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The Amber Shop & Museum

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Whenever I go to Southwold I always like to have a look at the wonderful jewellery and ornaments... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cath b
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Sheringham, United Kingdom
Interesting to pop in to

This is an interesting store - at least a bit informative and certainly unusual. Definitely pop in... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Matvl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I go to Southwold I always like to have a look at the wonderful jewellery and ornaments crafted from Amber, the little museum in the back of the shop is very interesting.

Thank cath b
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting store - at least a bit informative and certainly unusual. Definitely pop in if you’re in the centre of town.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Enjoyed looking at the display at the back of the shop.An excellent place for buying souvenirs as the jewelry is not over-priced, the staff are friendly and helpful, packaging your purchases beautifully.

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Amber Shop and small Museum in Southwold, is well worth a visit, to either buy amber jewelry,study the marvel of this 50 million year gem, made from fossilised resin or be inspired by the power of ageless resin in nature, over mankind and human...More

Thank patrickcsmith3
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very cute, well displayed and lighted shop of Amber jewelry. This shop is not just an amber jewelry retailer, but they also have displays and share information so they call themselves a museum as well. They are not quite to scales as an average museum,...More

Thank Corrine R
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The Amber Museum is both a retail jeweller and a small museum specialising in Amber. This fossilised resin found fame in Jurassic Park but has been valued for centuries for its unusual properties. The museum has fascinating examples of jewellery, art and furniture made from...More

Thank HistoryNeedsYou
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
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.

Thank Sylvie M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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

Thank Magicalmabs
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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lynne2322
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7 February 2016|
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Response from Jezza F |
We buy much local amber.
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