Police are appealing for information following a sneak in theft in Inverurie.
The incident took place between 5pm and 10pm on Wednesday.
A box containing jewellery valued at around £500 was stolen from a property in the Blackhall Court area of the town.
The items taken included watches, rings and necklaces.
Investigating officer PC Matthew Dalton said: “The jewellery taken was not high value in terms of monetary value, however, does hold significant sentimental value to the owner.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to remind all home owners to lock their doors and windows when leaving their properties unattended for any period of time.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.