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  • November 4, 2016

    Why We “Fall Back” in Time

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    Daylight Saving Time in the United States ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, when the clocks fall back by an hour, and many of us will certainly enjoy an extra hour of much-needed sleep. Meanwhile, our friends at ATimelyPerspective.com offer a fun look at the origins of DST, which happen to stretch back to […]

  • November 1, 2016

    The Power of November’s Birthstone: Citrine

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    November has arrived and while the leaves keep showing off their autumnal hues, this month’s birthstone, citrine, joins in with its yellow and orange colors seeming to compliment the world around us.
    The warm, yellow tone of this stone is the perfect addition to a fall wardrobe, not only because it matches the environment, but also […]

  • October 18, 2016

    Baume & Mercier Unveils Clifton Perpetual Calendar

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    It isn’t every day a Swiss watch brand in the affordable luxury category, such as Baume & Mercier, unveils a more expensive complicated watch. In fact, for this brand, it is only about once a year. To demonstrate its technical savior-faire and true watchmaking capabilities, once annually for the past five years, Baume & Mercier […]

  • October 13, 2016

    3 Ways to Wear Fall’s Biggest Trend: Pearls

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    If you haven’t already heard, pearls are one of the top trends in jewelry and have no intention of slowing down. While there are many unconventional pearl designs being featured, one thing that stood out to us this year was the use of traditional strands of pearls stylized in non-traditional ways.
    Luckily, this is a trend […]

  • October 12, 2016

    Patek Philippe Unveils 40th Anniversary Nautilus Watches

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    Patek Philippe is considered one of the benchmark Swiss watch brands, and one we are happy to carry in our store. This year, we have all been anticipating the unveiling of the brand’s newest Nautilus watches that celebrate the 40th anniversary of their unveiling in 1976. Well, the watches were unveiled last week and they […]

  • October 5, 2016

    Finding the Right Wedding Ring Material: Men’s Edition

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    The variety of metals being used for men’s wedding rings has greatly increased over the years. While traditional metals are still around and here to stay, some alternative materials are being turned into beautiful rings that can stand the test of time and are becoming more and more attractive to today’s couples. Scroll down below […]

  • October 3, 2016

    October’s Unique Birthstones: Opal and Tourmaline

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    October babies have the luck of having two beautiful birthstones to celebrate this month, Opal and Tourmaline. Read below for info, tips and designs featuring these two stunning stones.
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    Most commonly known birthstone for October, opal is truly as unique a gemstone as they come. In fact, no two opals are exactly alike. The stunning play […]

  • September 30, 2016

    The Rugged Side of Watches

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    We’ve reviewed a multitude of watches here – watches for everyday wear, watches for dressy occasions, watches designed for pilots or divers or racecar drivers. We’ve discussed watches with clean, legible designs, and ones with impressive, complex complications. For those of us who love watches, these variations are the building blocks of a collection: an […]

  • September 26, 2016

    The TAG Heuer Watch Picked by the Fans

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    Last spring, TAG Heuer announced an unexpected competition. As many famous Swiss watchmakers have found success by “reintroducing” classic designs in their modern lineup (we’re looking at you, Tudor), TAG Heuer decided to let the public play a role by announcing the “Autavia Cup,” a competition in which fans were able to vote on the […]

  • September 20, 2016

    How High-Tech Materials Play a Role in Watchmaking

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    While watchmakingtechnology has been steadily improving for more than five centuries, there always seems to be room for improvement. Today’s finest watchmakers continually push the boundaries when it comes to innovation – offering new and exciting technology, functions and even materials.
    Gold, platinum and steel will forever be forged into watch cases, but today, many brands also […]