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  • September 5, 2017

    Insider Tips to Buying an Engagement Ring

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    Buying an engagement ring can be a daunting and overwhelming task, but can also be a fun experience if you are prepared.   Here are some pointers to get you started in the right direction – – some practical, some romantic, and some steeped in history & tradition.  We should know a thing or two….we’ve […]

  • September 1, 2017

    September Sapphires

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    Welcome to September! A new month brings a new brilliant gemstone to feature as a birthstone and this month is the stunning sapphire.  Many throughout history would say you have been blessed to have the Sapphire as your birthstone. For centuries this stunning stone has adorned the robes of clergy and royalty symbolizing nobility, truth […]

  • August 24, 2017

    1929 Mercedes Benz Wins Rolex Best of Show Award at Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance

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    If you are a car lover as well as a watch lover, then you know that this past week was filled with exciting motorsports events, including the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and all of the gatherings, tours, races and exhibitions that take place around it. Easily one of the most prestigious auto events in […]

  • August 8, 2017

    The ABCs of Watch Terminology, Part 2

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    In an earlier post, we reviewed some basic watch terminology that refers to the outside of a timepiece — from the case to the bezel, dial, crown and lugs. Today, we take this to the next level, where we identify some of the other features/functions you may find on a watch.

    Subsidiary Dial/Subdial. Often, instead of having […]

  • August 3, 2017

    The ABCs of Watch Terminology, Part 1

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    We often have customers ask us questions, such as “Is it a dial or a face?” or “What do you call the stem on the watch at 3 o’clock?” The truth is, watch terminology can be daunting, and while many connoisseurs and watch lovers have the terms down pat, newbies to the art of loving […]

  • July 10, 2017

    It’s All About the Rubies: July’s Red Hot Birthstone

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    Some fast facts:

    Birthstone of July
    Gift choice for 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries
    Gemstone for the Zodiac sign of Capricorn
    The ruby, as a color of the heart, inspires passion and romance.
    Many of the earliest tales about rubies come from India where the stone was mined as long as 2,500 years ago.
    Ancient tribes used rubies as bullets for […]

  • June 29, 2017

    Watches and Water Resistance: Is Your Watch Ready to Take the Plunge?

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    Summer has arrived, and with it comes a host of wonderful outdoor activities — most of which involve water. Before you dive in, make sure the watch on your wrist is ready to take the plunge with you.
     
    Even though a watch may say it is water resistant, it may not be resistant enough — plain […]

  • June 28, 2017

    The Top Bridal Jewelry Trends for Summer

    Your wedding day is a glorious celebration of love and coming together, but let’s face it; as the bride, all eyes will be on you. Accessorizing for your wedding day can be a bit of a challenge, but we took the  biggest trends from the runways as well as brides-to-be on Pinterest, to create a […]

  • June 1, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #1 TAG Heuer Connected Modular

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    We have finally made it to our number one!
     
    With the same forward-thinking approach that inspired them to launch the first TAG Heuer Connected watch last year, it’s no surprise that TAG continues to hone its product by introducing the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45.
     
    While TAG’s original smartwatch gave its wearer the ability to customize […]

  • May 31, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #2 Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante

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    A rattrapante features two seconds hands attached to the chronograph module; starting the chronograph triggers both hands to start simultaneously, a second push stops the first second hand while the second continues tracking time, and a third push catches the stopped hand up to the moving hand.
     
    This complication is no easy feat to design, […]