Downton proves a gem for jewellery sales

The popularity of the television series Downton Abbey has helped boost sales at one of Dublin's most popular vintage jewellery stores.

23rd December, 2012
Bernadette and Catherine Butler of Rhinestones: 'There's a huge demand for antique pieces.' Photo: Tony O'Shea

The popularity of the television series Downton Abbey has helped boost sales at one of Dublin's most popular vintage jewellery stores.

Business at Rhinestones jewellers on St Andrew Street is up on last Christmas as a result of the surge in popularity of vintage jewellery thanks to the period drama.

"There is a huge demand for antique pieces because of the popularity of the show, and we've noticed a knock-on effect on our sales," said...

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