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Individually handmade, our collections of unusual rings are designed for both everyday wear and special occasions. With a wide selection of rings to choose from, its easy to find the perfect ring to suit your style.

Bespoke Jewellery

Tell Your Story With Bespoke Jewellery

Most jewellery you see is made for everyone. But bespoke jewellery is made just for you and it tells your unique story.

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Bespoke jewellery is more than just beauty; it holds emotions and memories. Whether it's a special birthday gift, an anniversary surprise, or a treat to yourself, it's not just about the sparkle but the heartfelt sentiment in each piece.

Rebecca Smith designing bespoke jewellery in the uk

What is bespoke jewellery?

Bespoke jewellery is custom-made jewellery, designed to suit your specific preferences and desires. Unlike mass-produced items, bespoke pieces are handmade with a personal touch, involving a collaborative process between yourself and our Creative Director, Rebecca Smith. The result is a one-of-a-kind piece that reflects your unique style, story, and sentiments.

A bespoke ring made for a client of pruden and smith remodelling their old jewellery

Why bespoke jewellery stands out

How many times have you seen someone wearing the same jewellery as you? That's the thing with mass-produced items. But with bespoke jewellery, every piece tells a different story that's uniquely yours.

Take this ring we co-designed with a customer who wanted to represent their interest in astronomy – we seamlessly incorporated a shooting star into the design.

Two employees creating CAD designs at the computer

How your bespoke jewellery comes to life

1. Collect ideas and old jewellery: Do you have sketches or old pieces of jewellery you cherish? Bring them along to your appointment and we can use them to inspire or recreate.

2. Design appointment – online or in-store: Share your ideas with Rebecca Smith, Creative Director, who will help bring your vision to life.

3. Computer-aided design (CAD) and quotation: We'll create a life-like digital image to show you the design and provide a detailed quote.

4. Handmade by our goldsmiths: Our skilled team hand-make your unique piece.

5. Ready for collection or shipping: Come by to pick it up or we can send it straight to you. If it's not love at first sight, we'll tweak it until it is.

It's all about you

With bespoke jewellery, we don't make generic pieces. We create what you have in mind.

Skilled craftsmanship

Our goldsmiths excel in their artistry. They don't just make; they create bespoke jewellery masterpieces.

Ethical and true

Our planet matters to us. That's why every material we use is ethically sourced.

Hammering a bespoke ring

Materials and methods

To ensure you receive only the best and to uphold our commitment to the planet, we're selective in our choices, from metals to gemstones. Each material is carefully chosen, guaranteeing ethical sourcing.

Bespoke is timeless

Bespoke jewellery isn't just about today. It's a timeless heirloom and something you'll proudly pass on to future generations.

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Why choose our bespoke jewellery services?

Expertise of Rebecca Smith: With 35 years of award-winning design experience, our Founder and Creative Director, Rebecca Smith, offers unmatched expertise and vision.

Handmade in Ditchling, Sussex: Your jewellery is handmade at our Ditchling workshop. If you'd like to learn more, you can join us for a gallery and workshop tour.

Skilled craftsmanship: Our team comprises some of the most accomplished goldsmiths in the UK, guaranteeing that your jewellery is not only distinctive but also handmade to the highest standards.

Artisanal excellence: We value handcrafting. With us, machines don't make your jewellery – skilled hands do.

Family first: Being a family-run business, we value lasting relationships. Many of our customers return to us generation after generation.

Rebecca Sketching on paper.

Join the bespoke wave

In an age of immediacy, bespoke jewellery urges patience, reflection, and choice. It's not about following trends, but forging your own through jewellery that deeply connects with you.

“A bespoke and detailed ‘one-of-a-kind’ diamond ring that has been made especially for me, with family involved in the process, has been really special.”

Photo of hands with their bespoke wedding rings

"I assumed Pruden and Smith would be beyond my reach, but they surprisingly accommodated my budget." - Mark

Selfie on a beach of bespoke jewellery service customers

My P&S eternity ring was a gift from my husband, and I was utterly amazed when I first laid eyes on the eternity ring he selected." - Sarah

Selfie of a couple who created a bespoke ring with pruden and smith

"The impeccable service, the extraordinary design, and the remarkable quality are simply breathtaking." - Michael

Bespoke Jewellery services

As a leading bespoke jewellers in the UK, we've added more ways you can bring your dream jewellery to life. There's nothing like reusing your old jewellery that has sentimental value and creating it into something brand new. That's why we added jewellery remodelling to our Bespoke Jewellery services.

