Meet Alison, Our Jewelry Repair Expert

If you’ve ever had an item of jewelry repaired at our Cambridge, Portsmouth, Portland, Newburyport, or Dover locations, you’ve likely benefited from the artistry and expertise of Alison, our lead bench jeweler.  We sat down with her to learn more about her journey and how she got to where she is today. All In The Family…

What to Expect When Selling Your Jewelry

Selling your jewelry can be a daunting experience, especially when you aren’t sure what the process is like.  Market Square Jewelers has been buying, selling and trading our pieces for over 30 years. We have a welcoming environment for you to sell your jewelry at each of our locations in Dover, Portsmouth, Newburyport, Cambridge and Portland.  We go over each piece and walk you through…

The Summer Jewelry Care Handbook: 10 Essential Tips

From how to keep your jewelry clean, to packing for vacation, to which gems need protection from the sand and surf, consider this your definitive guide to summer jewelry care.  Here are 10 tips to help you keep your fine jewelry in great condition, through the dog days of summer and beyond!

The Jewelry Casting Process: Lost-Wax Casting

Have you ever wondered how a beautiful gold ring is formed?  A lot goes into a single piece of fine jewelry, from casting to gem setting to hand finishing.  Market Square Jewelers is proud to announce the opening of our casting studio, allowing us to produce custom work and our vintage reproduction line, Elizabeth Henry,…

Caring for Emerald Jewelry | A Guide for Cleaning and Maintenance

We just sold the most amazing oval emerald in our Portland, Maine store; a 5 carat oval in a simple yellow gold mounting. One of the customer’s biggest concerns was how best to care and maintain this high-end and rare gemstone so that she can always enjoy it and eventually pass its beauty to a family member….

Jewelry Repair in Our Dover, New Hampshire Location

OUR WORKSHOP With six in house jewelers and decades of experience at the jeweler’s bench, our team of metal smiths can meet all your jewelry repair needs. We specialize in antique jewelry restoration and we work in all precious metals: platinum, gold, silver and palladium. Our workshop, established in our Dover New Hampshire location, services all four…