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Designers

At Oliver & J you will find a wide and varied collection of designer jewellery not often seen elsewhere. Although the majority of our award-winning jewellery designers are based in the UK, we have added some exceptional designers from Europe. For those of you who love history and tradition, we added Clogau – the gold of Royalty.

Our jewellery ranges from small handcrafted silver items to individually designed gemstone pieces. We have a very wide selection of pearl jewellery. Many items of our jewellery ranges are made by hand using traditional techniques so that each piece is slightly different and unique. We have several designers who can offer you bespoke work. Both celebrities and Royalty are associated with some of our designers.

All our jewellery has been chosen with care to reflect excellent workmanship, quality and design and at affordable prices. Whether you are looking for a small gift or a special occasion, we will be able to help you.

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Amanda Coleman

Amanda Coleman is a British designer based in Lincoln.  All the jewellery is handmade by Amanda and a small dedicated team.  The jewellery is made from sterling silver with 22ct gold vermeil accents and semi precious stones. Amanda takes inspiration from nature – plants, leaves, birds and animals, but also heer two children.  Her children have opened her designs to encorporate fairytales, mystery and magic.  Her work is intricate and beautifully detailed. From £22.50

Banyan

Banyan was established in 1997 by Yaniv and Vanessa Zalman. They are based in Devon where all their work is designed. They create individual pieces which are inspired by the joy of life, people and views of the world. Once the design is perfected, it is passed on to a team of skilled silversmiths. They use combinations of silver, gold, brass, copper, gemstones and pearls depending on the item. Banyan are a brand that is conscious of the welfare of every individual involved in creating the beautiful jewellery.  The brand actively supports a range of charities.  Banyan jewellery is distinctive and unique. From £14

Bastian Inverun

Bastian Inverun have been designing expressive jewellery since 1974. Based in Germany, they work with renowned designers and change their collections twice a year. These individual designs are created using gleaming sterling silver, luminous gemstones and sparkling diamonds. Love and devotion to the tiniest detail as well as the highest standards in workmanship hint at just why jewellery by bastian inverun is so unique.  Bastian Invern's aim is to "Emphasise the personal style and individuality of independent women with a strong character". From £25

Christina Oswin

Christina Oswin is a British designer of contemporary jewellery. She creates her jewellery using ethical and Fairtrade silver and gold, and fair-mined or ethically sourced gemstones. All her jewellery is handmade in Frome, Somerset. Christina Oswin designs range from delicate to bold statement pieces. Christina uses Rubies, Spinel, Sapphires and Tanzanite from the Ruby fair mine in Tanzania.  Ruby fair is a partnership between British jewellers and Tanzanian miners, protecting the miners welfare, the environment and the ecology of the land.  From £18.50

Claire Troughton

Claire Troughton is an established award winning jewellery designer with almost 20 years experience. She makes collections of silver jewellery, inspired by nature as well as individual wedding and engagement rings from her Chester studio. Claire's exquisite attention to detail and her striking use of gold and silver help to create her distinctive style. Every item is hand made in the UK with the help of a small but highly skilled team. Claire makes each original design for her collections by hand using traditional goldsmithing techniques. Her awards include the Platinum Innovation Award in 2004, finalist in the Craft & Design Selected Awards Jewellery & Precious Metal in 2011 and 2015, and the BJA Excellence in Jewellery Award BCTF in 2015. From £35

Claudia Bradby

Claudia Bradby designs beautiful pearl jewellery using silver and frequently embellished with semi precious stones. From her studio in Hampshire, she chooses the finest pearls for her collections of necklaces, bracelets and earrings celebrating the "innate beauty of this timeless gemstone". Claudia believes that every woman should be afforded the luxury of beautiful pearls. Her jewellery has been seen on Royalty and celebrities including Kate Middleton, Dame Helen Mirren and Sophie Kinsella. Here is a range of jewellery for every conceivable wardrobe. From £35

Clogau

Every piece of Clogau jewellery contains rare Welsh gold as used by some members of the Royal British Family for over 100 years. Welsh gold is famous for being selected to create generations of Royal Family wedding rings including those of Her Majesty the Queen, the late Diana Princess of Wales, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, HRH Princess Margaret, HRH Princess Anne, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall, and more recently The Duchess of Cambridge. This has made Welsh gold some of the most sought after jewellery in the world. Clogau jewellery is guaranteed to contain rare Welsh gold. Each piece is crafted using traditional jewellery-making techniques and painstakingly hand-finished to give the lasting pleasure which ensures the Clogau jewellery will remain as special as the day you received it, as it is passed down through generations. From £79

