Diamond and blue topaz ring 23/10/2015

10 Interesting Facts for Novembers Birthstone Topaz.

Sometimes it can be a struggle to find the perfect gemstone for your loved one. A great way of selecting the one that is right is by birthstone. Novembers birthstone is Topaz. Here are 10 interesting facts that will increase your knowledge and ability to impress.   Topaz can be found in many colours with light blue being the most popular. Closely followed by golden yellow and green. The rarest being pink. Topaz has a hardness rating of 8 on the Mohs scale, so it is very durable. For comparisons... Read More

Rolex Submariner 14060 10/10/2015

The Rolex Submariner Non Date a Brief History.

When buying and selling second hand Rolex watches it is important to research and educate yourself as much as possible about the item. The Rolex Submariner has seen many changes over the years and I am hoping that this will be a useful resource for you when you are making a purchase. The Rolex Oyster case was first developed in 1926, its water tightness and durability became famous when Mercedes Gleitz managed to swim across the English channel with a watch on her wrist. Rolex has always strived for perfection... Read More

Compulsory Hallmarks 23/03/2015

Ever wondered what the markings inside your ring mean?

For a ring to be sold in the UK it needs to have a Hallmark. Hallmarks were introduced in the UK as a quality measure almost 700 years ago, it puts the buyer at ease that the item has been independently tested for its purity. Different metals have different symbols, but can have the same number for example Platinum and Palladium both can have a 950 number. Some items do not have a hall mark if they fall below the required weight, gold = 1 gram, silver = 7.78 grams,... Read More

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What exciting new releases have Rolex announced for 2015?

Spring is here and the cold days and dark nights are nearly behind us. Baselworld 2015 has begun and Rolex have announced what we can look forward to. Rolex Day-Date 40mm – The Day-Date has long been the most prestigious Rolex you can buy, only available in precious metals. The 2015 model has a larger case at 40mm, up from 38mm. It also has a new movement, calibre 3255 which looks to set a new standard for chronomatic performance. Rolex Lady Datejust 28mm – The case on the Lady Datejust... Read More