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Easter Egg Hunt Competition

Enter our competition with John Dick & Son to be in with a chance of winning £200 worth of vouchers! Join our virtual Easter egg hunt and find the golden egg on our website, and the John Dick & Son website . Locate the eggs and fill out your answers and details using the button belowFind out more

Jewellery through the decades: Edwardian, Art-Deco & Vintage

Following on from our recent blog about Georgian, Victorian & Art Nouveau styles, we are continuing our series looking back at the many decades of jewellery. Understanding the history of jewellery is a great way to get more enjoyment from your favourite pieces. Read on to learn about the Edwardian, art-deco and vintage styles thatFind out more

A notice to our customers

A notice to our customers   Our priority will always be the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers across our three stores in Aberdeen and Glasgow. After the recent challenges, we have come to the decision that it is within our staff and customers best interest and safety that our stores close temporarilyFind out more

How to care for your gemstones

Caring for your jewellery is important to make sure it not only stays clean, but also maintains its brilliant sparkle and shine all year round! Every gemstone has different properties, and each deserves its own unique care and attention. Different cleaning methods apply to each gem stone, and there are some things you should avoidFind out more

How to spot counterfeit gold jewellery

Gold is one of the most counterfeited types of jewellery. The amount of fake gold present on the market increases alongside the value of gold and as our last blog discussed, this is rising dramatically at the moment. For those who are not experienced jewellers, it can often be hard to tell real gold fromFind out more

Price of gold reaches 7 year high

Over the past few months, the price of gold has been increasing, so much so, it’s now at a 7-year high. With the coronavirus causing havoc in the stock market, the price is expected to increase even more over the next few weeks and months. While this might seem like a negative for those wishingFind out more