KFD Team



After starting the business in 1991, Frauke continues to work today everyday she is in Kununurra. Her love of fine jewellery and unusual diamonds is evident across our stock. Frauke is responsible for the majority of the designing and purchasing, Her eye for detail also reflects in our large collection of unique giftware.

Helen Thorne


A long term Kununurra local Helen joined the KFD family part time back in 2009 and has been the manager since 2013. Helen is trained in gemmology and will continue her studies in the future as the business evolves with the closure of the Argyle mine 

Mat Hennig

Master Jeweller

A jeweller since he was 16, Mat is one of our longest standing jewellers working for KFD for 14+ years.  Mat’s favourite part about working with jewellery is setting diamonds, he also enjoys helping customers fine tune their design to make it an extra special piece. When he is not up the river chasing a barra you may find Mat down the river chasing barra. 

Percy Nicholson


Local to Kununurra, born and bred, Percy commenced his career with KFD during work experience in high school in 2009.  Percy enjoys working with all of our customers to help choose their perfect piece and making things come alive from the raw and precious materials.

Joe Sanchez

Master Jeweller

Joe has recently returned to the KFD team after 8 years away pursuing other interests. It it really seems to us that Joe never left. We are excited to have Joe in our team. HIs attention to detail, creativity and craftsmanship is second to none. He loves exploring the Kimberley and kayaking on the river in his spare time.

Shanae Roberts

Customer Service

Joining our team shortly after moving here from Victoria in 2014, Shanae has a true love of diamonds and jewellery and can assist you with any purchase in store or online. She has become a member of the KFD family, returning after several overseas trips, another of Shanae’s passions.

We also have a number of seasonal staff, Trish, Karin and Cathy who share our passion and enjoy the blissful dry season weather during our busy time of the year, May to September. 

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