The mother-of-one, who did not want to be identified, returned home on Monday, June 17 from lunch with her friend and daughter to find her home had been ransacked and all her precious jewellery stolen.
She is now pleading to the public in the hope her jewellery items, some of which are family heirlooms and of sentimental value, will be returned so that she can one day pass them on to her daughter.
According to the resident, the stolen pieces of jewellery were unique and identifiable. They included a cognac diamond ring given to her by her husband, a gold patterned bangle and a gold diamond bangle.
‘They took what little money we had in the house from money boxes, and jewellery which is valuable, unique and pieces that were passed down and were to be passed on to my daughter ” family heirlooms,’ she said. ‘If I saw them somewhere I would definitely be able to pick them out.’