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#CaptureTheLove with McGowans

COMPETITION TIME! #CaptureTheLove with McGowans   This World Photo Day (19th August) we want you to capture the love and share your favourite engagement or wedding photo memories with us! Whether they are yours or a friend’s special moments, we want you to share them in the comments of our competition Facebook post to beFind out more

We are hiring in Glasgow!

Do you have experience in the jewellery industry and excellent customer service skills? We are looking for a positive, friendly and approachable individual to join our established team as a full-time Sales Advisor in our Argyll Arcade store in Glasgow. The position ideally would commence at the end of August 2018. About McGowans Jewellers OverFind out more

Peridot: Everything you need to know

Peridot, a gorgeous olive green in colour, is the birthstone for August. An ancient and fascinating gem stone, it dates back to the time of Pharos in Egypt. Peridot is available in a spectrum of green, olive and yellow colours, with the grass-green shade being the most valuable Find out more about the history ofFind out more

How to care for your gem stones

Caring for your jewellery is important to make sure it maintains its brilliant sparkle and shine all year round! Every gem stone 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 avoid for certain stones too.  Find out more

Rubies: Everything you need to know

Rubies, the birthstone of July, are one of the most iconic gemstones. The fiery, deep red hue of rubies has made it a popular gemstone at the forefront of luxury for hundreds of years. Not only are rubies the celebratory stone for 40th Wedding Anniversaries, but they make for beautiful occasion jewellery too. Discover theFind out more

Farewell Michael James – The story behind the name change

McGowans Jewellers was established in 1895, and over the years we have built up a solid reputation as one of Scotland’s leading and highly reputable quality jewellers. We became a household name, known as ‘McGowans – the engaging people’ as customers travelled from all over the country to shop with us. Throughout the years, responsibilityFind out more

We buy jewellery too!

As well as selling a fantastic range of new and modern jewellery, we are also interested in buying unique vintage and antique items, in particular genuine Art Deco, Victorian or Edwardian pieces to add to our significant range of pre-loved jewellery. You may have old jewellery or watches lying around that you haven’t touched inFind out more

What does your birthstone mean?

McGowans specialise in coloured gem stone jewellery of all shapes, sizes, types and colours. From rubies to sapphires to emeralds, there’s a wonderful spectrum of colours available, but what do they all mean? Each stone has historically been associated with a month and attached to certain meanings. So, what is your birthstone and what doesFind out more

Tips for keeping your jewellery good as new

We all know the wonderful feeling when you first wear that immaculate, sparkling clean new piece of jewellery and promise to yourself you will keep it good forever. We want to help you make this last and maintain your most loved pieces to look and work as good as new for longer. Follow our topFind out more