Giving jewellery at Christmas was a popular pastime in years gone by and is a tradition that continues today. Jewellery was often worn by women historically as a statement of social status to display their husband’s wealth, so the more diamonds and pearls you wore back in the Victorian period, for example, the wealthier your […]

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Although I started my journey with Heirlooms in 2017, the full story started in 1986 when it was founded by gemmologist Gabrielle Young and her watchmaker husband Michael. The shop used to occupy the left-hand side of the current building at 21 South Street (where Paul’s the Barbers is now) but quickly moved into the […]

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Just to let you all know that we will open later today at 10.30am due to heavy snow where I live. Amy

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According to MET office weather reports, Wareham will experience heavy snowfall this afternoon (Thursday 31st) and tomorrow (Friday 1st). We will endeavour to keep the shop open according to our usual hours but if our staff have difficulty in getting to and from work, the shop will remain closed. Our opening hours will be updated […]

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We are busy preparing for Christmas in the shop at the moment. We have lots of exciting offers and some beautiful new stock to show you all in the coming weeks but we have just had the best present of all – free car parking in Wareham! Visit Wareham on Saturday 1st December 2018 and […]

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It has been a fruitful summer for Heirlooms – we have seen the completion of our shop refit, Jo has embarked on her NAJ JET course and we have seen many beautiful pieces, both antique and modern, come and go. All busy bees need a break at some point or another so we have decided […]

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As well as a business owner I am also a Mummy to two small people and a wife to one big person. My daughter is performing in her very first stage show and as a result, I will have to close the shop early on Saturday 28th July. We will close at 1pm. Apologies if […]

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We received the good news this week that we have been selected as a member of the National Association of Jewellers. This is great news for our customers at it means our continued commitment to customer service has been officially recognised. We are one of the smallest retail jewellery businesses registered with the NAJ and […]

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