Saturday, August 31, 2013

Like No Other

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Christopher Designs (36)

Diamonds will always be a symbol of luxury. With its enchanting gleam that beams, it awakens human hearts with passion and desire. But of course, unmatched brilliance will always be the gauge in every diamond, and talking about brilliance, Christopher Designs has always been known to have the cut to produce that brilliance like no other. Christopher Designs has been granted with patents of diamond cuts that double the facets of ordinary cuts. These cuts are the spectacular Crisscuts Round, Emerald, Asscher and Cushion. Each of the Crisscut makes perfect proportions, balance and symmetry that result in excellent mountings and exceptional diamond settings. To have a taste of what we’re talking about, Christopher Designs necklace with 8.87ct Crisscut Round centers surrounded by 47.86ct round diamonds will speak for itself. See the beauty of what a diamond could possibly be.
 
See it for yourself at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Christopher Designs.
 
 

What American Men Want

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in David Yurman (39)

Started with the basic of designs, he then proceeded with the sense of freedom to follow his instincts and finished with a self-imposed reality check—this is who Evan Yurman is as the designer of the “Revolution,” the sporty and sophisticated men’s timepiece collection from no other than David Yurman. Built for the ruggedness of a lifestyle of pursuits and inspired by American ingenuity, the “Revolution” displays the finest materials, textures and finishes matching its high technical aspects capturing the sensibility of the American man and his lifestyle, exactly what American men want. Revolutionary and adventurous, the “Revolution” is a celebration of motifs from auto making to aeronautics to undersea exploration, industries and activities which made America what it is today. The Revolution is more than the ordinary timepieces around. More than anything else, it represents the great respect for American culture and history and much more to the American men who revolutionized America and changed the whole world.
 
Try one of David Yurman Revolution timepieces and experience exactly what you want. Visit us at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem today.
 
 

Plainly elegant

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:45:00 AM in Richard Ginori (32)

It inspires a Roman theme or a Mediterranean atmosphere. Perhaps even recalls the Shabby Chic art movement in England in the past decades.  The Richard Ginori Galatea is all white and pure, a line of ivories presented in finely crafted tin-glazed ceramics. The whiteness of this collection exudes innocence; an artistic take deprived of colors becomes the central ingredient to its allure. As the single item is elegant in simplicity, collecting them all side by side gives your dinner set a Romanesque grandeur, which ironically, highlighted by the simplicity of plain white. The collection includes the complete line of dinnerware in distinct shapes, such as oval and round platters, coffee teapots, cups and saucers, and soup and salad bowls. Also included are vases as liquid vessels, milk jugs and sugar bowl with lid.
 
Richard Ginori  is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Handle your fine dining set better

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Reed & Barton Silversmiths (32)

Top your fine dining set with the Reed & Barton Silversmiths Fine Stainless Flatware collection. Elegant as they are sturdy, the flatware collection adds style to your fine dining experience. Heavy gauge in stainless steel, the five-piece set is available across a wide array of designs. The 1800 has a playful fork twist and leafy themed end points on curvy handles. The Allora set has a rounded feel at the tip and slender, well-rounded handles. The Alden line, meantime, features a flat tip and plane and flat handles. The more interesting designs are featured in the Captiva and Gloucester Shell. The former has handles that depict a palm bark, while the latter has different shell shapes at the tips. The Reed & Barton Silversmiths Fine Stainless Flatware collection has more to offer with each design guaranteed to attract attention.
 
Reed & Barton Silversmiths is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Friday, August 30, 2013

The Hallmark of Excellence

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:10 AM in Baume & Mercier (34)

Baume & Mercier Company offer a vast array of collections highlighted by their elegant watches. A watch endowed with innovative creativity and exemplary craftsmanship, are the trademarks of Baume & Mercier Company. The watch that carries a lot of personal touch, and the elegance on the design which suits the modern trend of fashion. It invokes of unspoken credentials of quality, as the company itself is an icon of quality and durability. The recurring modification for innovation in Baume & Mercier watches is a standard norm for a company that never sleeps on creativity. A Baume & Mercier watch is a perfect gift for a person with exceptional taste and elegant inclinations. A taste of luxury at its modest offerings!
 
Baume & Mercier watch collections are on display in Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

The Pastel by Krypell

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Charles Krypell (42)

With a deep understanding of human romance and desire, Charles Krypell designs pieces to reach deep inside the human heart. His keen artistic ability as a sculptor and sensuous taste as a designer are combined to result in timeless and exceptional pieces that would make every woman to live her life to the fullest. A combination of these sensuality and artisanship is definitely displayed in his Pastel Collection. The Pastel Collection is an array of tourmaline, aquamarine, morganite, peridot and rubellite jewelry pieces which make the collection very bright, beautiful and conventional. One of its bests is the Charles Krypell Pastel Collection eighteen karat two tone gold bracelet set with 238 round brilliant cut natural diamonds totaling 1.45 carats, HI color, VS2-SI1 clarity and fourteen 5mm round rubellite tourmalines totaling 7.59 carats.
 
Visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center and try one of the Pastel Collection by Charles Krypell. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Charles Krypell.
 
 

Pitching it

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:40:00 AM in Simon Pearce (32)

How do you choose the right pitcher for the dining set? Choose a Simon Pearce and you will be rewarded with a whole range of pitchers in various shapes and designs. Should you want it straight and tall or curvaceous? Slender or stout and proud? Long necked or wide rimmed? The Simon Pearce pitchers and carafes are perfect for any occasion, either in a classy cocktail event or for casual afternoon refreshment. Pour the liquid inside and the clear translucent crystal gives it an inner glow. Our favorites include: the Belmont Pitcher with its narrowing body and delicate handle; the Canterbury Village Pitcher because of its long body that shoots up straight, which exudes both elegance and strength; and the Addison Carafe, as curvy as a super model.
 
Simon Pearce is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Flowers and dinners

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Salisbury (32)

Flower blooms are a natural theme for fine dinnerware. They exude warmth, beauty and a relaxing touch to a porcelain set.  The designers also have a wide room to express their designs across varied colors of the flowers, leaves and stems. The Salisbury porcelain collection takes this theme to highlight the elegance in its dinnerware. The American Dogwood plays around the soft green leaves with the pure white flowers and capped them with black tips as accent. It creates an easy feel to the plates. Likewise, the Arcadia is liberal with its flowers, adding background flowers and plants to highlight the foreground singular white bloom. It is a garden setting that evokes melancholy, not unlike a late afternoon stroll as the sun sets. Meantime, the Atlanta is more provocative. The deep, dark blue contrasts with the pink flowers rendered in gradient shades from light to dark hues. These are but three collections that exhibit the Salisbury elegance.
 
Salisbury is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A Risky Timepiece

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Ball Watch (34)

A Ball Watch is mechanically designed to withstand the rigors and the hazards of adverse environment even on the brink of destruction yet it was built for its main purpose, accuracy and prestige! Ball Watches are created because there was a need to revolutionize the watch industry on safety for accuracy and perfection. A timepiece must always be accurate and suited for certain purpose. A Ball watch is a standard issue for railroad trains. It's a company that not only developed a watch for accuracy but created a set of acclaimed standards for watch making and is duly adopted worldwide. Ball Watches are famous for their rugged; stubborn looks built for adventure and thrill. It's a timepiece for people who enjoyed outdoor with flirt of risk! 
 
Ball Watch collections can be viewed at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Magnificent piece of glass

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:30:15 AM in Waterford Crystal (39)

The Pallas Punchbowl crystal by John Connolly is poetry in glass. At every level, on every inch, the crystal piece is expressed in grand details. It is part of Waterford Crystal’s annual leeway that allows the designers to produce their signature masterpiece. John Connolly didn’t disappoint. His Pallas Punchbowl is celebrated as one of the Waterford signature collections, a must-have for the most sophisticated buyers. Fancy the impression that it gives, nothing short of a bejeweled papal crown. From the base to the stem, to its body and the rim, the Pallas Punchbowl are crisscrossed with various patterns that flow smoothly in different directions and give way seamlessly to the next batch of patterns. The patterns are more appreciated once light and liquid touch the glass: a luminous explosion is created, highlighting the artist’s high-level workmanship.
 
Waterford Crystal is available at Schiffman's in Friendly Center.
 
 

Frame of beauty

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:25 AM in The 925 (32)

Silver is beautiful in the raw but it is soft. Mix copper with precisely 0.925 silver and you get a sterling silver used for jewelries and dining sets. But The 925 Inc., makers of sterling silver picture frames and silver artworks, doesn’t stop at this; they use 24-karat platinum electro-plating to make their sterling silver pieces tarnish-resistant. Beyond material strength and durability, the design makes The 925 Inc. sterling silver frames impressive. The Windsor frame exhibits detailed etchings that may dangerously attract more attention than the photo it is showing. The Victorian Heart frame has the royal touch and grandeur of the era. Meanwhile, the Neoclassical frame reflects an imperial feel inspired by ancient Roman art. Not to be outdone, the Versailles frame is classic French bourgeois. The 925 Inc. offers more sterling silver picture frames at wholesale purchase.
 
The 925 is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Fish tales

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Anna Weatherley (31)

Anna Weatherley fish natural dinnerware goldIt is one of those fishy ideas that get your attention. No, nothing sinister about it, but literally fishes are beautifully rendered on an Anna Weatherley hand-painted porcelain set. We can’t escape the depth of the fishes’ colors; they can give aquarium fishes a run for their money. It is a feast of various fishes caught in their natural beauty, such as the grouper look-alike flashing its aquamarine blue and yellow-orange to golden scales. Or another fish bragging its silvery body highlighted by its deep maroon tail. Yet one more that is unabashedly pink, which may even be a male. Anna Weatherley artists seem to have enjoyed creating this dinnerware line, such that buying one will likely make you want to complete the whole set. The plates are rimmed in gold and made from fine porcelain.
 
