Family heirlooms are very important to many people. They are a sentimental reminder of the loved one who passed the item down, as well as a piece of family history that you will want to be able to treasure forever. However, as time goes on and the piece of jewellery is passed on and worn, […]
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Gold is a common choice for many pieces of jewellery. Opting for gold means your watch, ring or necklace won’t rust or lose its shine, and because this is a timeless metal, it will never go out of fashion. But how do you choose between different types of gold? First of all, it’s important to […]
Have you ever wondered to yourself, ‘What watch does James Bond wear?’ From laser beam watches to those that, well, just tell the time, we’ve only gone and put all the information in a handy infographic – so you can see at a glance which watch James Bond wore in Octopussy (Seiko G757, fact-hounds), or what […]
This year’s festivities are well and truly upon us, meaning that it’s the perfect opportunity for everyone at Martins of Glasgow to spread some Christmas cheer! So we wanted to use this blog post to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. With the season being so family-orientated, you may […]
Jewellery is one of the most popular gifts to give (and therefore receive!) at Christmas time, but it can also be one of the most difficult to buy. Due to its personal nature, it can be incredibly difficult to decide on a piece of jewellery for a loved one, even if you feel like you […]
With the festive season sneaking up on us once more, our attention is quickly drawn to buying gifts for our loved ones. Although many people do know exactly what they want – not that they drop any hints whatsoever- there are times when we are stuck for gift ideas for even the closest of family […]
Silver is an incredibly popular material for use in the jewellery industry and it’s not hard to see why. But how can you tell if your jewellery is made from real sterling silver, or simply silver plated costume jewellery? As you are likely to want to spend your money on a piece of jewellery that […]
Sterling silver is one of the most popular metals used for jewellery and watches. It’s incredibly versatile and simplistically beautiful. However, because many of us have sterling silver jewellery, we also know that it can begin to appear dull or discoloured over time. Luckily, this can be reduced and avoided through cleaning and caring for […]
Everyone wants to keep their jewellery in top condition. Whether it’s your wedding ring that you wear every day, or a family heirloom that has been passed down through generations – you will definitely want to keep it sparkling. As a jewellers in Glasgow that offers a brilliant design and repair service, we understand how […]
You would be forgiven if you thought that, here at Martins of Glasgow, we worked our magic to repair broken watches and to provide expert tag watch repair services. The truth, however, is that we adore jewellery of all kinds and work night and day to produce fine, elegant jewellery to a high standard […]