Jewellery Shops in DorchesterWednesday, April 13th, 2016
Whether you’re after a pretty piece from a renowned designer or a statement necklace no one else will have, a great place to head to Dorset’s County Town. The fantastic choice of independent jewellery shops in Dorchester make it a great destination to find that perfect piece. From Swiss luxury watches to show stopping engagement rings, we round-up the best independent jewellery boutiques in town to help guide you to that special finds.
Sandy and her team at Jordan’s Jewellers pride themselves on being a jewellers with a difference. They welcome customers to browse their items, have a coffee, try anything on, without feeling any pressure to make a purchase there and then. They are best known for their fantastic range of antique and pre-owned jewellery however they also stock brand new pieces including stunning watches from Du Maurier and pretty necklaces from Chris Lewis. Their shop is in Princes Street, Dorchester, just opposite Argos.
Clock House Jewellers
A family run business established in 1963 specialising in clock, watch and jewellery sales and repairs. Bespoke jewellery including wedding rings. This third generation family run business is now based in new premises on South Street at the war memorial end of the street. They have new and second hand clocks, watches and jewellery in stock. Jewellery can also be made to your own specification. They are also specialists in clock repairs, engraving and silversmith repairs.
As the name suggests these guys love everything silver and offer exclusive and affordable handmade silver jewellery and gift ideas. They sell three types of product – they design and source our own collections, they work with other UK businesses who have products they think you will enjoy, like Alex Monroe, Daisy Jewellery and James Veale. Then sometimes on their travels, they see artisan jewellery makers – so they see it, like and buy it – and bring it to you.
Based in the centre of the Hardye Arcade Goldcrest Jewellers was established in August 2010 by Donna and Neil Strudwick. They are a small independent family run business in the centre of town, their team of friendly professional staff are always on hand to help you. They specialise in jewellery repairs as well as designing bespoke pieces, they were even shortlisted to make the wedding rings for Prince William and Kate Middleton so they must be doing something right!
Allum & Sidaway
One of the most established and fabulous jewellery shops in Dorchester is run by Allum and Sidaway, their company was established in 1942. They boast an impressive collection of jewellery, watches and top brands. Their shop in Dorchester is beautifully fitted making customers feel relaxed and welcome from the moment that they step into the store. They offer a huge variety of wedding bands, in many precious metals and finishes as well as a vast array of watch brands that include the classic and timeless quality of Raymond Weil and Rotary through to the modern technological innovation of Seiko and Citizen and the luxury of second hand well-known Swiss watches Rolex and Cartier.
Tucked away off of Trinity Street is this ‘gem’ of a shop. Judy makes and sells handcrafted jewellery from semi-precious gemstones. They are totally unique pieces as no two are the same. She also sells semi-precious gemstones, beads, findings and much more from her shop as well as gifts including bags and scarves. There is also a make-up service available where you choose the beads and Judy will make the completed jewellery items for you.
iBuy & Sell Jewellers
Winner of Dorchester’s best new retail business in 2015 iBuy & Sell Jewellers sell a range of new and pre-owned jewellery plus electrical goods at competitive prices. They offer quality pieces of jewellery at affordable prices with an option to pay over a period of time interest free! Their ranges include high end brands such as Storm, Hot Diamonds & NY London.
Located on Trinity Street, The Mews specialises in selling branded watches as well as a selection of quality jewellery, silver, Lalique glass and small antiques. They have over 100 branded watches in stock from well known names such as Rolex, Omega, TAG Heuer and Cartier. From racing chronograph watches to collectable ladies timepieces, they have over 20 years experience in watches. They are also experts in vintage jewellery, antique silver and other interesting quality antique items. Plus if you are looking to say goodbye to your current items they also offer a buy and exchange service.
The variety of jewellery shops now in Dorchester means that visitors are spoilt for choice and have a good chance of finding that special something that they are looking for – Why not pop over to Dorchester and discover for yourself how much the town now has to offer?