Anna Weatherley is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Thread of Gold

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Wellendorff (39)

One of the most eccentric characteristics of a Wellendorff jewelry is the craftsmanship in transforming a golden stone into a piece of art. The art of gold threading is a tedious process that requires patience, expertise and creativity to produce jewelry pieces with threaded gold. An intertwined of golden threads expertly woven to create jewelry pieces so eccentric and peculiar so as to captivate the bewilderment of astonishment in a clientele. A creation that will mesmerize people into the reality that such golden creations are only created at Wellendorff! The classic, maverick piece of weaving styles is a typical trademark of a Wellendorff jewelry presentation. A masterpiece of golden rings revolving intricately, analogous to a dance of synchronicity and balance. Wellendorff jewelry creations are a balance of complex beauty and art. To own a Wellendorff creation is an icon of prestige and unqualified nobility only reserved for people of distinct taste and royalty.
 
Wellendorff Jewelry Collections are available in Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Elvis Presley's Romance with the Great

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:00:00 AM in Tissot (37)

During the turbulent years when the emerging pop culture was still in its infancy, people had been struggling to discover the true essence of their life. The famous hippie culture began invading the youth; it was a struggle to determine one's true identity in a pervading climate of confusion. Amidst the struggle for an identity, Elvis rose from among them and taught the world of confusion, what is life after all. It tries to give meaning to the reason of their existence in music, so distinct and subtle yet captivating to one's ears. The world has a cure for boredom and stagnancy, and Elvis was the cure! A Tissot watch is the daily companion of Elvis. It vivifies that optimistic spirit of change. A Tissot watch is symbol for optimism, its vibrant design and innovative features offers an exhilarating experience of satisfaction. It romances the wearer and affectionately caresses the soul. A Tissot Watch can truly make a romantic moment momentously memorable. No wonder even Elvis, never dared to depart from Tissot! 
 
Tissot Watches are on display at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Art snob

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:20:00 AM in Annieglass (32)

I used to date an art collector. I knew she had the trappings of art snobbery, the thing that makes “them” genius separate from the mortals like me, whose first and last encounter with art dates back to first grade. Call it serendipity, but one conversation went to art glass; she was probably setting me up for an easy surrender. Pity her, I remembered my mother’s Annieglass collection, those shining bluish limited editions that seem to create their own glow. I delved into specifics—to her surprise—delicately detailing the handmade glass sculpting of this Annieglass clam shell and mini splash bowl that my mum owns. Naturally, she knows Annieglass, as anyone with serious appreciation of art glass. I told her those items were uniquely signed and numbered and that Annieglass artists are renowned for creating glass that seems to natural flow like water. She nodded in agreement. I, in the meantime, sat there contented in winning over the discussion.
 
Annieglass is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Warning: May Cause Psychological Imbalance

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Arte Italica (31)

There is no exact science about it, but fixation is a general psychological state that characterizes a person’s obsession about something. The science out of the way, be warned that looking at the Arte Italica Animale collection may trigger the tendency to obsess over trivial things. Animal figurines in pewter as accent to your barware collection for example. You can collect these detailed fine pewter figurines as pilsner glass tops, ice bucket holders, wine cork stoppers or decanter accents. The boar, stag, ram, bull and bear are revered in their proud heads with the sole intent of grabbing your attention for long periods of time. It is not a surprise that collectors have been found to drink liquor not for the alcohol, but to enjoy seeing and holding these fine pewter-over-fine-glass pieces of Arte Italica. Don’t tell us we didn’t warn you.
 
Arte Italica is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A Modern Heirloom

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Suna Bros (36)

A family tradition handed down through generations is indeed an heirloom. A precious piece of jewelry perhaps will suffice unless it's a jewelry created by the Suna Bros. As expert jewel setters, their undisputed craftsmanship is a guarantee of an excellent presentation particularly a platinum based jewelry collection. Combining revered ancient techniques and modern technology, the Suna Bros. have established itself as a formidable company with excellent taste in craftsmanship and exquisite creations. The detailed, meticulous arrangement of gems in combination with platinum provided a distinct characteristic only found in a Suna Bros. jewelry collection. Maintaining excellent quality while retaining the true, original character of a jewelry is always a fundamental aspect of a Suna Bros. Jewelry collection just perfect for traditional heirlooms. 
 
The Suna Bros. Jewelry collections are at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

The Aristocrat's Choice

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:00:00 AM in Swiss Army (38)

The first products of Swiss Army are mere tools meant to supply the Swiss military but due to their persevering commitment to innovate their products, a prevalent need during that time, the company became the standard for excellence. The Swiss Army Knife is an iconic invention that witnessed two world wars. It has withstand the financial infliction and the competitive market only to flourished and rise up to be a leader in its own expertise. Swiss Army products reflect the stubborn attitude and the relentless pursuit for excellence and innovation. Owing to its inherent potential to re-innovate, the company has diversified their lines of products. It has presented Swiss Army Watches, the reminder that the company never sleeps on their obligation to the world. It has also manifested that all their products are a class of its own and is at par with the world's standards. 
 
A Swiss Army Watch is a badge of Swiss Technology at its finest. Wear one today and be an aristocrat with a Swiss choice! Swiss Army watches are available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Secret garden

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Beatriz Ball Collection (31)

I bought a wide range of Beatriz Ball Garden set recently and put them alongside each other on a porch table in my little garden of bougainvilleas and roses. Looking at them in that quiet corner, I was thrown back to my childhood when I used to imagine our backyard teeming with bushes as a secret garden. It had benches where I’d sit and read a book in my peace, autumn leaves browning under my feet. Perhaps it’s the stillness yet flowing motion of the Beatriz Ball piece, such as the Olivia long leaf or the curved garden leaf that set my memories in motion. The finesse of the metal sculpture seems frozen in time, like the leaf server and cabbage bowl have been there in my porch since childhood waiting for my return. I thought I’ve never left; that child in the secret garden enjoying her imagined world is there all along inside me. Call it the Beatriz effect. I call it introspection, and I like it.
 
Beatriz Ball is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Deal closed

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Boardman Silversmiths (31)

I am a hedge fund manager, and I have this little silly trick that has helped me convince some of my wealthy neighbors to invest in me. I will invite them to my house over a tea or coffee. My house is quite pricey and I let them see my wealth: the pool, the furniture, the car. But this is nothing new to them. After all, they’re all rich, even richer than I at times. In hedge investment, I will tell them as they enjoy a cup of tea in my garden, the devil is in the details. It’s not only a matter of targeting the best promising companies; more effectively, it is better to target the supply chain of these companies. Similarly, I’ll tell them, investing doesn’t stop at buying a big house. Even the small things count. Then I’ll point to the cup their holding and tea pot on my set: a Boardman Silversmiths. You can even invest in these “little” things as cups and saucers, pointing out that Boardman Silversmiths can be a collectible, an heirloom, that creates value over time. That’s the real skill of a hedge fund manager, I’ll tell them, the ability to see value in the tiniest details.  Deal closed.
 
Explore Boardman Silversmiths’ other lines at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Monday, August 26, 2013

Graciously from Slane

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:10:00 AM in Slane (32)

What more can we think of when we talk about sisters Heath and Landon Slane? Well, aside from they are queens of sterling silver jewelry, we cannot deny the fact that they are also fond (and fans) of bees. Symbol of wisdom and nobility, the bee is definitely not just symbols of these virtues but a real life grace to the Slane sisters, as it is renowned worldwide as the hallmark and the most phenomenal of collections of Slane jewelry. In the Grace collection, Slane sisters once again features the bee with the elegance of precious gemstones and other unique stones such as black onyx, blue and white topaz, citrine, pave diamonds and many others set in the smooth surface of sterling silver. But more than anything, bees are great depictions of the Slane sisters—they are hard-working, always looking for the sweetness of life and above all, accomplishing the impossible.
 
Have some Grace in your life, visit us at Schiffman’s! Slane jewelry collections are available at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Slane.
 
 

Above All Else, the Oro

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:00:40 AM in Roberto Coin (41)

Gold as always, is one of the most precious metals on earth. It was a symbol of power and wealth for the ancient civilizations such as Persia, Egypt and China. It was a universal medium of trade and the more a kingdom or empire had gold in its treasury, the greater influence it has not only on its people but also to other empires or kingdoms. But even since time immemorial, gold has been known to be a metal used in jewelry. As a descendant of our great ancestors, Roberto Coin knows just how to mold luxury on such a precious metal to become fine jewelry. Once again, gold will be the symbol of luxury as Roberto Coin unfolds another great classic in his Oro Classic collection. This collection features soft and rounded forms for refined and classic jewelry, where gold shines above else. The finest textures and exceptional details are combined in one of a kind collection made with gold from the only Roberto Coin.
 
The Oro Classic is available at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. See for yourself at Schiffman’s—an authorized dealer for Roberto Coin.
 
 

Thank you, art

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Casafina (31)

“It’s a rooster,” I said. My wife was showing me a Casafina dish server. “It’s high-grade Portuguese stoneware,” she countered, putting my lack of sophistication in place and her eyebrows meeting each other. Of course, even in the vegetative state of my I.Q. about ceramics, I could see the Casafina Rooster Dish piece is quality made, not the kind you see in the supermarket. I just couldn’t express it and I went literal. I must admit the rooster is pretty detailed. “It reflects a Van Goghnisque style,” I said as a mighty comeback. I remember my art class, at least, and I can appreciate the Casafina rooster rendition truly can level off with a Van Gogh painting. The swirling bluish tones, the fluidity of the whole thing. “Glad you like it,” my wife said. Glad I love art, I thought, saving me from my wife’s wrath.
 
Casafina is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Rated R

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Couzon (32)

Are you finding it hard to get back your sensual self? There may be a better way than seeking a sex therapist. Try Couzon. Yes, the stainless steel master of high-end tableware may bring sensuality back in you. Just looking at the slender, delicately crafted lines and the bottomless grey gleam of the Cocoon plate, or the smooth yet hard and solid surface of the spoon and fork, may restart your inner engine. Touch the Couzon lines, the seamless flow of the surface, its unblemished finish, the fluidity of the design, and passion is set on fire. The Atlante, the Boheme, the Ondee, the Theoreme…Couzon is teasing you, and all you do is surrender the inhibition. Not that we encourage you to do this with guests. Kids may be watching, you know.
 
