FEEL THE LOVE! Crucian Gold is the studio of the Bishop family of artisans and metal smiths, Brian, Ben, Therese and Nathan. Together they design and create original pieces in gold, silver, copper, and local materials of their island home of St. Croix, VI. Brian grew up sailing and diving in the waters of St. Croix. He first started tying sailing knots in precious metals as a hobby in the 1970’s, selling his first jewelry pieces from a handmade mahogany box he carried with him to display and share his budding passion. Now, Nathan and Therese can be found in Crucian Gold on Strand street creating new designs inspired by the history, people, and natural environment of St. Croix. All of the materials they work with come from recycled and eco-friendly sources.
Phone: (340) 773-5241 | (340) 244-2996
Crucian bracelets are one of the most popular souvenirs from St. Croix. Here at Crucian Gold we offer a wide selection of hand-wrought bracelets for you to choose from. Best of all, U.S. citizens are each allowed $1,600 duty-free, but locally made goods, such as artwork and hand-wrought jewelry, are exempt and don’t even count towards your $1,600.00!
How Do I Measure My Wrist?
To measure your wrist correctly, wrap an ordinary piece of paper or cloth comfortably around your wrist bone. Mark the point where the edges meet. This measurement (in inches) is your wrist size. Once you have this measurement, please add 1/4 an inch to that number to get the proper fit for you. CLICK HERE to view Wrist Measurement Guide.
It’s a popular Crucian tradition to purchase our Crucian Knot bracelets for babies and children. As they grow, you can upgrade the wrist size of a Crucian Knot bracelet for 20% of the bracelet’s current retail price. You can upgrade the width of the bracelet band by paying the difference between the retail price of your bracelet and the new size bracelet. This price would also cover an upgrade in wrist size.
Repair & Replacement
Crucian Gold was the first company to create jewelry from chaney, and we are known for our knots. Crucian Gold can create custom jewelry upon request, however we have a large line of collections to choose from at our studio and online including:
- Butterfly Effect
- Caribbean Dance Company
- Crucian Knot
- Flower of Life
- Four Corners
- Friendship Knot
- Light Hoops
- Moko Jumbie
- Ring of Fire
- Sailor's Shackle
- St. Croix
- Sugar Mill
- Trinity Knot
- TSK Jimmy John
- Twisted Knot
- VI Strong
- Women's Coalition
Crucian Gold, located on Christiansted's Strand Street, is the studio of the Bishop family and their team of artisans.
Today, Nathan and Therese can be found in the Crucian Gold studio creating new designs inspired by the history, people, and natural environment of St. Croix. The Crucian Gold team of artisans work with recycled and eco-friendly materials. Their story continues to grow and they invite you to be a part of it. Feel the Love!
Shop Crucian Gold online!
Once your order is received at CrucianGold.com, it is normally processed within 2 to 3 working days. All mail is insured and sent with delivery confirmation. Priority Mail takes approximately 5-7 business days and Express Mail takes approximately 2-4 business days.
CrucianGold.com ships to street addresses (all shipping methods), P.O. Boxes, APO/FPO U.S. Military addresses, all US territories* as well as international addresses. Please note that not all shipping methods are available on all orders — shipping method is determined based on location. The applicable charges are as follows:
USPS Priority Mail: $12 (5-7 business days)
USPS Express Mail: $26 (2-4 business days)
FedEx International Mail: $65.00 (shipping time determined by carrier)
* We offer FREE SHIPPING within the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
If you are having a problem with your order please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (340) 244-2996. Orders can be canceled within 24 hrs with no problem. Please contact us as soon as possible for cancellations, as we try to process and package orders as soon as we receive them.
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