Our pick of London wedding jewellers

Here is our pick of London wedding jewellers – from chic Bond Street stores to bespoke specialists who can create beautiful jewels to complete your wedding-day outfit

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London wedding jewellers Astley Clarke offer a personal shopping experience in Paddington

Astley Clarke

Bec Astley Clarke’s jewellery company was founded around the idea of using coloured gemstones, as well as fine craftsmanship – and now she has an MBE for services to jewellery. Astley Clarke creates beautiful pins and lockets, layered and stacked rings  and earrings. Now stocked in some of the world’s smartest retailers (including Liberty, Selfridges and Saks Fifth Avenue), its Paddington boutique is a wonderful personal shopping experience where you can see and try on the range. 6 Junction Mews, W2; astleyclarke.com

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Jeweller Barbara Tipple works with fine and unusual coloured gems and is a master with diamonds

Barbara Tipple

Renowned for her work with both coloured gemstones and diamonds (for which she’s won the Diamonds-International Award three times – the first time when she was still a student), Barbara Tipple is a stellar choice among London wedding jewellers if diamonds are your thing. But she offers far more than that. Working with her Master Goldsmith husband David Ward, she sources exceptionally fine and rare coloured gemstones from around the world and then combines them with metals to create beautiful and organic designs. 1b Albemarle St, London W1; barbaratipple.co.uk

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Boodles is renowned for its work with Ashoka-cut diamonds, and also offers fancy varieties such as this beautiful yellow diamond


One of the oldest British jewellery houses, Boodles is renowned for its diamond rings – in particular Ashoka diamonds – which are cut in a way that gives them extra sparkle. You’ll also find beautiful diamond wedding bands, coloured diamonds and fine necklaces and earrings. There are Boodles concessions in Harrods and The Savoy, but the flagship Bond Street store is the place to go to see all the possibilities. 178 New Bond St, W1; boodles.com


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Chaumet creates wonderful high jewellery and has a dedicated store in New Bond Street. Photo: Matthew Brookes


The French high-jewellery house of Chaumet has an illustrious history. Alongside rings, you will find beautiful wedding tiaras, especially in its L’Amour à Paris and Josephine collections. You can see some of its collections in Selfridges’ Wonder Room and at Harrods. There is also a dedicated Chaumet store in New Bond Street if you can’t make the romantic journey to its Parisian flagship in Place Vendôme. 174, New Bond Street, W1; chaumet.com

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Christian Bauer specialises in contemporary wedding rings – working in gold, palladium and platinum

Christian Bauer

Working with gold, platinum and palladium, Christian Bauer is a jewellery company that specialises in fine contemporary wedding rings. You will find a huge variety of options – including bi colours – and lots of opportunities to customise a ring or pair of rings. London stockists include Heming in Hatton Garden and Piccadilly Arcade.  christianbauer.co.uk

London wedding jewellers De Beers is the place to go for sumptuous diamonds, with a store on Bond Street

De Beers

Long synonymous with diamonds, De Beers’ flagship store on Old Bond Street is the place to see fabulous wedding treasures – from the perfect diamond pendant and earring set to showstopping rings in its Adonis Rose collection. You will also find fine coloured diamonds in the mix. Its bespoke service lets you pick your diamond and have it mounted in the setting of your choice. 46-50 Old Bond St, W1; debeers.co.uk

Dominic Walmsley’s date wedding rings – fingerprint and heartbeat design sare also available

Dominic Walmsley

With a studio in Clerkenwell Green, and a second boutique in Sevenoaks, Dominic Walmsley and his team specialise in creating distinctive jewellery that is often influenced by historical designs. There is a fine collection of signature pieces, ranging from rings to cufflinks, or you can tap into his studio’s speciality and commission a bespoke piece – either using existing family jewellery or working up a design from scratch. Studio 2, 21 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1; dominicwalmsley.com

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Garrard makes exceptional engagement and wedding pieces – and is also a good place to commission jewellery


With a boutique on Albermarle Street and multiple Royal Warrants collected since its foundation in 1735, Garrard is a famous and prestigious name in jewellery circles and a reliable choice if you want a traditional engagement or wedding ring – or a bespoke tiara, come to that. It also produces beautiful contemporary designs, including diamond stacking rings, pins and pendants. It is a good place to visit if you are looking to commission a bespoke piece. 24 Albemarle St, London W1; garrard.com


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At Harriet Kelsall you can help design your own ring – using new or heirloom gemstones

Harriet Kelsall

Bespoke is what Harriet Kelsall is all about and her business, which started as a kitchen table concern in 1998, now includes a destination workshop in Hertfordshire. She also works with clients via Skype. Each ring or piece of wedding jewellery is a one off and her team of designers can create a ring using your ideas or sketches, or refashion an heirloom piece into something contemporary. Travel to her Halls Green site if you are looking to commission something special – her team will even pick you up from the station. hkjewellery.co.uk

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Hattie Rickards designs bespoke pieces for clients, working with them to realise their vision and tell a story

