The Amazing Shops In The Needlemakers

Alongside Alexis Dove Jewellery are a wealth of wonderful shops all housed within the Needlemakers building in Lewes. Many new businesses have appeared over the past year and we would like to shout about how great they are! Our nearest neigbour is the super talented Mary Fellows who has set up shop selling her fun,…


Padparadscha Sapphires

Feminine, delicate and soft in colour, the padparadscha sapphire is a rare and desirable stone that is treasured by gemstone connoisseurs throughout the world. Derived from the Sinhalese word for lotus blossom, the beautiful peachy pink hue of the padparadscha is the combination of both yellow sapphire and ruby. The colour dances between orange and pink…


Alternative Engagement Rings

The bridal season is upon us again. 2016 trends have taken inspiration from tradtional wedding styles and beautifully feminine gowns. White dresses adored with lace, tulle and intricate beading have graced the catwalks of prestigious bridal designers such as Pamela Roland, Vera Wang and Temperley. Fairytale, floaty and elegant dresses are a timeless trend that…


Autumn at Alexis Dove

Autumn is one of our favourite times of year with much going on during the run up to Christmas. We have launched two new collections for this season, Winter Moon and Menagerie. Delicate pine cones sitting alongside small diamonds in a mix of finishes are the essence of the Winter Moon collection. Inspired by Autumn…


Paradise Inspiration

Our new Paradise Collection is an exciting addition to our current ranges. Dreaming of exploration in the tropics, warm weather and exotic fauna and fauna, we have let our imagination run wild. Combining palm leaves with florals and the wonderful birds and animals that inhabit the jungle we have put together a collection that is…


Olivia Burton Watches

Spring into the new season with a super stylish Olivia Burton watch. Inspired by both vintage fashion and up to date catwalk looks, Olivia Burton has filled a gap in the watch market producing eye catching and fun watches for every day.


Bridal Trends For 2015

We loved the blush bridal trend in 2014, pretty pale tones of nude and pale peach for both wedding dresses and bridal accessories complement our rose gold jewellery and work wonderfully with our coloured diamonds and gemstones. A particular favourite for this trend is the combination of rose gold with green sapphires or sparkling cinnamon…


Christmas Commissions

Twinkling diamonds, fancy coloured sapphires and jewel like tourmalines will add a touch of sparkle to anyone’s Christmas. With the holiday season fast approaching we are busy in our Lewes workshop creating some stunning jewellery for Christmas time.      Our precious jewellery in store ranges from powder pink sapphire pendants with pretty beaded edging, grey…


Personalised Jewellery

If you are searching for the perfect gift full of thought and imagination, look no further than a personalised piece of jewellery from Alexis Dove. Our bespoke rings and commissioned pieces are always a popular choice for an item of jewellery that is unique to you but, if you want to personalise something more affordable…


Our Lewes Shopping Guide

Here is our little guide to some of the amazing and unique shops that Lewes has to offer, so here is our Lewes shopping guide to help you find some lovely unique places to see and shop in our lovely town! We must, of course, start with The Needlemakers where we are based. This fascinating…


Re-modelling Your Jewellery

A wonderful way of recycling your jewellery and gemstones is to remodel them and create a handmade bespoke piece of jewellery. Here at Alexis Dove we happily take on commissions that involve upcycling jewellery into something new and exciting. Family heirlooms can be transformed into modern, wearable pieces that will be cherished once again.   We…

Mothers Day Alexis Dove

Mothers Day Treats

We have some wonderful gifts to treat your mum this Mothers Day. Always popular, the Wild Rose collection is a classic range that has become a signature style at Alexis Dove. Pretty pendants and gorgeous earrings make a great matching set that all woman will love! Our Wild Rose studs are always a good choice…

Blossom Bunny on Ribbon

Spring At Alexis Dove

It is finally starting to feel like Spring at Alexis Dove and the  Sussex Downs that surround Lewes are beginning to come alive with flora and fauna. We are inspired by nature and many of our collections reflect this. Blossom, wild roses, tiny wrens and cute little bunnies symbolize spring time and these pretty motifs…

Lydia Pear Charcoal

Unusual Engagement Rings

Here at Alexis Dove we specialise in unusual and unique engagement rings.  Inspired by jewellery from antiquity and vintage engagement rings Alexis has a passion for beautiful and unusual gemstones, which she carefully selects for her designs.  Choosing stones for their shape and colour she prefers softer more feminine cuts including old miner cut diamonds,…

Vintage Kitten Pendant

Christmas Wish List

Christmas is fast approaching and we have already had a flurry of customers buying gifts. Among some favourites for this season are the cute owl and foxy collections. Woodland creatures are a big trend this season, our animal motifs are inspired by the beautiful Sussex countryside and the downland that surround our Lewes workshops.  …

Grey Rose Cut Rings

Rose Cut Engagement Rings

Getting engaged is a life changing moment full of love and excitement. The ring that you either choose or are presented with symbolizes serious commitment to the person you love and therefore getting the right ring is an important decision. We are passionate about helping you chose the right ring and can bespoke a unique…

