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At Veale Fine Jewellery we are extremely proud that almost all of our new business comes from word of mouth and recommendation. Our delighted customers and their kind reviews are what makes going the extra mile for everyone so worth it!

To get a feel of what we’re really about, please take the time to read our customer reviews:

James has made 2 rings for my wife and we cannot praise James highly enough. During the design process James was very patient, knowledgeable and helpful…

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— Gordon M

I had both an engagement ring and eternity ring designed and made by James. His willingness to bring me along the journey…

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— Henry F

James took us through a thoughtful and thorough design process so we came up with something that truly reflected what we were looking for…

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— Rachel B

It has been an absolute pleasure working with James to create a bespoke engagement ring. From initial concept, to development, and creating the final piece…

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— Imran C

James helped me through what I expected to be the incredibly stressful process of designing a bespoke engagement ring from scratch…

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— Ben M

James remodelled my diamond cluster engagement and came up with a more modern relevant design. James totally understood my requirements, verified by…

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— Lucy B

We recently had the most beautiful engagement ring created by James, it was a redesign of a family heirloom which has an incredible amount of sentimental value…

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— Steve H

James was extremely knowledgable and informative, really helped me as I knew nothing prior to this about diamonds or the jewellery industry…

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— Jack M

James has created the most beautiful engagement ring which I am so very lucky to be the recipient of – I really can’t stop staring at it!…

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— Emma S

Amazing service from start to finish and an absolutely beautiful, custom ring. James was so helpful in helping me design the ring and answering all my questions…

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— Clive M

I can’t recommend Veale Fine Jewellery highly enough! The whole process of designing the perfect ring for my now Fiancé was such great…

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— Tom T

I’ve bought my wife’s engagement, wedding and eternity ring from Veale Fine Jewellery and there’s a reason for it! …

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— Harry S

Absolutely amazing custom designed wedding band- cannot recommend enough. I worked with James to design my custom wedding band which was something…

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— Kathryn S

If you are thinking of buying some special jewellery then I would thoroughly recommend Veale Fine Jewellery. James was excellent throughout the whole process…

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— Anthony U

James worked with my boyfriend George to create the most amazing engagement ring! I am completely obsessed with it and George said James was such a delight to work with…

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— Sophie E

Could not recommend James any more highly! The whole experience was so smooth and personal; from first contact and designing the bespoke engagement ring to getting the flawless final product in time for our trip away. James’ craftsmanship is first class…

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— David B

Outstanding service and quality of product from James. From the first contact when I enquired with a suggested style of ring, through his excellent design tweaks and Covid secure visit for sizing right through to the stunning final product…

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— Tony T

I would highly recommend Veale Fine Jewellery. The service James gives is excellent and the ring he made is absolutely beautiful. From the initial consultation with James I knew I was in safe hands. I couldn’t recommend him highly enough!

— Will H

I contacted James Veale to make a custom engagement ring. He did an excellent job making a stunning, high quality sapphire ring within my budget. My fiancé loves it. He was extremely helpful and flexible throughout the whole process including design, refinements, to postage…

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— Jack W

Absolutely faultless service throughout the whole process. James was a pleasure to work with. Nothing was ever too much to ask – he was exceptionally prompt in all communications and went out of his way to ensure I was fully informed throughout each crucial stage…

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— Matthew C

I really cannot recommend James highly enough, as his excellent craftsmanship and attention to detail has created a ring I will treasure forever. Thank you so much.

— Maureen R

My stunning ‘opulence’ diamond ring arrived on Saturday, and I couldn’t be happier with it. Choosing an engagement ring during lockdown was never going to be easy, but James was great to deal with throughout – answered all our questions…

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— Frances G

James’ service, professionalism and final product are all outstanding. He completely understood what I was inarticulately explaining, and designed an extremely beautiful ring that far exceeded my expectations. Could not recommend more highly.

— Sarah D

Veale Fine Jewellery were amazing! James helped me choose the perfect engagement ring through lockdown – I had an idea of what I wanted but being a typical bloke choosing a ring for my unsuspecting girlfriend, I was pretty clueless!…

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— Rash P

We have received the necklace and it’s gorgeous thank you very much.

— Monika C

James was helpful, insightful and provided the exact end result I was looking for. Would highly recommend!

