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  • June 26, 2015

    Tracking the Origin of the Swiss Watchmaking Industry

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    It is said that Swiss watches are considered the best in the world, but did you know that the country’s ascent to the pinnacle of watchmaking was spurred nearly 475 years ago by the “anti-bling” decrees of Protestant Reformist John Calvin.
    Beginning today, we will be bringing you a series of articles that will track […]

  • June 23, 2015

    How Water Resistant Is Your Watch? And Can You Really Wear It in the Pool?

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    With summer here, we are all out enjoying water sports and just indulging in swimming. But is the watch on your wrist ready to get wet with you?
    Interestingly enough, even though a watch may say it is water resistant, it may not be resistant enough to be protected from simple things like taking a shower, […]

  • June 19, 2015

    10 Jewelry Trends for a Stylish Summer

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    After searching the runways and jewelry shows all over the world we noticed a few trends that will soon be shining brightly on the summer streets.
    1. Long necklaces
    Wearing a long necklace can add some simple extravagance to any outfit; whether it’s thrown over a breezy blouse or a slinky gown, a long necklace will add […]

  • June 17, 2015

    Finding the Best Watch for Your Groom

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    Weddings are generally thought to be all about the bride: the dress, the shoes, the jewelry, the hair, etc. But a groom should look just as gorgeous as his bride, and that doesn’t mean just renting a tuxedo and calling it a day; the perfect accessories can make the man, especially the perfect watch. Whether […]

  • June 11, 2015

    Graduations Are Here and Father’s Day Is Around the Corner — Give the Gift of Time

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    Yes, the season of Dads and Grads is upon us. It is hard to believe that Father’s Day is just 10 days away. Similarly, many people are celebrating graduations this month. Both of these events are perfect opportunities to give the gift of time — in the form of a wristwatch.

    Not only are watches a constant reminder to […]

  • June 10, 2015

    How Many Watches Should Be in Your Watch Wardrobe?

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    We often get questions about what constitutes a watch wardrobe. Is it five watches or six watches, or a dozen or more? There is no easy answer, and the answer varies depending on the person. But with June being the month of graduations and Father’s Day, the subject is worthy of discussion because watches are the perfect […]

  • June 5, 2015

    What It Means When Your Watch Has the Hallmark of Geneva, or Geneva Seal

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    Not all luxury watches are created equal. A few select brands submit their watches for the Geneva Seal, the ultimate certification of quality in fine watchmaking. Here is a guide to what it means when a watch is stamped with the Hallmark of Geneva.

    The Geneva Seal — a.k.a. Poincon de Genève, Geneva Hallmark and Hallmark of Geneva — is […]

  • June 3, 2015

    5 Reasons to Love June

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    A graduation ceremony is the symbol of moving from the educational world into the professional one. To help with that transition, a classic watch that exudes skill and confidence should become a permanent part of your wardrobe. Whether you’re looking for a vintage Tudor, a modern Hermes or a glittering Bulgari, Hamilton Jewelers has the […]

  • May 30, 2015

    Today Is the Last Day to See Incredibly Special Watches, Win Grand Trips

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    Today is the final day of our two-day Annual Watch Fair at our Nassau Street, Princeton location. At our “Time of Your Life” Watch Fair, not only will you find a selection of hundreds of watches from the world’s finest brands, including some very special limited-edition pieces, but you will also enjoy special financing options […]

  • May 29, 2015

    Shinola — American Attitude at Its Best

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    Today starts the first day of our two-day Annual Watch Fair at our Nassau Street, Princeton location. At our “Time of Your Life” Watch Fair, not only will you find a selection of hundreds of watches from the world’s finest brands, including some very special limited-edition pieces, but you will also enjoy special financing options […]