About Us


Rex Johnson & Sons was established in Birmingham in the early 1950’s and over the years has also run shops in Wolverhampton and Dudley.

Today, the business is managed by the third generation of the Johnson family from Corporation Street in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

As well as specialising in pre-loved, individual antique and high end modern jewellery, the company is a recognised for its expertise in pre-owned watches such as Rolex, Cartier, Omega and Tag Heuer and silverware.

Rex Johnson & Sons is proud of its reputation for being a trusted family business and offering the highest standards of polite, personal service.

Every piece of jewellery sold at Rex Johnson & Sons is a ‘one off’ and bespoke items are beautifully created by their team of skilled craftsmen.

Part exchanges for unwanted jewellery and gold are welcome.


Meet our team

Res-Johsnon-and-Sons-David-Johnson David Johnson
Founder & Director
Res-Johsnon-and-Sons-Ben-JohnsonBen Johnson
Res-Johsnon-and-Sons-Grace-McdermidGrace McDermid
Res-Johsnon-and-Sons-David-WaltersDavid Walters
Head Valuer & Antique Expert
Res-Johsnon-and-Sons-Christian-LoonChristian Loon

Community Involvement

The family firm has strong links with charities and generously supplied exquisite diamond pins and trophies for a Midlands award scheme which recognised acts of bravery and selflessness by people helping others.

They also support a number of local charities.


HITTING THE HEADLINES – and Royal Connections

Rex Johnson & Sons hit the headlines when they purchased jewellery and treasured items belonging to the late Princess Margaret at the world famous auction house Christie’s. (2006)

At a record breaking auction in Geneva they successfully bid for a set of Jewel encrusted tie pins given to the late Duke of Windsor by his wife the Duchess of Windsor.

They have also bought treasures from the estate of Jackie Kennedy-Onassis, the former wife of President John Kennedy, including a pair of silver candelabras and costume jewellery at an auction in New York in 1996


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