Contact: Claire Barnes
Argento Head Office
Second Floor, Diamond House
7 - 19 Royal Avenue
Argento Jewellery has over 50 retail outlets across the UK and Ireland. Working with designer brands from across the world Argento stock the most amazing branded jewellery as well designing their own unique collections in house. Argento are a key franchise partner of Pandora Jewellery and currently are the single biggest franchisee in the UK. Argento has an online store which ships to customers worldwide, they pride themselves on quality and giving the customer the best online experience possible.
Argento was established in 1997 by Northern Irish family man Peter Boyle who began his successful career selling jewellery from a market stall in Belfast City Centre. The clever entrepreneur gained enough valuable experience and success selling to his customers to open his first store on Castle Street just round the corner from Argento’s eye catching flagship store on Royal Avenue, Belfast.
Pete in true entrepreneurial spirit decided to travel the world sourcing the best jewellery suppliers for his customers, he went from Mexico to India to Asia and beyond. To this day Pete annually travels to the largest jewellery fayres in the world to purchase stock for all jewellery stores.
As well as Pete having an excellent eye for fine and costume jewellery, Argento leading retail partner of Pandora Jewellery opening stores across the UK as a franchisee. Argento are also key stockists of Thomas Sabo and Nomination. Pete has built excellent relationships with these brands and this has made Argento a one stop shop for all a customer’s jewellery needs.
Pete’s commitment to Argento and his trust in his 500 plus staff has seen to company grow by 50% in the last 5 years with plans to have 60 stores by the end of 2017. His entrepreneurial success was noted by Ernst and Young in 2011 where he was a finalist in their Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
In 2016 Argento Jewellery won an award in the UK Jewellery awards for Best Store Environment and Pete was listed in the Top 100 influencers in the Jewellery industry.
1 job with Argento
Argento have a fantastic opportunity for a part 3 qualified Project Architect to work on exciting development projects, from concept to completion.