Coleman Douglas Pearls

Coleman Douglas Pearls create dramatic handcrafted contemporary jewellery using natural and cultured pearls. This distinctive brand was founded by the award winning British designer Christine Douglas in 1989; all their unique jewellery is designed and made in Knightsbridge, London. Their aim is to offer an investment in style and value using pearls of excellent quality. Christine has a strong client base including members of the European aristocracy, international government figures, members of the fashion elite and celebrities including Emily Watson, Amelia Fox, Anna Chancellor, Patricia Hodge and Kristin Scott Thomas.  From £112

Collette Waudby

Collette Waudby is an award winning British designer based in Birmingham. Her most recent award was ‘Jewellery Designer of the Year’ in 2014 by the British Jewellers Association. Collette works in a highly skilled team with her husband and one other silversmith. They use a traditional workshop to handmake all her jewellery. Collette uses recycled and Fairtrade gold whenever possible; she actively reclaims metal scraps, filings and dust for re-use. Her jewellery is thoughtfully and intelligently designed, using beautiful materials made to the highest standards, aiming for the wearer to feel individual, elegant and sophisticated. From £50

Daniel Vior

Daniel Vior is an award winning jewellery designer and producer based for over 20 years in Barcelona.  His enameled collections define exceptional quality and craftsmanship and are truly unique.  Daniel is inspired by the meaning of life and nature.  He says ‘Everything starts when you fall in love with a concept: the abstraction of a word, an organic solution, a conclusion from investigating a structure, a shape, a composition…and you want to represent it, to make it tangible’. From £86

DOG FEVER

Dog Fever is an exclusive collection of Italian silver and enamel jewellery designed to celebrate the bond between dog and owner.  The most loved and famous breeds of dogs are encapsulated as earrings, rings, bracelets and bangles for both men and women who love dogs.  Each piece represents a symbol of eternal friendship.  If desired, using an image of your dog, the team at Dog Fever can create a piece of jewellery  individual to your pet.  Dog Fever love their dogs – they actively support ‘Una cuccia per la vita’ which is a non-profit organisation for the protection of dogs and cats.

Love your dog – love Dog Fever! From £50

Domino

Domino is a leading British designer and manufacturer of platinum, palladium and gold finished and semi-finished jewellery and mounts. Using long established craft skills combined with the very latest modern technologies, they produce most of their jewellery in Birmingham. Their award winning New Development team ensures contemporary and innovative designs year on year. Domino are a major producer of engagement and wedding rings which can be designed using your chosen metal including recycled and Fairtrade gold, and a diamond or gem-stone of your choice. From £700

Emma-Kate Francis

Emma-Kate Francis is an award winning British designer, jeweller and silversmith. She is renowned for creating beautiful contemporary silver and pearl jewellery, handmade in her studio in Cardiff. Emma-Kate takes inspiration from historical designs to create unique jewellery that her customers will enjoy and treasure. From £50

John Garland-Taylor

John Garland-Taylor is a British silver jewellery designer based in Warwickshire. He originally trained as a smith and restored armour for the National Trust and Warwick Castle. For many years, he has focused on the design and development of hand-crafted jewellery. John works from his rural Warwickshire workshop with the help of his two sons. He is able to use over 50 years of expertise to design a unique range of jewellery. From £32

Lucy Quartermaine

Lucy Quartermaine is an award-winning young, English contemporary Jewellery designer and silversmith. Her designs are worn by many British and American celebrities and can be seen in many top glossy magazines such a Red, Vogue, Look, and Cosmopolitan. Lucy Quartermaine is based in Chester where she has lived most of her life. Lucy was named a ‘Trendsetter’ in the Professional Jeweller Hot100 2013, as well as being nominated a finalist for the prestigious ‘Designer of the Year’ at the 2013 and 2014 UK Jewellery Awards and the British Jewellery Association Awards. She has also won many other awards for her design and business skills. Her contemporary designs create eye-catching pieces that will be a talking point whenever you wear them. From £33

