Awards

We are privileged to have won a significant number of awards over the past years for our work within the jewellery industry and beyond. We're very proud of this list.

  • Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards, 'Independent Retailer of the Year 2017'

    Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards, 'Independent Retailer of the Year 2017'

    We are thrilled to have been awarded ‘Independent Retailer of the Year’ at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2017. Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery was praised by a panel of esteemed judges for pioneering bespoke jewellery on the UK high street.

  • Harriet Kelsall: Retail Businesswoman of the Year-Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2016-Grand Final

    Harriet Kelsall: Retail Businesswoman of the Year-Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2016-Grand Final

    Congratulations to Harriet who was awarded HSBC 'Retail Businesswoman of the Year' at the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2016. Harriet was distinguished among trailblazing and pioneering women from enterprise and industry in what is one of the country’s biggest ever searches for successful women in business.

  • Harriet Kelsall: Retail Businesswoman-Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards, 2016

    Harriet Kelsall: Retail Businesswoman-Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards, 2016

    Harriet was thrilled to win the 'Retail Businesswoman' award at the London regional finals of the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2016. Founded in 1999, Forward Ladies supports women in their professional lives and celebrates and champions the role of women in the workplace.

  • UK Jewellery Awards 'Bridal Jewellery Retailer of the Year 2016'

    UK Jewellery Awards 'Bridal Jewellery Retailer of the Year 2016'

    We are thrilled to have been awarded ‘Bridal Jewellery Retailer of the Year 2016’ at Retail Jeweller UK Jewellery Awards, celebrated as the Oscars of jewellery retailing. Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery was distinguished as ‘amazing’ by the judges of a rigorous mystery shop, who were unanimous in their vote that the company was “head and shoulders above the rest”.

  • Lucy Parker: The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2016

    Lucy Parker: The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2016

    A big well done to Lucy whose 2D design for a locket was chosen to be exhibited at the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Exhibition. Her design was inspired by the beautiful architecture of Cambridge which she has become acquainted with since starting at HK Bespoke.

  • Will Lander: Silver Award- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2016

    Will Lander: Silver Award- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2016

    Will was selected for the second year running, improving on his ‘Highly Commended’ place in 2015. His Silver Medal in the Craft, 3D Finished Pieces category was awarded for an Art Deco inspired pendant, featuring a range of traditional diamond mounting techniques. The design includes two delicate handmade hinges, ensuring the piece will sit perfectly on the wearer.

  • Winner of the Fairtrade Gold 'I do' Competition- British Jewellers Association, 2015

    Winner of the Fairtrade Gold 'I do' Competition- British Jewellers Association, 2015

    We've been celebrating Jessica's success at the BJA Fairtrade 'I Do' Competition, where her design of a matching wedding and engagement ring set was chosen as the winner! Jessica's unique hand drawn design will be cast in 18 carat Fairtrade gold.

  • The Santander Responsible Small Business Award Shortlist- Business in the Community, 2015

    The Santander Responsible Small Business Award Shortlist- Business in the Community, 2015

    We are very pleased to have been short listed for Business in the Community's "The Santander Responsibile Small Business Award 2015" for our efforts in jewellery ethics, the environment and our work to help create a fairer society.

  • Ethical Business of the Year Finalist- UK Jewellery Awards, 2015

    Ethical Business of the Year Finalist- UK Jewellery Awards, 2015

    We are delighted to announce that we are one of a small group of UK jewellers to become finalists in the UK awards 2015.

  • Will Lander: Highly Commended- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2015

    Will Lander: Highly Commended- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2015

    We were so proud to learn that Will achieved Highly Commended in the Junior Diamond Mounting category of the Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Competition. There is no set design brief for the Diamond Mounting category but the predominant focus is in the skill, techniques and craftsmanship used to create the piece. Will's chosen butterfly design was both a brooch and pendant which presented both a design and making challenge that Will was determined to overcome!

  • Silver Award- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2015

    Silver Award- The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council Awards, 2015

    We are so pleased for Jack who won the silver award in the 2D category for his 'Aurora' necklace sketch. The design brief for the award was to create an expressive and distinctive colourful set of jewellery based on a theme. He based his design on Aurora, the goddess of the dawn who gave her name to the spectacular natural phenomenon that lights the sky with a shimmering curtain of colour.

  • Women Changing the Business World- The Institute of Directors, 2014

    Women Changing the Business World- The Institute of Directors, 2014

    Harriet was absolutely thrilled to be amongst the top 6 women judged to have changed the business world in 2014. The Institute of Directors felt that "Through her emphasis on bespoke design, ethically sourced gems and Fairtrade gold, Harriet has helped revitalise the jewellery industry".

  • Will Lander: Gold Medal Winner- UK World Skills Championship, 2014

    Will Lander: Gold Medal Winner- UK World Skills Championship, 2014

    Apprentice Will has shown great aptitude, winning Gold in the UK World Skills Championship for Fine Jewellery Making.

