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The Amber Shop & Museum

15 Market Place, Southwold IP18 6EA, England
+44 1502 723394
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A jewellers

Basically just a jewellers. Staff nice enough. Worth a quick look. High prices. Would have liked... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
g0akc
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Lovely shop with interesting facts about amber

Really lovely shop in the heart of Southwold. The amber pieces were beautiful and the shop... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
sylvie28031956
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
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“bits and bobs” (2 reviews)
“jewelry” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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15 Market Place, Southwold IP18 6EA, England
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+44 1502 723394
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Basically just a jewellers. Staff nice enough. Worth a quick look. High prices. Would have liked to see more about local Amber or work. Didn't bother getting anything.

Thank g0akc
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Really lovely shop in the heart of Southwold. The amber pieces were beautiful and the shop assistant was really friendly and extremely knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Gorgeous Amber Jewelry, loads to chose from, friendly staff. Museum very sweet and has some fascinating bits and bobs.

Thank epworth106
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Really wonderful friendly service, we were looking for circular round amber beads to tie around as an ankle bracelet & baby bracelets- the lady was very patient & helpful. I thought the amber bead was a little pricey (£72) but very good quality. I agree...More

Thank Silvia D
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited the Amber Shop in February 2017 on a trip to the area. It has a small, but (very) interesting museum, and a fantastic range of amber items on sale. We purchased a small pair of amber earrings. Recently one of the pieces of...More

Thank Stu151
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a nice shop with some lovely amber jewellery but I question whether you could really say it also has a museum. It's a room at the back of the shop, barely bigger than a bathroom with a few bits and bobs. Seriously 2...More

Thank SpondonBongles
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Ammber Shop & Museum is a MUST visit in Southwold; so much to see and so much opportunity to spend, spend, spend!!! Gorgeous pieces - we have happily succumber and adore our exquisite little silver and amber galleons ... earrings ... golly too much...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

My wife and I visit the Amber Shop as we love amber. The shop has a very good range of quality amber jewellery. We met the store manager 'Lizzie' who is particularly knowledgeable and experienced with Baltic amber. We were amazingly fortunate in 'securing' an...More

Thank PhilJackie2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wirth a visit - the Amber ship and other amber items in the museum collection are interesting and the shop has some stunning jewellery.

Thank DrPeterDRobinson
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The jewellery shop is well stocked and the staff are very helpful. The amber museum is smaller than I expected from the title - a single room with some ( interesting) displays and an explanation of the process of amber formation. It will not take...More

Thank 345terryf
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lynne2322
2 June 2016|
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Thank you!
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Gingerbun21
7 February 2016|
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We buy much local amber.
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