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Jenn said “Yes!” when Richard popped the question and proposed to her in Ian Towning’s showroom at Bourbon Arcade in Chelsea. Then she chose an 18ct white gold sapphire and diamond ring  with a central diamond of approximately 1,000ct with a shaped sapphire on each shoulder. Ian congratulated the happy couple from Walton-on Thames and popped the […]

Watch This Space

The clocks go back every autumn. Then it is lighter in the mornings and the lights come on earlier in the evening. Chelsea jeweller Ian Towning at Bourbon Hanby Arcade has ideas for presents for every season. And more and more people are buying from his stock illustrated on this website. For a present with […]

The Dickinson’s Real Deal at Maidenhead with Ian Towning.

David Dickinson will be filming another of his popular ITV shows with some of the regular dealers including Ian Towning at The Leisure centre, Highfield Lane, Cox Green, Maidenhead SL6 3AX on Saturday 2 August 2014. This dayat Berkshire town on the banks of the River Thames is anticipated to provide a fruitful selection of […]

International Sensation

London jeweller Ian Towning caused a sensation with a £75,000 diamond studded  fountain pen at the  Global Educational Supplies and Solutions Show 2014 in Dubai. It took five months to perfect  and make this fabulous fountain pen for his London showroom at Bourbon- Hanby Arcade in Chelsea and was a top attraction at the trade […]

A New Year, A New Calendar adorning your Wall!

As the old saying goes, start your New Year with your right foot! And what could be better than starting 2014 with one of the wittiest, most insightful and entertaining celebrities on television today helping to plan your year ahead! And it goes without saying that the calendar would also make a great gift suitable […]

Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair is back at Olympia

If you are in London between the 5th and 10th November there is more to do than celebrate Guy Fawkes’ night.   During these dates the Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair is back at Olympia. This annual highlight of the capital’s has been held for over two decades at this world famous London exhibition venue.  Likewise for 25 […]

Ian Back In Brum On 12th October

Chelsea antiques expert Ian Towning will be back in Birmingham to take part in the filming of another edition of  Dickinson’s Real Deal at The Centennial Centre, 100 Icknield Port Road, Edgbaston. B16 0AA on Saturday 12th October 2013.   You are welcome to come along.  Anyone bringing something on the day can get a guaranteed valuation from one of the Real […]

New Date for Posh Pawnbrokers

Channel 4 has changed the date of the edition of Posh Pawnbrokers that Ian Towning will  appear  on to Tuesday 17th September 2013.

A Piece Of Cake

It’s been a baking summer in more ways than one!  Recent television programmes have created an increasing  enthusiasm for home baking.  With it has come a growing interest in  old decorative  teapots, cake stands, cake knives and forks  and not least, complete tea sets.  These neglected collectables are bringing newcomers to the world of antiques having fun […]

TV Channel 4 at 9pm on Monday 9 September

“Posh Pawnbrokers” featuring   Ian Towning  of Bourbon Hanby Arcade will be seen on TV Channel 4 at 9pm on Monday 9 September 2013   Ian is pictured below during filming in his jewellery and fine art showrooms  opposite Chelsea Old Town Hall in Sydney Street, London.  Don’t miss this one hour documentary.