Services

Services

At McGowans Jewellers we provide free estimates and interest free credit so call us today on 0141 221 0101 or contact us to see how we can help you.


Buying

As well as selling a fantastic range of new and modern jewellery, we are also interested in buying unique items, in particular genuine Victorian or Edwardian pieces to add to our significant range of antique and pre-loved vintage jewellery. Every piece of jewellery we buy is sent to our specialist workshop to be fully reconditioned to the highest of standards. Some of the most beautiful statement pieces ever sold by McGowans originated from the Victorian or Edwardian eras, both of which produced jewellery of incredibly high quality. Indeed, we are so confident about the quality of all our stock that every item we sell comes with a full year’s guarantee!

Second Hand Buying

McGowans specialise in buying vintage and antique jewellery, including diamond or other precious stone-set rings, pendants, brooches and more. Contact us to find out more about selling your pre-loved pieces.

Repairs, Cleaning & Valuations

McGowans also provide specialised repair services, together with ring sizing and jewellery cleaning. We regularly carry out repairs on both new and antique pieces. Our company also has a dedicated value specialist on the premises who can provide up-to-date valuations for pieces which, for example, may need itemised on your household insurance.

Ring Re-sizing

Our efficient jewellery workshop can size many different types of rings. When increasing the size of rings, we always add metal to the band in order to prevent any thinning of the shank.

Re-tipping of Claws

The claws which hold a stone in place are the most vulnerable part of an often-worn ring. Any jewellery which has claw-set stones will need checked regularly and occasionally re-tipped. Our highly skilled jewelers will ensure the claws of your jewellery are in top condition to protect your much-loved jewels.

Re-Modeling

All our pre-owned jewellery has been fully reconditioned in our workshop to the highest standard by our skilled jewellers. This service is also available for your antique and vintage pieces which may need specialised restoration.

Stone Replacement

In the unfortunate event you lose a stone from your jewellery, we can source a variety of gemstones, both precious and semi-precious. We will then insert the stones at our workshop and have your piece looking perfect once again.

Chain Soldering

Chain snapped? Not to worry, McGowans not only offers chains in various lengths, links and metals, but our experienced jewelers can also efficiently repair chains if required.

Valuations

Our qualified value experts can issue insurance valuations to ensure your jewellery is protected. This may be useful to be itemised on your home insurance.

Pearl Restringing

We have a specialised re-stringing workshop which can repair snapped strings of pearls and a selection of other stones. We can also fit pearl clasps. All necklets are traditionally strung by our highly skilled jewellers.

Hand Engraving

McGowans offers hand engraving on your jewellery with your choice of words, dates or initials. Hand engraving can take up to one week, as it is a highly skilled and precise job.

Watch Repairs

McGowans offer a watch repair service carried out in our workshop by our skilled jewellers. Due to the fact we specialise in antique jewellery, pocket-watches and diamond cocktail watches are well within our area of expertise. You can trust we will have your watch ticking again in no time!

Gift Cards

We offer gift cards for a range of values for those who wish to give the recipient the freedom of choice.

Payment Options

We offer a range of payment options, including Credit Card payments at no extra charge and Interest Free Credit for those of you who wish to spread the cost of your purchases over several months or even years. We also have a tax-free shopping option for those of you that are visiting us from outside the EU.