William May Jewellers Blog


January Birthstone Garnet: The Stone of Protection

Garnet is the birthstone for January and its name comes from the Latin word “Garanatus” which means “seedlike”. This being a reference to its similarities to the bright red seeds that you find inside a pomegranate. In Greek mythology, a pomegranate is said to be a gift of love and represents eternity. It still remains a gift of love to this day as garnet is traditionally given as a gift on a 2nd wedding anniversary. Garnet has always been a popular stone throughout history. They can be found all around the world... Read More


January Sale: Top Picks

Now that Christmas is over (no we can’t believe how fast it came and went either) it’s time to see what amazing discounts you can get in our January sale. We have got some great pieces that are in the sale this year including, pre-owned and new jewellery as well as some of our luxury watches. If you are interested in a specific piece, be quick! A lot of our sale pieces are one-offs so once they are gone…they’re gone! Take a look at the top picks from our sale... Read More


Last Minute Christmas Gifts

With just over a week to go until the big day, have you got all of your presents wrapped for your loved ones? If not, don’t worry you’ve still got time to purchase the perfect present. If you need some inspiration on what you can buy, take a look at the pieces below, you’re sure to find something that’s ideal for Christmas. Our final postage dates to get your items in time for Christmas are as follows: Wednesday 19th December – 1st Class Delivery (1-2 working days) Friday 21st December – Saturday... Read More


Christmas Gift Guides: Luxury Gifts

If you’re really looking to impress this Christmas then a luxury item might be just what you’re looking for. Treat that special someone to a pre-owned watch, a pair of diamond earrings or a luxurious chain to really make it a Christmas that they’ll never forget. New 9ct Gold Diamond & Sapphire Vintage Style Eternity Ring – £550 To really show someone how much you love them this Christmas, this sapphire and diamond eternity ring is the perfect gift. With the sapphires being a subtle yet elegant detail, you will... Read More


Christmas Gift Guide: Under £500

Now Christmas is just around the corner, its time to find that perfect gift. If you’re looking for something magical, that’s going to make Christmas morning like no other, take a look at some of our stand out pieces below that are sure to give that wow factor! Pre-Owned 9ct Yellow Gold 18 Inch Square Curb Chain Necklace – £259 For a classic gift this Christmas, a gold curb chain is a great choice for men or for women. We have many different chain styles and lengths so you are... Read More


Christmas Gift Guide: Under £200

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and with that, comes a selection of stunning gifts to choose from that can be given to your loved ones to make this Christmas better than ever. If you’re looking for a gemstone ring, a pair of diamond earrings or maybe a delicate gold chain for under £200, we have definitely got something for you, whether that’s pre-owned or new. New Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Zodiac Necklace – £27 If you are looking for a necklace that’s a little bit different, our... Read More


Stocking Fillers: Under £20

Are you looking for that little extra something to complete someone’s Christmas gift? Well, you’ve come to the right place. You might be looking for a cute pair of earrings, a charm for someone special, or maybe a necklace that’s personal to them. Whatever it is that you’re looking for, whether its pre-owned or new, gold or silver, we’re sure to have something for you. New Sterling Silver I Love You Spinning Pendant – £12 You can really show someone how much you love them with this ‘I Love You’... Read More


Black Friday Sale: Top Picks

Black Friday is finally here and with that comes our best deals of the year that you definitely don’t want to miss. Although we have deals across all of our ranges including necklaces, gemstone rings and luxury watches, we’re picking out our top 5 items that will definitely be snapped up before Black Friday Week is over. Take a look at our offers below and find the perfect piece to join your jewellery collection. New 9ct White Gold 0.20 Carat Tension Set Diamond Necklace WAS £295 NOW £177 If you... Read More


Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

Are you looking for that special something for him this Christmas? Take a look at our choice of gent’s gifts including luxury pre-owned watches, heavy chains, gold rings and more. No matter what his personal style is, and whether it is for your partner, dad, grandad, brother or friend, you are sure to find a great gift for under the Christma tree. Pre-Owned 9ct Yellow Gold Diamond Set Patterned Cufflinks – £135 Are you looking for the perfect accessory for a smart suit? A classic pair of gold cufflinks with... Read More