Couzon is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Under the sea

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Gien (34)

“The seaweed is always greener…,” my kid would start singing Under the Sea from Disney’s The Little Mermaid. She would belt out the happy tune every breakfast since I replaced the plates with the Gien Ocean plates. I love the sea creature theme and the rich colors that give them life. Of course its Gien ceramics and I don’t mind spending an extra for the added value in quality and shelf life. Nonetheless, the happy ambiance that this Gien collection gives off made me choose to bring the sea creature plates home. It is a playground of crab, clam shell, starfish and fan corals every breakfast. The whole set, admittedly, reminds me of that singing hermit crab backed by the musical chorale set of all things under the sea. I can’t get enough of enjoying staring at these Gien plates and hear my daughter sing every morning.
 
Gien is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

What is it for?

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Empire Silver Co (31)

Why would I give someone a dumb bell? I thought. It is one of those gifts that can elicit more than appreciation from the recipient. It is sure to invite curiosity and some dreaded questions. I hope she won’t ask me what the Empire Silver sterling dumb bell set is all about. I have no clue, too. Should it be used to literally tone the triceps? Or is it meant as a display? But I feel giving it makes a statement about my sophistication on gift-giving. Hey, it’s an Empire Silver, the same manufacturer of quality sterling silver and pewter that have graced mansions and palaces, I suppose. The idea of giving the sterling dumb bell, of giving something mundane a royal touch (it’s a sterling, after all, an Empire Silver sterling if I may add), tells me it is a uniquely thought gift. One that will impress her and, hopefully, enough to keep her from asking, “What’s it for?”
 
Empire Silver is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro
 
 

Silk is for the Soft-spoken

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:00:00 AM in Precision Set (38)

There is no small detail to consider as everything is covered by the premier jewelry manufacturer, Precision Set in making diamond jewelry and providing innovative designs using only the finest precious metals and gemstones in every precision Set piece. The company believes that jewelry is the ultimate of personal expressions that’s why it is committed to give its wearers the jewelry that would represent who and what they really are. For the soft-spoken and good-natured women, silk would be the perfect material to represent—soft to touch and gentle to the skin. In jewelry, however, the Silk Collection is perfect to embody them.  Featuring a low profile setting that aesthetically showcases the opulence of large stones while remaining comfortable on the hand; the Silk Collection is available in 5 stone, 7 stone, and full round, semi-mounts and three-stone options. Indeed, Precision Set works not only with exemplary craftsmanship but also with outstanding understanding for human individuality.
 
Precision Set pieces are available at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Got questions? Ask us at Schiffman’s, authorized dealer for Precision Set.
 
 

A Watch of Compassion

Posted by Schiffman's at 3:00:00 AM in Raymond Weil (38)

The ancient gnomon exemplifies the virtues of a typical timepiece. It has morphed through history and migrated to the ranks of modern accessories yet its usefulness supersedes its purpose. A modern timepiece like a Raymond Weil watch exemplifies the significance of the usefulness and purpose inherent in it.  Innovated for adaptation in the modern climate of competition and vision, the company thrives on its unique craftsmanship and inspiration. Individually crafted with an air of aristocratic finesse, the watch exudes a personality of elegance and beauty. The Raymond Weil watch collections are presented in various presentations expressing the company's interest on classical music and renaissance features.  The designs do carry an attitude of independence and liberty. A watch that is passionately subtle to lure the public's interest in a classic watch like Raymond Weil. 
 
Raymond Weil Watches are available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Interior 101

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Haviland (31)

Not sure how to start your interior? Start with a Haviland crystal and work everything around it, taking note of the law of contrasts and complements. The key to interior design is to make every element counts. You can have the most grandeur living set, but it may result in clutter; or the barest interior and you get a bland space. The contrast should be balanced and it is the designer’s job to strike a style that is neither overdone nor underachieving. One technique is to use display items like Haviland crystal, which can be used across a broad cross-section of interior. The Aigle crystal figurine, for example, complements a minimalist interior as it can add a contrast to a room filled with precious metal ware and luxurious ceramics. The Haviland Aigle crystal in translucent or colored glass can be a centerpiece, an accent or a subtle contrast. The challenge for the designer is to understand how each item relates to each other.
 
Haviland is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Genius

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Grainger McKoy (36)

I have been a fan of Grainger McKoy wood since the first time I came across one. The fluidity of motion does not fail to impress even the clueless, and Grainger McKoy has a slew of birds in flight captured in various actions—a dogfight with a snake and a mother feeding her baby are my favorites. But it is the Recovery Stroke piece that, to me, showcases the Grainger McKoy artist’s true genius. The feathers are well studied and sculpted; you can sense each one grasping the invisible wind to create lift. The tendon is tensed suggesting the bird is using more power than usual to adjust its bearing. Not the least, the color in monochromatic brown achieves depth without needing other colors. I know my art, and when an artist can tell his or her story in the barest elements, a piece of wing than a whole group of flying birds, for instance, that’s genius.
 
Grainger McKoy is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Be Blue and Be Happy

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Pandora Jewelry (35)

Whether you want a genuine hand-finished jewelry or create your own distinctive piece, Pandora has everything you need. From unique necklace concept layered with clips and charms to the patented charms bracelets, you have a whole universe of bits and pieces to choose from. With Pandora, stunning and exciting combinations are always on the go whenever you need some time to express yourself or to loosen up a bit when you feel blue. Did I just say blue? Well, at every Pandora house, blue is a happy color. Featuring azure blue faceted Muranos, blue pave charms and sky blue stones are gleaming and beaming in sterling silver and 14k gold reminding of the chase and splashes of beach waves of summer. Charming birthstones and deep blue enamel set on sterling silver rings are a perfect look single or stacked. You can also mix faceted Muranos with pave-set zirconia charms just how much you like it.
 
Summer or not, Schiffman’s will always give you the best of every Pandora. Visit us at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem.
 
 

A Watch of Glamour

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Philip Stein (33)

A Philip Stein watch is indeed a watch that glamorized the world of celebrity. Gaining flirting notoriety among the elite and famous, the watch itself is endowed with innovative technological features that are both beneficial and healthy. With the integration of the proprietary Natural Frequency Technology in all Philip Stein watches, it claims to reduce stress and thereby improve sleep quality.  It's also equipped with dual time zone design and interchangeable straps for convenience and a cure for an ever-shifting taste of elegance. The Company behind the name Philip Stein believes on its perpetual commitment on continuous innovation and relentless effort to satisfy the prestigious growing market. A Philip Stein watch is a symbol of prestige and glamour; and the world of glamour acknowledges its unqualified superiority and quality. Wearing a Philip Stein watch is just like unmasking the real celebrity in you. 
 
Schiffman's is an authorized dealer for Philip Stein Watches. Come and see it at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Friday, August 23, 2013

Not dumb at all

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:45:00 PM in Herend (40)

Bunnies are cute. Bears are adorable. Cats and dogs are favorites. But camels for porcelain figurines? It is hard to imagine a grass-chewing, sluggish, dumb-faced mammal making the rounds to be included in the Herend hand-painted porcelain figurine line. Yet give it to the Herend artists, the Herend camel figurines are lovely. Forget worn-out camel shoes; the Herend camel walks in golden feet.  Take away the used and tattered camel seat covers you imagine on a crowded Cairo street; this porcelain camel chimes as it walks (figuratively) with a royal blanket sewn with golden bells around the cover. Even the body disabuses the rough, rugged, smelly camel skin; our Herend camel is tattooed with elegant patterns that will shame the palace elephants of the Rajah. These camels come in different colors, too: raspberry, butterscotch and chocolate, among others. Sounds appetizing, right?
 
Herend is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Cheap is dangerous

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:35 PM in Juliska (36)

At the risk of being branded a sexist, I suggest to all men to give their women the fine stoneware ceramics of Juliska for dinner set. In case you get into a physical argument with her, and in her rage she thinks of hurling plates your way (men can be victims of domestic violence, you know), she’ll think twice of throwing that Juliska in her hands. C’mon, will she really dare destroy those classic lines of the Juliska dinnerware in soft color tones that add elegance to the dining set? In ice blue, pistachio green, whitewash and cappuccino brown, the Juliska stoneware collection can make one dreamy in Romanesque charm even in the middle of a fiery tempest. My unabashed prediction is that she’ll likely to put the Juliska ceramic down. And cast her eye on that made-in-China flower pot you bought from the grocery last year. Be cheap at your own peril.
 
Juliska is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

The Blooming Magnolia

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:10 AM in Mikimoto (42)

It was Kokichi Mikimoto who started the history. From that time, the jewelry industry entered a new dawn to welcome a brighter day everyday as the history lives on one hundred and twenty years since. Everything from Mikimoto is a winning piece to add in every woman’s pearl collection. Surely, the company doesn’t really need much advertisement because by the looks of its pearls, anyone will just fall in love with them in an instant. Introducing Mikimoto Regalia, a 13-piece range of one-of-a-kind bracelets, earrings and necklaces divided into four themes - Fuchsia, Magnolia, Baroque and Cape Gooseberry - each of the 13 pieces sets various types of pearl into white gold and diamond surrounds, ranging from the daintily pretty to the double-take-worthy spectacular. The Magnolia ring, however, is a favorite, a glowing white South Sea cultured pearl the size of a Malteser nestled in white gold and diamond petals. Created for esteemed women of nobility, Mikimoto designers spent two years exploring the designs and creating the pieces of Mikimoto Regalia.
 
See and touch them at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Mikimoto.
 
 

The Spirit of Thrill

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Omega (37)

Omega watches had been the iconic watches since it became a symbol for precision and thrill. Even the flamboyant Secret Agent 007 would flaunt his trademark Omega watch in every action movie as James Bond. The world was captivated and fascinated on its innovative design and architecture of the watch. The specific fine details on the watch provide the face of thrill and the attitude of adventure. Omega watches are introduced in variant designs according to the demand of the moment. As a leader in sports, Omega watches are extensively used because of their remarkable precision and quality. The watch that symbolizes the restless spirit of thrill where one cannot resist the egging nature of pursuing the real passion of time. 
 
