The winners of the 30th anniversary UK Jewellery Awards, organised by Retail Jeweller, were revealed at a ceremony in London on September 1, 2022.
TI SENTO – Milano win Jewellery Brand of the Year
Over 600 guests attended the event which saw winners awarded in 21 categories spanning everything from design and customer service to successful retailing and supply.
The event, which was held in association with headline partner The Betts Group, marked its 30th anniversary this year with the inaugural UK Jewellery Awards having been held in 1992.
Other sponsors of the event, which was hosted by radio DJ Toby Tarrant, included the Company of Master Jewellers, Dimexon, Green Rocks, Hockley Mint, Nivoda, Studex, TH March and WOLF. Redd Retail Group, Rotary, Goodman Bros, Jewellery & Watch Coeur de Lion and Citizen are supporters of the event and the National Association of Jewellers is the official supporter.
A full list on winners in every category can be found below but, major winners on the night included multiple retailer Berry’s Jewellers which scooped the coveted Retailer of the Year (six stores or more) accolade in addition to the Watch Retailer of the Year Award.
York independent Bradley’s Jewellers, York was awarded the Retailer of the Year (five stores or fewer) category while supplier Curteis won the Jewellery/Watch Supplier of the Year award.
This year the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to the Industry award went the Hinds family of high street jeweller F Hinds in recognition of their contribution to the UK’s high streets and the jewellery trade.
Ruth Faulkner, managing editor, Retail Jeweller, said: “This year’s UK Jewellery Awards saw the event mark its 30th anniversary, giving all of our finalists and winners and additional reason to celebrate.
“We received a record number of entries for this year’s event and our judging panel had an incredibly difficult task deciding on the eventual winners. Congratulations must go to all of our shortlisted finalists and, of course, our winners.
“They must be applauded as the leading lights in our sector and really are the very best in the business.”
UKJA 2022 Winners
Store Design of the Year
WINNER – Fitzgerald Jewellers, Canterbury
Emerging Jewellery Designer of the Year
Sponsored by Dimexon
WINNER – Genevieve Schwartz, Genevieve Schwartz Jewellery
Bespoke Jewellery Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Nivoda
WINNER – Daniel Christopher Jewellery
Emerging Jewellery/Watch Brand of the Year
Sponsored by WOLF
WINNER – Flinn & Steel
Customer Event of the Year
Highly Commended – Recognised, Symbols of Hope Pop-up Tour
WINNER – Brilliance Jersey Jewellery and Watch Festival
Commercial Jewellery Designer of the Year
Highly Commended – Dinny Hall, Dinny Hall
WINNER – Sarah Parham, SVP Jewellery
Marketing/Social Media Campaign or Collaboration of the Year
Highly Commended – Rotary Watches, Rotary x Prostate Cancer UK
WINNER – Joshua James, Joshua James x Jess Megan Love Your Body Collection Campaign
Ethical/Sustainable Jewellery Business of the Year
Sponsored by Single Mine Origin
Highly Commended – John Pass Jewellers
WINNER – Anna Loucah Fine Jewellery
Retail Team of the Year
Sponsored by the Company of Master Jewellers
Highly Commended – Hill & Hill the Jewellers
WINNER – John Pass Jewellers
Creative Jewellery Designer of the Year
Highly Commended – Nadine Asoy, Nadine Asoy
WINNER – Akansha Sethi, AS by Akansha Sethi
Bridal Jewellery Retailer of the Year
Sponsored by Hockley Mint
Highly Commended – Queensmith
WINNER – Jack Murphy Jewellers
Employer of the Year
Highly Commended – Hockley Mint
WINNER – Beaverbrooks
Omnichannel Retailer of the Year
WINNER – Watches of Switzerland Group
Service Supplier of the Year
WINNER – Nivoda
Watch Retailer of the Year
WINNER – Berry’s Jewellers
Jewellery/Watch Supplier of the Year
WINNER – Curteis
Retailer of the Year (five stores or fewer)
Sponsored by TH March
WINNER – Bradley’s Jewellers York
Watch Brand of the Year
WINNER – Rotary
Jewellery Brand of the Year
Sponsored by WOLF
WINNER – TI SENTO – Milano
Retailer of the Year (six stores or more)
Sponsored by Green Rocks
WiNNER – Berry’s Jewellers
Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
The Hinds Family, F Hinds
The Hinds family, F Hinds win their award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry