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  • February 7, 2019

    Hamilton Jeweler’s Six Secrets To Buying Jewelry On Valentine’s Day

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    Six Secrets Of Valentine’s Day Jewelry Shopping
    Ladies and gentlemen, the big day of love and appreciation is approaching: Valentine’s Day. Roses, chocolates, and teddy bears are the typical go to items.
    Roses and dinner alone can easily cost an average of $300. Let’s rethink this shall we? What can you get that will show your appreciation, […]

  • December 8, 2018

    Our Guide to Buying the Perfect Engagement Ring

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    *Originally published December 2016
    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 […]

  • October 20, 2018

    Understanding Power Reserve

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    *Originally published October 2015
    In watch lingo, we often talk about the power reserve, sometimes referred to in Swiss watches as Reserve de Marche. Essentially, power reserve indicates how long a mechanical watch can run when fully wound. Every mechanical watch offers a certain amount of power before needing to be wound.

    To power a watch, a spring […]

  • August 19, 2018

    Put A (Emerald Cut) Ring On It

    *Originally published August 2015

     
    Fashion website WhoWhatWear recently came out with an article detailing the most popular cut for celebrities’ engagement rings – Emerald.
    Emerald-cut diamonds are versatile and timeless. Their shape is perfect for slender hands and makes any gemstone look beautiful. You can let it dazzle by itself on a thin band or pair it […]

  • July 18, 2018

    The Hidden Meaning of Gemstones

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    *Originally published July 2016

    While each gemstone has it’s own unique beauty, many have also been known throughout history to have special meanings.  What is the meaning behind your favorite gemstone?  Scroll below to find out!

    Emerald
    The deep green gem has long been considered the stone for love, protection and healing. The discovery of emeralds can be […]

  • July 6, 2018

    5 Engagement Ring Myths Debunked

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    *Originally published July 2016
    Let’s face it, buying an engagement ring is a big investment, financially and emotionally.  There are so many tips and ideas floating around about how you should go about finding the perfect ring,  that it’s hard to pick out the good advice from the just plain wrong. That’s why we’re here to […]

  • July 1, 2018

    At Home Hacks for Cleaning Your Jewelry

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    *Originally published July 2016

    Summer is the time of year to go outside, feel the sunshine on your face and go on spontaneous adventures.
    However, it’s also the time of year that people tend to sweat a little more. Washing your clothes is a no-brainer, but the one thing people tend to forget to clean: their jewelry.
     Dead […]

  • June 21, 2018

    How To Take the Best Engagement Ring Selfie

    Brendan McCann

    *Originally published June 2016
    Congratulations! He just popped the question and you said yes! Now it’s time to share your happiness (and your gorgeous ring) with everyone you know.  As you know from taking tons of selfies over the years, getting the right one can be quite a process, and taking the all important engagement ring […]

  • June 12, 2018

    Understanding the Difference Between Automatic and Hand-Wound Watches

    *Originally published June 2014
    As a top retailer of a variety of timepieces, we often field questions about watches. One of the common questions is “What’s the difference between a hand-wound (manual-wind) watch and an automatic (self-wind) watch?”
    Essentially, a mechanical watch is a watch powered by the movement’s mechanical parts and not by a battery as in […]

  • June 10, 2018

    How Many Watches Should Be in Your Watch Wardrobe?

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    *Originally published June 2015
    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 […]