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Inside La Maison Chopard: Artisan of Emotions since 1860

Chopard embodies ‘joie de vivre’. Their playful yet bold jewellery designs and sophisticated timepieces have a completely unique style. Here we explore the story behind the celebrated family brand.  

16th April 2021

A Curated Selection of Diamond Gifts From Our Experts

At Laings, we are dedicated to excellence and pride ourselves on our collection of the finest jewellery. Our teams in-store have the pleasure of working with an incredible array of sparkling pieces and so often come across pieces that stand out for them. Here we speak to our experts and learn all about their top diamond gifts.

16th April 2021

An Illuminating Look at The 5Cs 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 5Cs of diamonds.

13th April 2021

Patek Philippe New Models 2021

In the second phase of Patek Philippe’s illustrious Watches and Wonders exhibition, the brand presents a look into the complexity of the supreme Genevan manufacture. To hear more about the launch of the exclusive collection we asked Stuart McDowell, Retail Director, and Stewart Simpson, Client Relationship Manager, for comment.

13th April 2021

Rolex Reveals its Latest Creations

Recognised the world over as a symbol of excellence, elegance and prestige, Rolex presents the latest creations brought to life by its unique watchmaking expertise.

12th April 2021

Discover TUDOR’s Spectacular New Collection of Black Bay Models

TUDOR arrives at Watches and Wonders with the release of an incredible new selection of Black Bay models. The collection celebrates the 50th anniversary of TUDOR’s first chronograph, with the relaunch of its Black Bay Chrono, the introduction of new versions of the Black Bay Fifty-Eight and new additions to the 1926.

8th April 2021

Panerai Affirms Sustainability Ethos at Watches and Wonders

Panerai announces commitments towards an even more sustainable future based on a circular use of natural resources in its 2021 new releases at Watches and Wonders.

8th April 2021

The TAG Heuer Aquaracer is Reborn

TAG Heuer goes above and beyond the edge with the Aquaracer Professional 300, a luxury tool watch that connects us to the seas and continues a legacy that began more than 40 years ago.

7th April 2021

Cartier Presents Watchmaking Encounters 2021

Cartier brings Parisian elegance to Watches and Wonders 2021 – an exclusive display of the finest watches launched from the world’s most renowned brands. Building on Cartier’s acclaimed collection of watches, celebrated by luxury enthusiasts and celebrities alike, the latest suite of models is a captivating display of the brand’s signature art deco style.

7th April 2021

Unfold The Infinity With Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Latest Collection

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces a new selection of Reverso models which balance unique design and ultimate precision to create elegant sophistication. Unfold the infinity with Jaeger-LeCoultre.

7th April 2021

Patek Philippe Showcases New Nautilus Collection

Legendary watch house, Patek Philippe, presents its latest collection of Nautilus models at Watches and Wonders 2021 – a world-first exhibition, online and offline, of the finest craftsmanship in watchmaking. Discover the new collection of one of Patek Philippe’s most iconic watches with Laings.

7th April 2021

IWC Launch 2021 Pilot’s Watches Collection

Laings are proud to present IWC Schaffhausen at Watches and Wonders, a celebration of Swiss excellence and unmatched luxury. IWC are a brand known for their pioneering history and precision engineering. With five new releases here we look into the inspirations and groundbreaking innovations of the latest launches.

7th April 2021

What is Watches and Wonders 2021?

This year, Watches and Wonders will welcome some of the industry’s most renowned names for an event where prestigious brands will exhibit exciting new innovations and releases. Here, we will give you an insight into everything you need to know about Watches and Wonders 2021 and what to expect from this exciting tradeshow.

2nd April 2021

A Q&A with our Watch Experts

The world of luxury watchmaking can be a difficult one to navigate. With so many different models, movements and styles there is a lot to consider when purchasing and taking care of your timepiece. We caught up with one of our Edinburgh watch experts James Crawford to answer all your burning questions in our Watch Experts Q&A. 

29th March 2021

OMEGA Launches Extraordinary 2021 Watch Collection

Following a tumultuous year for the world, OMEGA pivots into complete escapism with its 2021 collection of timepieces. Designed to excite and inspire watch aficionados, the collection fuses OMEGA’s rich heritage of oceanic and space discovery themes, with modern and pioneering innovation – to make even the most advanced OMEGA followers tick. Discover the collection […]

26th March 2021

The History of Jewellery

Beautiful pieces of jewellery have long been forms of personal expression, and throughout the years the essence of jewellery has not really changed. Here we explore the history of jewellery, looking at the earliest forms and how these precious pieces have evolved over time.

22nd March 2021

Panerai Brand Focus

Known for their rich, marine history and iconic dive watches, Panerai combines their passion for the sea with precision engineering to create timepieces that push limits and encourage adventure. In our Panerai Brand Focus, we have a closer look at their history, commitment to horology and iconic model, the Submersible.

18th March 2021

Rediscover Romance: Spring 2021

As we move into the new season we have launched our 2021 Spring Campaign. The beautiful campaign invites you to rediscover romance, exploring the blossoming world around you as we move into a time of renewal.

16th March 2021

Born to Dare – Exploring the Luxury of TUDOR at Laings

Devoted to their rich heritage TUDOR harmoniously blend exclusive innovations with pioneering design to create timepieces for those who are Born to Dare. Discover their adventurous spirit as we dive deep into their abundant history and explore our favourite collections. Recognised for their durability, reliability and precision TUDOR’s distinctive collections possess a bold past, technical […]

15th March 2021

Spring Cleaning Your Jewellery

As the golden days of spring dawn and nature begins to blossom, the season brings with it new beginnings. Just as you would spruce up your home or garden it’s the perfect time to give your jewellery a little spring clean too. Explore our top tips for cleaning your jewellery.

15th March 2021

Mother’s Day Gifts: Support Small Businesses

If this past year has taught us anything it’s that appreciating the ones you love has never been more important. As Mother’s Day quickly approaches you may be looking for a little inspiration for the perfect gift, so we’ve put together our top picks from our favourite local businesses. Explore our Mother's Day gifts and support the businesses near you. 

8th March 2021

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

A Mother creates magical memories, has been a lifelong friend and loves unconditionally. Her unwavering support has never been more valuable, so spoil her this Mother’s Day with a gift that symbolises all of the precious moments that she’s been a part of. Explore our Mother’s Day Gift Guide for inspiration.

3rd March 2021

Breitling Introduce the Chronomat Red Arrows Limited Edition

Breitling the Swiss luxury watchmaker – renowned as the leading supplier of aviation watches and official sponsor of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, announces the launch of the Chronomat Red Arrows Limited Edition. Here we explore the exciting new model.

3rd March 2021

Proposals from the Pages

The 4th of March is World Book Day, where artists and authors are praised globally for their contributions to lives through literature. We thought what better way to celebrate than with a sparkling Laings twist. 

1st March 2021

Focus On: The Oval Cut Diamond

The oval cut diamond is a beautiful fancy shape, which delights both with its undeniable sparkle and elegant style. Here we take a closer look at the exquisite oval diamond, as well as highlighting some of our favourite engagement ring designs featuring the stunning cut.

25th February 2021