Reviews and ratings of quality, hand-picked, UK websites
Headers: Rings, Earrings, Pendants, Necklaces, Bracelets, Bangles, Watches, Sets, Cufflinks, Mens, Royal Brierley
Geraldonline sells a wide range of gold, diamond and silver jewellery plus Royal Brierley Crystal. The diamond jewellery is manufactured in Mumbai in India. Geraldonline sells direct from their factory, and is thus able to offer competitively priced products. Choose from Diamonds, Gold, White Gold, Silver, Pearl, Precious & Semi Precious and Crystal jewellery.
• Special Features: 30 day no quibble money back guarantee.
• Gift Wrapping: Gift boxes as standard. 18-carat diamond rings all come in a crafted wooden box, branded with the Royal Brierly signature.
Headers: Glasses, Optical Crystal Awards, Decanters, Rock Tablet Awards, Gifts, Trohpy Cups & Misc Awards, Inverness Crystal & Fully Cut Crystal
Glass Creations supplies fine quality crystal, specialising in deep engraving. The Rock Tablet Range are all unique and handcrafted in Scotland, each provided with its own certficate of authenticity. Very good choice in all categories, with glasses from champagne flutes to tankards. Gifts can be custom engraved with either your own photograph/logo or with one of the hundreds of designs found in the designs library. Glass Creations Ltd is based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
• Free UK Delivery on orders >£200 (ex VAT)
Headers: Home & Garden, Electrical Appliances, Technology, Sport & Leisure, Fashion, Gifts & Flowers, Toys, Baby
A collection of the best of the home and gift ranges from the 26 John Lewis UK Department stores. Superb site, easy to use, great design, selling everything from plasma TVs to Cross Classic Pens. Prices are surprisingly competitive considering the range of items. Do not apply their price match guarantee shop pricing as strictly on the web, but claim that they keep as close as they can, and mostly prices are syncronised. Hot on customer service. Buy online or request a free catalogue - there are 5 to choose from.
• Special Features: Free 28 day returns policy.
• Free Delivery
Scotts of Stow
Headers: Kitchen, House & Home, Bed & Bath, Garden, Country Living, Gifts
Stylish living, from Egyptian cotton bedlinen to fine bone china diningware. Plus cookware, electrical items, furniture, pet accessories and outdoor clothing. Plus more. Although Scotts has 4 fairly specialised shops in Stow, the online outlet is more like a department store, with the range of goods reflecting that. You can also request a catalogue online. Fast easily navaigable website. Head office is based in Groundwell, Swindon, Wiltshire.
Headers: Silver Crystal, Crystal Moments, Crystal Seasons, Swarovski Jewelry, Fashion Accessories, Crystal Paradise, Crystal Home Accessories
The Swarovski site features a collection of stylish crystal objets, from jewellery to candleholders. Using a formula perfected by the company's founders, Swarovski crystal is made at their factory in Wattens. There is a 2yr guarantee covering manufacturing and material defects plus a 14 day returns policy, but note returns have to be sent to Austria. If you have any questions about anything on the site, you can use their call back service - email them and they will telephone you. Swarovski is a Swiss company with franchises worldwide.
• Free Delivery on orders >£35