William May Jewellers Blog


Christmas Gift Guide: For Her

For Christmas this year why don’t you treat the lady in your life to something extra special. You can choose from a range of sparkling, timeless pieces that she’s sure to treasure forever. Take a look at some of our stunning pieces that will make the perfect gift under the Christmas tree. New 9ct Yellow Gold Disc Ball Adjustable 16-18 inch Necklace – £139 For a special gift that she can wear every day, this gold ball necklace could be the perfect piece. Its adjustable chain makes sure that she can... Read More


Get Ready for Party Season: What You Need to Be Wearing

November is here and you know what that means…its the start of party season! With Christmas around the corner, you’re more than likely going to have a party to attend or maybe some drinks with the girls. If you are not into wearing sequins but you are looking for something to finish off your party look, we’ve got some great items that will do just that. Think earrings, and whether you’re looking for something sparkly or something with stars, we’ve definitely got what you’re looking for. 9ct Yellow Gold 60mm... Read More


November Birthstone Topaz: The Soothing Stone

If you’re lucky enough to have a birthday in November you might know that you have two birthstones, Citrine and Topaz. Both stones are similar in the way that they are easily accessible as well as being reasonably priced. We’re going to look more closely at topaz to find out where it came from and the different types available… The name topaz comes from from the word Topazios, which is the ancient Greek name for St. John’s Island in the Red Sea. Even though yellow stones were famously mined there,... Read More


It’s Time to Start Thinking About Christmas…

We know it may seem early but, have you started thinking about Christmas yet? We definitely have, and we’re here to tell you why you should too… Once Pre-owned is Gone… it’s Gone! If you’ve seen something on our website that you think would make the perfect gift for someone, and it’s pre-owned, we’d advise you to take action sooner rather than later. The majority of our pre-owned items are one-off pieces so once they are sold, they’re gone. We may get something back in similar but nothing is ever... Read More


Changing Seasons: Three Colour Gold

With the seasons changing and the weather getting cooler, its time to add some seasonal colours into your collection. If you can’t choose between which gold colour to wear, why not wear them all together? With this in mind, we thought we would put together some of our favourite rose, white and yellow gold pieces to give you that autumnal feel. A perfect way to combine all the different colours of gold is with our circle pendant necklace. It is a classic piece that can be worn every day and easily transitions into... Read More


ORO by William May

We are excited to introduce to you, ORO, a collection of classic yet on trend pieces that are easy to wear as part of your everyday look. The collection is made up of classic necklaces, bangles, bracelets, rings and earrings. All of the pieces are made from 9ct yellow, rose or white gold, so not only are they contemporary, they are quality pieces of jewellery that are set to last more than a season. These elegant and timeless pieces are perfect on their own or layered up with other items from the... Read More


The 8 Styles Of The British Man

From Americana to Future Commuter 2,000 British women were polled to choose their favourite 2018 style for men… Created by William May  • View larger version


Autumnal Jewellery Trends

October is finally here, and with that comes a new set of trends to follow for the upcoming Autumn season. Think statement pieces, yellow gold layering and so much more. We’ve picked our top 5 trends that we will definitely be following through the colder months. Statement Gold Hoops When it comes to hoops this Autumn, bigger most definitely means better. Whether you’re going to wear them on their own or style them with other earrings, they will be the simplest yet coolest accessory you’ll purchase this season.   Mis-Matched... Read More


October Birthstone Opal: The Stone of Colour

Opal was once known as the Queen of Gems because you can see the colours of all other gemstones in it. Every single opal is one of a kind with not one being the same as any other. Some may centre around the blues or the green shades whilst others focus more on the reds and yellows. Another aspect of the opal is that when it is turned and moved, the colour will shift so that the opal will always look different. Opals have been compared to volcanoes, galaxies and... Read More


The Story of the Eternity Ring

An eternity ring symbolises the everlasting love between two people as well as the ‘eternity’ a married couple plan to share together. The first time that eternity rings were created was approximately 4,000 years ago during Egyptian times. While the Egyptians didn’t use the rings to mark a special occasion, they were given to their significant other as a symbol of both eternal love and life. Early examples that were found were just an ordinary circle of metal, usually set with stones either on the top half of the ring or around... Read More