Buying and Selling at Pre Owned

Pre Owned Shop on Barbican Plymouth

With over 20 years of experience in trading jewellery, antiques, vintage pieces and collectables we have a great eye for a detail. Here at Pre Owned, we only purchase good quality items at a variety of designs. From costume pieces, silver, through to gold, platinum and precious stones, we take a great interest in all designs, shapes and sizes. We often attend various auctions to bring you interesting pieces at affordable prices and ensure constant stock rotation.

Whether you are thinking of selling your whole collection or a single item, we are always happy to meet you and discuss the price. There is usually no need for an appointment, but phoning the shop prior is advisable to ensure the right person is on site to assist you. In some cases, especially when high value goods or antiques are to be traded in, appointment may be necessary. All our jewellery is professionally cleaned before we select it for the display.

Antique Silver and Jewellery

Antique Silver Pre Owned Plymouth

We stock a large variety of antique and modern silver including sauce boats, card trays, spoons, toast racks, photo frames money clips and more.

From the rare Georgian and Victorian pieces, beautiful Edwardian tableware through to bespoke modern items, including Tiffany & Co’s sterling silver classics. Whether you are a collector or looking for a perfect gift for someone special and need some advice, please do visit our shop on Plymouth’s Barbican, we are always happy to help. If you are thinking of selling you silverware, please get in touch.

Equally we also hold a great collection of Antique jewellery and often come across some very unique collections. Antique pins, brooches, bracelets, earrings and necklaces in variety of metals, shapes, sizes and designs are always available.

All our antique silver is thoroughly checked to ensure its authenticity.

Precious Stones Rings and Necklaces

Precious Stones Pre Owned Plymouth

18ct, 15ct, 14ct, and 9ct gold rings, necklaces and bracelets with various precious and semi-precious stones sold in sets and as individual pieces.

Our precious stones and metals cabinet is filled with sparkle of diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethysts in many shapes and forms. For a special and meaningful gift idea, why don’t you treat your loved one to her birth stone set in gold and platinum? Or perhaps you would prefer to stick to the old truth that “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”. Whatever you choose to do, we are here to help with our selection of diamond and precious stone engagement rings,  earrings, necklaces and bracelets, all at very reasonable prices to let your money stretch a little further.

Our jewellery is professionally cleaned and checked prior to putting it on the display, this is to ensure you get a great quality piece every time you shop with us. 

Vintage Watches

From pocket watches to wrist watches, Omega, Rolex, windup and ‘automatic’ (move wrist charge watch) all in full working order.

Wonderful gift idea for anyone who appreciates the beauty of classic time pieces. Great selection of quality watches to enhance any established  or beginner’s collection.

Pre-Owned Rings

Pre Owned Barbican Plymouth Rings Jewellery

Wide variety of designs and sizes to suit different tastes and budgets. Pre Owned offers stunning rings fit for any occasion and antique rings. All sizes vary so you are most welcome to try them on and take your time.

If you are thinking of buying one of our rings as a gift, please make sure you know the size that you are after. If the chosen ring doesn’t fit, you are welcome to exchange it for something different, we can also recommend you the best place in Plymouth to have it re-sized.

From antique rings, silver with Swarovski crystals, classic and elegant pieces to statement and modern designs. One thing is sure, if you are looking for a bit of sparkle, here at Pre Owned you will be spoilt for choice.

Vintage Pieces


Vintage handbags, purses, pins, brooches, hair accessories, perfume bottles, compact mirrors, photographs, cuff links and jewellery.

Add a pinch of classic vintage glamour to your outfit with one of our fantastic pieces. There are some real treasures to be found so feel free to browse through our vintage collections and take yourself back in time to those good old days.

If you are looking for accessories to complement your shabby chic room decor, you should most definitely pay us a visit. We have many genuine dressing room essentials that would complete your vintage room decor and add it some warmth and authenticity. All at great prices, as always.

Costume Jewellery

Costume Jewellery Pre Owned Plymouth

Beautiful necklaces to complement your party frock, lots to choose from & all at great prices.

Wide range of brooches, bracelets earrings and full sets. At Pre Owned Plymouth you can often find some beautiful pieces by Butler and Wilson, costume Christian Dior, Vintage Lucite jewellery and many more. If you are after a piece by any particular designer, you are welcome to call in and ask if it is currently in stock.

Jewellery – Silver


Here at Pre Owned you can always be sure to find a wide selection of sterling silver jewellery to fit any budget and taste. Bracelets, bangles, necklaces, earrings and rings filled with crystals, gorgeous amber and many popular birth stones. You can often find beautiful Swarovski pieces for a fraction of the original price and many more designer pieces.

Whether you are after a statement piece to enhance your evening outfit or looking for simple designs suitable for everyday and office-wear, pay us a visit and you will not be disappointed with what’s on offer.