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  • 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 […]

  • August 31, 2016

    Choosing the Perfect Watch Strap Material to Match Your Lifestyle

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    We often get questions about which type of watch strap is the best. The truth of the matter is that first and foremost, this is a personal choice. However, the longevity of your strap has a lot to do with outside influences that include activity, use, climate and temperature. Here, we give you a simple […]

  • August 12, 2016

    Meters, Meters and Meters: What Are They All About?

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    As any true watch lover knows, the finest sport chronograph watches typically have a host of added functions that offer useful information. Most of them come in the form of meters – not to be confused with depth. Here, we bring you a look at some of those added instruments that could make your summer watch […]

  • August 3, 2016

    World Time Watches

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    In the 1930’s, as world travel went from impossibility to reality for those able to afford it, a Swiss watchmaker named Louis Cottier saw the need for a watch that could simultaneously display all twenty-four of the world’s main time zones. By 1940, Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin had taken Cottier’s mechanism and used it to […]

  • August 2, 2016

    Our Clients’ Top 10 Engagement Ring Picks

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    The votes are in!
    We asked our clients to tell us their top picks for Engagement rings…and we have the results here!  From the classics to something a little more modern, there’s something for everyone, so read on and enjoy!  Remember, if you see a design that you love but would like modifications like a larger […]

  • July 18, 2016

    The Hidden Meaning of Gemstones

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    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 traced back thousands […]

  • July 8, 2016

    Light Pieces for Hot Summer Days

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    Summer is all about keeping it simple and stress-free and that applies to your jewelry as well. You can put your bulky, thick pieces away for the season and start wearing no-fuss, clean pieces for just the right amount of glamour.
    This summer, lose the clunky statement pieces and choose from a more minimalistic selection. (Keep […]

  • July 6, 2016

    5 Engagement Ring Myths Debunked

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    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 help!
    We put together […]

  • July 1, 2016

    At Home Hacks for Cleaning Your Jewelry

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    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 skin and sweat […]

  • June 29, 2016

    The Best Jewelry for Your Zodiac Sign

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    Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

    While the sign of Aquarius generates images of water, it is actually an air sign. Natural born problem solvers and progressive thinkers, an Aquarius sign is most comfortable around a group of people. A simple peace sign ring appeals to the problem-solving side of this sign. For a little more […]