About Us

About us at Vintage Tom and Charles Hart. Charles Hart is one of England’s oldest family Jewellers- established in 1820 and Vintage Tom is our online business. We stock a large range of watches, jewellery, clocks, silverware and much more! We are agents for many brands including Kit Heath, Storm, Bering, Henry, Annie Haak and many others. We have an extensive repair service for jewellery and watches.

We are quickly gaining a reputation for being able to source good quality second-hand jewellery & watches. Whether you are like Art Deco, Victorian, Edwardian or any other period pieces then a visit to our shop is a must.

We are also now able to get many Rolex (including Submariner), Cartier and Omega watches in an ‘as new’ condition. Please call us on 01373 462089 if there is something you are after.

cheap street frome

If you wish to visit us, please note that our shop in Frome, Somerset can be found in Cheap Street, and is called CHARLES HART. We have created this resource as a business that offers you the opportunity to purchase a beautiful item from our range of antique and period rings and jewellery.

We hope you will enjoy viewing our range which also includes a range of pre-owned items that may not be vintage but second hand, nothing on this web site is new. (unless listed in the reproduction section).We will continually build the range as we buy in from customers and from top quality jewellery auctions through the United Kingdom. Vintage Jewellery at Charles Hart (www.vintagetom.co.uk) is wholly owned by Charles Hart Limited, a family jewellers originally formed in 1820 and still run by the Hart family.

We have a shop in the lovely town of Frome in Somerset and all the items on this web site are available to view in the store. The shop not only has antique jewellery, we stock many watch brands, jewellery brands, lovely diamond rings and many many more items. Frome has more graded buildings than any other town in the county and our shop is in the medieval street called Cheap Street which dates back to the 16th century.

There are many fine independent shops in our town, plus some multiples including Marks & Spencer, and many places for coffee, lunch or dinner, and the opening of a wonderful hotel called Archangel. The recent Poldark series featured the old cobbled walk of Gentle Street (a la Bodmin). There are now numerous new restaurants and coffee shops in the town.

If you have not visited Frome before it really is worth a trip. You can then see our total range of jewellery, watches, rings, silverware etc etc. We stock many brands and have a good selection of pre-owned prestige watches. Frome has many quaint streets and has been voted sixth ‘coolest town in the UK!’. Four miles from Longleat, 12 from Bath. Cheddar, Wells, Stonehenge, Avebury are an hour away or less.

our shop in frome


(left) the street where our shop is in 1906, and our shop today  We are members of the National Association of Goldsmiths.