Jewellery and Watches Blog | Miltons Diamonds

Watch Cleaning 22/10/2020
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How to clean a watch

Whether you wear your watch every day or save it for special occasions, you’re going to want to keep it in top condition. It’s only natural that over time your watch will build up with dirt, as well as receiving a slight scratch or mark the more you wear it. Here at Miltons Diamonds, we keep our watches in pristine condition so that our customers are completely satisfied with their purchase. There’s nothing quite like a new watch, but there are ways you can maintain your existing collection.  Here we’ve... Read More

Two hands with wedding bands next to orange flowers 24/09/2020
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A Guide To Buying Second-Hand Engagement Rings

When it comes to choosing an engagement ring for your significant other, a sparkling new diamond may seem like the obvious option – but it isn’t your only one. While new diamond engagement rings can be a stunning choice, there are also many advantages that second-hand engagement rings can offer. We understand how important it is to find the perfect ring for your loved one and here at Miltons Diamonds, we want you to feel confident with your choice. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve created a guide... Read More

14/08/2020
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A Guide To Buying Second-Hand Jewellery

When it comes to purchasing second-hand jewellery, there can be a little more to consider in comparison to a fast fashion fix, but the result is very rewarding. While you’ve still got personal preferences and styles to address,  the authenticity of pre-owned jewellery and ensuring you’re getting good value for money are essential elements to explore.  At Miltons Diamonds, we consider ourselves experts in the field, so we wanted to create a guide to buying second-hand jewellery to help you make the right decision for you, from reasons to buy... Read More

07/08/2020

How to propose

For many people, marriage is a natural progression in a relationship; not only is it a symbol of love and commitment, it is a statement of lifelong loyalty. If you’re thinking about taking the leap and proposing to that special someone, then chances are you’re feeling pretty apprehensive and nervous. Don’t worry. This is completely normal; after all, you want to get it just right.   A proposal is a special moment in a couple’s relationship, so you must take time to consider every aspect of the moment before it happens.... Read More

24/07/2020

How To Clean Jewellery

At Miltons Diamonds, we understand how important keeping your jewellery in top condition is and, ultimately, we want you to get the most enjoyment out of your investment. Being meticulous with your jewellery will keep your diamonds shining and your gold gleaming, as well as prolonging the life of your precious pieces. And as we’re experts in providing second-hand and custom pieces, we thought we’d highlight the best way to care for your jewellery. If you’re wanting your jewellery to deliver a wonderful long-lasting impression, follow this simple guide for... Read More

29/06/2020
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How to spot a fake Rolex

Investing in a premium watch, whether for yourself or as a special gift, requires ensuring it’s authenticity – of product and seller. Due to the worldwide reputation of such a brand, Rolex watches are increasingly being copied and sold as the real deal by those who see an opportunity to make big money from the big name. Whilst there are sometimes obvious causes for concern over the authenticity of a fake Rolex watch, replicas and counterfeit watchmakers are becoming more clever in their trade, with only small details being the... Read More

18/03/2020

Coronavirus Covid 19 Policy

*IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT* As the impact of COVID-19 broadens, we would like to make you aware of our response. Our priority as always, is to support the health and welfare of our customers and staff. We can confirm that we are following the current advice from Public Health England.  As of Wednesday 2nd December, our Jewellery stores will be open following the current Government advice Our pawnbrokers and retail stores will remain open under revised working hours. Our opening hours are: Monday: 10:00-16:00 Tuesday: 10:00-16:00 Wednesday: 10:00-16:00 Thursday: 10:00-16:00 Friday: 10:00-16:00... Read More

17/03/2020
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Miltons Diamonds Birthstone Guide

Birthstones are gems that relate to different months of the year. Each month has a dedicated stone, and each gemstone represents a different meaning or strength that they are said to provide. Birthstones can also be related to each zodiac sign, star sign or even the day of the week you were born. Many people choose to give birthstone jewellery a meaningful gift to help people wear precious jewellery that represents them personally. History Of Birthstones The origins of birthstones date back thousands of years when the world thought that... Read More

holiday watches, men's waterproof watches, men's water resistant watches 05/06/2019
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Holiday Watches: The Men’s Timepieces you Need this Summer

Whether you’re hitting the beach, exploring on a European city break or planning an adventure further afield, it’s important to consider the practicalities and function of the watch you take with you. From men’s waterproof watches and dive watches to timezone-tracking GMT watches and classic Explorers, here at Miltons Diamonds, we’ve listed our top holiday watches you need for every eventuality this year. Dive Watches OMEGA Seamaster Diver 300m Chronograph Blue – Unworn 2018 Whether it’s the ocean or the hotel pool, if you’re taking a dip on holiday, you’ll... Read More

alternative engagement rings 08/04/2019

Thinking Outside the Ring Box: Alternative Engagement Ring Ideas

When it comes to engagement ring ideas, the first image that comes to mind is probably a traditional diamond. Simple and elegant, a diamond ring is a classic for a reason, but it’s not the only option. When choosing an engagement ring, thinking outside the box and opting for a coloured gemstone can add a personal and unique touch to your choice – depending on the tastes of your partner, of course! Looking for inspiration? Here at Miltons Diamonds, we have a selection of alternative engagement rings for you to explore,... Read More