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  • baume1
    July 29, 2015

    Christmas in July: Check Out Baume & Mercier’s Clifton

    While we all love summer fun, there is something to be said about the “Christmas in July” concept. Some people say the concept for Christmas in July stems from our yearning for a bit of cool weather in the hot days of summer. Others say it’s a great time to get a jump on holiday […]

  • acrostic jewelry
    July 27, 2015

    The Secret Language of Gems

    Jewelry is one of the oldest ways to express yourself and your sense of style. In the past eras of monarchies and royal affairs, jewelry was often used as a token of affection and a way to assert yourself as a person of power. In 18th century France, acrostic jewelry took over as the most […]

  • chronometer1
    July 23, 2015

    What It Means When a Watch Is a Certified Chronometer

    We often field the question, “What is a certified chronometer?” With summer here and extreme activities, such as flying and diving, often taking center stage, it is a good time to address the topic. First developed back in the 18th century for boats and after decades upon decades of research and development, a ship’s chronometer provided a […]

  • July 22, 2015

    Midsummer Match: Origins of the Summer Wedding

     

    Summer is a time to relax, take a vacation and enjoy the warm air after a long winter and a rainy spring. But for many brides, summer is the perfect time to get married. June, currently the most popular month for weddings, has long been touted as the traditional wedding month since ancient times and […]

  • July 20, 2015

    Celebrating National Moon Day with the Mysterious Moonstone

    On July 20th 1969, one of the most fascinating days in our history came to be; the first landing on the moon.  Dubbed National Moon Day, today we celebrate by focusing on a gemstone as beautiful and mysterious as the moon itself, the moonstone.  Although this stone is not of another world, it has been […]

  • G-SHOCK at fashion week
    July 16, 2015

    G-SHOCK Shows Luxury Watch at Men’s New York Fashion Week

    This week kicked off the inaugural Men’s New York Fashion Week and designers certainly brought all they had to the runway, showcasing unique and never before seen looks as well as notable brand partnerships.
    Making headlines and exciting watch enthusiasts everywhere was the collaboration between G-SHOCK and menswear designer Robert Geller.  This highly anticipated show paired […]

  • Temple St. Clair at Hamilton
    July 10, 2015

    You’re Invited! Upcoming Events at Hamilton

    Summer is in full swing and we are celebrating the sunshine with some special designer events!

    Today! July 10th, Palm Beach Gardens location: Join us for a Temple St. Clair designer showcase! Meet our Temple representative and let her show you the latest and greatest looks from their collections!  She always brings amazing one of a […]

  • soccer1
    July 8, 2015

    U.S. Women’s Dominating Performance in the World Cup Soccer Final Leaves Us Breathless

    This past Sunday, 30.9 million Americans witnessed a dominating performance by the U.S. women’s national team in the FIFA World Cup final. It was the most-watched soccer match in U.S. history.

    The U.S. women’s 5-2 victory over Japan was highlighted by a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the match by Carli Lloyd. The three goals by […]

  • Ippolita Turquoise Drop Earrings
    July 3, 2015

    How to protect your jewelry while traveling

    Taking a vacation is one of the best parts of the summer. You get to let your hair down, enjoy the breeze, live in comfy clothes and take the time to relax and travel. However, while you’re relaxing, there’s a higher chance of your personal belongings being stolen. It’s very easy to let something slip […]

  • July 2, 2015

    Remembering the Rich History of American-Made Watches This Fourth of July

    This weekend we celebrate the 4th of July – Independence Day – to honor America’s hard-won independence from Great Britain and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence. While fireworks and picnics are the usual fare, this is also a great time to take a look at the Made-in-America sector of the watch market.
    In the […]