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Simpson’s Jet are makers of fine quality Whitby Jet Jewellery. All jet is gathered and hand-crafted locally in Simpson’s Jet’s very own Whitby workshop.
Born and bred in Whitby, Derek Simpson (owner) takes great pride in being one of a small minority left working locally who gather Whitby jet in the area, and hand-crafting it in to rare and beautiful pieces, continuing a family tradition. His Grandfather, Henry Simpson was also a jet jewellery maker (recorded in census of Whitby jet workers from 1899), so it’s in the family genes.
Earrings, Pendants, Cufflinks, Lockets, bracelets, bangles, jet hearts, rings, pendant and earring sets, tie pins – just a few of the kind of exquisite pieces you’ll find in Simpson’s Jet Shops.
Both Shops are both easy to find and are both located on Whitby’s East Side. Walk over the Swing Bridge with the Abbey in view. For the Grape Lane Shop turn right after the Dolphin public house on the right of the bridge, and you’ll be in Grape Lane. To visit the Church Street shop, after the Swing Bridge Church Street can be seen at the top of the road and is the far left turning.
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