Paul James Jewellers

An independent jeweller in the heart of Surrey

Simply put, we are passionate about jewellery and watches and we want to share that passion and experience with you! Customer Service is at the heart of everything we do. So, from offering impartial advice, through to advising on bespoke pieces or fitting a battery, we will always ensure that you receive the highest level of service, both at the time of purchase and with aftercare.

Paul James Jewellers stocks a broad range of exquisite jewellery to suit all budgets. This includes both popular and exclusive brands and bespoke or one-off pieces. Over the years, we have also established a great reputation for our expertise in new watches, such as Citizen, Bering and Tissot and pre-owned stars, Cartier, Rolex and Omega.

Latest News

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, the health and safety of our staff and loyal customers is paramount and we must put you first. It is with a heavy heart that we have taken the very difficult decision to temporarily close our store with immediate effect. We feel that closing our doors is the most responsible action we can take to try to reduce contact between people and to help slow the spread of the virus.

During this time, we are contactable by email and phone – info@pauljamesjewellers.com – 01883 714837

Also via social media – Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

We’ll be keeping you up to date regularly through our social media channels.

We would like to thank you all for the tremendous support and custom you give us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Stay safe and well.

Tom, Steph and the Team at Paul James Jewellers

Our latest Instagram Posts

Pearl is the birthstone of June and symbolizes purity. Known as the “stone of sincerity”.It is believed that the origination of assigning a birthstone for each month dates back to a breastplate that the older brother of Moses wore, which represented the Twelve Tribes of Israel.⠀
#JuneBirthstone #Birthstone #PearlBirthstone #Pearl #PearlJewellery
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The Duchess of Cambridge wore a stunning collection of Emerald and Diamond jewellery to the BAFTAs in 2018. The Duchess appeared to be making very good use of her stunning jewellery collection – and it turns out her earrings were actually convertible! ⠀
#RoyalJewellery #DuchessOfCambridge #EmeraldJewellery #BAFTAs
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This may be the last time we all join together to say thank you to the fantastic NHS staff, and all the key workers that have selflessly worked during this very challenging time. At 8pm we will make this the loudest thank you yet.⠀
#clapforNHS #ClapForKeyworkers #ClapBecauseWeCare #superheroes
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At Cannes film festival 2016, Julia Roberts wore this stunning 52ct Emerald and Diamond necklace by Chopard. She teamed this with bare feet, in defiance after women were banned from wearing flat shoes to the film premieres. Always effortless in her Boho chic.⠀
#Emerald #Celebrity #JuliaRoberts #Cannes #Chopard #Jewellery
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The Bahia Emerald is amazing. Weighing 752 pounds, it is the largest single shard of rough emerald ever discovered. This huge uncut emerald comes from Bahia, Brazil and is still embedded in its host rock. It's now protected by the U.S. government.⠀
#EmeraldFacts #RoughEmerald #Uncut #Brazil #Bahia
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How amazing is the “Emerald Unguentarium“? Created by Dionysio Miseroni, in Prague 1641, on the orders of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III . Weighing 2,680 carats is shaped like an irregular vessel. And now it sits in the Imperial treasury in Vienna⠀
#EmeraldFacts #AncientCollectables #RomanEmperor
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For the 9th week we are all joining together to thank the NHS staff, and the thousands of essential keyworkers keeping the country going during these challenging times . There are so many that deserve our thanks, so at 8pm we will be 'Clapping for our carers'⠀
#ClapForCarers #ClapForNHS #ClapForKeyworkers #ThanksIsNotEnough #Superheroes
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When Princess Eugenie was married she wore the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara. Made by Boucheron for Mrs Greville in 1919, the tiara was bequeathed to Queen Elizabeth in 1942. Set in platinum, the central emerald is reportedly 93.70 carats.⠀
#EmeraldTiara #Facts #EmeraldJewellery #RoyalJewellery #Princess #Tiara
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Elizabeth Taylor had quite an impressive emerald jewellery collections. Her necklace, brooch, ring, bracelet, and earrings are worth nearly $100 million. Richard Burton gave this collection to her. In 2012 during an auction in New York, the emerald necklace sold for $6,130,500!⠀
