Jewellery and Watches Blog | Miltons Diamonds

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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

Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch 16/03/2015

Should the luxury watch industry be worried by the smart watch?

Plenty of smart watches are now available on the market, with many big hitters like Samsung, Apple, Sony and LG all releasing various models with various capabilities. So should the luxury Swiss watch brands like Omega, Cartier and Rolex be worried?   Lets go back forty years. In the early 1970’s the quartz watch took off, the Swiss watch industry didn’t see it coming. The quartz movement proved to be more reliable, more accurate and cheaper to develop and construct. The quartz movement pushed the Swiss made watch industry into... Read More

SI1/SI2 Diamond 13/03/2015

Diamond Carat Weight, Cut, Colour and Clarity. What do they mean?

Buying an engagement ring can be very confusing, the majority of people will only ever do this once and it isn’t something you would want to rush in to. Using just a few snippets of knowledge can get you a long way and help you to understand exactly what it is that you are paying for.   What is ‘Carat Weight’ and why does it sometimes say approximately? When measuring/weighing gem stones we use carat weight, just as when weighing yourself you would use kilograms. Sometimes if the diamond is... Read More

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Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More