Omega watches are distributed at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Joys of life

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Lladro (32)

The soft pastel colors of a Lladro figurine define much of the hand-crafted porcelain maker, but its plain white sculptures are equally impressive. The absence of color or a limited amount of it in its Matte Sculptures line, in fact, highlights the detailed craftsmanship of the Lladro artist. A mother and child are caught in a casual poise, nothing dramatic save for the artistry of creating an art out of a mundane reality. Another child poses in front of the camera; yes, it makes you feel that the figurine is alive and actually looking at a photographer. The Essence of Life, which depicts a couple and their newborn child, is dramatic, highlighting the Lladro artist’s sensitivity to life. The Matte Sculptures line celebrates the family, the child, the couple and everything about the little joys of life captured in a Lladro hand-crafted fine porcelain.
 
Lladro is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Blame it on beer

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Kosta Boda (30)

Ever have a friend you like and hope to level up the relationship to more intimacy? The Kosta Boda Friendship stemware collection may be key. Yes, it celebrates friendship in stunning design and art glass craftsmanship, but the whole ambiance is to express your deeper feelings of, well, friendship, and hopefully she gets the hint. Hearts are etched; and “you” and “me” are liberally applied across the stemware line of beer glasses. It’s beer not wine or champagne, so you keep the friendship agenda without closing the window of romance especially when the alcohol kicks in. You have a wide array of suggestive etches. The owl with a rose keeps the relationship at arm’s length. The hugging fishes keep it a little bit closer. A man and a woman intimately face to face drives home your point. In case she wants to keep the friendship and berates you for even considering something more intimate, blame it on the beer to save face.
 
Kosta Boda is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

No Cork Board Needed

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:25 AM in Mémoire (36)

People come and go, and great moments like people, just pass by if you are careless. So as long as we are in that moment and with those people, you have to savor everything and remember every detail as much as you can because it only happens once and it will never be the same again. Our most valued memories should not be just memories, they should also be an instant reminder of the people who made that one moment special and got accessed to our memory bank. We don’t need a cork board and pin a note on it. As long as we have Mémoire, rest assured that our memories are held in the most special way possible. Mémoire is home of brilliant choices. Large, small, colored diamonds and all sorts of precious stones are micrograded. You can never be wrong whether you choose Petite Prong or Memory Fit, feel confident that Mémoire is always at its best.
 
For more of your Mémoire favorite pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Memoire.
 
 

Disc Is It!

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Metalsmiths Sterling (34)

Represented by four hallmarks, four symbols of premium quality and industry’s highest standard of sterling silver, the home of the original sterling silver jewelry, Metalsmiths Sterling is still at the apex of its glorious making of history in the jewelry industry. With great pride, Metalsmiths Sterling combines both youthful and modern designs incorporating fresh and unique details in fine silver metal resulting in an exceptional piece that would definitely catch anyone’s attention anytime, anywhere. Hand-crafted in sterling silver, the Signature Collection offers timeless classics that will definitely suit any occasion. Simple and sophisticated, Metalsmiths Hammered Ring Disc Necklace will rock any party or will make every dinner special. With its sleek and fine polish, whether you’re out for a drink with friends or having some dinner in a five-star restaurant, Metalsmiths Hammered Ring Disc Necklace has always gotten the best looks for you!
 
For more details about your favorite Metalsmiths Sterling piece, come and see us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Metalsmiths Sterling.
 
 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Fruity ideas

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Michael Aram (36)

Make them a centrepiece, an accent, even a utilitarian bowl for desserts or side dishes. The Michael Aram Fruit creations are anything but ordinary; they span a whole range of artistry from metal crafting to sculpting and to plating. The high-level metalwork is evident. The fruits, mainly apples and pears, assume their natural curves and their leaves hang over them in a real-life poise that is undisturbed by any wind. The fruit sculptures are in oxidized bronze and nickel plate and can be gold plated. You can use the Apple Honey Pot with Spoon as a salad dish or the Apple Ornament as an added charm to your dinner table. The Apple Plate, meantime, is perfect for serving candies, finger food or appetizers. Their uses are endless and limited only by your imagination.
 
Michael Aram is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Supporting actor is the lead character

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Mottahedeh (32)

Sometimes the support takes the lead. Like some of the Mottahedeh items. Take the cup and saucer stand. It is Mottahedeh brass in all gleaming flair and long-lasting strength designed to display your collectible cup and saucer. Only that the stand may  take all the attention instead of the things it is supposed to showcase. The slender lines of the brass stand and its seemingly eternal shine are hard not to notice.  The Grapevine wine coater is also dangerously attractive for the wine stem or the wine itself. The intricate rim with detailed engravings is an art worthy of its own exhibit. The silvery gleam is equally stunning, a perfect complement to the wine.  Lastly, the cake server with cut-outs is beautifully moulded with delicate twirling of the metal. Poor cake, the server takes the lead.
 
Mottahedeh is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Angels among us

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Do you believe in them? Mystic and magical they become even more so in Ne’Qwa decorative ornaments. The hand painted glass offers a long list of angel-themed designs that give any corner in your house a soft touch and magical feel . The Angel piece creates a deep purple backdrop to a glowing accent of the angel’s ivory white wings. It invites a tired mind for a restful sleep. The Angel Nativity, meantime, is innocence rendered in delicate glass let to hang as a celebration of purity. The Christmas spirit is evident, but the piece can complement, too, and add a child-like spirit, to your interior throughout the year. Likewise, the Dawn of Hope lends a positive glow around the glass. The art awash  in pink hues, incidentally, is in observance of the fight against breast cancer. Part of the proceeds from this piece is donated to research against the disease.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

The Wellendorff Game

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Wellendorff (39)

Genuine family values, Wellendorff is a family-owned business still successfully realizing its vision through each piece of jewelry that passes in the course of stringent quality checks before it receives the desirable seal of quality, a capital W crowned with a diamond, the company’s logo and also symbolizes goldsmith skills of the highest quality, emphasizing what a Wellendorff piece of jewelry is made of. For so many years, the company has mastered the twists and turns of the industry, and manufacturing jewelry, is its game to play. Playing it in style, the Maxi Diamond Game is Wellendorff’s very own 18k yellow gold and diamond game bracelet containing pretty 1.63 carats diamonds in a playful display around the piece itself. Without a doubt, Wellendorff combines world-class and state of the art techniques with exceptional designs and themes resulting in beauty beyond imagination.  
 
More of Wellendorff’s bits and pieces are available at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Wellendorff.
 
 

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Tissot’s Lovely Lady

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Tissot (37)

A member of the Swatch  Group, the world’s largest watch producer and  distributor, Tissot has finally found its place to be ranked among the world’s leading timepiece brands pioneering craftsmanship and innovation with its signature “Innovators by Tradition” since its foundation in 1853. While it caters to men, Tissot also provides timeless timepieces for women who want to get out of the box and be different in a sophisticated way. Introducing the Tissot Lovely, ladies will absolutely throw away their usual un-Tissot timepieces to make way for this Tissot lady watch. This stunning piece conveys the very essence of class with its discrete yet absolutely gorgeous mini-size and feminine round case. The metal bracelet versions can be worn loosely as beautiful jewelry on the wrist with diamond options for that glamorous sparkle or with a stylish leather strap. 
 
Wrap your wrist with the Tissot Lovely today. Visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Tissot.
 
 

The Army Has a Muse

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Swiss Army (38)

Premier Swiss timepiece and cutlery brand, Swiss Army is among the top-selling and most respected brands of its class around the globe. Because of its manly name, it’s understandable to think that its products are all for men. What we don’t know is that Swiss Army Victorinox watches have a Muse—she is Victoria. Victoria is a timeless classic for the ladies and is named after the mother of the house’s founder. Feminine and serene, the Victoria offers the same top quality like any other Victorinox Swiss watches for men. The special edition Victoria Diamond includes 56 dazzling Wesselton diamonds on the bezel that creates an unmatched sophisticated look for every woman looking for elegance. The Victoria, undeniably, is the perfect wear for every man’s muse.
 
Army or muse, Schiffman’s has everything for everyone. The Victoria Diamond comes in handy at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Bamboo in metal

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Michael Aram (36)

Michael Aram may all about metal, but the signature has an interesting line of bamboo-inspired items.  Using nickel plate, stainless steel , galls, soy wax, white marble and, yes, a dash of bamboo materials, the Michael Aram bamboo line is interesting as the items are functional.  Serve bread with style with the Bamboo Bread Board and Knife. Use the Bamboo Cake Knife to serve pastries with taste. Accent your table with the Bamboo Candle and use the Bamboo Cocktail Napkin Holder as an added décor and practical item on your dinner table. As a main piece, the Bamboo Leaf Deep Platter Large is perfect to server finger foods as appetizer while the guests wait for the main action. The whole Michael Aram bamboo line is yet another showcase of the artist’s ingenuity when it comes to metal crafts and home décor.
 
Michael Aram is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Oriental art in porcelain

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Lladro (32)

Arguably, Lladro is most intricate and beautiful in its exquisite line of Chinese and Indian mystic figurines. The deep reds and blues of the Hindi Goddess Lakshmi highlight the intricate sculpting of the goddess, from her golden headdress to her gown that flows smoothly on contours. Her four hands are depicted in various actions, with one hand in an open palm and the other as if summoning peace to the onlooker. Similarly, the Chinese dragons are impressive with their detailed scales and their flaming eyes. Far from standing passively, the dragons stand in an attack poise, a threatening mouth ready to give a fiery breadth.  The Great Dragon is available in blue and golden or blue enamels. The Guardian Lioness is equally stunning in its body armour, strong stance and fiery tail. Lladro offers more Asian mystic-inspired fine porcelain figurines as a showcase of its mastery of craftsmanship.
 
