Diamond & Emerald Pendant

Everything You Need to Know About Emeralds

Emeralds are an elegant and captivating gemstone, as well as the birthstone for the month of May. If you love emeralds as much as we do, here are some fascinating facts about the beautiful green gemstone. Emeralds: Past and Present.  The world’s love affair with emeralds dates back to Ancient Egypt in 1500 BC, when the green […]

Wearing Amethyst? Have Another Glass of Fizz!

10 Things You Didn’t Know About February’s Birthstone Happy February, everyone!  We hope you had a fabulous start to the New Year. If anyone is celebrating a birthday this month, then you’re lucky enough to count amethyst as your birthstone. This gorgeous violet stone has been popular for centuries, but how much do you really […]

Splinters from Stars: 10 Facts About Diamonds

This month’s dazzling birthstone is – Diamond! To celebrate this timeless stone, here are 10 fascinating facts about diamonds. The word diamond comes from the Greek word adamas, meaning ‘unbreakable.’ Diamonds are the hardest natural substance on Earth, and the only way to scratch one is to use another diamond. The quality of a diamond […]

Christmas at Macintyres of Edinburgh

Macintyres Christmas Gift Guide

It’s the sparkliest time of the year! The Macintyres Christmas tree is lighting up the showroom, and so is all our lovely stock. Whether you are looking for a luxury gift or have a strict budget, we love helping our customers find the perfect gift for everyone on their list. This year, go beyond what […]

Macintyres Edinburgh Jewellers showroom

Secrets from the Macintyres Showroom

If our showroom walls could talk, they would have fabulous stories to tell! Macintyres has been in business for more than 20 years and thousands of customers have passed through our doors, yet we still hear gasps of delight when people see the enormous size of our showroom and the treasure trove of stunning jewellery within. “We […]

Overseas Proposal will you marry me

How to Plan the Perfect Overseas Proposal

Proposing overseas is a grand, romantic gesture – unless the ring was lost in your hold luggage. Here are 7 tips to help you pull off the perfect overseas proposal. Pack the ring properly. Packing the ring in your hold luggage is too much of a risk in case it gets lost; you can buy […]

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How to (Secretly) Find Out Her Ring Size

You know she’s the one, but do you know her ring size? We’ve seen a few gents panic when we mention sizing – after all, you don’t want her to say “yes” and then have to wear a gorgeous diamond ring on her pinky finger! But there’s no need to worry; here are some clever […]

Valentines Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas at Macintyres

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner (this Sunday!), but we imagine a few of you are still searching for the perfect gift to really ‘wow’ your partner. Whether you want to spoil them with a fine piece of jewellery or plan to get down on one knee, we guarantee you’ll find a romantic, meaningful gift at Macintyres. Diamond Girl’s Top […]

A Look Inside the Macintyres Wedding Event!

We are still smiling about the fabulous Macintyres Wedding Show in April! Thank you to all the lovely couples who attended the event; it was wonderful to meet so many of you and help you find the perfect wedding bands. We hope everyone had a fantastic time and benefited from an additional 10% off the wholesale price of our […]