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Queen Elizabeth II and her gemstones

This bank holiday weekend marks Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. She has regularly adorned some fantastic jewels over the past 70 decades. During her reign, Queen Elizabeth II’s collection has included some of the world’s most exquisite gems, including her coronation necklace and the imperial state crown. Gemstones are a big feature toFind out more

Gemstone Engagement Rings

“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” is a phrase you’ve probably heard a million times. Rightly so, every woman would love to receive her first diamond or add one to her collection. Diamond engagement rings are the more traditional route; however, you have gemstone engagement rings which are unique and captivating. One of the mostFind out more

McGowans Jewellers Products and Services

We offer a wide range of jewellery products and services to help keep your pieces in perfect condition. From re-sizing to engraving, and repairs to valuations, McGowans offers an all-round service to keep your most-loved pieces looking brilliant. Our large collection of antique and new pieces will be sure to fulfil your jewellery needs. ComeFind out more

Some of our Favourite Gemstones for 2022

Three months into the new year and we are now fully embracing the jewellery trends 2022 has to offer. Whether this is rings, earrings, pendants or wristwear, one trend that has particularly stood out is gemstone jewellery. Emeralds, Diamonds, Rubies and Sapphire, just to name a few, can be used as statement pieces or forFind out more

5-Stone Diamond Ring Transformation

At McGowans, we pride ourselves in having an extensive range of services to recondition and maintain your old, broken, antique or new pieces. Our skilled jewellers carry out the work in our workshop to efficiently repair your jewellery and keep it looking as good as new. Check out a full list of our services onFind out more

Diamond Buying Guide

When it comes to buying diamonds, whether this be an engagement rings, earrings, necklaces, eternity rings, you name it – bigger isn’t always better. There are a few elements to consider when buying diamond jewellery: cut, colour, clarity and carat. These are otherwise known as the 4C’s and are used universally when calculating the valueFind out more

2022 Jewellery Trends

As we move into a more sustainable way of life, we are starting to invest more into ‘forever pieces’ and this is clear through the top jewellery trends this year. Timeless, classic styles that are here to stay. 2022 is all about maximisation and colour. Silver and gold trends are definitely not going anywhere butFind out more

Festive Opening Hours 2021

With Christmas fast approaching, everyone in Glasgow is frantically getting ready for the big day. Visit us in store at 4 and 41 Argyll Arcade, Glasgow, this Christmas! Our friendly team will help you discover the perfect pieces for your loved ones, from beautiful elegant diamond jewellery to unique vintage gemstone jewellery. A reminder thatFind out more