Lladro is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Monday, August 19, 2013

Celebrate babyhood

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:15:00 AM in Herend (40)

Herend celebrates babyhood with its line of hand-painted porcelain baby sets. Exquisite, charming and small pieces of high artistry and workmanship, the Herend baby sets are ideal as gift items or collectibles. Among others, the Herend Patchwork set, a mix of porcelain figurines and baby utilities, reflects an innocent, playful yet painstakingly crafted Herend workmanship. Pastel blue, green, yellow and red lines crisscross each other to create a playful art rendition. The Baby Shoe is practical as it is alluringly simple. The Elephant, Lop Ear Bunny, Rubber Ducky, Small Teddy Bear and Frog figurines are set to compete with your baby’s cuteness. They are lovely addition to your baby’s room. The Herend Patchwork set also includes utilitarian pieces, such as cereal bowls, baby cups and baby plates.
 
Herend is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Behind the scene

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Kosta Boda (30)

Behind a Kosta Boda is the artist, his nimble hands and creative flair breathe life to a glass. Mats Jonasson is one of them. The Swede is at home with his country’s centuries-old glassblowing craftsmanship as he explores new avenues to perfect his art glass. The result is a stunning line of glass works, from top-quality household glassware to an art nouveau glass pieces. The Matt Jonasson art rests on the artist’s ability to create life out of colors, textures and lines. Among others, his exquisite bowls, hand-crafted and individually painted, feature the eyes of a monkey that set to hypnotize an onlooker. A black bird is animated. A girl’s hair flows with the wind. Moose is captured in classic pencil lines. And a snow queen, we suppose, glows in glass captivity, as if the artist has cast a spell to quell her evil charm.
 
Kosta Boda is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Let the day pass by

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Juliska (36)

Exude a relaxing air in your house with the Juliska classic candle-lit fragrance line. The signature known for its elegant collection of crystals and ceramics, extends its art to a whole range of candle-lit home fragrances set to add a fresh scent to your home. Sublime yet it draws you in, the Juliska home fragrance  allows you to create small enticing nooks in the living room, dining room and bedroom. The candles create a serene, easy air around; the fragrances are displayed in frosted glass with graceful ornamental ceramic tops. The Juliska home fragrance line is wonderful to light up as it is a pretty accent when unlit. The frosted glass glows within when the candle is lit, as you start to snuffle in the fragrance while you relax and let the day pass by.
 
Juliska is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Finery Side by Side

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Suna Bros (36)

Hand-selected and crafted by skilled craftsmen and artisans, Suna Bros. has the perfect proportions, balance and details creating a graceful symmetry of high quality metals and precious stones. Suna design concepts are inspired mostly by architectural designs and natural forms. These are the elements that make each piece unique and exceptional. Both artistry and skill are needed to transform the picture into a three dimensional object that allows each platinum or 18K gold piece to embody the beauty of the original design. Fashioned by the experts’ hands, Suna takes pride on its Suna Bros. Diamond and Platinum Mounting—a lovely mounting with 24 full cut diamonds on either side of a center stone of 1.42ct tw, set in fine platinum, displaying a vista of finery from left to right.
 
See the best of Suna Bros. jewelry at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Suna.
 
 

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Here’s to long, classy life

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Orrefors (33)

Cheers to Orrefors for creating a fine line of ale glasses. Gulping down the brewed malt has never been classier, and elegant to boot, than with a whole range of Orrefors beer drinking glasses. It is glass art put together with the pleasure of beer; what can go wrong?  Whether it is the tall Difference Ale glass or the slender Difference Pils, the art and craftsmanship of Orrefors is evident. The golden yellow of freshly brewed beer or  the deep dark brown of the ale is given an extra glow and allure. Similarly, the You/We Beer glass is pure masculine without losing the Orrefors graceful touch. For the more sophisticated drinker, try the Nobel beer in 27 cl or 37 cl; both are stunning with in their golden stems. Here’s to long life and a touch of class!
 
Orrefors is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Animals in crystal

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Haviland (31)

The crystal opens out like a flower, the “petals” rounded at the tip and meet at a solid core. The lines gracefully flow around the rim and the surface as smooth as a frozen lake. Welcome to the art glass of Haviland, master pieces of crystal used for everyday items like its line of exquisite bowls. The Haviland crystal bowl line has more than twenty slender designs, each one a mark of excellent Haviland art glass craftsmanship. Among these, the Animaux noirs stands out. Bold yet delicate, the bowl are thickly rimmed and topped with a charming sculpture of an animal in hues of blue: a teddy bear, a horse chess piece and a whole portrait of a male lion. The Haviland Animaux noirs collection is glamorous at its most classy, a work of art set to make guests admire the pieces.
 
Haviland is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Wood It Be Nice?

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:25:00 AM in Roberto Coin (41)

The first among Italian jewelers to establish his own magnificent international jewelry brand, Roberto Coin will take us over and over again in Vicenza, the City of Gold. His prestigious collections have become one of the top-selling and sought after jewelry in the market since the company was founded in 1977 and the brand was launched in 1996. The company’s flourish is unstoppable, courtesy of its timeless and one of a kind jewelry designs. Coming up with a new medium, Roberto Coin exhibits a new taste of fine jewelry with Wood. Transforming simple material into a breathtaking piece, Roberto Coin Twist & Shout Diamond & Black Wood Earrings with 18K Yellow Gold and .04 ct diamond is another masterpiece that is sure to snatch anybody’s attention, from the fond jewelry wearers to the most discerning collectors.
 
For more of your Roberto Coin Wood jewelry pieces, visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Roberto Coin.
 
 

Slane Your Luck

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Slane (32)

With impeccable attention to detail and craftsmanship, Slane designs mirrored the beauty of everyday objects we see everyday. But as the Slane sisters always look for something unique, they always combined their individualities with their experiences wherein which to derive an inspiration that will make up for a theme. Heath and Landon Slane have come up to one of the most favorite symbols of all time, not only for the Irish but for everyone. Green and fresh, the four-leaf clover is an uncommon variation of the common, three-leaved clover. According to tradition, such leaves bring good luck to their finders, especially if found accidentally. With the Slane & Slane Sterling Silver and Gold Clover Charm “Annual Edition” Bracelet, Slane has intentionally created an everyday good luck for you! Hang around your wrist and Slane your luck, anytime!
 
A bracelet is worth a thousand good wishes at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Slane.
 
 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Hand of the Maestro

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Raymond Weil (38)

Bringing together all the elements of excellence of the Swiss luxury and watchmaking industry, Raymond Weil is definitely unstoppable in introducing precise, reliable and noble timepieces that will take you to Geneva—the home of know-how watchmaking Masters. Representing Raymond Weil’s love music, the company releases one of its newest models the Maestro Quantième à Aiguille (maestro With Calendar Hand). As its name indicates, the Maestro Quantième à Aiguille has two indicators at 3 and 9 o’clock, displaying the temporal passage of the date and the seconds respectively. Housed in a steel case with a diameter of 41mm, enhanced with a brown leather alligator style strap, the silver dial is embellished with a sunray guilloché decoration in the central zone and a concentric musical stave motif, punctuated by black transfer Roman numerals. The blued steel type hands add their own rhythm to the dial’s overall harmony. The sapphire glass of the case back reveals the mechanical complication, constituting the maestro’s heart, equipped with 33 jewels and generating a power reserve of 38 hours. Indeed, another Raymond Weil masterpiece.
 
Get your own Raymond Weil timepiece from Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Raymond Weil.
 
 

Elbow macaroni

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Orange Howell (32)

Is it a flower or a snowflake? It is pasta. Or at least it is inspired by corallini, little shell-shaped elbow macaroni. The Orange Howell gold-plated shell ornament is testament to the designer’s mastery of executing a creative idea from an inspiration to the actual piece. The image of corallinis rendered to make a flower (or a sunflower, depends on your view) was submitted to Orange Howell to create the hand-cast lead-free pewter. The result is an impressive, almost look-alike, rendition of the elbow macaroni art into an Orange Howell jewelry piece down to the subtle folds and twists of the pasta. The ridges may appear in symmetrical patterns, but each ridge has its own movement and character. This detailed craftsmanship makes Orange Howell a sought-after designer and creator of jewelry pieces by high-end clients, such as Tiffany & Co., The Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans and The Four Seasons in Whistler.
 
Orange Howell  is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Playful parakeets

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Grainger McKoy (36)

The birds dive for a landing with their wings spread out and revealed in stunning details. The feathers change color from brownish to greyish in a smooth transition before abruptly giving way to a gradient of yellow and blue hues. It is the Grainger McKoy Carolina Parakeet, the 1992 masterpiece of Dan Lufkin who used basswood, metal, alabaster and oil paint. The parakeets’ heads glow in orange-yellowish light, their eyes set on something on the ground. Such is the skill of the Grainger McKoy artist; creating a non-present target through the eyes of his subjects, the parakeets. The birds glide on a soft wind, yet again unseen but felt by the eyes. The parakeets are stretched out apart far enough that creates an illusion of separate elements but bounded as one fine wood sculpture.
 
Grainger McKoy is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

The Extraordinary Precision

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Precision Set (38)

In house state of the art craftsmanship and commendable mastery of diamond cutting and setting in Dallas, Texas, Precision Set Fine Jewelry Works has always something good for engagement rings, wedding and classic bands. Precision Set combines world-class technologies with skilled craftsmen that results in extraordinary precision of producing the world's finest diamond jewelry. Pamper yourself with the glitz and glamour of the Extraordinary Halo Cushion with .82ct Diamond Shank. This Extraordinary piece is available in 14k, 18k, white or yellow gold and platinum. Give yourself a luxurious treatment with the pure diamond indulgence given to you by the home of the world’s finest diamonds, Precision Set.
 
For more of your exquisite Precision Set diamonds, visit us at Schiffman’s. We aim to please our regular and first time customers at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Precision Set.
 
 

Friday, August 16, 2013

Extreme Health Watch

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Philip Stein (33)

While providing the best of quality timepieces and bracelets, Philip Stein, for all we know it, is a strong advocate in the use of the Natural Frequency Technology—a technology that interacts with the human body in a way that it is consistent with relaxation and overall wellbeing. Like each and every Philip Stein piece, the Philip Stein Extreme is furnished with the Natural Frequency Technology that helps its wearers to have a good mood and a sound energy to last throughout the day. The Extreme’s 46 mm Steel Case with Black Rotating Bezel is a prime of its class. It has a black and light grey dial at a single time zone in a sapphire crystal and of course, 20-ATM water resistant. This wristwatch is a perfect company for extreme adventures.
 
