Welcome to Gabriella

Welcome to Gabriella Fine Jewellery and Watches. Our shop is based in the heart of Chapel Place, Tunbridge Wells and our expert team have over 100 years’ experience between them. Our Managing Director, Richard Burrell, contributes over half of this experience. Richard started as an apprentice making jewellery in 1963 in London’s Hatton Garden and has now achieved success and respect within the trade having owned a network of jewellers from London, Bromley, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Our latest venture, Gabriella, is the culmination of all this experience. Richard says. “I’ve always been passionate about jewellery and what it means to people.
I think what we offer here at Gabriella is unrivalled, we focus on the customer experience and our knowledge and expertise to ensure the customer gets exactly what they want”.

Our passion is to ensure that we source the finest pieces of jewellery for our loyal client base and focus on a wide selection of engagement and wedding rings, diamond earrings, bracelets and watches. Richard has been a member of National Association of Goldsmiths for over 30 years.

We are also very proud of our 48-hour jewellery repair and bespoke commissions service. Our Master Jeweller, David Markey is on hand to breathe new life into your old jewellery or help you realise your dreams or talk through the process of getting there.

If you have a question, please contact us here.

Welcome to Gabriella

Welcome to Gabriella Fine Jewellery and Watches. Our shop is based in the heart of Chapel Place, Tunbridge Wells and our expert team have over 100 years’ experience between them. Our Managing Director, Richard Burrell, contributes over half of this experience. Richard started as an apprentice making jewellery in 1963 in London’s Hatton Garden and has now achieved success and respect within the trade having owned a network of jewellers from London, Bromley, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Our latest venture, Gabriella, is the culmination of all this experience. Richard says. “I’ve always been passionate about jewellery and what it means to people.
I think what we offer here at Gabriella is unrivalled, we focus on the customer experience and our knowledge and expertise to ensure the customer gets exactly what they want”.

Our passion is to ensure that we source the finest pieces of jewellery for our loyal client base and focus on a wide selection of engagement and wedding rings, diamond earrings, bracelets and watches. Richard has been a member of National Association of Goldsmiths for over 30 years.

We are also very proud of our 48-hour jewellery repair and bespoke commissions service. Our Master Jeweller, David Markey is on hand to breathe new life into your old jewellery or help you realise your dreams or talk through the process of getting there.

If you have a question, please contact us here.

Richard Burrell – Managing Director

Richard started as a 17-year-old apprentice making jewellery in 1963 in London’s Hatton and quickly realised that he had an eye for craftsmanship and a passion for fine jewellery.

By 30 Richard had opened his first jewellery shop and has continued to develop his passion for fine jewellery having a string of successful business across London, Bromley, Croydon, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Richard’s expertise and friendly manner ensure that Gabriella is a combination of his 53-year long career.

Richard Burrell

Managing Director

Richard started as a 17-year-old apprentice making jewellery in 1963 in London’s Hatton and quickly realised that he had an eye for craftsmanship and a passion for fine jewellery.

By 30 Richard had opened his first jewellery shop and has continued to develop his passion for fine jewellery having a string of successful business across London, Bromley, Croydon, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Richard’s expertise and friendly manner ensure that Gabriella is a combination of his 53-year long career.

David Markey – Master Jeweller

David has over 40 years in the jewellery industry, and his esteemed career has seen him design and make jewellery for royalty and celebrities alike.

One of David’s great passions is to bring people’s visions to reality or give a new lease of life to a piece of beloved jewellery that had otherwise have been forgotten. As Master Jeweller at Gabriella, David runs the workshop on site in the Tunbridge Wells store.

David Markey

Master Jeweller

David has over 40 years in the jewellery industry, and his esteemed career has seen him design and make jewellery for royalty and celebrities alike.

One of David’s great passions is to bring people’s visions to reality or give a new lease of life to a piece of beloved jewellery that had otherwise have been forgotten. As Master Jeweller at Gabriella, David runs the workshop on site in the Tunbridge Wells store.

Gabby Taylor – Operations Director

As Richard’s daughter, Gabby was destined for a career in the jewellery trade. Gabby worked with Richard from age 12 and ran the Canary Wharf store in 1996 until 2000. Gabby emigrated to New Zealand in 2001 and returned in 2016 to ensure that the day-to-day running of Gabriella is second to none.

Gabby is heavily involved with the source and acquisition of new suppliers and can also be found on the shop floor engaging with customers.

Gabby Taylor

 

Operations Director

As Richard’s daughter, Gabby was destined for a career in the jewellery trade. Gabby worked with Richard from age 12 and ran the Canary Wharf store in 1996 until 2000. Gabby emigrated to New Zealand in 2001 and returned in 2016 to ensure that the day-to-day running of Gabriella is second to none.

Gabby is heavily involved with the source and acquisition of new suppliers and can also be found on the shop floor engaging with customers.

Matt Delves – Sales Director

Matt has worked closely with Richard since 1993 and has been instrumental in the growth of the business. His 33-year career in the Jewellery trade ensures that he is able to really understand what the customer is after and match this perfectly. Matt can also advise on repairs and bespoke commissions that come into Gabriella.

With his extensive experience and knowledge, Matt is able to offer a same day valuation service. As a well known enthusiast of watches Matt regularly works with clients to source specialist timepieces.

Matt Delves

 

Sales Director

Matt has worked closely with Richard since 1993 and has been instrumental in the growth of the business. His 33-year career in the Jewellery trade ensures that he is able to really understand what the customer is after and match this perfectly. Matt can also advise on repairs and bespoke commissions that come into Gabriella.

With his extensive experience and knowledge, Matt is able to offer a same day valuation service. As a well known enthusiast of watches Matt regularly works with clients to source specialist timepieces.

Kate Davey – Sales Executive

Kate’s career in the jewellery business started over 20 years ago – her friendly and professional manner instantly puts customers at ease and they know that they aren’t being sold to.

Kate is a watch enthusiast and has several industry recognised watch qualifications and has an in-depth knowledge of men’s and women’s watches. Kate offers a consultative approach that listens to the customers’ needs and helps them make the right choice.

Kate Davey
Sales Executive

Kate’s career in the jewellery business started over 20 years ago – her friendly and professional manner instantly puts customers at ease and they know that they aren’t being sold to.

Kate is a watch enthusiast and has several industry recognised watch qualifications and has an in-depth knowledge of men’s and women’s watches. Kate offers a consultative approach that listens to the customers’ needs and helps them make the right choice.