and worked for a few of the well-known jewellery companies in South Africa.


In the year 2014 furthered her studies doing a Post Graduate course in Advanced Jewellery Designing through the Jewellery Council and the Gauteng Development Agency.


  1. Finalist for The Anglo Gold riches of Africa jewellery design competition where she was chosen to be one of the top 23 finalists among 1200 entries in South Africa. Due to her excellent achievements in school, Anglo gold also rewarded her with a bursary.

  1. South African Coin Mint jewellery design competition where she designed and manufactured a neck piece inspired by the African drums.
  1. In 2009 Phatsima Jewellery designs was born and was very well received. Today she has a huge data base of loyal clients that believe in the vision of her company. Phatsima has captured the attention of the media and has had various interviews and articles show cased on different media platforms.
  1. Finalist for the Jewellex Africa show stopper jewellery design competition.

Our Services

Phatsima Jewellery designs specialises in custom made high quality jewellery. We focus on creating exquisite designs especially for the individual.

Precious gems stones such as Diamonds, Tanzanite’s, Rubies, Topaz, Emerald and Pearls are used together with white gold, yellow gold and platinum to create classy timeless pieces.  All our diamonds are certified and sourced from the best reputable suppliers in South Africa. Our prices are highly competitive and we pride ourselves in giving the best personal service in assisting you with your jewellery purchase.

All our gold and platinum jewellery is made to order unless specified otherwise. You have the option of choosing from various metals such as Yellow gold, White gold, Platinum, Palladium and Titanium.

A sterling silver collection of trendy designer jewellery is also available for you to order on line, ready to be packaged and delivered to you!

Quality Guaranteed


All our diamonds are 100% conflict-free, certified and sourced from the best reputable suppliers in South Africa.  All products will be supplied with classy packaging and an invoice.  Jewellery from R5000 and more will have a valuation certificate for insurance purposes. Custom made jewellery is delivered within 3 weeks from the date that the product is ordered and a deposit is paid.


Items that are available for purchase can be collected or despatched for delivery as soon as the client has made the payment.

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