Philip Stein is available at at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

French affair

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:35 AM in Gien (34)

The allure and serenity of Provence, France is brought to your dining room with the Gien Provence ceramic dinnerware. The Provence landscape is set in a harmony of pastel blues, pinks, yellows and greens, creating that undeniable easy air of the French province. The Gien Provence collection captures the fruits, plants, flowers, springs and all that define the quiet lifestyle of Provence. Imagine a field of lavenders or a basketful of grapes and squashes as you walk in the province’s cobbled streets.  The blue serene sky and the liberal sun complete the Provence portrait. The Gien Provence theme includes: dinner, canapé and salad plates; cereal bowls; cake platters; coffee and tea sets; jars; and coasters. In combination or alone, the Gien Provence item is an attractive addition to your dining set.
 
Gien is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Meet the artist

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Pickard (32)

Pickard Charlotte Moss design artistYou have seen a wide range of Pickard China dinnerware. Now meet the artist behind  one of its celebrated collection: Charlotte Moss. She has a solid background in design that started in furniture and decorative accessories, fabrics, linens, china and carpet. Moss’ creative ideas have seen publication in various books, including: Creating a Room, The Poetry of Home, and Design Inspirations. As one of the well-respected artists, Moss is behind the South Hampton theme, a collection of dinnerware in floral patterns of blue and white. She admitted being inspired by the English countryside for the Pickard line. Moss has also created the Espalier theme, a take from European plains where trees and vines grow lush and share space. The same harmony is realized in Moss’ Pickard Espalier dinnerware.
 
Pickard is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Be Chic with the Macrame

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:20:00 AM in Pandora Jewelry (35)

Pandora is a chic jewelry line which has an established image of creativity and individuality. At every Pandora house, a vast choice of tiny pretty charms that will complete a history awaits you while an extensive list of lovely and stylish bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings are ready to be tried on anytime you want. Single, multiple or stackable, whatever your own taste of fashion is always good with Pandora. Originality that suits you best; your choice, your style. Bracelets are some cool stuff to hang around the wrist. While being wearable they are also fashionable especially when you are wearing Pandora’s Gold Bracelet Macrame—a cool bracelet made of khaki macramé with 14k gold, a perfect accessory for any friends get-together or reunions.
 
More of your Pandora chic bits and pieces are available at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Pandora.
 
 

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Constellation, Eagle and Golf

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:25:00 PM in Omega (37)

Outstanding reliability and unmatched quality, Omega celebrates its long term relationship and bond with the ancient and royal game of golf in the awesome and robust Omega Constellation Double Eagle 4-Counters. These wristwatches from Omega are made of 18 Ct red gold or stainless steel with matt black dials and their four contrasting counters, or sub-dials, are appealingly arranged in a staggered row across the dial. The attention to detail in the design of the Double Eagle 4-Counters in 18 Ct red gold is reflected by its 18 Ct red gold facetted hour markers, facetted and truncated Dauphine hands, and applied Omega symbol and name. It has an unusual bezel ring crafted from black rubber and its Arabic numbers appear in sharp contrast in 18 Ct red gold. The stainless steel model has the same features but they are crafted from 18 Ct white gold and has a black aluminum bezel with silver Arabic numerals. The Omega Constellation Double Eagle 4-Counters are powered by Omega's Co-Axial calibre 3890, each one is a COSC-certified chronometer.
 
For more of your favorite Omega wristwatches, visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Omega.
 
 

Fine china made even finer

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Philippe Deshoulieres (32)

Fine china is already elegantly alluring at its raw core. With Philippe Deshoulieres, china is even made more elegant and impossibly classy. While the signature is renowned for the intricate designs in a wide array of dinnerware collections, its simple, rhythmic designs are equally impressive. Its Carousel dinnerware line, for one, has the simplicity and classiness of a black and white  affair with subtle touches of grey to add glamour. The liberal ivory whiteness of the porcelain rimmed in platinum creates an optical illusion, one that draws the eyes in. The Carousel collection includes bread plates, soup plate caps, dinner plates, soup bowls, personal coffee makers and pair mugs.  If simplicity is most beautiful, then the Philippe Deshoulieres Carousel collection is one of the most beautiful dinnerware around.
 
Philippe Deshoulieres is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Elegance in simplicity

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Empire Silver Co (31)

The designer sterling silver and pewter manufacturer presents a simple yet elegant piece to serve your meals: the Empire Silver trays. Simple in their round forms, the Empire Silver trays bear the signature trademark of excellent sterling and pewter craftsmanship that dates back to 1946, where since its beginnings, the company has been manufacturing quality hollowware in Brooklyn, N.Y. Serve dishes or coffee and tea with these trays. The surface is unblemished and finished in mirror-shine. With proper care, the trays are designed to last a lifetime. The trays are also available in clover-rimmed designs as an added twist to the classical Empire tray. Serving meals, appetizers and break-time compliments are made more alluring with the Empire tray. It is designed to impress, but it remains low-key  to highlight what it carries.
 
Empire Silver is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro
 
 

Colors in Motion

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:35 AM in Mikimoto (42)

For more than 120 years, Mikimoto pearls have been known to be the best cultured pearls in the world. The founder Kokichi Mikimoto was the first man ever to produce the first cultured pearl, who did not only make a history but who also started a beginning that would never end—the best thing ever happened to jewelry—the  pearls of Mikimoto. As much as Mikimoto pearls are simply elegant and overflowing with beauty, they can also be fun and playful with its multicolored pearls! You can be high-spirited with every motion with the bursts of colors of the lovely pearls in its Long Multicolor Pearls in Motion—an iconic necklace with a generous 43 9mm cultured pearls of White South Sea, Black South Sea and Freshwater and clasp with a 0.20 ct diamonds in a 45 inch, 18k white gold chain.
 
Keep in motion and grab one of Mikimoto’s pearl necklaces at Schiffman’s! The Long Multicolor Pearls in Motion is available at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center—authorized dealer for Mikimoto.
 
 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The Essence of a Sterling

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:20:00 PM in Metalsmiths Sterling (34)

Silver symbolizes unqualified purity and honesty. Its state of manifestations had been echoed through their uninhibited expression of their truest intentions. At Metalsmiths Sterling, a silver is no ordinary collection. In fact it's the company's main attraction and the main element of its collections. Metalsmiths Sterling classic representations in the "earth, wind and fire" offers a rare glimpse of the company's advocacies to innovative creations. Their recent collections present timeless beauty yet carried a touch of modernity in sophistication. Their exquisite design depicts elegance of art, reminiscent of the architecture that forms the great cities of the world. The ambiance of sophistication in every Metalsmiths Sterling collection exudes a creation always in progress. 
 
Metalsmiths Sterling Jewelry Collections are available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Vestiges of Memories

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:15:00 PM in Mémoire (36)

For the last 2 decades of exceptional manufacturing of diamond jewelries, it has benchmarked the exaction of perfection. The use of in-house laser engraving punctuates the enormity of such significance when it comes to names inscription in the jewel itself. The inscription of originality and ownership engraved in a priced jewelry insinuates expression of inherent creativity. The company uses the hot extrusion process to ensure that precious metal when fused warrants exceptional durability. The extruded mountings are then laser cut for perfection. The state-of-the-art laser technology is a manifestation of its adherent values on innovation and liberal progress on the clear intent for customer satisfaction. Although utilized in modern technology, the setting of the stones is hand-set. It commands a personal touch, which signifies the company's sensitivities to the desires and yearnings of a client. A Mémoire jewelry creation is truly a remembrance of the past, quite still distinct for a memory to recall. 
 
Mémoire Jewelry Collections can be seen at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Served in a pretty plate

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Richard Ginori (32)

Richard Ginori majolica dinnerware is artistic as it is utilitarian. Across a full range of Richard Ginori’s collections is the dinner plate, the main star among the items. Richard Ginori’s charger plates are deceivingly simple, but you sense a deep passion to create them in subtle beauty. The simple monochromatic designs range from gold to black, light blue to green and fiery orange to feminine pink. The basic theme is undeniable, but it only highlights the artistry of Richard Ginori. As an offshoot, the designer dinnerware also features plates with subtle illustrations in singular colors like the Galli Rossi line. Orange and white hues come into play to create a serene picture of two birds enjoying a morning bliss under a tree, whose leaves flow with the wind.
 
Richard Ginori  is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Designer shakers

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Couzon (32)

Many collectible designer dinner wares have left out a member of the dining set that Couzon transformed into an ornamental accent for the table. The Couzon stainless steel salt and pepper shakers (poivre et sel) are sleek and elegant in their utilitarian function. The Couzon graceful, slender surface is not lost on the shakers; and as a tease, Couzon adds a roly-poly effect that gives the two-piece set a contemporary art flavor. Likewise, the shakers’s mirror finish gives them a classic touch of an 18/10 stainless steel. Either as a side item or centrepiece, the Couzon shakers can complement a ceramic or glass dinnerware line, making them a flexible designer must-have for your table. But nothing beats using the shakers as a welcome member to a whole range of Couzon tableware, from plate to server sets, side dish to drinking sets.
 
Couzon is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Gift for Aphrodite

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Konstantino (40)

A jewel polished and set is considered a gift from nature. Its mysterious possession and beckoning iridescence reflected from the ethereal radiance reminds the wearer that a Konstantino jewelry has ancient Greek Philosophy in each and every creation. Each Konstantino creation possessed timeless and universal design marvelously appealing to the clientele. Influenced by the frenetic cosmopolitan cities, ancient ruins and lost temples; Konstantino creations are dedicated to the ancient Gods of Greece. These jewelry pieces have ancient elements etched in the creators soul, thus every piece design possess the essence, the experience and the passion for Greece. The embodiment of a Greek-inspired jewelry is always an offering to the great Goddess of Love and Beauty, Aphrodite.
 
