Top Ten Jewellers in London


If you are in the market for the best jewellery in London, you simply must start your search in Hatton Garden. You can find dedicated gem experts and craftsmen who will provide you with the very best of service. Discover below the top ten jewellers in Hatton Garden to start your search today. Daniel Christopher … Read more

Engagement ring top tips 2021

Diamond Rings

Engagement ring top tips 2021, engagement rings come in different types, Solitaire, halo, or trilogy? Round, pear, or oval. Diamond or coloured gemstone. Your engagement ring choice is seemingly endless when it comes to buying an engagement ring. Luckily, Taylor & Hart, London based jeweller specialising in bespoke engagement rings, have shared some their top … Read more

International Jewellery london

International Jewellery london

On February 3rd, Professional Jeweller opened nominations for their Annual Hot 100; this is an opportunity for the jewellery industry to recognise the UK and Ireland’s brightest talent, from innovative, up and coming jewellery designers to boutiques, brands and business people that have contributed to the industry over the past 12 months. Industry-led categories The … Read more

Jewellery box charity auction raises thousands of pounds


Just a few weeks ago we blogged about the Coutts Beautiful Boxes auction, an eBay auction of donated designer jewellery boxes intended to raise money for Holts Academy of Jewellery in Hatton Garden, and The Prince’s Foundation for Children and the Arts. The boxes were designed by big industry names including Alex Monroe, Laurence Llewellyn … Read more

Best place to buy jewellery

Best place to buy jewellery in Hatton Garden’s jewellery Quarter. An area of London with hundreds of skilled jewellery craftsmen working in one road.

Wedding band | making your own wedding bands

Wedding bands made together is a memorable milestone event by making your own wedding bands. The most rewarding experience you will always remember and cherish for the rest of your life.

Engagement rings – three stone ring guide

A Guide to Three Stone Engagement Rings

What are they and why are they the perfect choice for you? When choosing the perfect diamond engagement ring, it’s important to choose a classic style that also adds individual flair to the design.

Eternity ring guide


What is an eternity ring. It is gifted by a significant other when a couple reaches a milestone anniversary or life changing occasion. Infinity rings are made up of a precious metal set with a line of diamonds identically cut or precious gemstones.

Best place to buy jewellery

Best place to buy jewellery in Hatton Garden’s Jewellery Quarter. An area of London with hundreds of skilled jewellery craftsmen working in one road. They have been serving the jewellery industry and the public for hundreds of years. With potentially over 1000 jewellery tradespersons who all work in Hatton Garden, from shops to workshops and … Read more

A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

Engagement Ring Styles Get to know the ins and outs of engagement ring design, to help you make the most informed decision. This rich and detailed guide to engagement ring styles takes you through the most sought after contemporary diamond rings.   Halo Engagement Rings Halos are a popular design element that dates back to … Read more

A Jewellers Guide to Wedding Rings

In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the most common wedding ring designs, as well as a few of the more contemporary wedding ring trends. Read below for the Jewellers Guide to Wedding Rings. WEDDING RINGS MEN’S WEDDING BANDS WOMEN’S WEDDING RINGS Diamond Eternity Rings As well as being a beautiful addition of … Read more

Mother’s Day – jewellery gifts

Mother's Day - jewellery gifts

Give a gift of Jewellery this Mother’s Day from Hatton Jewels. This Mother’s Day, what could be better than giving the gift of jewellery! To show your Mum just how much you appreciate her; for being there when you need her, for being sure to give the best advice and generally being amazing! With that … Read more

Buy Diamonds – Engagement rings and ‘doing a deal.’

choosing your own diamonds

  There are many ways today to buy diamonds and doing a deal. You could go along the traditional route of your high street jeweller, be recommended by a friend to a manufacturer or diamond dealer in Hatton Garden or the jewellery district in Birmingham or what is becoming increasingly popular buy from an online … Read more

Jewellery Christmas gifts

wrapped jewellery Christmas gifts from Hatton Garden

There are gifts galore in every Hatton Garden store and it’s not too late to find a perfect everlasting personal gift for the one you most love. Hatton Garden is a great place to visit to find an elegant piece of jewellery at an affordable price, there are more than 70 retail shops, all displaying … Read more

