Between 3pm and 8pm on Tuesday, January 28 thieves broke into a house on Carlisle Road through a patio door and stole cash and a pair of cufflinks.
A similar offence occurred at a house on Hargate Road between 1.45pm and 5.45pm on the same day.
A conservatory window was smashed and jewellery including five necklaces, three bracelets and two watches were stolen.
Officers are investigating a possible link between the two break-ins. Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call Buxton CID on 101.