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Cheshire Cat Gallery

Jewellery Gallery & Design Studio, Assagao

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Globally reputed for their exquisite original designs, The Cheshire Cat Gallery, offers a truly unique jewellery shopping experience. The gallery, housed in a beautiful restored Portuguese villa on a charming tree-lined avenue in the picturesque village of Assagao, is the creation of husband and wife design team, Kees van Andel and Karen Peace.
 Each season brings new sophisticated Van Andel & Peace collections, designed in their studio at the rear of the gallery, and hand-crafted with the help of their team of master artisans. Van Andel & Peace also offer personal design consultations, by appointment. The Cheshire Cat Gallery additionally showcases a selection of other premier international jewellery designers, accessory lines by select international designers and features art exhibitions by guest artists as well as fashion. 

Cheshire Cat is open again for the season, operating: 10:00 - 18:00 presently, 10:00 - 19:00 (Starting,  November 01, 2015)


Cheshire Cat Gallery is home to an eclectic collection of jewellery, fashion and art. Jewellery takes the centre stage here featuring two ranges of Van Andel & Peace’s own designs as well as original collections by a selective group of International designers and artists in Goa, hand-picked by Andel & Peace. A combination of new collections by regular designers, and constantly changing exhibitions from up and coming promising new talent means there is always something new to see with every visit to Cheshire Cat Gallery GOA.

Jewellery designs
mostly include the signature collections by Van Andel and Peace (www.vanandelandpeace.com). In house designers include Nathan Mealey and Pamela SIngh. Trunk shows by several international desingers are hosted throughout the season. The gallery also stocks an interesting collection of malas.

Fashion designers
stocked at the gallery include Michele Barnese with her cotton jersey casual wear, Italian silk kaftans by Holy Cow, hand embroidered silk garments by Aurobelle, Goan handloom woven shawls from Kalakar, leather desginer handbags from Mystry and an array of international guest fashion designers.


Van Andel and Peace blend traditional motifs with very contemporary styling. Their singular creations have been described as “Fairytale-Baroque” where each piece begins as a vision that gradually evolves as the work progresses. Following no set rules and confined by no boundaries, this jewellery is designed for women with a strong sense of individuality and style.

Van Andel & Peace:
This luxuriously romantic line is made of lasting and beautiful materials—Using ancient techniques of goldsmithing such as granulation and filigree, and working with rich 22ct gold, and sterling silver and showcasing quality gemstones such as emeralds, rubies, sapphires and diamonds, specially selected  for their depth of colour and purity, and further accentuated with a combination of multi-coloured smaller gemstones, Karen and Kees and create eye-catching combinations of light and textures that delight and amaze.

All pieces are unique and handcrafted. Kees works closely with his team of master goldsmiths in his studio attached to the gallery. 

Bespoke Design Consultation by Appointment:
Van Andel& Peace maintain an exciting collection of fine gemstones, sourced from exotic locations throughout the world, and will customize clients personal wishes into unique pieces of timeless jewellery.



Cheshire Cat comprises of husband and wife team, Kees van Andel and Karen Peace. Kees, who studied at the College of Art in Rotterdam, Netherlands and has been designing in various mediums all his life, is the artist behind the Cheshire Cat singular designs. Karen is from the UK, and she oversees all aspects of their sales and business affairs.


Their original retail outlet, opened in 2005 in Anjuna was relocated to its present location in Assagao in 2009. Cheshire Cat Gallery is a complete experience, where design, production and sales showroom are all found under the same roof of their airy mansion. There are two workshops here, the first where Kees works closely with his team of  master-goldsmiths meticulously crafting each design by hand, and the other for beading jewellery in which he has trained a group of local young women to assist him year round. The showroom is run by Karen and her skilled team of sales assistants.


  • Chic, stylish jewellery collections
  • Beautifully restored Portuguese mansion
  • Van Andel & Peace fine jewellery designer
  • Showcasing other premier designers in Goa
  • Studio/Workshop on premises




 #136, Biaro Alto
(Near Palloti Institute)
Assagao, Bardez
Goa 403 507
(The showroom is in a beautiful restored Portuguese mansion in Assagao next to Pallotti Institute on the Badem to Mapusa road.)


+91 9822580898
+91 9225908489

Karen Peace

10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 19:00
(November 01, 2015 onwards)

Van Andel & Peace Jewellery is exclusively available at Cheshire Cat Gallery, Goa, or online at their Official website>>
As well as in their showroom, which is open 7 days a week, Cheshire Cat also has kiosks at:
- The Saturday Night Market (opposite Gate 1), Arpora.Click here>>
- Anjuna Wednesday Flea-Market, Anjuna (Click here>>), at the artisan's section.

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