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  • July 28, 2014

    The Hottest Fall Accessories

    These unseasonably cool temperatures instantly trigger three thoughts:
    -          So this is what hair looks like without humidity
    -          Strongly considering relocating to a place that has this weather 365 days a year
    -          And when is it acceptable to break out skinny jeans and riding boots?
    Riding boots?! Yes, you heard correctly. There’s no need to rush through [...]

  • July 24, 2014

    The Art Nouveau Period

    Do you know the real meaning behind “estate” jewelry and “antique” jewelry?
    “Estate” is a popular term to label jewelry, but it does not specify the period of manufacture; it is primarily used to describe jewelry that is previously-owned.  The term “Antique” generally applies to jewelry items that are at least 100 years old, as defined [...]

  • July 23, 2014

    Readers Select Hamilton Jewelers for Prestigious Award

    And the votes are in! Hamilton Jewelers has be named as a winner in the 2014 Jersey Choice poll by the readers of New Jersey Monthly Magazine. The Jersey Choice poll is held annually through the magazine’s website. The seamless and easy click process asked readers to vote for their favorite merchants in various categories.
    “Hamilton [...]

  • July 22, 2014

    Hamilton’s Summer Item of the Day for $99

    Liven up your wardrobe with Hamilton’s Summer Item of the Day. Our waterfall tear drop earrings in sterling silver with rhodium plate will make the perfect addition to any summer outfit and at a price like $99, it’s truly the perfect Item of the Day. This promotion is only available online for one day only,Tuesday, July [...]

  • July 21, 2014

    Celebrity Style: Weekend Round Up

    The stars came out for movie premieres and red carpet events this weekend and we’ve got the details.
    Keri Russell

    Keri Russell has been on the European leg of her press tour for the Planet of the Apes and she’s kept her look fresh, opting for blacks and whites with minimal jewelry. Her Berlin premier was no [...]

  • July 17, 2014

    Here’s How a Quartz Watch Works

    First developed in the late 1970s, quartz watches are a relatively new phenomena in the centuries-old craft of watchmaking. Unlike watches with mechanical movements, quartz watches are a whole different breed.

    Essentially, a quartz watch is battery powered. The watch uses a low-frequency, tiny piece of quartz crystal (silicon-dioxide) placed either like an integrated circuit and [...]

  • July 16, 2014

    Celebrating the 1940′s Era

    While we are always looking ahead to what’s next, we also like to celebrate what has come before. In honor of July’s birthstone, we are taking a look at a beautiful  retro 1940’s ruby and diamond ring. As we mentioned earlier in the month, the ruby has been called the most precious of the 12 [...]

  • July 15, 2014

    The Residual Value of Watches: How Much Would You Pay?

    Ever wonder what your watch is worth or might be worth on the auction block? Collectors who have dozens of watches in their safes often ask this question, and the answer can be staggering. At the Christie’s Important Watches Auction in New York in June, the sales of watches yielded nearly $8.8 million — underscoring the [...]

  • July 14, 2014

    Would You Pay $16 Million for the ‘Holy Grail’ of All Timepieces?

    Ever wonder what your watch is worth or might be worth on the auction block? Collectors who have dozens of watches in their safes often ask this question, and the answer can be staggering. At the Christie’s Important Watches Auction in New York in June, the sales of watches yielded nearly $8.8 million — underscoring the [...]

  • July 10, 2014

    Gotta Regatta — Exactly What Is a Regatta Watch?

    Earlier in the week, we reported on how sports timing, especially in the sailing and regatta world, has advanced. For today’s avid sailor, a watch exists with all the functions you need to help ease the stress of navigating the seas.
    The true sailor – especially the sailor engaged in regatta racing — may desire a watch with [...]