Simon Lewis handmade bespoke jewellery

various coloured gemstones

Beautifully crafted contemporary jewellery Simon Lewis hand made bespoke jeweller has 30 years experience as an established jeweller. Hatton Garden based Simon Lewis specialises in creating beautifully crafted contemporary jewellery. Working in platinum, 18ct gold, diamonds & coloured gemstones, Simon’s jewellery is truly exceptional. Impeccable attention to detail yields pieces of refined beauty and unsurpassable … Read more

Hatton Jewels, Jewellers of Excellence by appointment only

Diamond engagement rings

Appointment only jeweller Jewellers of Excellence, an appointment-only jewellery boutique. Nestled in a beautiful mews street off the main strip of jewellers in Hatton Garden. We have been providing customers with bespoke, vintage and antique engagement rings since 2007. With over 100 years of combined experience, the expert GIA certified team are incredibly passionate about … Read more

Bespoke Jewellery Made In Britain

Bespoke Jewellery Made In Britain

There is something truly unique for having your jewellery made here in Britain and in the iconic Hatton Garden the most famous jewellery street in the world. There is the heritage, the British hallmark and the traditional craftsmanship that just cannot be found anywhere else on the globe. Commissioning a bespoke British made piece of … Read more

Star Jewellers Workshop


Star Jewellers has been established in Hatton Garden since 1999. Our staff have been employed within the jewellery industry for a combination of 60 years and included in our team is a qualified gemmologist. We provide many professional services for our customers which include: all repairs, re-mastering, polishing/cleaning and valuations. Cleaning. Jewellery can be cleaned … Read more

Hatton Garden jeweller without fingers creates stunning pieces

Hatton Garden jeweller

Annette Gabbedey, a 48-year-old jeweller who learned her craft in Hatton Garden, was born without fingers yet manages to create beautiful, intricate jewellery that sells for up to £25,000. Her range of earrings, bracelets and rings are handcrafted from gold and set with opals, diamonds and other precious stones. Perhaps surprisingly, Annette uses no special … Read more

Say it with an eternity ring


In the 1960s, world-renowned diamond merchant De Beers created the diamond eternity ring. The continuous line of identical diamonds set in a band of gold, white gold or platinum is said to symbolise eternal love, making an eternity ring the perfect gift for the most special person in your life. Something old, something new Come … Read more

Create your perfect ring with CAD jewellery design

Create your perfect ring

If you’re considering having an engagement ring or other special piece of jewellery designed, you may have heard the words “CAD jewellery design” crop up. You’ll find a number of jewellers in London implementing manufacturing techniques using 3D CAD technology, but what does it all mean? What is CAD? CAD, which stands for “computer-aided design”, … Read more

Repair your treasures in Hatton Garden

Jewellery repair in Hatton Garden

Jewellery is far more than just an adornment – for many people, special pieces hold sentimental value, making them priceless. The watch you received for your 21st birthday, or the silver pendant your partner bought you on your first anniversary; these pieces are special and can never be replaced. In Hatton Garden, you will find … Read more

Jewellery: high street or high society?


When it comes to choosing jewellery, do you prefer costume jewellery from high street brands such as Topshop and Accessorize, or opt for more eclectic pieces from independent designers and jewellery stores? Costume jewellery was once considered cheap and trashy, but today it’s undergoing a revival, with bold, chunky pieces worn with colourful outfits or … Read more

Pretty in pastels


Summer is here for most of the country and the sun is shining. The shops are filled with pretty pastel fashions and accessories, so why not incorporate this trend into your everyday jewellery too? Here are a few ideas to get you started. Perfect gemstones For the perfect way to wear pastels, look to delicately … Read more

Raise cash by selling your unwanted jewellery

selling your unwanted jewellery

Are you sitting on a stash of unwanted jewellery that you will never realistically wear again? Selling your unwanted pieces is a great way to raise money for your summer holiday this year, or just make some extra cash to spend whilst you’re abroad. Raising the cash By bringing your unwanted jewellery to Hatton Garden, … Read more