Experience the gift of Aphrodite expressed in a jewelry creation only with Konstantino. It is on display at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

An Imprint of Nature

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Marco Bicego (44)

The centerpiece of every Marco Bicego creation is the extraordinary talent and skill of master craftsmen who exclusively hand-wove coil strands and hand-crafted satin finish which is possible through the fusion of technology and traditional master craftsmanship. Another facet of craftsmanship found only in a Marco Bicego creation is the "centuries-old techniques of hand etching satin texture onto the precious metal which will remain unalterable through time". Marco Bicego jewelries are themed in nature, which accentuates the perfection of the imperfection of it. It signifies the appreciation of the imperfection and thereby highlights the emphasis and importance of eccentricity. Every creation at Marco Bicego is unique yet it has the ability to continuously innovate through technology and traditional means by the spirit of cunning impetus to create contemporary interpretations in jewelry. Marco's Jewelry transcends superficial tendencies and timeless attitude. It's a commitment to adhere to the kimberly process certification scheme as demonstrated in their decisions. 
 
Marco Bicego Jewelry Collections can be seen at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 
 
 
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It’s the Thought that counts

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:35:00 AM in Reed & Barton Silversmiths (32)

Or is it, really? That is, if the gift is well-thought of. A Reed & Barton gift will surely fit the billing and impress your sophisticated taste to the recipient. The signature has a slew of gift items for the grandest weddings. Gifts become elegant with the Julien 2-piece dessert set or the Preston 2-piece bridal set. The Francis I wedding cake knife gives a royal treat to the new couple. The Soho Hiball glass set and Martini with pick set are also guaranteed to match the grandeur of the wedding. Other gift ideas include a vodka set, which is truly a taste of class, and an airplane musical, a miniature finely sculpted single-propeller flyer in stainless steel. Meantime, the letter opener exudes a sentimental gift for the groom, who is likely to appreciate, too, a Reed & Barton Square Decanter gift.
 
Reed & Barton Silversmiths is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Festive dining

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Casafina (31)

Add color to your dining set with the Casafina Flowers collection. It is Casafina’s vibrant take on floral explosion inspired by the flowers of Alentejo, Portugal. The set is hand-thrown and hand-painted, the trademark of a Casafina fine ceramics. It is a fiesta feel of red, orange and yellow flowers and all hues in between. The dark blue undertone sets a blissful foundation, where the yellow-greenish leaves stage a basic backdrop to the happy flowers. The items are rimmed by a chain of tiny red flowers that randomly run around the plate, serving tray, soup bowl and salad plate. The theme also includes pitchers and mugs for a complete set of festivity on your dining table. The Casafina Flowers collection is a celebration of meals, a take on the light and easy breeze by the ocean.
 
Casafina is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Monday, August 12, 2013

The Modern Twist in Jewelry

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Judith Ripka Essentials (33)

Winning the prestigious award in "De Beers Award for Diamond Design" magnified the exemplary talent and skill of Judith Ripka, the founder of the Judith Ripka Essentials. The company believed on the appreciation of style, design and uncompromising quality to satisfy the clientele. Often times, Judith would work side-by-side with clients just to create a jewelry project suited to the desires and ambitions of the client. Although quite busy on familial obligations, she would find time to help others understand that fashion is about style and the general look. With Judith Ripka Essentials, every jewelry classic creation sparkles with unmatched brilliance, and modern twist of versatility. A Judith Ripka jewelry is truly created according to the client's understanding on fashion and exquisite style. That's why, a Judith Ripka creation today does not only cover jewelry creations but other products that contributes to man's comfort and style. The company uses only the finest materials because customer satisfaction is their priority.
 
Judith Ripka Essentials can be seen at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Caffeine kick in ceramics

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:30:00 AM in Simon Pearce (32)

Drinking gourmet coffee demands drinking it in a gourmet cup. Makes sense, right? Call it sensual, but the lips enjoy touching a solid mug with a thick rim even before tasting the deep roast of caffeine. This idea is not lost in the Simon Pearce mug collections, fine ceramics moulded skillfully and hand finished individually. The Barre Mug in black gives a caffeine kick. Solid and easy to grasp, it is a perfect vessel to hold the freshly brewed coffee.  Hold it with two hands, feel its earthy surface and simmer the black brew inside; the Simon Pierce mug becomes one with the coffee. It is the perfect complement to an early morning breeze as you sit back and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. The mug is available also in alabaster, shale or slate color.
 
Simon Pearce is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Served on silver platter

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:35 AM in Boardman Silversmiths (31)

Afternoon tea and coffee breaks will never be the same again with a Boardman Silversmiths Coffee and Tea Service set. Known for its masterfully crafted sterling silver and lead-free pewter, Boardman Silversmiths extends its fine metal collection to spruce up your morning and afternoon breaks. The set is elegant as a collectible display, as it is reliable for everyday use. Inspired by American and English silver collections, the Boardman coffee and tea set is reminiscent of the colonial times when prestige was served in style. The coffee pot has the slender grace of a princess’ dress, while the tea pot exudes a queen’s dominant presence. Around them are the royal entourage: the sugar bowl is all prim and proper; and the oval tray is the reliable court servant.
 
Explore Boardman Silversmiths’ other lines at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

The Life Style Collection

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:15:20 AM in John Hardy (38)

The John Hardy Collections touch the very soul and spirit of anyone with its intricate designs and presentations. It's not only a jewelry collection but a collection of accessories that integrates human behavior. That's why it is entitled "Life Style " because of its main thrust and motif that anchors on the routine, daily, usual activity of people. It invokes simplicity and candidness. The unusual integration on utensils or accessories used for in the daily act made simple moments memorable and lasting. The emphasis on naiveté yet elegant in design creates an avenue for simple people to appreciate artistic significance. The elegant designs of simple generic raw products in combination with precious stones has created a realm of another distinction; a distinction of being an innovator of simplicity yet elegant and teasing for the eyes. 
 
John Hardy Collections are available in Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

The Royalty of Diamonds

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:35 AM in FireMark Diamonds (35)

Who has the world’s most perfectly cut diamonds? I know certain brands who claim to have such title but for all the truth’s sake, we cannot rely on mere allegations. We want the facts. Certainly, diamond experts and authorities have answered this question for us. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the world’s foremost diamond authority, and the Gem Certification & Assurance Lab (GCAL), a leader in grading the light performance of diamonds have both answered that the FireMark Princess is the world’s most perfectly cut diamond and both diamond authorities rated it “Excellent” for polish, symmetry and light performance. Princess are distinguished for her crown but what makes the difference is that while others have only one, the FireMark Princess has a patented “Double Crown”.
 
Visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro and experience the maximum brilliance from the Princess of FireMark Diamond. Schiffman’s is a proud dealer for FireMark Diamonds.
 
 

Royal treat

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Salisbury (32)

The regal air is evident. Along with this, surely, the intricate patterns are expected. The Salisbury china Mona pattern tea cup and saucer is a timeless beauty that can easily fit in in an old English royal garden breakfast or an afternoon imperial tea break in China’s Forbidden City. The dark tones across blue and red hues are seriously confident in their Salisbury pedigree. The star-rim pattern is rich in details, nothing different from looking straight up at the center of a grand chandelier. The majestic theme runs flawlessly from cup to saucer, reminiscent of the king and queen by each other’s side in harmony. If grandeur is your taste, the Salisbury Mona theme makes sure you get it along with the soothing tea that is poured in the cup.
 
Salisbury is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Appetizing metal ware

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:50:00 AM in Beatriz Ball Collection (31)

The Beatriz Ball cutting board line adds chutzpah to an appetizing prelude to a cocktail night or an everyday family afternoon garden gathering. Renowned for its handmade dinnerware metal sandcasting, the Beatriz Ball Collection lends it world-class craftsmanship and design to create a collectible cutting board set. The Blind Mouse Spreader is fanciful to cut cheese or spread butter with. Sold individually, it is tempting to collect a few items for different spreads.  The spreader fits into the Wood Soho Square Cracker cutting board. The biscuits, olives or other appetizers snugly fit in the sanded wood tray with trench and the spreader is ready to deliver the spread. Meantime, a Soho Cracker Tray is perfect to hold a separate cheese as you enjoy the filling starters before the main course.
 
Beatriz Ball is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

A Woman's Delight

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Hearts on Fire (32)

The Hearts on Fire Jewelry Collection will really burn your heart's desire. The quenching yearning for its timeless elegance with its scalloped edges and floral jewelry makes it the perfect gift for a woman on its special wedding day. Each collection has different personality traits that makes every jewelry collection unique. Ilaria Lanzoni's creative arrangement provides a feminine touch that answers the desires of a woman expressed in a jewelry collection. Hearts on Fire jewelry collections are usually demandable for engagement and weddings but it can be suited for daily use. Its creativity and innovation in the arrangement of the stones created unique pieces with distinct features uncommon for the common. It has created a name that symbolizes prestige and elegance for special occasions.
 
A Hearts on Fire Collection can be seen in Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 
 
 
 

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Magnificent starry night

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Waterford Crystal (39)

The House of Waterford Crystal has produced one of the most stunning glass art pieces in the past, from classic utilitarian wares to trophies and historical commemoratives. But perhaps one of its most impressive works is its chandeliers. The crown on its head, so to speak, these hanging masterpieces showcases Waterford Crystal’s mastery of glassmaking. From moulding to glassblowing, cutting to sculpting, the company has perfected the disciplines to create intricate chandeliers composed of dozens of tiny glass pieces that seem to flow as one magnificent glass piece.  Switch on the lights and the Waterford Crystal’s magnificence is multiplied by a hundredfold. The light passes through each tiny glass piece and reflects out subtle light streams; with dozens of these glass pieces breaking out their light, the play is nothing short of a starry night.
 
Waterford Crystal is available at Schiffman's in Friendly Center.
 
 

Old world for new design

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:40:00 AM in Arte Italica (31)

Nostalgia is in once more across the art and fashion industries. Time to add an old world feel to the dining room as well. The Anna Caffe coffee set by Arte Italica serves a fitting centuries-old theme as you sip caffeine on an afternoon break by the patio. Made from first-grade Italian pewter and glass, the Anna Caffe line lends an imperial air to your ordinary coffee time. The vintage patterns around the items are rustic and alluring. The creation is lyrical, such as how the sugar bowl’s pewter’s sturdy bearing handles the delicate glass with care. Likewise, the creamer is reminiscent of a time even beyond the old world, as if you hold a precious find that belongs to an ancient civilization. Other items included in the Anna Caffe collections include the creamer, sugar and tray set and individual rectangular trays.
 
