Discover beautiful Antique brooches hand carved with the finest natural gemstones. Explore a beautiful collection of Antique Whitby Jet brooches that has been passed down through generations. Each piece is a celebration of the British gemstone’s legacy and unique, rich heritage that put the Yorkshire town on the map. Dating back to the Victorian times, Whitby Jet became hugely popular when Queen Victoria famously wore the rare gemstone after the death of her beloved Albert causing the popularity to soar due to its mirror like shine, light weight and intricate hand carvings. Our carefully sourced Antique Whitby Jet collection showcase the town’s skilful artisans with a breathtaking range of intricately carved brooches that remain as stunning today as they did 150 years ago. Browse our stunning Antique cameo brooch range to find that perfect gift, a special keepsake to remember your trip or to simply add to your existing collection.
W Hamonds Jewellers is established as the original Whitby Jet store, recognised as leading British gemstone specialists since 1860. With stores located in York, Leeds and Whitby, situated at the top of Whitby’s historic Church Street, W Hamonds proudly continues the British gemstone’s legacy. The handmade designs combine nostalgia for the gemstone’s rich heritage with a desire to be remembered by a contemporary audience. W Hamonds is particularly well renowned for our dedication to sourcing well-preserved antique pieces in remarkable condition. Unique in colour, the organic gemstone is highly polished to enhance the deep opaque black hue that is well suited to all occasions.
Contact our team of gemstone and diamond jewellery specialists today to help you choose from our stunning range of handmade Antique brooches to find that perfect piece. Speak with our friendly and experienced sales team today to find out more about the fantastic interest free finance options available with free delivery to complete the ultimate online shopping experience.