#EmeraldFacts #Emerald #EmeraldJewellery #CelebrityJewellery #ElizabethTaylor #Earrings #Necklace
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People across Britain unite to thank key workers and the staff of the NHS for their hard work and dedication in the Eighth Clap For Carers at 8pm this evening. Thanks to these wonderful people, our world can keep on turning.⠀
#NHS #ThankYouNHS #clapforcarers #clapforourkeyworkers
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According to ancient folklore, if you put an Emerald under your tongue it will help you see the future! Emeralds were thought to guard against memory loss and enhance intuition, and Emeralds were believed to act as a truth potion. Quite a useful gemstone!⠀
#EmeraldFacts #Emerald #Folklore #SoManyUses #CoolFacts
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One of the most breathtaking suites of emerald jewelry in existence is the Seringapatam Jewels, housed at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The set consists of a necklace, brooch, bracelet, and pair of drop earrings created from emeralds, diamonds, gold, and platinum. The emeralds were originally a reward given to British Major-General George Harris, following a victory at the Battle of Seringapatam in India in 1799. The emeralds remained in the family, and were eventually set into the spectacular suite of jewellery for the wife of the fourth Lord Harris, Lucy Ada.⠀
#EmeraldFacts #V&A #StunningJewellery
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Millions of people around the country will once again show their support for our frontline heroes during tonight’s Clap for our Carers. In towns, cities and villages across the UK, we show our appreciation in recognition of the live-saving work going on.⠀
#ClapForCarers #ClapForTheNHS #ClapForKeyworkers #SuperHeroes #ThanksIsNotEnough
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Celebrities love Emeralds. In 2009, Angelina Jolie wore a astounding pair of oversized emerald Lorraine Schwartz earrings worth an estimate $2.5 million to the Academy Awards.⠀
#EmeraldFacts #Emeralds #AngelinaJolie #Earrings #CelebrityJewellery #Jewellery
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An amazing and important piece of history are the Emerald Tablets of Thoth. These tablets are said to reveal various hidden magical explanations and secrets, divulging a recipe for the preparation of the Philosopher’s Stone, which could be used for transmutation!⠀
#EmeraldFacts #MayBirthstone #PhilosophersStone #EmeraldTablets
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Emeralds, the birthstone for May, have been prized for over 4000 years. One of the earliest mines was located in Egypt, and produced Emeralds from before 2000 BC to approximately 1200 AD. The site was active for two thousand years before her birth, but was eventually named the Cleopatra Mine in honor of the jewellery-loving queen. ⠀
#MayBirthstone #Emerald #EmeraldFacts #AncientEgypt #Cleopatra
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Every Thursday evening at 8pm we applaud those who care for us, and are ensuring our world can keep on turning. Join with us in showing our thanks to those who are working during the outbreak, meaning so many of us can be safe at home, or are being looked after selflessly.⠀
#ClapForCarers #Thankyou #Superheroes #NHS #Keyworkers #StayHomeStaySafe
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Graff Diamonds holds the record for the most expensive diamond-encrusted watch, at an astronomical $55 million for the amazing 'Hallucination'. This magnum opus has a platinum bracelet and is embellished with more than 110 carats of colored diamonds including yellow, orange, green, blue, and pink.⠀
#MostExpensive #DiamondWatch #Watch #Diamond #GotASpare$55mill?
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In order for a rough diamond to reach its full potential it will undergo a cutting and polishing process; during which, the diamond will lose up to 50% of its original rough carat weight on average. The trade off? A diamond cut to perfect proportion and symmetry will display the ultimate combination of fire, brilliance and scintillation.⠀
#DiamondFacts #RoughDiamonds #Diamonds #Learning
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Doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, emergency services, armed services, delivery drivers, porters, shop workers, teachers, waste collectors, manufacturers, postal workers, cleaners, vets, engineers and all those who are out there making an unbelievable difference to our lives in these challenging times… bravo, you are amazing! At 8pm we say thank you.⠀
#ClapForNHS #ThankYou #SuperHeroes
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