MANJA

MANJA is a London-based jewellery brand that carries the colour and fire of Madagascar in its heart. Launched in 2014 by three brothers, MANJA is inspired by an extraordinary Madagascan family heritage in jewellery design that goes back five generations. MANJA literally means ‘beauty’ in the Madagascan language and it is the natural, rare beauty of the island that forms the inspiration behind MANJA jewellery. Ideas drawn from European fashion and culture are fused with elements taken from the exotic flora and fauna of Madagascar to create sophisticated, modern jewellery collections that bring the beauty and warmth of the Indian Ocean to London. Each piece adds a touch of understated glamour that can comfortably be worn at any time. From £70

Mark Soley

Mark Soley is one of the most discreet designers of sophisticated and intricate platinum and 18 carat gold jewellery. The company was established in 1901 and prides itself on catering for the discerning client looking for a timeless creation. Soley's reputation is based on its use of fine gemstones, traditional craftsmanship and stylish designs, with many of the world's leading stores commissioning collections including the Crown jewellers, Asprey & Garrard, for members of the Royal Family. Mark designs and handcrafts his own range of fine jewellery. He specialises in bespoke jewellery to a very high standard.

Matt Aminoff Pearls

Matt Aminoff has been importing and manufacturing cultured pearls to supply some of Europe’s most exclusive retail jewellers since 1976. He has now launched his own brand of cultured pearl jewellery based on his reputation for fine, classic pearl and diamond jewellery, and an excellent standard of service. From £25

McMaster and Tingley

Sheena McMaster and Peter Tingley are the creative duo behind this very individual brand. Recently returned from France where they were inspired by fields of sunflowers and dramatic sunsets. Their work is all beautifully hand crafted and their jewellery is a work of art. From £79

Philip Kydd

Philip Kydd Ltd are award winning British designers who use silver, gold, precious stones and vitreous enamel. Their work is all beautifully hand crafted from their workshop in North Somerset where they maintain traditional values of British workmanship. Every piece is individual. Their stunning range of cufflinks is complemented by a wide range of gold and silver bangles. Philip Kydd Limited is proud to have worked with Heads of State and Royalty and to have won several prestigious national awards. From £140

Rachel Galley

Rachel Galley is an award winning British designer. She creates stunning contemporary silver jewellery. Her more recent awards include ‘Houlden Bridal Design of the Year’ winner in 2015 when she was also shortlisted for ‘Jewellery Designer of the Year’. Rachel Galley jewellery has been described as ‘the cutting edge of fashion whilst also being fun to wear’. Rachel aims to design beautiful timeless pieces of jewellery where each piece has that essential ‘wow’ factor. From £35

Rauni Higson

Rauni Higson is an award winning silversmith and jeweller based in Snowdonia. Her work is highly sculptural, but always designed for function. She says ‘I am inspired by the natural world, particularly the dramatic mountains and coastline of Snowdonia. I strive to capture something of the beauty of the natural world, without directly imitating it. I’m passionate about exploring the full gamut of techniques, producing my contemporary interpretation of traditional skills’.  Her awards include: 2016, Arts Council of Wales 'Creative Wales' award, 2016 Silver and Bronze award, Goldsmiths' Company Craftsmanship and Design awards. 2014 Silver award for 'Glacier' dish, Goldsmiths' Company Craftsmanship and Design awards. First Prize in the inaugural Lewton-Brain Fold-form award (International) 2012, and 2nd in 2013. British Craft Trade Fair Award for Excellence, 2013. From £59

Reeves & Reeves

Heath and Caroline Reeves live in Dorset with their two children. Heath started the business in 2011 with Caroline who designs many of her own pieces. Their work includes contemporary silver and gold plated jewellery as well as designs based on the natural world and countryside animals. One of their stated aims is to supply “unique and exclusive jewellery to the market that has a fashion edge without any compromise in quality”. From £17.50

Ruth Tomlinson

Ruth Tomlinson is an award winning jewellery designer based in London. In 2016 she was a Jewellery Designer of the Year finalist in the UK Jewellery Awards. Other awards include the Theo Fennell prize for best jewellery design in 2005, and the Coutts New Jeweller Award in 2009. Ruth designs and handcrafts all her work in London. She likes to use gemstones from recycled jewellery whenever possible. She enjoys bespoke work and can transform a less desired item of jewellery into a beautiful work of art. Ruth says: 'I am driven by my passion for the earths treasures; the magic of minutiae, tiny intricacies, small imperfections, and the individual’s search for preciousness. I seek out the unconventional beauty within and this fuels my creativity, whether in the rarity of material or a curiosity in nature.’ ‘Each piece of jewellery should be unique, like each of us, and this is how I like the jewellery to make people feel. I hope to evoke a sense of wonder around the work; a modern British classic of the future, handcrafted and ready to be filled with its own story - throughout our lifetime and generations to come.’ From £420

