What’s the #1 factor that drives traffic to your store? A creative window display? Close, but not exactly…storefront design is usually the key towards attracting as much attention as possible and if that first impression is just not right, you’re going to have a really hard time persuading people to come in.
Yes, signage and window displays are also extremely important and they’re integral parts of the whole storefront design. With that in mind, we’ve curated over 100 of the most impressive and creative jewelry storefront designs in the world and arranged them in a neat gallery, for your viewing pleasure:
An eye-catching storefront at Zinn's Jewelers with large signage and an inviting, generous display meant to gauge the shoppers attention.
An elegant storefront with minimalistic displays and a large, open entrance meant to give the shopper a sneak peak before entering further inside.
Patty Tobin showcases an elegant and simple store front in black and gold, inspiring sophistication and good taste without crowding the window with unnecessary displays.
An imposing, asymmetrical and modern store front at Omega Boutique, featuring the omega symbol as signage.
The stunning, golden Bulgari storefront India attracts the attention of the onlooker with exquisite decorations and blends of color.
A simple yet classy storefront at Omega, featuring generously sized and beautifully illuminated shop windows.
A stunning storefront with wooden doors and minimal displays. The way the shop is illuminated manages to bring an air of mystery to the entire building.
Al Fardan Jewels went for an all white store front design, with plenty of glass displays, so that you can peek inside.
A stunning store signage with neatly organized and lavish display at Allure Diamonds.
A beautifully decorated shop display that combines a taste of 19th century Russia with modern architecture, inviting the 'contemporary' shopper to enjoy Russian works of art.
A shop display that brings classic and modern together into an uncanny, but attractive symbiosis.
An imposing yet minimalistic storefront with luminous displays rather than using classic display arrangements or mannequins.
An extremely charming display at Blancpain that attracts the eye immediately by combining classic elements with a modern approach. The store is more eyecatching through the design rather than the items exposed in the shop window.
A minimalistic storefront with an exuberant and well organized front view.
A glistening storefront featuring a modest arrangement of display busts and risers.
A modern and luxurious display at Burma with a futuristic design and an strong and eyecatching light-dark contrast.
Busy Bee Jewelry chose a more traditional design, with all glass front. The massive red logo is very eye-catching and see-through glass walls are more inviting.
Minimalist design from Butani Jewellery Boutique, with three small glass box displays placed on a table like support. All glass front with a fine gold frame on the door and gold handle.
Impressive entrance with a purple half dome and gold lettering from Carolyn Sayre's Fine Jewelry. A storefront with a great amount of personality.
Black & white art represented by a Cartier storefront, with high glass display rectangles and a wide grid entrance.
Cartier really know how to get peoples attention, for this storefront they used a giant flower with bright green and pink colors. Also the display is like taken from a fairy tale.
Fine luxury storefront from Chopard as it arrives in Hong Kong. Massive glass displays with glass boxes and a open door entrance.
This Christofle storefront is very simple, yet the strong black gives it a great presence and with all glass displays, you can see everything inside perfectly.
Comete Jewelry Shop plays with black and white, square and round shape contrast. It shows more through the glass walls rather than its display, but accomplishes its goal of standing out perfectly.
Crystal forest design from Swarovski, a great store front which is very compelling and darkly beautiful, in Tokyo.
David Yurman Jewelry store front in Nashville went for a glass and brown marble design, with a lavish model in one of the displays.
David Yurman exterior store design in DC, massive stone finish combined with big glass windows and in corner displays.
De Beers Diamond Jewellers have a very symmetric store front, with blue background and discrete displays, also a very big, inviting entrance, seen in Nanjing, China.
De Beers really have a thing for symmetry and big entrances. This store in Hong Kong is quite remarkable and very eye-catching.
De Beers opens its third store in Mainland, China and this one stands out with its bright background, minimal display, tall glass windows and a colorful image ad on the exterior.
MPA Architects designed the shop front for George Jenson Jewellers Store in Japan. Very elegant, minimalist design, almost like a mirror room.
George Jenson Jewellers Store in Japan. From MPA Architects comes another high class shop front design with all glass walls and a cozy display with various elements.
Fox Fine Jewelry's store front shows a bright gold logo, with glass window displays and brown exterior, allowing a lot of the interior to be exposed and observable from the outside.
