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  • Appraisal
    January 29, 2015

    Appraising Time: Why Your Luxury Watches Should Be Appraised and Insured

    We all know that generally you need to carry extra insurance to cover your luxury goods, including jewelry. However, we often forget about covering watches. Somehow, because they are utilitarian pieces, they often slip our minds. However, we believe that you should have your luxury watches appraised and insured.
    Having a watch appraised is vital, especially […]

  • SIHH
    January 19, 2015

    SIHH 2015 Welcomes the Watch World to Geneva Today

    This year marks the 25th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie — otherwise known to watch lovers as the SIHH. It is the first watch exhibition of the year and the most luxurious. The by-invitation-only exhibit is held at the Geneva Pal Expo space where 16 top luxury watch brands showcase their […]

  • January 12, 2015

    Get Red Carpet Ready: Jewelry Trends from 72nd Annual Golden Globes

    The Golden Globes kicked off awards season with a bang, with stars showcasing bold jewelry trends that were beautiful and unexpected. Bare necks, big earrings and diamond bracelets stole the show creating stare-worthy styles that were overall simple and elegant.
    We have picked out our favorite jewelry styles of the night and paired them with our […]

  • January 8, 2015

    Watches: A Case in Point

    We talk a lot in our store about watch design, technology and calibers. In today’s world, everyone who loves a watch seems to care where it’s made, how it’s made, what powers the piece and more. One thing, however, that we don’t discuss as often is the watchcase, even though it is one of the […]

  • garnet
    January 6, 2015

    Celebrating January Birthdays with Garnet

    Happy birthday to January babies! There are many ways to celebrate your special day, but why not ask for something meaningful and beautiful that will last a lifetime? We are talking about a piece of jewelry highlighting your birthstone, the garnet. Not only is its stunning deep-red color sure to turn heads, but it also […]

  • January 3, 2015

    How To Pick The Perfect Wedding Day Jewelry

     
    By Lisa Shiner
    Choosing the perfect jewelry for your wedding day can be a fun and exciting task. While it’s the wedding dress which generally gets all of the spotlight leading up to the wedding, the wedding jewels you ultimately select can have a big impact in setting the tone for your entire wedding day look.  […]

  • December 29, 2014

    In Search of the World’s First Wristwatch

    Girard-Perregaux
    It is well known that pocket watches were sometimes adapted to be worn on straps around the wrist perhaps as early as the late 16th century, but debate still lingers about which company developed the first true wristwatch — a watch precisely intended to be worn on the wrist.
    Watch historians can confirm that the wristwatch […]

  • December 24, 2014

    Four Fabulous Books on Time and Timepieces for the Watch Lover in Your Life

    With the holidays here, you may be searching for some great stocking stuffers or an extra small gift. Maybe the watch lover in your life would enjoy one of these great reads revolving around time and timepieces.
    For the lover of luxury watches and the true collector, try “The World’s Most Expensive Watches” by Ariel Adams. […]

  • December 22, 2014

    Platinum Watches Offer Lustrous Glow

     

     
    Recognized as the rarest and most precious metal on earth – platinum is intensely coveted. This shimmering white material has been used in watch designs for more than a century and in jewelry designs for even longer. Indeed, if one owns a ring or necklace passed down from a grandmother, odds are it is crafted […]

  • December 18, 2014

    4 Fabulous Timepieces for Under $3,000

    The holidays are here and you may be searching for that last special gift – one that means a lot but doesn’t break the bank. In fact, affordable, top-quality watches are not so difficult to find thanks to top-notch manufacturing procedures and materials. Today, we bring you a few terrific timepieces to consider that retail […]