As you may be aware, our watch workshops at Michael Jones Jeweller have been authorised to carry out Rolex service work for a number of years
and employ and train some of the best watchmakers in the country.
Now we are especially proud to announce that our watchmaker Lynette has just become only the third watchmaker in the UK awarded the prestigious “Rolex Authorised Service” status.
Gemstone of the Month: October
The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which means “to see a change in colour.”
Many opal varieties exist, but only a few (like Fire Opal and Boulder Opal) are universally recognized. Opals are often referred to by their background “body colour”—black or white.
Each Opal is truly one-of-a-kind; as unique as our fingerprints.
Gemstone of the Month: September
Pre-Owned Sapphire Ring
Some linguists propose that the word sapphire derives from Sanskrit “Shanipriya”. Literally meaning "dear to Saturn". Alternatively, other believe that it derived from the Latin word “saphirus” and the Greek word “sapheiros,” both meaning blue.
Sapphire is a variety of the mineral corundum.
It is typically blue, but sapphires also occur in yellow...
Steeped in tradition, history and romance, the wedding ring - far from being old fashioned – is as popular as ever, and why not? Not many gifts can be exchanged by two lovers with more sentiment, meaning and love. Wearing a ring on the fourth finger of the left hand was traditionally believed to connect the ring directly to a vein that linked straight to the heart and...
It's that time of year again when the school holidays are looming - the ideal time for school children to get their ears pierced to allow proper healing before schools start again in September.
We offer an ear-piercing service in all our showrooms and have trained, caring members of staff who will make the experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. We have quiet areas in all our showrooms...
We are delighted to receive the Jewellers of Excellence Award 2018 for our commitment to training. Many of our staff members have attended various workshops, online training courses and events over the past year. We are a company that is eager to learn and to be the best we can in order to pass on our knowledge on to our customers.
Jewellers of Excellence is a quality...
Our new summer window displays are now in place in all three of our showrooms.
What do you think of our hot air balloons! They look great and compliment the sunny weather we have been having recently.
The balloons will be for sale once they are removed from our windows - pop into one of our showrooms if you are interested and we can reserve one...
A pearl traditionally symbolizes love, happiness and success. In many cultures, pearls symbolize purity and innocence, which is why it’s traditional for a bride to wear pearls on her wedding day.
Pearls have an organic origin are not found within the Earth like most gemstones. The rarest pearls are natural pearls made in the wild. The majority of pearls sold today are cultured or farmed...
Emerald comes from the word “smaragdus,” which means “green” in Greek.
Emerald is a variety of beryl.
Light green to a deep rich green.
HISTORY IN JEWELLERY:
Cleopatra was known to cherish emeralds, even claiming ownership of all emerald mines in Egypt during her reign.
TREATMENTS AND ENHANCEMENTS:
Traditionally Emeralds can be oiled to fill surface cracks...
The new collection from Ti Sento Milano is now in stock online and in both our Grosvenor Centre and Banbury showrooms.
Pale pinks, lavenders, rose and turquoise carry throughout the collection creating an unlimited possibility to mix and match your favorite pieces.
Take a look at the whole collection here.
All TI SENTO - Milano jewellery is designed exclusively by their own design...