A large amount of jewellery was stolen from a house in Great Ayton.

The jewellery is from various places around the world and some items are family heirlooms which have very sentimental value.

The stolen items include
* a silver, engraved bangle which was given as a 21st birthday present in the 1960s.
* An elasticated Chinese bracelet made of jade beads some with a black and white stripe and jade earrings
* A sliver bangle set with lapis lazuli and mother of pearl from Arizona
* Gold bracelet set with turquoise polished stones from Italy
* Australian amber and sandstone earrings with glittering polished stones
* Russian silver ring set with three multi-coloured amber stones
* Violin shaped marquisite brooch
* Silver and lapis lazuli necklace and earrings from Jordan
* Jordanian cats-eye bracelet in silver with marquisite polished stones
* Jordanian silver, marquisite and moonstone bracelet
* Gold ring set with three rubies and two diamonds
* Garnet crucifix set in gold with matching earrings from Prague
* Dark sapphire brooch with matching earrings
* Silver water pearl pendant set with a grey pearl and white pearl on silver chain from Germany
* Grey waterpearl necklace with matching earrings
* Brazilian multi-coloured necklace set with semi-precious oval-shaped stones
* Diamond scimitar shaped earrings in gold and white gold from Dubai
* Gold filigree ring from Malta
* American jet earrings
* Cat’s eye ring and earrings with fish shaped clasp from Key West, USA
* Silver bangle with turquoise stone

PC Debra Verrill of Northallerton Priority Crime Team, said: “The jewellery is quite distinctive and anyone who believes they have been offered the items for sale or knows of its current whereabouts is urged to get in touch with the police.”

Any one who has any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Debra Verrill. Or email debra.verrill@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident number 12130150484 when passing on information about this incident.

Additional Info

Police Incident Number12130150484
Police ForceNorth Yorkshire Police 0845 60 60 24 7