H&I Life

Rolex Unveils Its Latest Watch Creations in the Oyster Perpetual Collection
The watch world has been waiting with anticipation for Rolex to announce the launch of its 2020 collections and on 1st September the brand announced four exciting updates to its iconic Oyster Perpetual collections.
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Introducing the Patek Philippe Calatrava Squelette
Now and again, you find an item of such exceptional beauty it is hard to believe it has been created for everyday use. The skeletonised Patek Philippe Calatrava S...
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Created for Love: The Hamilton & Inches Engagement Collection
By Crystal So, Showroom Manager As we sat under the stars in the south of France sipping te...
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Crafted with Passion: The Hamilton & Inches Engagement Collection
It was a beautiful summer’s day. The sky was a crisp blue and from my window, I could see th...
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Designed with Devotion: The Hamilton & Inches Engagement Collection
At twenty-seven years of age, Jenna and the H&I goldsmiths were given the task of design...
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Andrew Teden - A Cherished Friend and Colleague
It was with great sadness that on June 26th, 2020, we said goodbye to our cherished friend a...
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My H&I Story by David Ramsay, Silversmith
David Ramsay joined the Hamilton & Inches team at the young age of seventeen. He shares ...
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An Extraordinary Anniversary
This year 154 years since Hamilton & Inches opened its doors. May 28th 1866 saw the begi...
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Into the Hills: Digging for Scottish Gold
By Dr Sarah Laurenson, Curator of Modern and Contemporary History at National Museums Scotla...
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My H&I Story by Ruth Page, Trainee Silversmith
Edinburgh is a cultural blend of old meets new; from ancient festivals to next-generation st...
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The Sentiment of Jewellery
By Roseanna Preston-Jones, Senior Sales Consultant When we think of jewellery, we imagine so...
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Luxury Italian Elegance: An Introduction to FOPE
By Roseanna Preston-Jones, Senior Sales Consultant For decades, Hamilton & I...
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H&I’S Sparkling Drawing Competition
We are excited to invite children across Scotland to take part in our sparkling drawing comp...
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My H&I Story by Jenna Watson, Goldsmith
George Street is home to some of the finest shops in Scotland but it also houses our worksho...
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The Crowned Heart Pendant: A Symbol of Love
In 1892, a young Katherine Salting was betrothed to be married to Brigadier-General George B...
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The Challenge of COVID-19 & Remaining Resilient
Coronavirus has affected the lives of everyone in the country. It has been a challenging tim...
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Thirty Years at Hamilton & Inches by Ninian Dunlop
Hamilton & Inches has been an integral part of Edinburgh since it opened its doors on th...
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Exploring the Archives of Hamilton & Inches
On the very top floor of 87 George Street, in a room offset from our expert jewellers’ works...
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The Evolution of Craft Series: The Tools of a Goldsmith
Written by Chay McClory, Master Jeweller Since the beginning of time, humans have been wo...
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Hamilton & Inches Helps Craft the Next Generation
We are delighted to have helped further the future of craftsmanship in Scotland by continui...
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The Charmed Links of China and Scotland
For the first time in 76 years, Burns Night and the Chinese New Year (春节—chūn jié) fall on ...
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