Aphrodite Necklace

A Perfect Holiday. Greek Inspiration

The inspiration behind both Helios and the new Aphrodite collection is my love of Greece especially Agni bay which is a much loved holiday destination. I have been to this resort many times and love it just as much on every visit. Meaning unspoilt in Greek, Agni is home to both beautiful lush olive trees…

Papillon Rose Gold

Our love of Rose Gold

Rose gold; even the name conjures up images of luxury and femininity. The soft and subtle tones of this metal make for a popular choice in the jewellery world. At Alexis Dove, we have been using this colour of gold for some time as it complements the pretty jewellery we create. Rose gold is a gold and…


Bespoke Jewellery Commissions

Commissions are a big part of our service here at Alexis Dove and we love to source rare and unusual gemstones. We can create a unique piece of jewellery specifically for you either in Gold, Palladium or Platinum from a design that you have in mind or from one of our existing pieces. If you…


Spring Fair 2013

Looking forward to meeting friends and colleagues at the  International Jewellery Fair Birmingham 3-7th February where we’ll be introducing our new Helios range of which the Helios Hoops pictured are member.


Little Heart Studs

Valentines Day

Valentines day aka February 14th  will soon be upon us, I’m not overly poetic otherwise I’d treat you all to some verse!!  Poetry aside, we have some beautiful jewellery for you to supply your loved ones with, like these solid Little Heart studs We also make a Little Heart pendant which like the studs is available…

Cranberry Pearl Drop Earrings

Christmas Limited Edition Pieces

Try these limited edition Cranberry Pearl drop earrings with your Turkey this Christmas, they’re just one of the limited edition pieces we’ve made this year along with our gold vermeil Fox on a ribbon and the beautiful Disc drop earrings dripping with gorgeous tanzanite.

Christmas shopping

Late Night Shopping

Feast your little mince pies on our festive shop this Christmas, come and visit us for late night shopping this Thursday 6th of December at the Needlemakers Lewes.

Get tipsy on our home-made mulled wine and forage through our beautiful jewellery collections of Little Owls, foxy Foxes, bouncy Bunnies, Keys, Buttons, Blossoms and Wild Roses.

Foxy Pendant

Wealden Times Midwinter Fair

Come and visit us at the Wealden Times Midwinter Fair at The Walled Garden, Bedgebury Pinetum, Goudhurst, 22nd-24th November 2012!

Enjoy looking for beautiful Christmas gifts and when you’re tired check out the food tent!

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Little Owl

Spirit of Christmas 2012

Come and visit our stand at Spirit of Christmas 2012 from 30 October-4 November, at Olympia London.

The Fair is the perfect place to gift shop for Christmas or for yourself! There’s also an amazing food hall to sample.

Foxy Ring

International Jewellery London 2012

Looking forward to seeing Wholesale stockists and colleagues at International Jewellery London 2012, 2-5 September

Our customers can expect new stock like our little Foxy ring , to be introduced to some of our stockists’ shops soon!


Wealden Times Midsummer Fair

Come and visit us at the Wealden Times Midsummer Fair at Hole Park in Rolvenden Kent, open from the 14th to the 16th of June 2012. As well as beautiful jewellery you’ll find contemporary and vintage home and garden ware, fashion and gifts! If you get hungry there’s a vintage tea tent, a restaurant and a…

The First Day of Christmas

The First Day of Christmas

On the first day of December we thought we would share a little woodland poem with you!  We are also offering free delivery for all of your Christmas orders from our website.   The wren is in the nesting box The owl is in her tree The rabbit is in his library reading poetry.  …

Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

Here at Alexis Dove we have been very busy getting ready for Christmas, in the workshop we have been working on our customer commissions including wedding and engagement rings made from re-cycled gold and rose cut diamonds.  We have also been putting the finishing touches to our Christmas stock including our sweet little bunny and…

Made 11

Made 11

We have been very busy working on some gorgeous new stock for the Made 11 exhibition, which opens on Friday 18th November and runs until 5pm Sunday 20th November. There are going to be some gorgeous handmade gifts available, my personal favourites are Emily Thatcher with her statement earrings based on cellular forms with gold…

Wild Rose Friendship Bracelets

Friendship Bracelets

We are very excited about our friendship bracelets, which are new for Autumn. So far they have been one of the exclusive items here in our Lewes shop, but we thought we’d share them with everyone in time for Christmas! Our favourites are the 18ct rose and yellow gold vermeil Wild Rose bracelets, but the…

Mystic Jay Teal


Our shop has been transformed for the Artwave Festival here in Lewes with the gorgeous print work of artist Kelly Sweeney. There are also some special jewellery collections from Claire English, Phoebe, Sophie Robertson, Emily Thatcher, Sushilla and Karen Morrisson on show alongside all of Alexis Dove’s ranges. Most of all we are looking forward…

Alexis Dove

Welcome to Alexis Dove Jewellery

This is our first blog on our new gorgeous website! We hope all of our customers will like the new look site and although we have had to say a fond farewell to some pieces rest assured there will be some exciting new jewellery coming very soon! Our gorgeous Wild Rose rings are perfect for…