Reward on offer after thieves snatch 'extremely rare' jewellery valued at £15,000

Burglars struck at a business stealing 'extremely rare' antique jewellery worth around £15,000.

Some of the missing jewellery
Some of the missing jewellery

An estimated 20 items were taken during a break-in at Jinny Ring Craft Centre in Hanbury Road, in Hanbury near Kidderminster.

Now the proprietors are offering a £1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the theft and the recovery of all the jewels.

West Mercia Police said the missing items include an Austrian 14 carat yellow gold poinsettia flower brooch, an Austrian 14 carat white gold floriate brooch with four old cut diamonds, Akoya pearls with nine carat clasps, and an Edwardian yellow gold pendant necklace.

Images of some of the jewellery have been released to help identify and recover the stolen property.

The force said an investigation was under way following the burglary on March 1.

Anyone with information should contact the investigation officer by emailing or phone 101 extension 774 2275.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Top Stories

More from the Express & Star

UK & International News