About Us

Arthur Read Jeweller is a third generation family owned independent jeweller, originally established in Yorkshire in 1948. Our small team of staff have a combined experience of over 70 years in the jewellery trade and are trained by The National Association of Jewellers.

Our business is antique, vintage and contemporary new and pre-owned jewellery. Each piece of new stock is individually selected on merits of style, quality and value. All pre-owned items are cleaned and sympathetically restored as required.

We're happy to give advice on any jewellery related matter without charge or obligation.


Our business was established in Goole, East Yorkshire in 1948 and has occupied it's current premises in the heart of the town for 50 years.

Arthur Read started his business from a small kiosk within the Cinema Palace foyer nearly 70yrs ago!

We are still located where the business began overlooking the town centre clock tower where we have become a defining feature of Goole and one of longest established businesses in the area.


We offer a very competitive purchase and part exchange service for your unwanted jewellery.

If you are looking to turn your unwanted jewellery into cash, then depending upon our demands we may be interested in making you an offer. Just bring the item(s) into our shop and give us an hour to appraise. If it is something we wish to buy we will make a cash offer redeamable on the spot, all you need is photo I.D.

If, on the other hand, you wish to trade up your jewellery for something more impressive, then we will offer you even more as a part exchange!


Jewellery repair, renovation, refurbishment and rebuilt at very competitive prices. Our craftsmen are highly experienced and utilise the optimal combination of traditional methods and cutting edge technology for each job.

No matter how simple or complex, we will advise and commit to a written quotation totally without obligation;

  • Jewellery cleaned, polished and if required, re-rhodium plated
  • Rings sizes altered
  • Rings shanks replaced
  • Chains & bracelets repaired
  • Catches repaired & replaced
  • Settings and claws built and replaced
  • Diamonds and coloured gemstones accurately matched and replaced
  • Vintage and antique pieces renovated

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