— Rowan N

Couldn’t recommend more highly. From the early design phase through to the sourcing of the diamond and making of the ring, James’ service and attention to detail was fantastic – always giving a great explanation of the process and making sure individual needs are catered…

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— Matt B

James’ attention to detail, diligence and patience when guiding us through the designing of an engagement ring was spot on. It was an absolute pleasure communicating with him throughout the whole process. We were recommended James by friends…

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— Guy P

James created the perfect engagement ring for my (now) fiancé. His service and communication was fantastic especially as I was out of the country during the design process. James’ ability to interpret my thoughts and turn that into a truly exceptional piece of jewellery…

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— Tom B

James’s support and professionalism from the initial design concept, through to delivering the PERFECT ring was outstanding. He knew exactly what I was after and produced the highest quality result while sticking to my budget. It was a pleasure to use his services…

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— James R

I am so so pleased we found James – he has created the most stunning piece of jewellery from my late Mother’s and my own engagement ring. He was so helpful, gave advice on what would work and what wouldn’t and the result is an amazing piece of jewellery…

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— Tina C

Fantastic service from start to finish. Knowledgeable, professional and passionate. James helped me every step of the way to get exactly the ring I wanted. Highly recommended, thanks again.

— Chris C

James….my husband Tom and I want to thank you so much making our wedding rings. Two weeks into wearing them and we are still so pleased with them. We couldn’t have picked anyone better to make them. James was really great throughout the process of deciding…

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— Meagan B

Thank you so much for my gorgeous ring! I can’t can’t believe it’s mine, I can’t stop looking at it!

— Sarah C

I was truly stunned by the quality and service of James. He offered lots of great advice about the size and quality of the stones and made sure I was being sensible in choosing the right stone and band thickness. He also managed my requirements without any hassle…

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— Chris H

James was great, listened and encouraged the back and forth great design needs. He mocked everything on CAD and kept me well in the loop. The ring came out stunning and it was exactly as I had imagined… And she LOVED it…

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— Alex H

I can’t recommend Veale Fine Jewellery highly enough. James’ craftsmanship, artistry and understanding of our requirements was absolutely second to none. We asked him to make my wife’s engagement ring and then our wedding rings as well…

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— Christian H

I got in touch with James when looking for an engagement ring. All I can say is thank you! James made the whole process completely stress free, he first met with me to discuss what kind of ring I was after. He then mocked up amazing CAD drawings…

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— Fergus S

Working with a jeweler as talented, patient and affable as James is an absolute pleasure. I purchased an oval diamond engagement ring in 18ct yellow gold and it couldn’t have been further from the the daunting, nightmarish experience you hear/read about online…

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— Niall M

James’s attention to detail was incredible and his knowledge and advice guided me to an incredible ring which my wife loves.

— Chris A

Thank you so much I absolutely love it. I have been looking for the right pendant for so long and this is it! I won’t be taking it off!
One very happy customer

— Claire G

I couldn’t be happier with my beautiful engagement ring.. James created exactly what I had dreamed of and more. I loved the process from start to finish, and now I have a gorgeous piece of jewellery to show for it.

— Alice W

Everything about Veale Jewellery exceeded my already high expectations. James made my now fiancée’s engagement ring and we couldn’t be happier! Apart from a few Google’s, I knew very little about engagement rings and diamonds…

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— Tom M

I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for creating my engagement ring just as I (and apparently Matt!) had imagined it. I’m actually at a loss for what to say – which doesn’t happen often – but basically I can’t believe you have both been in touch for the past couple of months…

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— Katie P

I would highly recommend James. Flawless end-to-end service from the initial chat, through to designs, amends and then a fabulous finished engagement ring. Thanks James!

— Jamie S

James is an absolute artist. His design and finished product is outstanding. He makes you feel like you’re the only person in the world. Wonderful experience and now a friend. Thank you James!

— Katy R

James has been amazing throughout the process of making me a ring. Excellent communication through and fantastic end product. Would definitely recommend and use again.

— Jonathan B

James is an absolute artist. His design and finished product is outstanding. He makes you feel like you’re the only person in the world. Wonderful experience and now a friend. Thank you James!

— Katy R

James understood what we were looking for and designed our beautiful ring with our budget in mind too. We are so happy with the end product. Highly recommend.

— Jessica M

James made my engagement ring with my partner and it is amazing. The detail in the setting is so granular and stunning. One of the white diamonds is from my mothers engagement ring, making it extra special. Thank you James, I’ll definitely recommend you to friends & family.

— Abigayle L

Thank you Veale Fine Jewellery for creating the most perfect 18ct signet ring with a family crest engraving for my birthday. The consultation with James was painless and he was able to custom-design exactly what I wanted, ensuring that the signet ring was slim enough…

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— Jen H

James and his team came highly recommended and they didn’t disappoint. His personal and professional service from start to finish made this one in a lifetime experience unforgettable, for all the right reasons. My fiancé and I are so pleased with the end result…

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— Ben T

James was an absolute delight to work with from day 1. I sent him some broad specifications and an indication of budget, and he was able to work up several designs that fit the requirements.

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— Rakhesh M

Great craftsmanship, could not be happier with the final product. I always knew what I wanted so that’s make the process easy but along the way James gave valuable advice now and there. Fantastic source of diamonds and the Mrs is delighted. Highly recommend…

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— Geoffrey L

James was great from start to finish assisting both in terms of design & diamond choice. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking to buy a bespoke engagement ring.

