Pocket Watches are beautiful timeless pieces, and we're here to show you the right way to wear one. When dressing formal with a vest or waistcoat, the Albert Chain (named after Queen Victoria’s husband Prince Albert) will be a nice addition to your outfit, for both a modern or vintage take. Great for a wedding or celebration! … Continue reading How to wear a Pocket Watch…
Dorothy Williams was born 28th June 1924. She was born in Lee Crescent, in Edgbaston, Birmingham, where she lived for a couple of years until moving to Angelina St in Balsall Heath, Birmingham. This was a typical Victorian 2 up, 2 down back-to-back house in one of the poorest parts of Birmingham. Her parents were … Continue reading Our dedication to Dorothy x
March 2018 Newsletter- Tin, Copper & Antimony. In this edition we'll be talking about the history of A E Williams, the lead uncertainty in the pewter industry and our exciting work with Boadicea and Ahood Alenzi. . . . A lot of our customers ask us whether it is safe to buy our Pewter and … Continue reading March 2018 Newsletter- Tin, Copper & Antimony.
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to bring out the cheese- not only do we mean the Camembert, Gorgonzola or Manchego, but we also mean that cheesy kind of love. You know the type... Chat up lines, cringey love scenes in films and those songs we all know and secretly love! You might be planning your … Continue reading Let’s have some cheese!
In this edition we're talking about the New Year and what it has in store for A.E Williams! We also help to fight the New Year blues and share some Saint David's Day treats with you. . . . Are you suffering from the January Blues? Monday 15th January 2018 marks Blue Monday- … Continue reading January 2018 Newsletter- The New Year Blues
What a year it's been! Seeing as it's coming to the end of 2017, let's take a look at just some of the great things we've taken part in/created/appeared in, these past 12 months 🙂 • Sam raised over £3000 for Dementia UK by sledging 250km across the Arctic Circle. • We expanded our Glassware … Continue reading A look back on 2017…
We know, it's November! Why on earth should you be thinking about the Christmas shopping already? WELL... As many of you know, we make everything from scratch here at the factory and would hate it if our lovely customers didn't get their Christmas presents on time! (It's like Father Christmas' workshop here in Digbeth already) … Continue reading Keep calm and do your Christmas shopping!
October 2017 Newsletter- From Birmingham to Japan In this edition we talk about our 3 week trip to Japan, a bespoke piece for a local Stand Up Paddle Boarding club here in Birmingham and some recent repairs! . . . We've returned to Japan to exhibit at 2 different Hankyu Department … Continue reading October Newsletter 2017- From Birmingham to Japan
September 2017 Newsletter- Happy Happy Customers! In this edition we talk about some of the lovely customers who have been kind enough to send over some pictures of our products and an exciting celebration! . . . We love hearing feedback from customers (mainly good), but we're always wanting to improve. We've seen … Continue reading September Newsletter 2017- Happy Happy Customers!
Did you know, the first pocket watch was commissioned for Queen Elizabeth I in 1571, and their popularity rose until they became commonplace in the mid to late 19th century. . . . Nowadays, Pocket Watches are mainly used if you're off to an event or even part of the Wedding party, but we … Continue reading The Pocket Watch!