Sally Ratcliffe

Sally Ratcliffe has been designing and making jewellery since 1987. She produces all the work herself from her workshop in Sheffield. Sally works mainly with silver embellished with gemstones and gold detail. She is inspired by the countryside and has a fascination with nature. Her work is very distinctive and each piece is individual. From £36

 Sara Preisler

Sara Preisler is a British award winning silversmith based in Birmingham.  She started her career as a sculptor and has been creating jewellery using re-cycled precious metals since 1993.  Sara also lectures in jewellery and silversmithing at the Hope University in Liverpool.  She showcases her jewellery and work from other UK designers from her gallery in Birmingham.  Each piece of her work is beautiful and individual which Sara describes as 'sculpture with a function'.  From £74

Sheila Fleet

Sheila Fleet OBE has won numerous awards for her wonderful collection of finely enamelled jewellery. All her work is designed and produced in her workshop in Orkney which she started in 1993 with the support of her family; although it remains a family based business, it has expanded over the years to incorporate a loyal team of employees.  Sheila is inspired by the Orkney environment – the wonderful views of the sea, sky, landscape and wildflowers. Her work is admired and collected throughout the world. From £58

Sonkai

Sonkai are a family jewellers based in Norwich. They specialise in high quality and unique contemporary jewellery. Since 2006 they have offered a bespoke service and have now launched their own branded jewellery. The Sonkai range includes silver and gold, precious and semi precious stones and each piece is beautifully crafted. Sonkai take great pride in their work and want you to love their jewellery. From £90

Sophie Harley

Sophie Harley is an award winning British designer. Her unique range of handmade contemporary fine jewellery pieces has won Sophie Harley extensive awards; in 2013 Sophie Harley won 'UK Jewellery Designer of the Year'. All her work is designed, created and manufactured in her London workshop using traditional techniques. In addition to her signature winged heart symbol of love, hope and liberation, Sophie is also well known throughout the world for designing the legendary Algerian Love Knot necklace and earrings for the James Bond film Casino Royale. After 25 years of design she has an extensive cult following, the more famous of which have included Joss Stone, Kate Winslet, Jerry Hall, Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Kate Beckinsale and Naomi Campbell. From £40

Susanna Hanl

Susanna Hanl is a self-taught jeweller based in Harrogate. Every piece is unique in gold and silver. In some ranges, Susanna uses combinations of bronze, copper and brass. Susanna handcrafts all her jewellery much of which is set with diamonds, pearls or unusual precious and semi precious stones. Her diamond rings are often used as contemporary engagement rings. She finds inspiration for her work in nature, conversations and chance. She loves the idea that every individual piece is unique, which makes it even more special for the person who wears it. From £60

Tara Kirkpatrick

Tara Kirkpatrick is a contemporary jewellery designer based in Knutsford, Cheshire.  All her work is handmade in silver and she frequently uses silver wire to produce intricate designs. Tara says ‘. I love the reflective qualities of silver and the rich yellowness of gold. I am not inspired by any one particular thing but can be inspired by the majesty of nature whether that is in form, colour or even smell but equally I can be inspired by architecture or an art exhibition. Just the feel good factor you can get by seeing something refreshing’. From £37

Unique & Co.

Unique & Co. were founded in 1999 in Germany but have expanded and now have a base in London. They design and produce their own jewellery collections for men and women and are inspired by travel, culture, fine materials and skilled engineering. Unique & Co. offer a wide range of contemporary and elegant jewellery– a little luxury you can wear every day. From £19

Vamp London 

Vamp London is an exciting London based jewellery brand for the modern sophisticated woman.  The brand was inspired by the world of mystery and masquerade.  They create work in silver, 18ct rose gold and 14ct yellow gold plating, often with cubic zirconia for added sparkle and individuality.  Many of their designs incorporate the Veneitian mask as a subtle reminder of stories, secrets and mysteries.  Vamp jewellery embodies sophistocation and feminine spirit for the modern, confident woman.  From £30  

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