Valuations, Repairs and Purchasing
At Goodwins Edinburgh we are very proud of our jewellery and watch repair services.
At our Rose Street branch we are able to carry out minor jewellery and watch repairs while you wait. This includes watch battery and strap replacements. We have an onsite workshop which allows our highly trained staff to offer a full jewellery cleaning, polishing and rhodium plating service (visit our blog here for a comprehensive guide to jewellery and silverware cleaning courtesy of our director Joe Goodwin).
Rest assured that all items are fully insured while in our care, at Goodwins we pride ourselves on our honest and steadfast advice.
Please scroll down for a full list of our services.
Repairs & Alterations
At Goodwins we are passionate about all jewellery & watch repairs. Our Rose Street shop based in Edinburgh new town carry our minor repairs, battery and watch strap replacements in store while you wait. We are also fortunate enough to be able to offer an in house polishing and rhodium plating service (not to mention our competitive prices for this service).
At Goodwins we will happily provide free and friendly advice along with no obligation quotations for all jewellery repairs and watch services. Our specialist workshop has a range of trusted craftsman we have been working with for many years. We work regularly with silver, gold and platinum. Antique and modern jewellery.
Visit Goodwins Rose Street or Queensferry Street to enquire about our fantastic pearl stringing service. We can arrange for stone re – polishing and a full estimate is always provided before any work begins.
We are fully equipped and prepared to handle any repair or alteration enquiry, and we of course offer an extensive after care programme for any jewellery purchased from one of our shops. If you have any after care questions, please don’t hesitate to give us a call or drop us an email.
At Goodwins we have been purchasing jewellery & silverware from the public for well over 70 years. We continue this tradition and can offer to buy or part – exchange while you wait.
If you are looking to sell, we recommend visiting our Edinburgh Queensferry Street branch.Ben and Joe Goodwin are based at this branch and will be able to assist.
If your items don’t happen to be suitable for our stock, we will endeavour to advise you the best place to take your items and receive a fair offer.
The process of selling your items is very simple and discreet and we are always happy to offer our advice.
At Goodwins we offer a comprehensive hand-engraving service on all precious metals by hugely experienced engravers with specific expertise.
From engraving simple initials to detailed seal engraving we will ensure your item is professionally engraved to your specification. We are always happy to suggest styles and fonts and if you happen to have any inspirational images or ideas, visit us in store and we’ll help guide you through the process.
At Goodwins we offer a comprehensive range of valuation services. Jewellery valuations are charged on a per item basis and an estimate will be provided on inspection of the items requiring valuation. An example of our jewellery valuation fees as follows –
One Off document fee £100
Gem set item fee £85 per item
Non gem set item fee £65 per item
Watch fee £85 per watch
Grouping of items under £500 (total of 10 items per grouping)
£90 per group.
All items are fully insured whilst they are with us.
If you’d just like some general advice, please feel free to visit one of our Edinburgh shops with your jewellery.