Just Gems sells high-quality, certified diamonds & coloured gemstones, set in fine jewellery. We also offer a selection of rare & unusual natural gemstones which appeal to a discerning clientele.

Just Gems is owned and run by Helen Plumb, a gemmologist of international reputation, who is keen to share her knowledge of and enthusiasm for gemmology with visitors to her shop, or at speaking engagements and events.

Large Sapphire & Diamond Ring

11.47ct cushion cut Sri Lankan sapphire set with 1.13ct triangular diamond pair, diamonds G colour VS1 & SI1 clarity, in 18ct white gold. POA

Ruby & Diamond Ring

3.03ct ruby from Mozambique (independently certified to be unheated) set with a 1.00ct pair of heart cut diamonds (GIA certified D & E colour SI1 clarity), in 18ct rose gold and platinum. POA

Just Gems sells high-quality, certified diamonds & coloured gemstones, set in fine jewellery. We also offer a selection of rare & unusual natural gemstones which appeal to a discerning clientele.

Just Gems is owned and run by Helen Plumb, a gemmologist of international reputation, who is keen to share her knowledge of and enthusiasm for gemmology with visitors to her shop, or at speaking engagements and events.

Spectacular Boulder Opal

Just Gems sells high-quality, certified diamonds & coloured gemstones, set in fine jewellery. We also offer a selection of rare & unusual natural gemstones which appeal to a discerning clientele.

Just Gems is owned and run by Helen Plumb, a gemmologist of international reputation, who is keen to share her knowledge of and enthusiasm for gemmology with visitors to her shop, or at speaking engagements and events.

Boulder Opal Stud Earrings in Yellow Gold

Kunzite & Ethiopian Opal Pendant

8.78ct pear cut kunzite, set with 1.42ct pear cut cabochon Ethiopian opal, in 18ct white gold, suspended from 16” 18ct white gold anaconda chain

Paraiba Tourmaline & Diamond Ring in Platinum

4.02ct Oval cut Paraiba type, cuprian elbaite tourmaline set with 0.51ct E colour VS clarity diamonds in platinum

Our Latest News

Thursday 28th July

The Just Gems team will be in Africa July 29th to August 15th soucing exciting new stones from mining locations in Tanzania & Kenya. If you see something in the window that you would like to look at, have an urgent gift request, or would like to to come into the shop for a browse, then please contact Edwina on 07812196823. Our website sales are operating as normal.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday 28th July ~ 12:00pm

August & September talks will be in Malvern, Minety, Tewkesbury, Henley-on-Thames, Church Lawford & Kings Newnham

We are taking bookings for 2023-24, please contact helen.plumb@just-gems.co.uk or call 07732 835704 if you would like to book Helen to give your group a talk on Gems they will enjoy and remember. Please check the feedback on ur latest talks on the About/Testimonials page of our website.

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Featured Jewellery

Oval black opal & tsavorite garnet ringRed spinel & diamond ringAmethyst & sapphire pendant in rose & white goldTanzanite & sapphire pendant in 18ct white goldFancy grey diamond three stone ring in platinumAustralian crystal shell opal set in 18ct yellow gold ringSapphire & diamond cluster ring in 18ct yellow goldWood opal pendant in palladium & 18ct yellow goldWatermelon tourmaline cabochon cufflinks in silverBlack opal and pink sapphire heart ring in platinumPink sapphire & Tahitian pearl pendant in 18ct white gold

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The Just Gems Shop

27 North Street, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

The shop has a wide selection of carefully sourced unmounted gems. If you would like to choose a loose gem in any size, shade or cut, we have a large number of suitable stones just waiting for you! Our gems are collected from personal contacts of Helen Plumb, relationships she has developed over more than twenty years of working with the international gemmological trade. Wherever possible, our stones are ethically sourced and many come from known mines in Brazil, Afghanistan, East Africa, Sri Lanka and elsewhere.

We also love pearls at Just Gems, and offer a matching service to make up earrings, bracelets, pendants or necklaces that will enhance your own pearl jewellery. We restring pearls in our workshop and can replace or repair damaged clasps. Please note that we only mount natural gemstones and restring real pearls (cultured or natural) and gemstones. We do not work with simulants.

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From our customers…

Mr H writes…

The necklace looks stunning. I just wanted to say many many thanks for all your work and amazing service. I’m sure we will be back again soon to get some more pieces!!

Once again, thanks for everything.

Miss M writes…

I just had to email you as my engagement ring is the most beautiful pear diamond ring I have ever seen! (and you know I have done a LOT of research!!!).

Thanks for all of your help and advice to my fiance, I know he cannot thank you enough.


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