Ravishing Rubies – July’s Beautiful Birthstone

Ravishing Rubies

One of the most highly prized gemstones, the ruby is the birthstone for those born in July. Because it’s harder to find large rubies than other gemstones, the value of the stone increases more with size than diamonds, sapphires or emeralds. Rare beauty The rarest, finest rubies of all, known as ‘pigeon’s blood’ rubies, are … Read more

Aquamarine – a beautiful March birthstone

Aquamarine Jewellery

Those born in March are lucky enough to have two birthstones – aquamarine and bloodstone. Aquamarine is the more commonly accepted birthstone, and its feminine pastel colouring and durability mean it is a popular choice for jewellery, particularly rings. Pretty in pastel Aquamarine is said to symbolise beauty, honesty and loyalty, which makes it a … Read more

Diamond jewellery to give you some sparkle this January


We all need a little extra sparkle in our lives in January – Christmas and New Year have been and gone and the weather is drab and grey. Why not incorporate diamond jewellery into your everyday look? Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and they’re not just for special occasions! Here are a few stunning … Read more

Wrap up the festive season with rose gold

Rose Gold Jewellery

Gold has always been one of the most popular metals for fine jewellery but rose gold is gaining in popularity. As it’s still considered a more unusual choice, any piece you wear is sure to attract attention. Here are some of our favourite rose gold pieces of the season – perfect for those last-minute Christmas … Read more

5 spooky jewellery ideas for Halloween

Halloween Jewellery

If you want to look the part this Halloween, consider setting off your costume with some spooky jewellery! Here are our top 5 spooky jewellery ideas for this All Hallows Eve: 1. Charm bracelet A charm bracelet with ghoulish ghost charms or a creepy carved pumpkin charm is a perfect choice! Leading brands such as … Read more

Hatton Garden entrepreneur shortlisted for award

Hatton Garden entrepreneur

Jessica Rose, the founder of the London Jewellery School, has been named as one of 22 shortlisted candidates for the prestigious Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the British Young Business Awards. Other nominees have created companies in areas as diverse as food, social media and retail, but Jessica’s business is focused on craft … Read more

Savvy and Sand opens in Hatton Garden

savvy+sand jewelleres

Hatton Garden is no stranger to diamond boutique, so it’s unsurprising that contemporary jewellery Savvy and Sand has chosen to open up shop on Greville Street. Savvy and Sand is the brainchild of Saveet and Sandeep Babber, who aim to offer “an unparalleled experience in the heart of Hatton Garden” with their range of diamond … Read more

Former Hatton Garden Apprentice Honoured by the Queen

Royal Award

Laurence Graff, chairman of Graff Diamonds, has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. On the list, which was released on the 15th of June, Graff was the recipient of a Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for Services to Jewellery – one of the highest awards that can be achieved by … Read more

Hatton Garden Pearl Store marks 40th anniversary


Yoko, a prestigious pearl brand that operates from St Cross Street in the heart of Hatton Garden, is marking its 40th anniversary this week with a whole host of special celebrations. They are currently exhibiting at Baselworld 2013 in Switzerland, alongside 1,800 other watch, jewellery and precious stone specialists, which has proved the perfect launchpad … Read more

Cookson Gold launches golden ticket competition


Jewellery equipment provider Cookson Gold has launched a novel new competition with a very appropriate twist. The store, which is located at 49 Hatton Garden, will be further enhancing the appeal of their planned May sale by hiding Roald Dahl inspired golden tickets in the purchases of lucky customers up and down the country. There’s … Read more

Holts Gems launches a new collection of coloured gemstones

ollection of coloured gemstones

Hatton Garden jeweller Holts launch a collection of coloured gemstone engagement rings that offers something ‘a little bit different’ Finding an engagement ring that compliments your personal style can be a difficult task. Whilst classic and beautiful, colourless diamonds are not every girl’s best friend. Sapphires and Rubies offer primary colour options, but may not … Read more

3 top tips for getting a Jewellery valuation in Hatton Garden


With gold prices at a near all-time high, there’s never been a better time to sell your old or unwanted jewellery – but if you’re a first-timer, it can be difficult to know whether you’re getting a fair price for your piece. Don’t worry – the stores of Hatton Garden are here to help! Here … Read more

