Reading, England (November 24, 2014) – As a luxury independent jewellery and watch shop for over 65 years, Jacobs the Jewellers has become one of the most respected jewellers in Reading and Berkshire. It is recognised as a top retailer of high-end jewellery in the United Kingdom, a reputation bolstered by various awards as well as recognition from peers in the industry. The shop prides itself on its line of distinctive pieces and prestigious brands, and thus is very proud to announce that they are now an agent for Mikimoto Pearl Jewellery, one of only forty in the UK.


Mikimoto is revered as the maker of some of the globe’s finest cultured pearl jewellery, a status that remains unchanged even more than a century after Kokichi Mikimoto created the very first cultured pearl. Since then, the House of Mikimoto has grown to be the leading producer of high-quality cultured pearls and is a worldwide leader when it comes to jewellery design, applying superior workmanship to each stage of the crafting process. Each Mikimoto piece is a timeless, sophisticated and elegant creation built upon decades of passion, knowledge and care.

Aside from carrying celebrated brands such as Mikimoto, Jacobs the Jewellers also specialises in diamond, coloured, and precious gemstone jewellery, as well as other esteemed watch and jewellery brands along with all of their accompanying services. The shop’s offerings include rings, necklaces and pendants, earrings, bracelets, and bangles, in addition to various accessories and design services. For more information, visit

About Jacobs the Jewellers

The shop is an award-winning independent retailer of jewellery in Reading and Berkshire, now in its third generation as a family-run business. It was recognised as Reading’s best independent retailer in the 2013 Reading Retail Awards, and was also voted as one of the UK’s top 50 Inspiring Independent Jewellery Shops in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by its peers in the industry.