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Rolex 17/04/2023

10 New Rolex Watches Have Been Revealed

Rolex releases new and reinvented models to its watch collection every year. After months of speculation, we discovered their latest additions on March 27th at the Geneva Watches & Wonders trade fair. This Swiss brand is recognised in the watch industry for creating iconic and luxury timepieces, and the newest Rolex watches are no exception. They are built with excellence in mind, and perfection shines through every new model and upgrade. All Rolex watches are made from the finest raw materials and assembled with close attention to detail. Read more... Read More

Image of a Rolex Daytona watch on top of a white computer keyword 18/01/2023

Rolex Daytona History

Rolex offers many impressive and innovative watches, which have evolved greatly over the years to become the iconic timepieces they are today. With exquisite designs and flawless craftsmanship, the renowned designer produces men’s and women’s watches that continue to be ahead of their time. Many of the watches in Rolex’s catalogue have a long and rich history, making them true status symbols compared to other brands. The Rolex Daytona is one of the most coveted timepieces in the world, widely celebrated by watch lovers and heavily pursued by collectors. Even... Read More

An image of two Rolex Sky Dweller watches inside a wooden case 17/01/2023

Rolex Sky-Dweller History

The Rolex catalogue is an extensive and varied curation of the finest timepieces in the industry. Offering classic and contemporary designs featuring various colours and complications, the brand prides itself on creating timeless luxury watches coveted by watch collectors worldwide. Whether you’re looking for a simple, clean style to wear every day or a modern design with impressive complications, Rolex is guaranteed to have an option suitable for your needs.  The Rolex Sky-Dweller is the youngest watch in the brand’s catalogue. It is also the most modern, designed to embrace... Read More

A man in a suit sitting down and holding a black mug. He is wearing a gold Rolex Datejust watch. 14/12/2022

Rolex Datejust History

Rolex is considered one of the greatest watch designers of our time. With passion, innovation and a level of quality like no other, it’s easy to see why the brand has achieved its premium status today. Every Rolex watch tells a story, with many iconic designs that have evolved over the years.  The Rolex Datejust is one of the most popular watches ever made, as it embodies exquisite refinement with an expert design suitable for every wrist. This guide will explore the history of this iconic watch, from its introduction... Read More

An image of a Rolex Submariner with a gold case and blue face. The Rolex Submariner is placed on a wooden table next to a black mug. 30/11/2022
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Rolex Submariner History

The Rolex catalogue is an impressive and innovative curation admired by many, with a selection of premium timepieces coveted by watch collectors worldwide. From classic, versatile styles made to be worn every day to specialist designs manufactured to aid performance in various sports and activities; there is a Rolex to suit everyone. The Rolex Submariner is considered one of the most recognisable and influential watches in the brand’s catalogue. A milestone timepiece for any watch collector, its distinctive aesthetic and consistent performance make it an excellent watch to aspire to.... Read More

Image of a gold Rolex next to a cup of coffee 02/11/2022
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Rolex Datejust Buying Guide

Even though the Rolex Datejust was released back in 1945, it has been a staple collection for modern gentlemen for almost seven decades. With a plethora of simple and statement designs being released over the years, it is now one of Rolex’s most iconic watches.  It continues to be exceptionally popular among all types of buyers. The Rolex Datejust collection is one of the brand’s most varied and is favoured by elite celebrities, politicians and leaders worldwide. The Rolex Datejust was the first to set the standard for how the... Read More

13/10/2022

A Deep Dive Into Understanding Lab-Grown Diamonds

Natural diamonds are made from carbon and formed due to high temperatures and pressures from the Earth’s mantle. But did you know that laboratories can recreate this process? A diamond is the hardest known substance that is naturally made. However, state-of-the-art technology and modern innovation now mean that some diamonds are produced in labs. If you’ve ever seen a laboratory-grown diamond and wondered how it looks so real, we’re here to explain this. This handy guide will help you learn about lab-grown diamonds and their benefits. Keep reading to learn... Read More

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