Jewellery and Watches Blog | Miltons Diamonds

A woman wearing a silver Rolex watch 11/08/2022
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Rolex: Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Buying a Rolex What is a Rolex? A Rolex watch is a luxury timepiece crafted from the finest raw materials and expertly assembled with meticulous attention to detail. An extremely sought-after brand, the Rolex takes on a role beyond that of a mere timekeeper. They are widely considered to be a status symbol, and depending on the model, can be used for several different types of activities, from expeditions and deep-sea diving to special events and dinner dates. Why are Rolex watches expensive? As they are considered a... Read More

Daniel Craig as James Bond wearing a Rolex watch 29/07/2022
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The 5 most famous watches and the men who wore them

Throughout history there have been many iconic watches; many of them on film, some of them on the stage and even one on the moon. Here at Miltons Diamonds, we have a range of iconic watches that have graced the wrists of some of the most famous men and women. We have created a guide to walk you through who they are, what they’re wearing and where you can find them.  James Bond watches  It’s no surprise that some iconic James Bond watches are featured on this list and we... Read More

05/07/2022

Watches Golfers Wear: Past Winners of The Open

Golf is one of the most prestigious sports in the world. But how does this link to watches? For decades, some of the world’s best golfers have worn luxury timepieces and well-known brands such as Rolex and Omega.  With The Open around the corner, we thought we’d look at some of the tournament’s past winners to find out what watches they wear. From the first winner, Willie Park at Prestwick in 1860, to the most recent event in 2021, where Collin Morikawa won at Royal St George’s, there have been... Read More

Two people wearing Rolex Datejust Two-tone Watches 05/07/2022

10 Famous Movie Watches that Stole the Spotlight

Any movie buff will know that luxury watches aren’t always just sophisticated accessories when featured on the big screen. They can often tie into a storyline seamlessly, adding even more depth to its characters, and leaving a lasting impression on their audience.  Many of the high-end timepieces displayed on the wrists of Hollywood’s biggest names have since become stars in their own right. Now, countless film fanatics are eager to get their hands on the same watch as their favourite actor or actress. The way luxury watches are often showcased... Read More

A man wearing a Rolex watch playing tennis 22/06/2022
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Rolex and Wimbledon: A Timeless Partnership

As the oldest tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon is an iconic sporting event that so many look forward to every year. For two glorious weeks every summer, it brings together the world’s most prominent tennis players to compete at the Centre Court in London for the prestigious winning titles.  From Novak Djokovic to Serena Williams, each athlete aims to give a flawless performance in every match, with each one being timed meticulously by Rolex watches. The partnership between Rolex and Wimbledon allows the tournament to practice perfect timekeeping and... Read More

05/04/2022
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The Most Popular Shapes of Ladies’ Diamond Rings

Finding the perfect ring can feel like a daunting task, especially if you’re buying one to show the person you love how much you care.  There are various things to consider when buying a ring, including the range of diamond shapes available. Whether you’re about to get down on one knee or looking to mark a special occasion, a diamond ring is the perfect symbol of love. Some diamond shapes are more popular than others, but each one offers something special.  Our diamond shape guide explains what to look for... Read More

Popular Men's Luxury Watches 03/02/2022
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The Top Luxury Men’s Watches

Treating yourself to a luxury watch is a big deal. Whether it’s your first ever high-end timepiece or another style to go into your growing collection, it goes without saying that you’ll want it to offer you the very best. From faultless design to perfect timekeeping, a luxury watch provides a step up from a variety of other non-luxury brands. They are expertly crafted and guaranteed to stand the test of time, which is why so many men continue to wear their beloved timepieces over many years, even passing them... Read More

29/10/2021
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The Best Men’s Watches under £1000

Whether you’re looking for a reliable watch that’s sturdy enough for everyday use, or a lavish-looking timepiece that is guaranteed to attract attention from your peers, it’s likely that you’re still hoping to receive good value for money however much you’re looking to spend. When it comes to purchasing a new watch, you can pay all kinds of prices, from a basic style that costs under £10 to a designer watch that sets you back a years salary. There are so many different factors that come into buying a great... Read More

Rolex 29/10/2021
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How to Collect Rolex Watches

For more than a century, Rolex has continued to produce luxury timepieces crafted from the finest raw materials. Exquisitely elegant and reliable, each high-quality piece is more than just a watch, as it provides not only a status symbol but a versatile accessory that can be worn for everything from trips and expeditions to special occasions. A coveted brand for men and women alike, Rolex is also an excellent place to start if you are planning on embarking on a collecting career, as its watches are likely to remain a... Read More

30/07/2021

How to Clean Your Engagement or Wedding Ring at Home

No matter how much we cherish them, our engagement and wedding rings can still go through a lot. After all, when they are worn each and every day, it’s possible that they could be exposed to elements that affect their look and feel without us even knowing. Dust, dirt and household items such as lotions, perfumes, hairsprays and soaps can all play a role in gradually tarnishing the metal of your rings as well as dulling the sparkle of their stunning diamonds.  While it’s important for each of your rings... Read More