The Jewellery Quarter is awash with jewellers, hence the name, but with so many to choose from how do you pick the best of the bunch? Easy, you read the following list of some of our favourites!
Best for: Diamonds – Diamond Heaven
Located in a prime location on Vyse St, Diamond Heaven is the ideal location to visit. Whether this is to pick up a diamond engagement ring, wedding band or even bracelet for a loved one or gift for yourself. And with the guaranteed high level of customer service, you are sure to leave with something spectacular or have it designed especially for you.
Best for: Gems – Wards M & J Gems Ltd
A family jewellers that is the place to go to if you are looking for gem specialists. With experience going back four generations and the widest collection of gems in the UK, you know you are in safe hands with this Vyse Street based jewellers.
Best for: Brands – Touchstone Jewellery Ltd
As well as manufacturing their own line of memorial and masonic jewellery as well as computer-aided design, they are the place to go to If you are looking for a variety of brands under one roof. They are also official stockists of Trollbeads, Nomination, Dismonfire, Bell etoile, Tianguis Jackson, GETi Titanium ring and Zinzi.
Best for: Men’s Jewellery – Fat Cow Designs
Guys are not the easiest to buy for at times and the struggle can be due to the lack of choice. Head on over to Fat Cow Designs and they are sure to entice you with their selection of titanium or black zirconium rooms, which also come with a lifetime guarantee.
Best for: Ethically Handcrafted – Jewellery by Lora Leedham
Jewellery by Lora Leedham has been worn by celebrities and royals, as well as been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Grazia. So you know it is going to be something special. The jewellery is ethically handmade, all designed and manufactured in Britain, the diamonds are conflict free and you have the choice to either use your own recycled metals/stones or buy eco-gold. Make an appointment now with Lora to get the most beautiful piece with none of the guilt.
Best for: Distinctive Style – Artfull Expression
If you are looking for the works of independent designer makers or for something quirky, this is your best bet. With a tagline like “an island in a sea of gold”, you know different is what you are going to get. From skull rings, texture earrings and even dragonfly earrings, it’s a marvel of a place.
Best for: Sleek and Unique Design – James Newman Jewellery
Founded in 1997 by James Newman, straight after he graduated from Birmingham’s Jewellery School. It has slowly become the place to go for those who like intricate sophisticated pieces that ooze quality and good craftsmanship. The place to go to if you are looking for something that is a one-off, sleek and classic.
Best for: Watches – R. Hancocks Watch & Clock Ltd
If you are not a major fan of jewellery then watches may be your thing and R. Hancocks Watch & clock Ltd is one of the best. With experience extending over 60 years, Roy Hancock knows a thing or two about watches and is well known in the area for great customer service. From watch repair to vintage watches, clocks and pocket watches, you know that Roy is the man to see.
Best for: Vintage – Quarter Jewellery
Last but not least is Quarter Jewellery. Another family-run business that boasts a lifetime of experience. As well as unmatchable prices for their pre-owned jewellery and their new designs. Which range from bracelets, bangles, charms, earrings, lockets, pendants, rings and even lockets.