— Nick C

Truly excellent – zero stress, the ring looks great, she loves it! Highly recommended

— Duncan S

James was a fantastic person to work with. He was able to turn my waffle of an email about design into several images for a bespoke engagement ring. We were able to talk on the phone and he really understood my thought behind the ring.

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— Stuart W

Fab service from James would highly suggest dropping him a line

— Richard S

The service James provided was absolutely first class. After discussing with him the style of ring I had in mind, he provided a concept design that exceeded expectations in every way. From there he helped me source the perfect stones for the ring and sent me regular updates…

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— Mike L

James crafted a wonderful ring for us and we couldn’t be happier with it. James’ skill and experience made us feel very comfortable at every stage; creating and tweaking the original CAD design, helping find the perfect diamonds to go together, keeping us updated throughout…

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— Tom C

James helped me to design and visualise a really special ring. The design visuals and mock-ups helped to understand what the final design would look like. The final product is brilliant, thanks for your help James. You have been really helpful and supportive through the entire process…

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— James C

Such a pleasure working with James on both our engagement and wedding bands. Incredible attention to detail , James listening to every single request and kept us so involved every step of the way. I’m so in love with my ring, it’s more beautiful then I could have every imagined.

— Sarah H

Following a referral from two previous clients, who both had exquisite engagement rings made bespoke, I embarked with James on the design of an eternity ring for my wife.

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— Simon L

Thank you so much! Absolutely love the ring!! Compliments my engagement ring perfectly.

— Jess H

The process of redesigning my heirloom engagement ring with James’ advice and subsequent craftsmanship was a real delight. His computer aided designs really helped us to ‘see’ rather than simply imagine how the ring would look and this was a valuable part of the process…

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— Sarah M

I can’t thank James enough for his help designing the perfect ring and guiding me through the process. I had complete faith in his expertise from start to finish. He patiently collaborated with me for months ensuring that the custom crafted engagement…

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— Jamie C

We first met James at the Sheene Mill Wedding fair and we could tell straight away he had very good knowledge and expertise in his work and was easy to talk to. James invited us to his workshop where we looked through different styles and he advised us on how…

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— Emily B

We asked James for help to design a bespoke wedding ring after being recommended by a friend – he was super quick to respond and came to visit us the following week. In the consultation he helped bring my ideas to life to design a band to fit the unusual shape…

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— Amber D

James not only crafted the most incredible bespoke engagement ring for me but taught me so much along the way! The service James offers is Awesome! I had no clue on the design I/ she wanted, he truly has the patience of a saint and guided me to the perfect piece…

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— Chris G

Words cannot express how happy we are with the ring. The whole process was professional and attentive with expert advice available throughout. It was so special having an input on the design and has made any shop bought jewellery out of the question!

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— James B

I contacted James to help me design an engagement ring. He took my sketch and created a beautiful ring loved by me and my now fiancée.

— Sam D

I recently bought a ring from James and couldn’t be happier with the service or the outcome. He was very helpful throughout and a pleasure to work with.

— Rich H

Over the moon with my beautiful engagement ring. It is perfect in every way and James is one of the most talented people you will come across. Very much looking forward to designing our wedding bands next year with him.

— Emma W

I cannot recommend James highly enough. I had zero clue about what it was I wanted, but with James’ guidance he enabled me to design the perfect engagement ring for a very special person. James’ knowledge and expertise is top notch. He takes great pride…

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— James C

I just wanted to say I’m completely thrilled with the design you have created thank you so much. I absolutely love every bit of it and so does my husband so that’s a relief!! I want to say how amazing the service you have provided has been, keeping me up to date…

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— Kelly C

James works with you to imagine and design your ideal jewellery with skill and care. It is very personal and a great service. The finished item looks perfect – we are delighted! Thank you

— Tom L

We first contacted James when we were looking for a unique, bespoke engagement ring. Our trips to Hatton Garden left us feeling uninspired – I didn’t want an off the shelf ring that was the same as 1000s of others; I wanted something that represented us as a couple…

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— Hannah G

Thank you so much for being such an important part of our engagement and wedding. You were part of the original secret, the designer of beautiful wedding jewellery.

— Harry S

The final ring was exactly whet i wanted and it was easy to work with James, who clearly cares about his craft. Everything was handled professionally and completed exactly to the time frame that was required. Thank you James

— Ed H

I am in love with the engagement ring James made for me with my fiancé! It is so beautiful, I have received so many compliments! I am looking forward to working with him on creating our wedding bands!

— Bex Y

Such a wonderful experience; being able to design something truly unique and beautiful for our engagement. The best service and craftsmanship. I highly recommend James to anyone looking for the perfect piece of unique jewellery.

