What We Do

Being a small family business we are proud to offer a service rarely seen on the high street. Whether you are coming in to spend £5 or £5000 or even just for some advice, you will be welcomed by a warm, friendly atmosphere that keeps our customers coming back again and again. We offer a fully extensive repair and valuation service as well as buying in second hand jewellery, antiques and gold. Our Jewellery is aimed to cater for a wide variety of customers; we strive to find weird, wonderful and quirky jewellery as well as classic pieces at great prices. We also offer a full bespoke service. So whether your looking to buy that perfect birthday present for your friend or to design a unique piece to give to a special someone we can find what you’re looking for at Harpur’s.


We offer a fully comprehensive jewellery repair service and are competetive with our pricing.  However, we will not compromise on quality and if it costs a bit more to do the job properly so be it.  We work to a ten day turn around but this depends on a number of factors, such as, the number of repairs in at any one time, the difficulty of a particular job and the fact that Nigel does like to sleep occasionally. Also as he is a stickler for doing jobs properly he is not the fastest in the world.  If you can wait, we offer you a proper job fairly priced.


We offer a  full valuation service for  both insurance  and probate purposes, both for jewellery and antiques in general.  Simply make an appointment and we will appraise your items, if necessary, photograph them, and produce a written valuation for you and your insurance company or your solicitor. There is a  charge for this service but it is a small price to pay to make sure your valuable items can be properly insured, or, indeed,  properly valued for probate.  We work closely with solicitors and offer a discreet service and we can also purchase estate items or can advise on house clearance etc.


We supply and fit watch batteries and leather straps and can handle most makes (yes even the expensive ones) and we won’t charge you what they will to change a battery.  Most are £6 and the more expensive makes between £10 and £20.  We also have a small stock of both Seiko and Swiss Military watches.

Bespoke Jewellery. 

We offer  bespoke jewellery making. Either to your design or by discussion between us or you can leave it all to us.  We can make and create any item of jewellery, such as rings, pendants, brooches,etc. The only limit is your imagination (and your wallet, Nigel!)


We have equipped our workshop with  state of the art engraving machines, which enable us to do “normal engraving”, such as dog tags, plaques, silver ware, etc.  However, we also offer clever engraving.  How about a photo of your new grandchild engraved onto a silver box, or the church you married in engraved onto a silver platter…. Yes we can take any photograph and reproduce it onto an object or sheet metal etc.. Again, the limit is your imagination.( How about name plates for custom built drums!?)  Just come in and talk to us.