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We’re spilling the tea on the exciting new services at our new stores. From adding to your stack and designing your dream jewellery – to so much more – we’re always happy to help. Read on to find out what we can do to put the shine back in your jewellery box and a smile on your face.

30 November 2021 Editor - H. Samuel

Your best friend for style, our new stores in Leeds, Southampton and Stratford are quickly going to become your favourite go-to shopping destination for style to make you smile. If you’ve already read about these fashionable new spaces, then you’ll be in the know about Created By You – the bespoke jewellery design bar, our complimentary Add Your Style engraving service, and our dedicated Perfect Piercing studio. Here’s more on what to expect from these fantastic new services that have been designed with you in mind.

Dreamt by you, made by us

We all love the idea of having something so personal and unique to us that nobody else has. Our Created By You bespoke design bar is where you need to be to design a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery created by you, master crafted by us.

As your bridal bestie, we’re strong believers that a unique love deserves a unique engagement ring. So, if you’re planning on popping the question, you can design your perfect style by selecting your stone and setting all within a budget that suits you, and it will be expertly handcrafted within four to six weeks of placing your order.Let our style experts show you how it comes beautifully together – from guiding you through our selection of certified diamonds and stylish settings to picking your preferred precious metal. For a unique statement, you can even add an eye-catching splash of colour with a gemstone, for the perfect pop of personalisation. Plus, did you know you that our Created By You Design-A-Ring service is also online? Which means you can create your perfect piece to suit their style​ from the comfort of your own sofa with a cup of tea (or glass or fizz) in hand.

Or do you want to bring the piece of jewellery of your dreams to life? Dreamt by you, made by us, you can work with our in-store style experts to create your vision within six weeks of placing your order. Your perfect piece could be turning a sketch into an exquisite reality; where our dedicated designers will hand draw your idea and you’ll see it blossom before your eyes, for a one-of-a-kind piece that’s truly personal to you. You can even restore or reimagine a treasured family heirloom, so great grandma’s vintage necklace can live on in style. Whether it’s to symbolise your unique love or simply, to celebrate a special occasion, to just about anything else you’re dreaming of, the final piece is beautifully handcrafted for a style to make you smile.

Smile and scribe

The trend for personalised jewellery shows no signs of abating, with everyone from Gigi to Meghan engraving their jewellery with the names and initials of loved ones and significant others, proving that every gift comes from the heart – and there’s nothing more heartfelt than giving them a gift with their name on it (literally). Whether it's initials, an inspirational quote, a star sign, or a special date, our Add Your Style engraving service makes gifting easy and fun. Pick from our range of engravable products or add a meaningful message to your unique ring design at the bespoke bar for a personalised piece they’ll never want to take off. You can even choose from a variety of fonts that speaks to your style, turning it from a treasured keepsake into your treasured memory. Plus, it’s expertly engraved all in the time it takes for you to find something sparkly for yourself. Win-win.

Your perfect piercings

We're calling it, the curated ear movement is one of the biggest piercing trends – ever. An art form that consists of multiple, all-over ear piercings in different formations, it allows you to create a look that's unique to you and your style. Whether you're into layered lobe piercings, graduated hoops, or edgy orbitals, you can't really go wrong when it comes to your individual ear party. Everything from ultra-stacked looks to soft minimalist vibes are on-trend, so start designing yours at our Perfect Piercing studio – a dedicated, designed space with a curated selection of hoops, huggies and ear cuffs to help you create your unique look. We’re excited to say that we pierce both the lobe and helix at our new studios, simply ask our style experts for ear scaping advice to suit you.

Here comes the science bit. We want to make sure your ear piercing experience is the best it can be so we partnered with the safest, most technologically advanced ear piercing system available – the exclusive Inverness system safely and quickly pierces the lobe or cartilage in three simple steps, using a gentle, hand-pressured instrument and sterile, pre-sealed, hypoallergenic piercing earrings. When you visit the Perfect Piercing studio at any of our new stores, you’ll receive a complimentary after care saline solution so you can care for your new piercing at home. Plus, discover our complimentary piercing service when you buy a pair of pierced earrings. Doesn’t get better than that, right?

Rediscover your favourites

Favourite ring need re-sizing? We can get the perfect fit. Watch battery died? Leave it to the experts. Layered necklace look in need of some extra sparkle? Done. Broken granny’s heirloom pearls? We've got you. Favourite watch lacking a bit of lustre? Let us have a look. Diamond need resetting or replacing? Not a problem. If you want your style to keep you smiling for longer, don’t fret, our Repair & Care service is here to breathe new life into your old or damaged jewellery and watches, all with a sparkle service promise covered by 12 months repairs guarantee, so you can shine on in style (and with peace of mind). From repairs and restorations to care and cleaning, our in-store experts will ensure your favourite pieces shine on for years to come. Whether that's giving you helpful tricks of the trade that you can do to care for it at home, or if it comes to one of our UK-based workshops for one of our master craftsmen to work their magic.

Meet the experts

Sometimes, a few tips and pointers can make all the difference when shopping for yourself or someone special. Whether it’s an in-store consultation or an in-depth video session, a one-to-one virtual or in-store appointment is the key to an easy and enjoyable shopping experience from the comfort of your own home or our newly installed sofas in store. With shopping for a living on their CV, our finest style experts bring the products to life to guide you to the perfect purchase. From shopping new-in jewellery faves at the HS Loves Trend Bar, to finding guaranteed-to-love gifts or a dazzling diamond to pop the question, our Proposal Planner’s, Gifting Guru’s and Trend Spotter’s (as they’re affectionately known) are the ultimate experts. To embrace the perks of personal shopping, all you need to do is book a free 30-minute appointment to chat about everything from gifting, styling, and engagement rings to just about anything else. It really is that easy.

Reasons to shop at H. Samuel

With all this and more (including click & collect and interest free credit), our new stores have been reimagined just for you (for those in or near Milton Keynes, a new store is coming to a location near you soon). In the meantime, we’re calling all jewellery lovers to come and explore, layer, stack, and personalise your favourite pieces at Leeds, Stratford or Southampton, where we know you’ll find something you love.