A rings being handmade at the jewellers bench.

Jewellery Remodelling

Jewellery Remodelling is a wonderful way to bring new life to any pieces you’d never dream of parting with but haven’t worn in years. Recycling your metals and gemstones is not only an ethical and cost-effective option, but a fun and creative process where you have the opportunity to create a piece of bespoke jewellery that’s as unique as you are. Our dedicated team will work with your materials and ideas to create bespoke and unusual designs from your precious memories.

Make something brand new

Making something brand new is an enjoyable way to create a tailor-made piece of jewellery for yourself or a loved one. Our design services enable you to be part of the creative process, which is not only fun but also personalised. Commissioning something new allows you to design exactly what you envisage with each outcome totally unique.

Bespoke Gallery

Discover what others have brought to life in our bespoke jewellery gallery

Imagine jewellery tailored to you, reflecting your unique style. That's the magic of bespoke jewellery. It offers an exclusive piece, distinctively yours in every detail. Here you can explore designs that others have made with us over the years.

Model wearing the Sussex Shore / Trap Collection by Pruden and Smith

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Begin your bespoke journey with us

If you want a piece of jewellery that tells your story and is uniquely yours, reach out. Together, let's bring your ideas to life.

Our Story

Handmade in Sussex, England, Since 1988
We design and make handmade jewellery from our Workshop and Gallery in Ditchling, East Sussex (UK). From diamond engagement rings, eternity rings and wedding bands to iconic gemstone necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Our bespoke, unusual jewellery is expertly crafted by our skilled team from ethically sourced materials like recycled platinum and gold.
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Customer Stories

A Heartfelt Journey: Josh and Hannah's Engagement Story

"Making this once-in-a-lifetime purchase was made all the more special by the ability to make it so personal. The expertise and care shown made the process so easy!” Josh An engagement ring that symbolises a...

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Kew Gardens Pruden and Smith Engagement Story

How to Choose a 21st Birthday Jewellery Gift

Why is 21st birthday jewellery the perfect gift? Turning 21 is a momentous occasion in anyone's life. It marks the transition from adolescence to adulthood, and what better way to celebrate this milestone than with...

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Bespoke Jewellery FAQs

How long does it take to create a bespoke piece?

The time can vary based on complexity, design intricacies, and materials used. Generally, it can take anywhere from a few weeks to a couple of months. We always recommend starting well in advance if the piece is for a special occasion.

Can I use my own gemstones or metals in the design?

Yes, absolutely! Incorporating your own materials, like gemstones from family heirlooms or gold from old jewellery, can add a personal touch to the piece.

How much does bespoke jewellery cost?

Cost varies based on design, materials, and craftsmanship involved. After the initial consultation and design phase, we provide a detailed quotation. Remember, bespoke is about quality and personalisation, so it might be a bit more than generic pieces.

What if I don’t like the final piece?


We involve our clients in every step to ensure satisfaction. After the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) stage, adjustments can be made. Once crafted, we're committed to tweaking it until you love it.

How do I care for my bespoke jewellery?

While bespoke pieces are handmade with care, regular cleaning and periodic professional maintenance will keep them shining for years. Store them safely and avoid exposure to harsh chemicals. Explore our Jewellery Care page for more information.

Is it possible to remodel an old piece of jewellery?

Yes, it's a great way to give new life to an old piece. Share it with us, and we can explore remodelling it while retaining its sentimental value. Read more on our Jewellery Remodelling page.

I’m not sure what design I want. Can you help?

Absolutely! Our expert designers can guide you, taking inspiration from your stories, preferences, and any ideas you might have. It's a collaborative process. You can do this either online or in store, take a look at our book an appointment page.

Are all materials ethically sourced?

We pride ourselves on using ethically sourced materials. Sustainability and responsibility are core values in our crafting process.

Can I visit your bespoke jewellery gallery and workshop near Brighton, Sussex?

Of course! We'd love to welcome you. It's an opportunity to see where the magic happens and discuss your bespoke piece in person. You can even have a workshop tour to see where we make our jewellery.