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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