Hatton Garden Jeweller Wins Chinese Harper’s Bazaar award


Shaun Leane, a Hatton Garden based jewellery designer, has been awarded the prestigious International Designer of the Year award at a ceremony hosted by Harper’s Bazaar Jewellery China. The winner of the award was decided through a combination of reader votes and a small number of influential jewellery designers and executives, artists and fashion professionals, … Read more

Charity auction to raise funds for Hatton Garden jewellery school


A number of jewellery designers have added their own personal flair to some decorative jewellery boxes to raise money for a local Hatton Garden jewellery school. Big names including Annoushka, Monica Vinader, Paul Smith, and Elizabeth Gage have customised the boxes to be sold as part of a special eBay auction, with the proceeds being … Read more

Jewellery for Valentine’s Day


The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner, but don’t worry if you haven’t picked up a present for your beloved just yet. The stores of Hatton Garden are full of great gift ideas for both men and women – here is our pick of some of the best. Jewellery For … Read more

Holts Gems launches stunning new cocktail ring collection

Hatton Garden jeweller Holts Gems has created a stunning new range of gemstone diamond rings, known as the ‘Cocktail Hour’ collection. A launch party was held in December, with a range of bloggers and stylists were invited to come and view the collection. Guests were treated to a canapé menu from renowned chef Allegra McEvedy … Read more

What is CAD jewellery design and what it involves

When you’re buying a bespoke piece of jewellery, you’ll want to make sure it’s of the highest possible quality, standard, and of course, design. More and more jewellers are starting to advertise CAD services for designing jewellery, but many prospective buyers have very little understanding of what this actually means and involves. CAD stands for … Read more

New Year, old jewellery

Vintage style has been a growing fashion for some time now, thanks to the popularity of period shows like ITV’s hit Downton Abbey and traditional but trendy choices of stars like Kate Middleton. It may be the time of year when we all make New Year’s resolutions, but this year, plenty of people are resolving … Read more

Jewellery valuations in Hatton Garden London EC1N

If you have a valuable piece of jewellery that you no longer wear or need, you may find yourself asking how much you could make if you were to sell it. With gold prices at a near all-time high, competition for your precious piece is fierce, and it can be difficult to tell whether you’re … Read more

Christmas gift ideas for jewellery lovers

It’s finally December, and there are now fewer than 14 days of Christmas shopping time left. If you’re still looking for that perfect present for your loved one, don’t despair – we’ve got gifts for jewellery lovers all wrapped up… A new watch Watches are the most versatile and practical piece of jewellery – they … Read more

Hatton Garden jeweller named ‘Local Hero’ in business awards

Jason Holt, the brains behind Hatton Garden based jewellery empire Holts Jewellery, has been announced as co-winner of the prestigious Local Hero award at the Growing Business Awards 2012. His title is in honour of his leadership and entrepreneurship within the regeneration of the UK jewellery industry, his investment in UK craft skills, and his … Read more

Jewellery for winter weddings

Winter is one of the most beautiful times of the year, and there’s nothing more romantic than a winter wedding. The festive lights and the glitter of snow (if you’re lucky!) will provide plenty of sparkle for the special occasion, but if you want to shine even more brightly on your big day, here’s our … Read more

Tresor Paris re-launches Hatton Garden showroom

Tresor Paris is known for its modern, Parisian inspired, crystal studded collections of contemporary jewellery. The brand is continually expanding – so much so that it has recently re-launched a bigger, brighter and better showroom for its pieces, right here in the heart of Hatton Garden. The event attracted a variety of special guests, including … Read more

Hatton Garden jewellery school founder nominated for Everywoman awards

Jessica Rose, founder of the acclaimed London Jewellery School in the heart of Hatton Garden, has been nominated for the prestigious Natwest Everywoman awards. Jessica is in the Artemis category, which recognises the achievements of women aged 25 and under who are running their own businesses. The London Jewellery School, which Jessica established in 2009, … Read more

Pawning your old jewellery

Whether it’s an impulse buy that you’ve only worn a couple of times, a trendy piece from the past which hasn’t dated well, or a gift that didn’t delight, most people have jewellery in their collections that they have fallen out of love with. Rather than letting it languish in a forgotten box or pouch, … Read more

