Avanti History and Ethos

Founded in 1982 by brothers Alan and David Matkin, trading at 17 Dig Street for many years until moving to our current larger premises just down the road in March 2017. A dedicated team, work together to provide a welcoming, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

We offer a jewellery repair and restoration service from our own on-site workshop and in-house watchmaker who has over 40 years’ experience. Working together with only the highest skilled craftsmen and women ensuring a superb result.

Our bespoke service offers customers the opportunity to be involved throughout the process from the original idea to the finished piece of jewellery. We frequently design and create new pieces to be worn and admired using customers own gemstones and precious metals 

We Specialise in certified diamond rings, beautiful coloured gemstone set jewellery, wedding and eternity rings.

From reasonably priced Derbyshire blue john jewellery through to pre-owned Rolex watches and spectacular diamond and gem set jewellery.

'Integrity and passion make us unique'


Our store opening times are:

Monday - Saturday : 9.30am - 5pm

We will be opening the following Sundays and Bank Holidays 10.30am - 4pm

24th June (Ashbourne Streetfest)

12th August (Artisan Market)

26th and 27th August (Bank Holiday)

9th September (Artisan Market)

2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December (Christmas Shopping)