Northampton jewellers Bonds now has new owners

Grace & Co has taken over Bonds in St Giles StreetGrace & Co has taken over Bonds in St Giles Street
Grace & Co has taken over Bonds in St Giles Street
Bonds Jewellers in Northampton's St Giles' Street has been taken over by Grace & Co.

The take over took place last week and the much-loved store is going to be keeping its name.

Grace & Co stocks jewellery including Nomination, Vivienne Westwood, Ted Baker, Swarovski and Katie Loxton.

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They have stores in five locations across the Midlands, from Ashby de la Zouch, Corby, Market Harborough, Grantham and Hinckley.

Under Grace & Co’s umbrella, there are also three 'PANDORA concept stores' in Corby, Market Harborough and Kettering.

In 2014 Grace & Co's managing directors were shortlisted for the professional jewellers ‘Top Retail Stars’.

Director Mick McQuillan said: “We recognise that Bonds has a loyal customer base and wonderful customer service.

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"Customers will continue to enjoy the same great service but we hope to introduce some new and exciting brands to the town.”

Prices at the store start at £10 for simple silver pieces and go up to £2,000 for gold and diamonds.

Mr McQuillan said he decided to take over Bonds Jewellers as it is a thriving store and Northampton town centre has such a good sense of community.

“So many people have said how much they love Bonds” he added.

“I have been coming here for years with work - it’s a really friendly town and I’m delighted to be here.”