  • Boutique Retailer of the Year- UK Jewellery Awards, 2013

    Boutique Retailer of the Year- UK Jewellery Awards, 2013

    We were delighted to be awarded possibly the most prestigious award in the UK jewellery industry in 2013 - Boutique Retailer of the Year - for our newly refitted and relaunched Hertfordshire Jewellery Centre. Following our success with our Cambridge store, we applied our unique blend of designers and retail to our amazing tudor barn space in rural Hertfordshire with what the judges felt were spectacular results.

  • Interior Awards Finalist- Retail Week Magazine, 2013

    Interior Awards Finalist- Retail Week Magazine, 2013

    Retail Week Magazine chose our refitted Jewellery Centre in Hertfordshire to stand alongside prestigious flagship stores across the world in their shortlist for the best and most innovative interior retail designs.

  • Industry Contributor of the Year Finalist- The British Jewellers Association, 2013

    Industry Contributor of the Year Finalist- The British Jewellers Association, 2013

    Harriet was one of the 4 finalists in the British Jewellers' Association Awards 2013. In the category "Industry Contributor", people working in the jewellery world were given an opportunity to nominate and vote for who they thought were the most influencial people working in their industry - Harriet was on the list - and although she didn't win this, she was very proud to have been a finalist.

  • Small Business of the Year Finalist- Hertfordshire Business Awards, 2013

    Small Business of the Year Finalist- Hertfordshire Business Awards, 2013

    Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery fought off considerable competition from the thousands of businesses based in Hertfordshire to become one of 2013's finalists for the category "Small Business of the Year". The teams contribution to the community through their "Children's jewellery making workshops" and other local activities impressed the judges.

  • Small Business of the Year-Cambridge Business Excellence Awards, 2012

    Small Business of the Year-Cambridge Business Excellence Awards, 2012

    Cambridge was surprised to discover that the quiet and unassuming jewellery shop in the cobbled streets of Green Street was in fact a national market leader and innovator in bespoke jewellery design. They were so proud of their discovery that they awarded the company "Small Business of the Year"

  • Independent Retailer of the Year Finalist- UK Jewellery Awards, 2012

    Independent Retailer of the Year Finalist- UK Jewellery Awards, 2012

    Harriet and the team were just pipped at the post for the Rolls Royce of all jewellery awards - the "Independent Retailer of the Year" at the UK Jewellery Awards. Although the team were disappointed to not win they were thrilled to have reached the final and judged one of the very best jewellers across the UK.

  • Hot 100 Listing- Professional Jeweller Magazine, 2012

    Hot 100 Listing- Professional Jeweller Magazine, 2012

    For a second year running HKBespoke was listed in Professional Jeweller Magazine's "Hot 100". The magazine produces a list of businesses and individuals who have contributed something new and interesting to the industry that year.

  • Inspiring Independent Top 25 Listing- Retail Jeweller Magazine, 2012

    Inspiring Independent Top 25 Listing- Retail Jeweller Magazine, 2012

    Retail Jeweller Magazine listed Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery in their "Independent Retailer of the Year" awards. The list contains the best and most exciting independent jewellers from across the UK and HKBespoke was delighted to be near the top of the list nationally.

  • Small Business of the Year-Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards, 2012

    Small Business of the Year-Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards, 2012

    This was a new award set up in Hertfordshire to flag inspirational business from the Hertfordshire area. Harriet and the team won "Best Small Business" and were delighted to find themselves on stage receiving the trophy with an amazing range of successful businesses from the local area.

  • Woman of the Year-Specsavers Everywoman in Retail Awards, 2011

    Woman of the Year-Specsavers Everywoman in Retail Awards, 2011

    Harriet was nominated for the Specsavers Everywoman of the Year Award in 2011 and she was amazed to discover she had made it to the final stage of voting. To cut a long story short, she found herself at the Savoy in London surrounded by all the top women in British retail and to her absolute shock was given the overall title of "Woman of the Year 2011" for being an inspiration to women in the retail sector.

  • Business Initiative of the Year-Uk Jewellery Awards, 2011

    Business Initiative of the Year-Uk Jewellery Awards, 2011

    The launch of HKBespoke's groundbreaking "Bespoke Jewellery for the high street" shop and studio in Cambridge was so successful that the team won "Business Initiative of the Year" at the UK Jewellery Awards. The judges were blown away by the company's inspirational approach to helping jewellery designers with their career progression.

  • Hot 100 Listing- Professional Jeweller Magazine, 2011

    Hot 100 Listing- Professional Jeweller Magazine, 2011

    The launch of Professional Jeweller Magazine's "Hot 100" list saw Harriet and the team feature near the top. A glittering party in London was the backdrop for the unveiling and we're delighted with this achievement.

  • Inspiring Independent Jewellers- Retail Jeweller Magazine, 2011

    Inspiring Independent Jewellers- Retail Jeweller Magazine, 2011

    Retail Jeweller Magazine's "Inspiring Independent" award is a celebration of innovation in the independent sector of the jewellery industry. Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery was in the list in 2011 and the company is very proud to be mentioned amongst the best.