Engagement ring FAQs

Choosing an engagement ring is a big decision – after all, you want your future wife to love the ring you choose for the rest of her life! You probably have hundreds of questions about what to buy and where to buy it, but here are some answers to the most common engagement ring queries. … Read more

Nicholas James to launch revolutionary new website

Nicholas James, one of Hatton Garden’s premier jewellery stores, is launching a revolutionary new website. The site, according to the company’s founder, will “be unlike any jewellery websites out there.” Nick Fitch, the designer behind the brand, said “We are launching a cutting edge new website taking advantage of all the latest web technologies…we have … Read more

Brooches: A royal trend

In recent years, brooches seem to have been something of a forgotten jewellery trend, lacking the popularity of more commonly worn items like engagement rings and pendants. However, this season they are back in a huge way, with more and more celebrities are getting snapped in their pretty pins. Kate Middleton may have sparked the … Read more

Unique engagement ring ideas

Engagement rings are a special purchase, chosen specifically with one person in mind – but with so many popular styles and designs on the market, all of which share lots of similar qualities, how can you make sure your chosen ring is truly unique? Brilliant round cut solitaire diamonds are the most popular type of … Read more

Popular precious metals for jewellery

All quality jewellery is made with precious metal, but if you’re looking to invest in a new piece for your collection, it can be difficult to decide which of these precious metals to choose. This guide will help you to ensure that your new bracelet, diamond ring or pendant is the right one for you! … Read more

Pearls of wisdom

Pearl jewellery is a classic style, often associated with glamorous Hollywood stars of yesteryear (think Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s). However, pearls aren’t just a symbol of times gone by – they can and should be a modern addition to any jewellery collection. Natural pearls are a rare find – they develop in oysters … Read more

London 2012 Souvenirs from Hatton Garden

The UK’s most famous jewellery district, Hatton Garden, is located right in the heart of London, and the city has been buzzing lately thanks to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. If you’re visiting the area for the London 2012 celebrations, why not take a trip to Hatton Garden and pick up a souvenir to … Read more

Replacing a ring in Hatton Garden

Losing or damaging an engagement or wedding ring can be heart breaking – it is a piece of jewellery intended for you to wear and treasure forever, and there are many sentimental memories associated with the band. If your ring has been damaged, it may be possible to have it repaired. A good jeweller will … Read more

Gift ideas for graduates

Summer doesn’t just mean wedding season – across the country, hundreds of students will be graduating over the coming months, and many proud parents, friends and relatives will be searching for the perfect gift to mark the occasion and reward them for their hard work. Jewellery makes an ideal present for many occasions, but is … Read more

Holts Academy of Jewellery

Jason Holt, CEO of Hatton Garden’s Holts the Jewellers, has grown his business from being a specialist gemstone supplier to what is now The Holts Group of Companies. This encompasses a number of enterprises including Holts Academy of Jewellery, Jewellery Innovations and Holition. However, it is the Academy which is helping to preserve and develp … Read more

Cycle through Hatton Garden

Summer is on its way, and with blue skies and warm temperatures. It’s the perfect season to cycle through Hatton Garden in the city of London from the comfort of a bicycle seat. Whilst most cycle enthusiasts will dig out their faithful old bikes from their garden shed. You can rent one of the many … Read more

Webley stylish jewellery

Webley stylish jewellery shop in Hatton Garden contains quality diamond engagement rings, coloured diamonds, precious gemstones, bespoke jewellery and wedding bands. Take the anxiety out of your special purchase. Webley have been manufacturing platinum and 18 carat jewellery since 1976 and you can rest assured that you are buying quality diamonds at the right price. … Read more

Should men wear engagement rings

mens engagement rings
Male engagement rings
Male engagement rings often have a thicker band and smaller diamonds.

Traditionally, it is only women that wear an engagement ring as a sign of their betrothal and devotion. However, in the current times of increased equality and fairness between the sexes, there is no reason why a man should not wear an engagement ring too – and the trend for doing so is rapidly increasing.





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No watches and heels for hairdressers

hairdressers hatton garden

No watches and heels for hairdressers could soon dampen their glamorous image. High heels, watches and rings could be all banned from the workplace under new EU health and safety proposals. Stilettos and slingbacks will need to be replaced with sensible shoes with non-slip soles. Whereas jewellery has been noted as unhygienic, and therefore will be deemed unsuitable for wear in the salon entirely.



