The Laings Journal

30th June 2022

The Mille Miglia – A Fascination with Time

The month of June saw motoring enthusiasts flock to Brescia, Italy, for one of the industry’s most iconic events. Translating to thousand miles, the Mille Miglia is an open road roundtrip to Rome and back, bypassing summery stretches of Adriatic coastline and bustling streets of metropolitan cities. Each year, Chopard honours this iconic racing event with a reinvention of its timepiece, this year unveiling the Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Race Edition 2022.


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The Mille Miglia – A Fascination with Time

The month of June saw motoring enthusiasts flock to Brescia, Italy, for one of the industry’s most iconic events. Translating to thousand miles, the Mille Miglia is an open road roundtrip to Rome and back, bypassing summery stretches of Adriatic coastline and bustling streets of metropolitan cities. Each year, Chopard honours this iconic racing event with a reinvention of its timepiece, this year unveiling the Chopard Mille Miglia GTS Race Edition 2022.

30th June 2022

Rolex at Laings: An Unforgettable Experience

Laings is proud to have been an Official Rolex Retailer for over 60 years. With our highly-trained teams and showrooms steeped in green and gold history, the Rolex at Laings experience is unforgettable. The cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton and Cardiff are all home to a Laings Rolex showroom – where we continue to welcome both new and returning clients, helping them to select the perfect Rolex timepiece.

16th June 2022

Introducing Laings Mono-Brand Omega Showroom in Cardiff

Laings is delighted to open the doors to our new OMEGA showroom at St David’s, Cardiff – the first ever in Wales.

18th May 2022

Emma Millar – An Antwerp Adventure

Laings Goldsmith, Emma Millar, embarked on a journey to Antwerp to undertake a three-month Optical Diamond Setting course at Alexandre School to become a Stone Setter, a rare skill. Follow Emma’s adventure in ‘The Diamond Capital of The World’ and discover the incredible artistry and skill she brings back to us here at Laings.

16th May 2022

A Journey Through The 4Cs of Diamonds

Diamonds are one of the earth's most precious creations and today are used as symbols of love, commitment, and triumph. In the middle of the twentieth century, GIA developed the first classification system for describing diamonds, which is now accepted and adopted worldwide. We are here to make learning about these gemstones easier as we talk you through the 4Cs of diamonds.

7th April 2022

Chopard Unveil ‘The Sound of Eternity’ – A Trilogy of Full Strike Models

Chopard honours the 25th anniversary of its L.U.C collection with a series of new chiming timepieces. The acoustic masterpieces are infused with the expertise of brothers and musician maestros, Gautier and Renaud Capuçon, as well as the technical guidance from Chopard Co-President, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele.

6th April 2022

Rolex Unveils its 2022 Watch Creations

In an exhibition of its continued innovative and pioneering spirit, Rolex presents the 2022 creations refining its iconic models with technical prowess and watchmaking expertise.

1st April 2022

TUDOR Reveals Black Bay Showcase at Watches and Wonders 2022

TUDOR is celebrated for its adventurous spirit, technical prowess and acute sense of style. With a rich history and bright philosophy, the aspirations of Hans Wilsdorf have driven the brand to the pioneering force it is today. Embodying fearlessness and lending itself perfectly to the slogan ‘Born To Dare’, TUDOR is not afraid to push boundaries.

31st March 2022

Patek Philippe Introduces a Technical Debut at Watches and Wonders 2022

Legendary watchmaker, Patek Philippe, has delighted watch collectors with 12 new models, including a major technical debut and a varying range of aesthetic reinterpretations.

31st March 2022

TAG Heuer Legends are Reborn at Watches and Wonders 2022

TAG Heuer turns to its most celebrated collections for this year’s Watches and Wonders, reinventing timepieces which go beyond the edge to explore great depths and watches worn on the wrists of legends as they make history on the racetrack.

30th March 2022

Unveiling Symbols Of Treasure With Cartier’s Watches and Wonders Presentation

Cartier, driven by the vision of beauty, transcends the jewellery and watch industry as a cultural icon – celebrated by luxury enthusiasts and celebrities alike. Since its creation in Paris by Louis-François Cartier in 1847, Cartier has evolved through welcoming visionaries and free spirits into the Maison. Pushing boundaries, an innovative spirit and embracing the […]

30th March 2022

Introducing the OMEGA 2022 New Releases

OMEGA’s 2022 New Releases demonstrate the very best of functionality, innovation and colourful design in the world of Swiss timepieces. Exceeding their own extreme expectations, OMEGA has chosen to experiment with colour in the year ahead, introducing exciting innovations across many of its iconic collections.

18th March 2022

A Journey of Fine Craftsmanship with Laings Ruby Raffle Ring

As part of Laings inaugural annual golf day, we gave away the chance to work with our expert design team to create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery incorporating a beautiful ruby gemstone, an experience worth £3000.

15th March 2022

Watchmaking Artistry with Patek Philippe’s Ladies’ Complications Collection

Patek Philippe are masters of creating extraordinary complications in elegant and finessed style, perfect for the modern woman.

7th March 2022

How to Become a Luxury Watch Collector

The world of luxury watches is a realm of iconic timepieces, with watches that have appeared on the big screen, featured on red carpets, and have explored the globe from the depths of the ocean to outer space. Pursue your passion for fine timepieces and acquire some of the world’s most renowned models with our guide to becoming a luxury watch collector.

1st March 2022

Choosing a Wedding Band for your Engagement Ring

Your wedding band is a symbol of your marriage and represents love and unity. A piece of jewellery that you will cherish forever, so choosing it is one of the most important steps in your forever journey. Explore our tips for choosing your wedding ring.

23rd February 2022

The History of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year, where love is celebrated across the world. A day rooted in great sentiment, where do the traditions stem from and how did Valentine’s Day begin?

10th February 2022

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

In a celebration of love, Valentine’s Day allows us to take time to show our appreciation for those closest to us. Give thanks to mothers, siblings partners and friends with the enduring gift of fine jewellery and luxury timepieces, the ultimate symbol of unconditional love.

7th February 2022