Goldtinker red bank jewelry went very discrete with their store front, allowing very little to show from the outside and boost curiosity of the ones passing by with this house like look.
Greenwich Jewelers in New York, store front with a unique carnival like vibe, from the display pieces and the vibrant turquoise background of the main display.
The store front of the Schullin Jewellery with a design by Hans Hollein will surely catch the eye of anyone, since its architecture is so inspiring and unique. Gold, grey marble and a weird hole like design on the exterior.
Amazing how Harry Winston's Shanghai Boutique stands out on this street corner with its bright lights, massive logo, and unique architecture.
Marble pillars, rain installations and small discrete display boxes. This is what characterizes the store front of Heart On Fire, definitely a crazy unique design.
Shotaro Sanada made an incredible design for the Hoeido Chawan Store, in Tokyo. Minimalist, dark colors, bright lights and a no door entrance. Mesmerizing!
Hublot storefront with tall glass windows, simple discrete black displays and a bright logo. Also shows a lot from the interior, giving an inviting feeling.
Hueb store front on Madison Avenue with strong color displays and a rather vintage exterior. The entrance creates a small corridor and gives a bit of a tunnel feeling to it.
J. E. Heaton Jewelers store look like a tiny american colonial house, with a classic display and a cozy exterior setting.
Geometrical architecture, marble finish and uneven glass windows with a small glass rectangle display. A nice inspiration idea for a jewelry shop design.
Dales Jewellers & Goldsmiths keep it classic for their jewelry store, but get a lot of points for the open entrance idea. It simply pulls you in.
Glass boxes with wooden frame for the jewelry display, glass windows and a pretty classic exterior is what Katie O Fine chose for their jewelry storefront.
All open concept, you can see the display up close just by passing by. This is Kay Jewellers, who also went for a bright white on black logo to catch the eye of potential customers.
The Kendra Scott jewelry store in Tucson has a very feminine and elegant vibe, pretty necklaces shining in the glass window display and a pattern finish for the exterior wall.
So much nature and green in this Kohatu Petros display, very eye catching and especially stands out by the vibrant royal blue exterior of the store. So cute!
La Bijouterie Chopard in Place Vendome is all french, very well preserved old building, glass windows and classic display. Makes you just fall in love with its vintage elegant look.
The stone exterior of the Lamina Vail's Premium Jewelry Store gives it so much personality, also they went for very wide windows, so that you can peek on what's inside.
Lang's Jewelry also keeps it classic, but stands out with their golden logo just above the store entrance. Seen on 309 Sutter Street in San Francisco.
Laura Lee Jewellery shows off an all white exterior to blend int with its surroundings. The shop´s signage is very elegant and the display is also very creative.
Impressive contrast between black and blue for the storefront of the Louis Vuitton Fine Watch Jewelry. High class all the way!
All black exterior, abundant display, and a big white logo. This is the idea that Madison Jewellers chose to go with for their shop in Hatton Garden.
Manfredi Jewelry Store kept it minimal with the design, went for the big glass windows and maintained the urban look for this store in New York.
The Mefford storefront looks almost like a fantasy with this combination of different colored wood strips, a curious vintage display and strong lettering for the logo.
Massive looking entrance for Michael Jones Jeweller with brown pillars and gold lettering, followed by a wide glass display
Although located on the corner, the solution of Midtown Jewelers was using large windows instead of walls, so that apart from the merchandise displayed, one can also glaze inside the store
Mikimoto's storefront is simply futuristic, radiating japanese luxury. Big glass window display with neon lights, tall glass entrance and bright logo make it very curious.
A view of the storefront of Marconi Jewelers with its sparkling jewels displayed in a box with a massive painting wooden frame. Also, the wooden finishes on the exterior give it a great touch.
The exterior of this Cartier store was taken to another level for the Christmas festivities. If a big pink bow on the whole building won't catch you attention, nothing will. Seen in Paris.
The Orton Jewellery Shop looks very cozy and inviting from the outside, despite of the vivid black and gold front.
067 The Orton Jewellery Shop looks very cozy and inviting from the outside, despite of the vivid black and gold front.
Pandora Jewelry store at Bridge Street in Huntsville looks like a dreamy present, the branding is very remarkable and they keep true to the white, gold and pink colors.
Although small, this Panerai store has so much personality. Digital clock inside, tall glass windows with interesting box jewelry displays. Seen in Sandton City, Johannesburg.
