Repair Service

Costume Jewellery repairs

I am a small business based in Swindon and offer a jewellery repair service to costume jewellery such as restringing, changing clasps, lengthening, shortening, pearl knotting and replacing stones that require jewellers glue.  

Please email me photos and details of the items you require repairing to [email protected].  I will then advise whether I am able to do the repairs for you and provide a free quotation for the work. 

Service offered to repair your Costume jewellery

We can give your beloved Costume Jewellery a new lease of life from general design changes/alternations, complete re string of necklace and bracelets, pearl knotting to replacement earring hooks.

Here are some guide prices, which may vary depending on the alternations/repairs required and additional costs apply for replacement sterling silver fastening:-

Re string of elasticated bracelet £5

Re string of standard 18 inch necklace £14

Pearl knotting standard 18 inch necklace £35

Please note that we do not offer a soldering service or prong setting for rings.

Tutorials on repairing costume jewellery

Perhaps you would like to try some of the repairs yourself. Below are some free video tutorials on basic repairs to costume jewellery. 

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📌Replace a broken clasp on a necklace or bracelet.
📌Add a magnetic clasp to your jewellery for easy wear.

Learn how to string or restring your necklace using tigertail or beadalon beading wire, crimp beads and grimp. 

In this repair shop I show you have to transform a pair of clip on earrings into pierced earrings.

Also demonstrating what you can do when you left with one single pierced earring and convert it into a pendant. 

In this video I demonstrate how to replace your current watch strap with a new stretch bracelet.  Great for upcycling and restyling your watches. 

Another charity shop transformation! See how I utilise the different components to make a new pendant and bracelet. This video also teaches you how to form loops on head pins and how to restring a stretch bracelet. 

We all love a bargain dont we and you can certainly find them in your local charity shops.  In this video, see how I transform this £1.99 charity shop necklace into a bracelet with matching earrings and still lots of beads left.  

See how to professionally restring and make dangle earrings. 

In this video, I demonstrate how to replace missing diamante stones in your costume jewellery, giving you tips and tricks along the way.