For more than 40 years, the Rolex Awards have supported individuals with projects that advance human knowledge, protect cultural heritage or help preserve natural habitats and species.
Join a Jury of experts to help select the five 2019 Laureates who will be supported by Rolex.
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Recycling unrecyclable plastic waste
If 25 year-old Canadian entrepreneur Miranda Wang fulfils her goal, a third of the world’s plastic waste – which now chokes...
Gold jewellery is among the most revered, but there are numerous different types to choose from. With the sleek white gold, the warm rose gold, and the bright yellow gold jewellery all offering different advantages, the team at Michael Jones Jeweller have put together this guide to help you navigate such a confusing world.
May also happens to be gold jewellery month, where retailers across the world celebrate...
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...