THRILLED TO BE BACK!

We have returned to our usual opening hours of:

                Tuesday 10am-4pm;

                Thursday 10am-4pm;

                Friday 10am-4pm, and

                Saturday 10am-4pm.

Our private appointments run outside of these hours - please call or email us to arrange a mutually convenient time. 


We also continue to offer delivery for stock and collection and delivery for repairs; consulations via email and WhatsAspp (video or chat) to discuss not only repairs and modifications to and the remodelling of existing jewellery but also, as ever, commissions.


Contact us now by phone and email to BUY GIFT VOUCHERS, stock or for a consultation and/or if you have a query, enquiry, design or idea we can start working on together.


Take advantage of our contact-free collection and delivery service to CM9 and CM0 postcodes without charge, by arrangement, or postal service to those further afield for repairs, commissions and purchases made. 

We will shortly be launching our online store.  Meanwhile, keep well, look after each other and enjoy looking through some of the services we are proud to offer.

 
Jewelry Antique

WELCOME TO READ & SIMPSON

The Original Jewellers

Timeless jewellery for every occasion and pocket. Bespoke and interesting, prêt-à-porter pieces from the classic and traditional to the quirky and contemporary

 

OUR  JEWELLERY  SERVICES

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Your design, our craftsmanship

EXPERT JEWELLERY REPAIR & MODIFICATION

from running repairs and maintenance to full refurbishment or redesign

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STUNNING DIAMOND & STONE SET JEWELLERY

Dedicated to Perfection

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WEDDING, ENGAGEMENT & ANNIVERSARY JEWELLERY

Working together to forever cast your personalities and relationship in precious metal

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RINGS FOR EVERY OCCASION

Your design, our craftsmanship

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NECKLACES & BRACELETS

Silver, Gold, Platinum, plain or stone set

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Diamond Earrings
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DROP, STUD AND CLIP ON EARRINGS

Outstanding collection ranging from office to ballroom

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GIFTS FOR GENTLEMEN

Cufflinks; Tie Slides, Tacks and Pins; Lapel Pins; Collar Stiffeners; Pill Boxes and Curiosities

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NATURE IN SILVER

Your design, our craftsmanship. Real leaves and shells immortalised in pure silver. Each piece as unique as you are.

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FOUNDRY CAST BRONZE SCULPTURES

First class foundry cast bronzes. Stunning collections each with a small, limited edition to ensure they are as exclusive as can be.

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SOLID SILVER SCULPTURES

Superior examples of animal life in solid sterling silver.

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MASONIC JEWELLERY

Fobs and orbs, Seal Rings, Cufflinks, Lapel Pins and Ladies Gifts

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USUAL OPENING HOURS

Usual Opening Hours

Tue: 10:00am - 4:00pm  Thu: 10:00am - 4:00pm  Fri: 10:00am - 4:00pm  Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Request a private appointment outside of our usual trading hours by emailing originaljewellers@gmail.com

 

LITTLE GEMS

JEWELLERY CARE

Maintain and care for your jewellery to keep it in perfect condition for generations.

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THE 4 C'S

Know your diamonds. Understand how diamonds are graded and measured.

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BIRTHSTONES

Discover birthstones and other precious stones, their meaning and significance.

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HALLMARKS

Learn more about Hallmarks, Hallmarking and finenesses of precious metal.

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ANNIVERSARY TOKENS

Which anniversary are you celebrating and how will you recognise it?

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PEARLS

Understand the key differences between Freshwater and Akoya Cultured Pearls.

MARCASITE JEWELLERY

Learn what it really is and how and why it is still used and enjoyed in jewellery today.

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ENAMELLING

Find out about the main enamelling techniques to see which interests you most.

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My favourite jeweller! Such personal service from people who really seek to understand what you are looking for. I saw a wonderful ring but it was not completely what I wanted, so Hanna offered to have a ring custom made for me. I chose the stone myself and it could not be more perfect.

Sue Maldonado

 

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