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5 Unique Marriage Proposals

will you marry me proposal

Unique Marriage ProposalsMost prospective grooms spend a lot of time thinking about their proposals. From the date and location to the weather and the engagement ring. Everything is taken into consideration to ensure the biggest question of their lives is asked smoothly. However, some men like to think outside of the box. They come up with something a little more original than a candlelit dinner at her favourite restaurant. Here is a list of the most unusual (but successful!) proposals to date:

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A growing baby bump

aambrosio vivara baby bump

growing baby bumpExpectant mother and Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has revealed her growing baby bump in a tasteful nude photo, as part of an ad campaign for jewellery firm Vivara. The picture was taken by acclaimed photographer Mert Marcus at the famous five-star Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, and has attracted worldwide media attention.

Ambrosio, one of the top five best paid models, already has one child; a daughter named Anja, and is expecting her second arrival, a boy, in June of this year. She has stated that pregnancy has made her more confident than ever, and perfectly happy to reveal her changing figure. She said: “A nude photoshoot was good, because pregnancy makes me much more confident. I’m proud of my body to be generating a life.”

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Diamond quarter Hatton Garden

High Holborn EC1N

diamond quarter High HolbornThere are many attractions surrounding the diamond quarter of Hatton Garden in Central London. High Holborn is a road in Holborn, on the southern border of Hatton Garden. It forms part of the major artery that is the A40 and offers many shopping opportunities. High Holborn starts in the west as a turn off Charing Cross Road, near St Giles Circus, and runs past the Kingsway and Southampton Row. High Holborn becomes Holborn at its eastern junction with Gray’s Inn Road. It was originally a Roman road.

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History of the wedding ring

selection of wedding rings in hatton garden

The wedding ring has a long and widespread history. For the origins of wedding rings we need to look to the deserts of North Africa. It was there that the ancient Egyptian civilization emerged along the fertile flood plains of the river Nile. The Nile brought fortune and life to the Pharaoh’s people and the … Read more

Holts jewellers Hatton Garden

various coloured gemstones

Beautiful jewellery that delights the soulBeautiful jewellery that delights the soul and adorns the body. What, then, could be better than a visit to Holts. Holts jewellers in Hatton Garden holds one of the largest collections of precious and semi-precious gems. Located in the Hatton Garde and offers a professional service in bespoke Jewellery

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Arlington & Co diamond rings

making diamond rings and jewelleryArlington & Co. have been making diamond rings and jewellery for nearly 50 years and value their reputation as one of the country’s leading jewellery manufacturers. They have their own team of designers, goldsmiths and setters in house. This gives them complete creative control over all the work they carry out for their clients worldwide.

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The origin of diamonds

choosing your diamond cut

Searching for your perfect piece of jewellery. You can find the most extensive range of dazzling diamonds from diamond retailers in the diamond quarter of London at Hatton Garden.

Diamond mine
Diamond mine

But have you ever wondered where the dazzling diamonds that appear on the display windows in diamond shops come from.

Diamonds originate from deep within the Earth’s crust, and emerge from the pulsating pressure and high temperatures found there. Diamonds form beneath the continental crust, from pure carbon. There is dispute about exactly how diamonds are formed. The one thing that geologists and diamond users agree on is that diamonds are the hardest. One of the most valuable substances man has ever known.

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Diamond ring Jewellers in Hatton Garden

choosing quality jewelleryMadison Jewellers in Hatton Garden should be your top destination when choosing quality jewellery and precious stones. Located in the heart of London’s prestigious diamond district, Madison offers the broadest range of diamond rings.

The dazzling diamond rings are crafted in Madison’s own jewellery workshop. Choose from a round brilliant-cut, princess, emerald, marquise, oval, pear, asscher, radiant, cushion or heart-shaped.

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Rennie & Co

Rennie & Co is one of Hatton Garden’s foremost jewellers and a master in the crafting of beautiful pieces of classy jewellery. Internationally recognised as a leading authority in diamonds, they pride themselves on providing a discreet and specialist service to customers who come from all over the world to their Hatton Garden store. Rennie … Read more