Reid & Sons, an historic independent jewellers in Newcastle, has announced the launch of Mappin & Webb in-store.
Established in 1778 by Christian Ker Reid, Reid & Sons has previously worked with the royal family, Admiralty and the Indian government, while Mappin & Webb has been a Royal Warrant holder since 1897.
The store will will showcase an enhanced offering of jewellery and watches, including key lines from Mappin & Webb, which will be exclusive to the store in the North East.
The product offering will include Mappin & Webb’s Empress collection – a range of semi-precious pieces inspired by the mythical romance of the East – a bespoke by appointment bridal service, along with timepieces across the brands ‘The Campaign’, ‘Clarendon’ and ‘Austen’ collections.
Jason West, Reid & Son’s general manager, said: “It’s a really exciting time for the business as we start this next chapter with Mappin & Webb. The product range will be even more luxurious as a result so we know our customers will fall in love with the new styles straight away.”
Craig Bolton, executive brand director at Mappin & Webb, added: “Mappin & Webb is synonymous with excellence, craftsmanship and true British design and we believe that Reid & Sons represents all of these qualities while being seamlessly embedded in the region’s heritage.
“We’re confident that bringing the two together will mean great success for the future.”