Peoples Jewellers ditched the exterior displays and the doors, and just made a wide inviting entrance. A great idea for attracting potential customers to go right inside.
Truly stunning design for the Piaget Boutique in Harbour City. Unique displays, strong dark colors and symmetry are what characterize this store. Strong branding is the key!
The Piaget store front is remarkably imposing and elegant, as to attract all the luxury seeking eyes passing by
Vintage stores always have such a cozy look, and so much personality. And this is what Pippin Vintage Jewelry achieved with their store front and interior decoration.
The Poiray store by Centdegrés in Paris France is very discrete, but the big see-through windows make it very appealing to enter and wander around it
Interesting inspiration for an all wood front with elegant white displays from Robert White Jeweller Shop
Lots of wood and lots of glass, this is basically the idea behind the design of the Royalty Jewelry Store. Also, abundant merchandise display is a great idea in this case.
The Sarah May Jewellery look more like a gallery from the outside and reflects elegance with its mate black entrance and glass display, at Richmond in London, UK
Schullin Jewelry shop really stands out with this exterior. White front and contrasting dark & gold displays. The details on the building make it so unique and different in its surroundings.
A very vintage look from the Seymour Jewellers, a front predominant with wood and glass and an imposing gold lettering logo can be seen in Skibbereen
Shlomit Ofir Jewelry Design storefront in Rehovot Mall Israel.
Combining art and modern architecture. This is the idea behind Sicis Jewels Showroom in Istanbul. The front view window just makes you wanna stop and stare.
Inspiration for a sophisticated design for a jewelery store from this shop in Toronto, with massive doors and a minimalist design, all front glass which gives the viewer a sneak preview of what he can find inside
Exterior front of Sorelli, ad photos and merchandise displayed on a white background.
Simple yet inviting store front from John E. Koller jewelry, all glass front revealing what you can find inside, an elegant and symmetric setting with bright lights
Autumn feeling displayed in the Eleston storefront. Lots of glass windows are a very popular idea, and an exterior with personality is also very eye catching.
The store front of R. DuBose Jewelers looks like a small cottage, it doesn’t reveal much of the merchandise but it definitely invites passers-by to take a peek inside
Storefront of Tradewinds, lots of orange combined with black and the popular tall glass windows for the exterior look.
Such a unique store front for David & Sons Fine Jewelers, it attracts all curious eyes, with its grey color and sparkling displays. All glass display gives the viewers a look on the inside, which is always inviting.
Amazing how mesmerizing the store front of Birks looks like in this photography, many geometric patterns, geometric entrance and minimal display of merchandise as to attract people to go inside and really be amazed.
Smiths's Jewelers went for the classic approach, bright colors for the store front painting combined with a vivid violet. Also pretty fresh looking with all these flower pots.
One can see they've been around since 1888, they keep it classic and elegant with the black front, display glass windows and gold logo. Inspiration from T.H. Baker seen in Shrewsburry.
The Damas Jewelry have a very imposing store front, mostly dark colors combined with tall glass walls, small glass boxes display,and lots of lights.
White marble walls, rectangle glass windows and all glass doors. This is the store front of Tick Tock Watches.
Tiffany & Co couldn't any less stunning, bright gold walls for the entrance, tall glass windows and a statue of a man holding a vintage watch.
Tiffany store in Macau, amazing display with blue background and fine lights, and a very wide entrance. It calls you to go inside.
TM Jewelers have a classic store front, combine black, gold and glass, and add a cute look with the flowers placed on the exterior.
A wide glass rectangle display for the merchandise standing out of the front of the Trewarne Fine Jewelry Store in Chadstone.
Stunning black combined with bright lights and a bit of green will make you turn to the Vacheron Constantins new Paris Boutique.
Van Cleef & Arpels Flagship Store by Jouin Manku, in Hong Kong inspiration for a store design with a modern elegant look.
Black frame, white clear logo, tall glass windows and small box displays is what you see from Van Cleef & Arpels.
Minimal, combined with a huge glass window and elegant merchandise displays. Inspiration from Versace Jewellery Boutique in Beijing.
Wave Contemporary Jewellery keep it simple with the mate black front and a big curious glass display.
Zales store front is so wide, they just made an all open concept so that curious passers can look directly at the displays. The logo although makes a very clear statement of the brand.
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