August 2018


September Birthstone Sapphire: The Stone of Destiny

Sapphire is one of the most popular gemstones used in jewellery and when they have a deep blue colour and an excellent transparency, they can reach high prices. The blue variety is the most popular to use in jewellery but the yellow, pink and orange stones have more recently become popular. Traditionally, sapphire symbolises nobility, truth and faithfulness and it has decorated the robes of royalty and clergy members for centuries. The rare orange-pink shade known as Padparadscha, which means “lotus flower” in Sinhalese, can be even more valuable than the deep blue... Read More


Something Blue: Bridal Jewellery

Wearing something blue has always been a tradition on your wedding day and why not make your look extra special with a stunning piece of blue jewellery. Whether you’re looking for a sapphire, aquamarine or another blue gemstone of your choice, William May will definitely have the perfect piece to complete your bridal look on your special day. New Sterling Silver Blue Crystal & Simulated Pearl Bracelet – £26 Something subtle like this crystal bracelet is ideal for adding a touch of colour to a bridal look. Simple yet stylish,... Read More


The History of the Infamous Rolex Daytona

Today, the Rolex Daytona is one of Rolex’s most sought after models. However, its popularity didn’t happen overnight. In 1955, Rolex released the modern day Daytona’s predecessor, the Rolex reference 6324 Chronograph. It was not well received as many people were already happy buying from Rolex’s competitors who had already established themselves as leading manufacturers of chronographs. There were only 500 watches released per year until this model was discontinued in 1961. Nowadays, they are rare and highly sought after by Rolex collectors and the price tag now starts at... Read More


Summer Sale: Top Picks

If you’re looking for a bargain this summer, you should definitely browse our sale. Whether you’re looking for a special gift or maybe you just want to treat yourself, we’ll definitely have something for you. New 9ct Gold Floating Heart Pendant & Stud Earring Set – WAS £150 NOW £75 This heart-shaped necklace and earring set is the perfect gift for someone special, and with 50% off, it is definitely an offer that can not be missed. And if you dare to think about the dreaded ‘C’ word in August,... Read More


August Birthstone Peridot: The Stone of the Sun

Peridot has always been associated with light and is known as the “gemstone of the Sun” in Egypt. Some people even believed that it protects the owner from nightmares especially when it was set in gold as this exerts its full potential. The word peridot comes from the Arabic “faridat” which translates to “gem”. Peridot’s history is different from almost all other gems. Most gems are formed in the Earth’s crust, however, there are two exceptions…diamond and peridot which are formed much deeper in the earth, in the mantle. Peridot... Read More