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  • August 23, 2016

    A Look at the New (And Thinner) Panerai Due

    Panerai Due

    By Guest Editor, R. Brandon Horner
    Almost twenty years ago, when I was studying in Florence. I would wander into a watch shop outside the city’s cathedral, the Duomo, and tell myself: one day I will own a Panerai. I had never seen a watch like it before: a strong, chunky case and a wide, legible […]

  • August 12, 2016

    Meters, Meters and Meters: What Are They All About?

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    As any true watch lover knows, the finest sport chronograph watches typically have a host of added functions that offer useful information. Most of them come in the form of meters – not to be confused with depth. Here, we bring you a look at some of those added instruments that could make your summer watch […]

  • August 3, 2016

    World Time Watches

    Patek Philippe 5131

    In the 1930’s, as world travel went from impossibility to reality for those able to afford it, a Swiss watchmaker named Louis Cottier saw the need for a watch that could simultaneously display all twenty-four of the world’s main time zones. By 1940, Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin had taken Cottier’s mechanism and used it to […]

  • August 2, 2016

    Our Clients’ Top 10 Engagement Ring Picks

    Rose Gold Engagement Ring

    The votes are in!
    We asked our clients to tell us their top picks for Engagement rings…and we have the results here!  From the classics to something a little more modern, there’s something for everyone, so read on and enjoy!  Remember, if you see a design that you love but would like modifications like a larger […]

  • July 20, 2016

    Why We Love the Drive de Cartier and You Will Too

    Drive de Cartier

    Cartier has always been a watchmaker that sets itself apart with exceptional case designs. Consider the ubiquitous Tank or the Santos, or the Cle de Cartier with its remarkable crown, or the Ballon Bleu on Kate Middleton’s wrist at Wimbledon a few weeks ago: Cartier makes watches that distinguish themselves from afar. One of their […]

  • July 18, 2016

    The Hidden Meaning of Gemstones

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    While each gemstone has it’s own unique beauty, many have also been known throughout history to have special meanings.  What is the meaning behind your favorite gemstone?  Scroll below to find out!

    Emerald
    The deep green gem has long been considered the stone for love, protection and healing. The discovery of emeralds can be traced back thousands […]

  • July 8, 2016

    Light Pieces for Hot Summer Days

    Diamond Collar Necklace

    Summer is all about keeping it simple and stress-free and that applies to your jewelry as well. You can put your bulky, thick pieces away for the season and start wearing no-fuss, clean pieces for just the right amount of glamour.
    This summer, lose the clunky statement pieces and choose from a more minimalistic selection. (Keep […]

  • July 8, 2016

    Meet Panerai’s Radiomir 1940 Minute Repeater Carillon Tourbillon GMT

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    Panerai has unveiled its most complicated watch to date: the Made-to-Order Radiomir 1940 Minute Repeater Carillon Tourbillon GMT. The watch is incredibly complicated in its technology and mechanics, which include a three-hammer double minute repeater mechanism that enables it to chime a local time and a second time zone. The wearer can even switch between the two time […]

  • July 6, 2016

    5 Engagement Ring Myths Debunked

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    Let’s face it, buying an engagement ring is a big investment, financially and emotionally.  There are so many tips and ideas floating around about how you should go about finding the perfect ring,  that it’s hard to pick out the good advice from the just plain wrong. That’s why we’re here to help!
    We put together […]

  • July 1, 2016

    At Home Hacks for Cleaning Your Jewelry

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    Summer is the time of year to go outside, feel the sunshine on your face and go on spontaneous adventures.
    However, it’s also the time of year that people tend to sweat a little more. Washing your clothes is a no-brainer, but the one thing people tend to forget to clean: their jewelry.
     Dead skin and sweat […]