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Victorian Jet Collection

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Last week we were very lucky to source a large rare collection of Victorian part-worked Whitby Jet pieces and brass findings which have been stored unused for more than 120 years. The Whitby Jet pieces were carved in the late 1800s and were left over from a Victorian jet workshop in Whitby... 

Victorian brooch backs and ear hooks

Victorian hand carved Whitby Jet stud earrings

Victorian hand faceted Whitby Jet drop earrings

Victorian Whitby Jet chain links

We plan to keep most of the pieces to put together a beautiful display in our Church Street shop.

Jet collecting day along the coast

Last week we had a successful jet collecting day along our local beaches. We covered several miles of coastline and found quite a few pieces of good quality jet ...This piece of jet is flawless and will be used to make some carved hearts for pendants, earrings and charms.Separating the jet from the coal!These little [...]

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New Selection of Whitby Jet Hearts Jewellery coming soon

We are currently working on a new range of Whitby Jet hearts. Here is a sneak peek of the work in progress...Each heart has been hand cut. The coating of light ginger dust is created when best quality Whitby Jet is being worked. The hearts will all be polished up to a stunning mirror shine. [...]

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New Range of Whitby Jet Specimens

We have just added lots of new Whitby Jet specimens to our online store. They are all jewellery grade stones which have been locally hand collected by ourselves. Some are fully polished and others are partially polished to show the amazing contrast between the natural surface of the jet and the mirror shine when fully [...]

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New Whitby Jet Hearts Collection

We have recently unveiled our new collection of Whitby Jet hearts jewellery. Our eye catching new beaded collection is handcrafted from .925 sterling silver and best quality Whitby Jet. Perfect for adding a glamorous touch to your outfit...  Our beaded necklaces sold out straight away but we plan to make more soon!For everyday wear we have [...]

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March Prize Draw Winner

The lucky winner of our March prize draw is Ros Godfrey from Kingston upon Hull, so a big congratulations to Ros. She has won this Whitby Jet and sterling silver wishbone pendant...We would like to thank everyone who entered and for all your lovely comments. We hold regular prize draws on our Facebook page, so [...]

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New Whitby Jet, Blue John and Connemara Marble designs now available online

We have been busy in the workshop making a new range of jewellery, including these pendants made from Connemara Marble, a newcomer to our shop...This Irish stone can vary in colour from yellow to green and we think it looks amazing on sterling silver!Our new Whitby Jet and sterling silver heart pendant designs are now [...]

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January 2019 Prize Draw Winner

The lucky winner of our January Prize Draw is Philip Rogers from Birmingham. Philip has won a handmade Whitby Jet heart pendant from our brand new range of carved hearts.Congratulations Philip, and a big thank you to everyone who entered our competition.We have frequent prize draws so if you would like to be notified of [...]

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New range of Turquoise Jewellery

We have recently sourced some excellent quality turquoise from the Kingman mine, Arizona and are currently busy making a new selection of jewellery in our Whitby workshop. This is what the raw turquoise look like...It is of the Kingman blue variety with a brown matrix...The new range will be available for sale soon both on [...]

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September 2018 Prize Draw

The winner of our September Facebook prize draw for a 'Heart in a Heart' Whitby jet pendant is Denise Stephenson, well done Denise!Thanks to everyone who entered and good luck for next time!

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