Sean Gibney - Owner and Diamond Expert
Nic - In-House Goldsmith
Nic is Josephs' amazingly talented goldsmith. Nic has been in the trade for over 40 years! He qualified in 1976 with a city and guilds qualification in fashion jewellery from Manchester technical college. He carried out a 6 year apprenticeship, working for various jewellers in Lancashire
Nic came to work for Josephs 10 years ago and worked as their Goldsmith for 6 years. After a few years away, Nic returned in 2019 to become their Goldsmith.
A bit about Nic....
After Nic Left school his father encouraged him to go down a different path to the rest of his family as they were all academic people. Nic's father had a military background, and wasn't creative at all. Nic started his working life working in a metal workshop making silverware. This is what led to his passion for making and fixing jewellery.
In Nic's spare time, he is a keen motorcyclist and bowler.
Steve - Manager and Premium Watch specialist .
Steve has worked for Josephs for since 2016. Steve has extensive experience in the jewellery trade, working for leading high street jewellers for over13 years.
Steve has a passion for watches, especially premium brands. If you're looking for a pre-owned premium watch to buy at Josephs, then Steve is your Man!
Steve's believes attention to detail and providing exceptional customer service is paramount to establishing customers wants and needs.
A bit about Steve...
Steve has been happily married for 37 years and has 2 children. He is a lover of socialising with friends and family and travelling, having travelled extensively throughout most of Europe, parts of America and Asia.
Clair - Assistant Manager
Clair has worked at Josephs since 2009 and became deputy manager in 2015. The thing Clair loves most about her job is helping someone find their perfect engagement ring and then going on to help them find the perfect wedding rings to match.
Clair Said. "You really get to know your customers and be a part of this special time in their life. Being an independent jewellers means we can offer a personal and friendly service in a professional but down to earth environment."
Clair loves working in an environment surrounded by positive, happy times. (And diamonds of course)!
Clair said. "We have many loyal customers who come in time and again with extended families and we really get to know them. Quite often some just come in for a chat and a coffee which is really nice."
Dani Gibney - Branded Jewellery Consultant
Dani remembers visiting her Dad and uncle Joe as a little girl at Josephs when it first opened. Dani is now part of of the Josephs team, and enjoys working along side her Dad Sean and the team. She has a passion for branded jewellery and loves advising people on latest trends and how to wear their jewellery.
Dani said. "It was always really exciting and alluring coming to the shop. I was always asking questions and watching how things were made."
"Seeing how loose materials and diamonds can be brought together to make unique pieces of jewellery really inspired me to want to work alongside them for the family business."
Karin - Branded Jewellery Consultant
Karin has worked for Josephs for.......
Charlotte - Wedding Ring Specialist
Charlotte started working at Josephs in 2008 as she loved jewellery and helping people find the perfect piece!
In 2012 Charlotte got a fantastic offer she couldn't refuse, and went to work on cruise ships around the world.
After an amazing experience working away, Charlotte decided to return to the UK and came back to work for Josephs in 2016 as she'd enjoyed her previous time working for Sean.
Charlotte said. "I’ve always had a passion for jewellery, especially wedding rings so when Sean offered me the wedding consultant role I was over the moon. I absolutely love meeting new couples and discussing their big day, can talk to them for hours! I love being part of a couples special occasion."