Hattie Rickards

Jewellery designer Hattie Rickards designs exceptional bespoke pieces in a close working relationship, involving sketches and discussions to bring her clients’ visions to life. She works with leading makers in the UK to ensure each piece is also of exceptional quality. While she doesn’t have a boutique, you can see examples of previous commissions on her website or set up a meeting in Mayfair, Soho, Shoreditch or Notting Hill. hattierickards.com

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Jo Hayes Ward is inspired by organic and architectural designsand creates shimmering, light reflecting pieces. You can visit her studio or see her work at Dover Street Market

Jo Hayes Ward

The designs created by Jo Hayes Ward have attracted a lot of attention because her style is both distinctive and edgy. She is inspired by the organic and architectural forms and her shimmering light reflecting pieces are something very special. You can see her work at Dover Street Market, Mayfair and at Sweet Pea in Primrose Hill – she also appears at the biannual Cockpit Arts Open Studios. Alternatively, make an appointment to visit her London studio to commission a special piece for your wedding. johayesward.com

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Feminine pieces are Kiki McDonough’s speciality – the place to go for statement earrings or another choice wedding-day piece

Kiki McDonough

Fabulously feminine pieces are Kiki McDonough’s speciality and she is a must-see if you are looking for the perfect drop earrings, a statement baguette pendant or other choice piece for your wedding ensemble. Her boutique close to Sloane Square is a treasure house of covetable pieces in every colour of the rainbow. 12 Symons Street, SW3; kiki.co.uk

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A more unusual choice among London wedding jewellers, Karl Carter’s edgy tourmaline and diamond ring at London Rocks in Hatton Garden

London Rocks

London Rocks offers a chance to work with emerging and established jewellery talent and its Hatton Garden workshop offers plenty of inspiration as well as insight into the process behind making fine jewellery. There are 11 designers offering very different styles – ranging from the bold and edgy work of Karl Carter to the intricate textures of Carina de Jager. This is a great place to commission a bespoke ring, and you can also pick up choice pieces as gifts for the wedding party. 9-15 Leather Lane, EC1; londonrocksjewellery.co.uk

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Lucie Campbell is a treasure trove of unusual and heirloom pieces – all of them produced in house

Lucie Campbell

Producing all its jewellery in house, Lucie Campbell is a treasure house of GIA XXX diamond wedding and engagement rings, alongside beautiful and unusual designs featuring coloured gemstones. Still a family business and with a team of 40 creating everything from scratch, you will also find spectacular brooches and lovely vintage-style cufflinks at its New Bond Street store. This is definitely a must-visit if you are looking for fine craftsmanship at a jeweller that still produces everything in house. 26 New Bond Street, W1; luciecampbell.com

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London wedding jewellers Mappin & Webb create beautiful wedding pieces such as this diamond bangle


Mappin & Webb

An institution among London wedding jewellers, Mappin & Webb has its roots in the Sheffield cutlery industry and is also one of five official Crown Jewellers that prepare royal finery for state occasions. While its Regent Street store is being refurbished, you can check out its gemstones at the Old Bond Street or Fenchurch Street branches. It has a fine selection of diamond engagement rings, along with choice wedding pendants, bangles and earrings. Watches are another speciality if you are looking for a gift for the groom or best man. 1 Old Bond Street, W1; mappinandwebb.com


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Saqqara blends raw and polished diamonds to create unusual and covetable heirloom pieces


Stocked at Browns, Saqqara Jewels is the brainchild of Lady Dalit Nuttall, a former financier turned jewellery designer, but also daughter of one of Sweden’s leading jewellers. Her pieces focus on mixing rough diamond slices and polished and pavé gems to create unusual and very covetable heirloom pieces. These beautiful earrings, bracelets and brooches would be the perfect finishing touch to a wedding-day outfit and Saqqara can also create bespoke pieces if you contact them to discuss your idea. saqqarajewels.com

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Exquisite jewels are Shawish’s stock in trade – you can find the London store in Chelsea

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London wedding jewellers Shawish may be relatively new kids on the block, but founders Mohamed and Majdy Shawesh focus on fresh approaches to working with fine gemstones. From their all-diamond ring (created using laser technology) to their fabulous Princess collection, they demonstrate a mastery of traditional craftsmanship and the latest techniques. You can see their work and commission a bespoke wedding piece at their Chelsea boutique. 143 Fulham Road, SW3;  shawish.ch

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This Primrose Hill boutique led by designer Siobhan O’Neill creates distinctive signature pieces that combine unusual colours and cuts of gemstone with precious metals. Her engagement and wedding rings are delicate and feminine and you can choose from her existing collection or have a bespoke ring created for you. You’ll also find lots of lovely bridal pieces – from pearl earrings to simple rose-cut diamond pendants – and Sweet Pea stocks smaller pieces that would make great gifts for wedding helpers. The boutique supplies jewellery by other notable designers, including Polly Wales and Yuki Mitsuyasu. 77 Gloucester Avenue, NW1; sweetpeajewellery.com