— Tom C

We bought a fair-trade gold wedding band from James last year, and found that he went above and beyond advising and helping us choose. We never felt under pressure throughout and it was a pleasure to buy from James. It is very clear he enjoys his work…

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— Edward T

I love seeing your new creations on your page and feel very lucky to have one of your works of art on my finger!! I stare at it everyday and love it more each time! (still loving her ring one year on!)

— Amanda S

I am so delighted with the beautiful ring James crafted for me using my late Mum’s solitaire. James was a pleasure to work with and the result speaks volumes for his passion and craftsmanship. Thanks so much. 

— Sue B

Thank you James for my gorgeous gold ‘Sophia and Finley’ necklace. Such a special piece. I love it ☺️

— Hannah S

James recently made my bespoke wedding ring; a beautiful half eternity ring designed perfectly to fit with my engagement ring. It looks stunning and I can’t wait to wear it! I highly recommend James; he took my brief idea and created the perfect wedding band for me…

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— Georgie H

James Veale Bespoke recently designed and made a stunning engagement ring for me. After seeing examples of his exceptional work I knew that I wanted to use James for this very special piece of jewellery. I could not be happier with how the ring turned out…

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— James W

Along with my band, we were both thrilled with the quality of the finished products and couldn’t have got a better and more tailored service or finish from a traditional jewellery retailer. James helped explain every step of his process and was brilliant to talk to…

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— Charles F

Collected my Partners Wedding band today. Designed as a suprise for him on our wedding day. James Veale is amazing, he made my design a reality. Lovely chap who is great at what he does, I can highly recommend!! I can’t wait for my Mr to see his ring…

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— Sanel H

I was Absolutely delighted with the bespoke engagement ring created for me by James. I will definitely be returning for other items of jewellery in the future.

— Cath M

Excellent service and very friendly, Strongly recommended.

— Scott W

I got given a beautiful engagement ring, designed and made by James. It’s is an amazing design that is very unique and personal to me with a pearl and butterflies! Everyone who has seen the ring so far loves it and it’s amazing features, I know it will be loved forever…

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— Roberta D

As a couple we could not be more delighted with the exquisite engagement ring and the intimate service that James provided. The intricacy and unique detail in the ring is simply stunning and the outcome exceeded all expectations…

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— David J

James designed an incredible engagement ring which my fiancé loves. I’m so pleased with the finished ring and the design is very bespoke and personal to us. My ideas were brought to life through consultation with James, making it a true one-off! Couldn’t be better…

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— Russel D

James, I just wanted to say how very happy I am with the design of my beautiful diamond ring. I am going to wear it to a party tomorrow evening and I’m sure it will be much admired.

— Debbie S

One horse race received with thanks! Simply stunning, it’s just what I was after.

— Nick G

James has produced two bespoke pieces for me which were delivered on time and to budget and which exceeded my expectations in design and quality. James is extremely talented and can be relied on to produce something different and exciting.

— Stewart K

I literally can’t thank you enough for making and designing me the most perfect ring. I absolutely love it. I still can’t believe how big it is. I was so shocked! But seriously every detail is perfect. Thank you so much for all your time and effort. I’m so so lucky and I will treasure it forever.

— Emily L

I just wanted to say that I think the signet ring is fantastic, thank you so much for making it.

— Finn M

Delighted with the gorgeous, tiny, delicate silver charms James carefully crafted for my ‘Oma’ necklace, inspired by my grandkiddiewinks. Theo’s moon & Bradley’s sun now join Lara’s rose, Isla’s dragonfly and Seth’s & Ben’s stars. Absolutely lovely workmanship…

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— Ellie C

James was so professional and knowledgeable, creating exactly what I was hoping for with my wedding band – can’t recommend him enough! Thank you for making my stunning ring – I LOVE it!

— Natasha W

The cufflinks arrived today and they are perfect!!! Thank you so much. They are incredible, you are really talented!

— Holly B

Just wanted to say your pieces of jewellery arrived safely thank you. They are beautifully produced and very tastefully presented in their boxes.

— Kate R

I just wanted to say thank you for my most beautiful Atlas Bear Ring – it fitted perfectly and is so unique and detailed. My husband brought it for me and he has a very happy wife!

— Laura D

I collected my Hare Necklace today. Very very pleased with it. Thank you James.

— Linda M

We just wanted to write to say a huge thank you for our beautiful, gorgeous rings. My wedding band looks stunning next to my perfect engagement ring. Thank you for all your help along the way. We would highly and happily recommend you.

— Vicki J

Love love loveeeee my gold Atlas Bear ring! Thank you

— Rose B

It was perfect, fit perfect, looked perfect, and I can’t wait to wear it for my wedding band! Love it so much!

— Amisha K