Hancocks Jewellers


Our story begins in 1860 with one man’s vision – to bring excellence to all facets of jewellery design, craftsmanship, and customer service. Hancocks was the very first jewellers in Manchester. Despite the city’s evolving retail landscape, our iconic King Street boutique has remained an ever-present fixture for more than 150 years.

Throughout the decades, Hancocks has shaped and defined a vision of excellence. Timeless elegance and exquisite beauty have radiated across our collection, with our designs capturing the imagination of generations of customers. Today, each of our pieces continue to be hand-picked for their rarity and ability to invoke emotion.

From the gold and gem set lines of the 1950s to the emphasis on the classic designs so popular in the new millennium, we select only finest quality diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds.

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The core values and ethos of our founder, Josiah Hancock, have been passed from generation to generation. Beauty, passion and a personal service are at the heart of what we promise. This philosophy continues to this day. We invest time and effort sourcing stones to add to our already desirable collection. This attention to detail assures our customers that each design in our collection features only the finest precious stones.

Today, Hancocks is the most recognised jeweller in Manchester. Our reputation proceeds us. The clarity in which we see our past allows us to always stay true to our values whilst moving with the times. The Hancocks team help customers to decide on that individual piece that sets their heart fluttering. Choosing jewellery is a highly personal decision. As should the service provided by a jeweller be. We enjoy the small role that we play in making people’s dreams come true.

Buying an item of jewellery for that special someone should never be a problem, at Hancocks we will guide you through along the way to find the perfect answer.


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