Best of British at Michael Jones Jeweller

Best of British at Michael Jones Jeweller
When it comes to jewellery and watches, the British have a long and proud history of creating exquisite pieces. British designers have created some of the most iconic pieces of jewellery and watches in the world. Whether you're looking for something classic or something modern, Britain has a wealth of great jewellery and watchmakers to choose from.

Here at Michael Jones Jeweller we love to support British designers and doing so allows us to build a relationship with the brands. Getting to know the creators behind the brands and benefit from one-to-one training and workshops allows us to get behind the brands 100%. This is made much easier when the brands are local.

Alex Monroe is a proud British jewellery designer who is inspired by nature, and the nostalgia of a childhood spent roaming the Suffolk countryside. Every piece is conscientiously designed and responsibly handmade in England by jeweller Alex Monroe, their expert team of makers and skilled long-term partners. From strong South East London roots, Alex Monroe jewellery is now much loved worldwide for its unique detail, character and craftsmanship. We particularly love the Teacup and Saucer Necklace and the Watering Can for some whimsical British nostalgia. Best of British Alex Monroe 


Chris Lewis Brest of British  If you love jewellery inspired by our own British landscapes and nature, Chris Lewis is an award-winning sterling silver jewellery designer born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Inspired by the beautiful yet harsh northern environment of Scotland, it’s culture and nature he sees beauty in unexpected natural things and translates this beauty into elegant, three-dimensional jewellery.


Moving from Scotland to Wales, Clogau is a second-generation family business based in Wales and celebrates Welsh Gold in all its beautiful creations. Clogau gold has been selected for over 100 years by some members of the British Royal Family to create generations of Royal wedding rings including those of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne, King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla, and Princess Catherine. This has made Welsh gold some of the most sought-after jewellery in the world. Clogau Best of British 


Deakin and Francis Best of British  If you are looking for gents’ jewellery, look no further than Deakin & Francis, a well-respected British brand, produce fine quality, hand-made jewellery in precious metal, vitreous enamel, and gemstones. Known for their wide range of cufflinks – we particularly like the iconic Red Tractors, Green Wellington Boots, and the Red Racing Car cufflinks.


If you are searching for an iconic British designer – Shaun Leane is the man.  For over twenty years, Shaun Leane has redefined the standard of British jewellery design. Fusing innovation with exquisite craftsmanship, the House is known for a timeless elegance that epitomises modern romance. Creator of some of the most admired jewellery masterpieces of the twenty-first century. With several his masterpieces exhibited at foremost museums including the V&A and The Metropolitan Museum, these breath-taking creations are acknowledged as contemporary works of art in their own right. Described by Sotheby’s auctioneers as ‘desired antiques of the future’. Shaun Leane Best of British 


Britain has a wonderful history when it comes to watchmaking and has probably been the home to more advances in horology than any other nation, there is a reason why the world sets it time by Greenwich Mean Time.


Bremont Best of British  For those looking for the best in British watchmakers, Bremont has played a pivotal role in the reinvigoration of British watchmaking on these shores. Bremont leads this movement to manufacture beautiful mechanical watches that can compete with any watch manufacture in the world. The original mission statement when the business was founded; “To make exquisitely engineered mechanical timepieces on British soil with the lofty objective of reinvigorating the nation’s horological past, using our adventurous spirit, passion for detail, desire to innovate and dedication to the highest quality of customer satisfaction.”


When it comes to gifts and homeware, Carrs Silver is a prestigious silverware brand, world-renowned for their values of quality and design. Founded in 1976, Carrs remains an independent, family-run company, with a strong sense of tradition creating collections of highly desirable sterling silver and silver plated products will satisfy the needs of any occasion and the most discerning of customers. The Steel City of Sheffield remains their home to this very day, boasting a rich and intricate manufacturing history. Carrs are proud to be a part of the City of Makers and to be at the forefront of preserving the city’s illustrious cutlery and silverware heritage. Look out for the new commemorative Coronation hallmark.  Coronation Hallmark 


So, if you're looking for the best of British design, these are some of the very best names to consider.

UK designers are constantly pushing boundaries and creating products that are admired all over the world. Whether you're looking for something modern and edgy or classic and timeless, you're sure to find something designed in the UK that will suit your needs.