Online Vintage Jewellery Store launched in Ipswich
We talk to Berridges’ jewellers Co-Owner Angela Hardman about the resurgence of interest in antique and vintage jewellery and find out more about the company’s launch of its new online vintage jewellery shop.
There has been a massive resurgence of interest in not only antique jewellery, but also all things vintage such as handbags, clothing and accessories in recent years. Unsurprising when you consider that top quality vintage items – with their old, natural charm and often superior craftsmanship have become even rarer to find in good condition. Customers are often looking for something a little unusual and quirky and appreciate that many pieces are literally unique.
Specialising in the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, as well as retro and pre-owned items, Berridges stock an extensive range of exquisite high quality vintage rings, necklaces, brooches, earrings and pendants. The new online shop was launched in October to meet the demands for high quality pre-loved and pre-owned jewellery, which will appeal to not only the local market but national and overseas too.
“First and foremost the antique jewellery collection on this site has been individually selected for the discerning customer and collector alike.” Commented Angela. “We hold a larger stock in the shop still but we hope our new site will give inspiration and also allow clients to buy from the comfort of their own home.” Items can also be purchased online and collected in store.
With Christmas approaching Berridges have some fantastic gift ideas and if vintage jewellery is not your thing they also stock a wide range of contemporary jewellery. Whilst visiting the shop why not pay a visit to the upstairs licensed restaurant for a spot of lunch or afternoon tea? Alongside toasted sandwiches and homemade quiches there is a daily specials board and wonderful homemade cakes and scones, which are too hard to resist!
Berridges new online shop can be found at https://secure.berridges.com/shop