Arte Italica is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

The Bohemian impression

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:10:00 AM in David Yurman (39)

The rise of David Yurman creations had been a product of its bohemian nature and its inherent artistic traits since the early 1960's. The David Yurman Company has learned to evolve and diversified itself to become a company that caters to the numerous needs of people with rare taste. The assortment of products, from their artistic jewelry array to their fragrance collections had been always a constant hit. It was a twist of fate when a personal handcrafted bracelet caught the attention of a friend and offered to buy it right away. This idea of making it available in the market triggered the concept of the company and its ambitions. The iconic trademark "cable bracelet" of David Yurman remains as one of the formidable pieces in demand today. 
 
David Yurman products are available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

The Designer's Diamond

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Christopher Designs (36)

The famous Polish jeweler revolutionized the way diamonds are set and arranged. Christopher Slowinski "craftingly" created a unique way of arranging diamonds in an atypical manner. Its exquisite designs brought beauty in a diamond more enthralling and captivating. For Christopher, the never ending pursuit of perfection and focus on innovation led him to redefine the generic beauty of a diamond. The relentless pursuit for perfection enabled the creator to revolutionized the degree of appreciation of diamonds. Christopher Designs remarkable engineering, the combination of craftsmanship and innovation provides the avenue to create diamond pieces a cut above the cut of anyone else. Their Crisscut Diamonds are one of the famous pieces in the array of Christopher Designs Collection. Its intricately crafted 77 facet arrangement in the jewelry piece makes it distinctly unfamiliar, a jewelry only for people of rare taste and elegant inclinations.  
 
A Christopher Designs diamond can be viewed at Schiffman's  in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Friday, August 09, 2013

A Sculptor's Expression

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Charles Krypell (42)

Charles Krypell's visionary attitude created jewelry pieces that are not considered contemporaries but rather advance and beyond his time. Each piece is crafted in seamless three-dimensional perspective that enunciates the beauty of the stone. The distinct setting and presentation of the jewelry equates balance and movement. It focuses on the unique philosophy of the creator that believes on the evolution and revolution of style. A Charles Krypell jewelry collection creation is crafted in sensuous design, conscious and sensitive to the deep understanding of human romance and desire. That's why even in due time, loyal patrons still seek a Charles Krypell jewelry collection because it has learned to understand human behavior and desires; it can anticipate the need of a typical clientele and cure the emotional want or even smoothens an anguished heart of a craved soul. For almost thirty years in ambient service to the market, it has maintained its passion and created a distinct trademark in the jewelry business. 
 
Own a Charles Krypell Jewelry today. It's available in Schiffman's at Friendly Center. 
 
 
 
 
 

The Capeland Lifestyle

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Baume & Mercier (34)

To celebrate the innovative and timeless designs of its famous timepieces, Baume & Mercier captures the beauty and charisma of seaside living with its sporty and chic Capeland collection. Capeland 10063 portrays the relaxed and serene breeze of oceanic waters in its 40 mm round steel, polished and satin finished case in sapphire crystal with antiglare treatment and 14.9 mm sapphire crystal for case back. Equivalent to the serenity of the sea is the sporty and bold underwater adventures with the big blue waves and authentic sun-and-sand experience with its automatic movement equipped with chronograph, tachymeter, telemeter and date functions. It displays sun satin-finished silver-colored and snailed silver-colored Arabic numerals with Superluminova hands. Capeland 10063 is stylish in blue alligator strap with adjustable triple folding security buckle.
 
Get a hold of a relaxed lifestyle through Baume & Mercier Capeland. Visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center and get your own piece now! Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Baume & Mercier.
 
 

Framed up

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:35 AM in The 925 (32)

Long before Facebook, picture frames have already been recording our social life, such as our wedding, newborn children, their growing years and graduation from college. At times, we throw in our portraits for good measure. These picture frames mark our life milestones and our precious moments. Wouldn’t you want to use a precious frame, too, for these photos? The 925 sterling silver photo frame is an excellent choice. Whether you prefer the royal aura of the Buckingham frame with its curving lines or the uniqueness of the Round Nostalgia frame, The 925 line guarantees your pictures are highlighted in quality sterling silver. For those with a taste for subtleties, The 925 line has the Plain and Double-Beaded line. They have the usual ridges on the rim and rectangular shapes, yet despite their basic design, these sterling silver frames exudes elegance. 
 
The 925 is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Precious dinner

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Annieglass (32)

How about eating on gold or platinum? The Annieglass Arabella crystal dinnerware blends intricate designs rimmed in 24k gold and platinum to create an impressive set for your dinner night. The Arabella patterns create poetic swirls of feather and paisley using bold strokes that give the glass more body. The patterns run across the dinnerware items; collecting them together lends a harmony of design and functionality. The Annieglass Arabella collection includes the rectangular and oval trays, round and oval platters and serving bowls. They add to your collectible designer dinner items, as they make perfect gifts for any occasion. The Arabella collection continues the Annieglass tradition of creating world-class designer glassware, handmade and rendered with artistic flair. They are perfect accents under halogen or chandelier light that makes a formal night even more glamorous.
 
Annieglass is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Ball Tells Space Time

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Ball Watch (34)

Remaining faithful  to the beginnings of the master of time, Webster Clay Ball, the Ball Watch Company is focused and steadfast in building the mightiest and superior watches that will accompany human endeavors in exploring the world and will tell time with accuracy under adverse conditions. Ball Watch knows no limits, from tracking the railroads to diving the oceans, now we take you out in the space with the Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster Orbital. This mighty and sleek Spacemaster is moving in an Automatic Ball caliber ETA 7754 accumulating measurement up to 12 hours, enduring cold temperature up to -40 degree Celsius and providing 52 micro gas tubes on hour, minute, second hands and dial for night reading capability. Encased in 45mm titanium, it has a bidirectional rotating bezel, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, patented crown protection system and patented Ball Amortiser anti-shock system. It is also equipped with  the superior Antimagnetic, Shock Resistance and Water Resistance technologies. The Spacemaster is held by tapered titanium and stainless steel bracelet with patented deployant buckle and extension system or rubber strap. This Spacemaster is a very rare Ball Watch find with only 999 available pieces.
 
Be a Spacemaster yourself, go and get one from Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Ball Watch.
 
 

Tulips you can kiss

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:25 AM in Anna Weatherley (31)

Annas Tulips elegant colors naturalThe petals appear freshly picked as a morning dew slides down the flower's leaf. A lady bug seems attracted by the natural scent of the tulip. It is a natural setting that is nowhere near being natural; the flower, dew and the bug are all made in porcelain. The Anna's Tulips collection exudes the Anna Weatherley signature hand painted porcelain. Ideal as an accent to a centerpiece or a complementary display to a natural themed interior, the Anna's Tulips are realistic rendition of the flowers. Washed in a mix of pastel and earth colors of yellow, green, blue, indigo and tangerine, Ana's Tulips add an elegant touch to the living room. The hues are treated in natural gradients that flow across the contour of the tulip and the leaf. The collection is but one masterpiece addition yet again from Anna Weatherley, the hallmark of fine hand painted porcelain.
 
Anna Weatherley is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

The Golden Rope

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Wellendorff (39)

The Wellendorff's famous weaving of golden thread is the most eccentrically exquisite creation in the world of gemologist. The detailed intricacy and meticulous crafting provides a distinct character of the jewelry piece. This classic piece of artistic weaving is in itself an avant-garde design meant to provoke thoughts of questions on how was it created. Truly, this art formation reflects the kind of attitude and principles the creators of Wellendorff possessed.
 
Among the superb and creative features of the Wellendorff gold jewelry is that these golden rings revolve among themselves. The Wellendorff's golden ropes is a masterpiece in itself beyond comparison and prestige. A classic work of art in its intricacy and complexity of character intended only for the noble, elegant and vivacious clientele. A projection of complex beauty with elegance! 
 
Schiffman's in Winston-Salem is an authorized dealer of Wellendorff Jewelry.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Butterflies are meant to fly

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Anna Weatherley (31)

butterfly Anna Weatherley porcelain insect floral ladybugAnna Weatherley has fun catching butterflies and laying them out beautifully on hand-painted porcelain dinnerware. The colorful winged insects are set in three lovely themes: Butterfly Green, Butterfly Blue and Butterfly Floral. The butterflies are playfully set and they liberally “fly” around the plates, cups, saucers, mug and bowls, among others. They are rendered in light colors, almost pastel in hues, which complement each other in a smooth application of gradients and tone shifts. Not to be outdone, the flowers display their petals openly as their leaves provide a graceful backdrop. There is an evident attraction between the butterflies and the flowers, a romantic interlude being played out on your dinnerware. For good measure, ladybugs freely run about as added complement to the butterfly theme.
 
Anna Weatherley is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Dining in Italian fashion

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:30:15 AM in Arte Italica (31)

Bring some Italian art into your dining room. The Arte Italica five-piece placesettings are perfect addition to your fine dining set. Made in solid pewter and 18/10 stainless steel, the Arte Italica flatware exudes handmade craftsmanship at its height. The hammered details care of the artisans' deft hands give the five-piece set a rustic feel while lending a classic elegance to the dinner date. In true Italian fashion, these pieces are proudly crafted in Italy by world-class metalsmiths. Fancy some of the sets as the Sara Bees; a rendition of three bees is engraved on the handle, a symbol of nobility in medieval times. Aside from the Sara Bees, the Arte Italica placesettings are available in various styles, namely: the Bella Bianca, Giglio, Isabella and Veronica. You can likewise opt for a monogram set to give the placesettings a personal touch.
 
Arte Italica is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Edge of perfection

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Annieglass (32)

The Dew Drops and Cone Vase collections are renowned Annieglass' works of art glass, but there is another line that exudes the signature's artistry: the Edgey food servers and presenters. Durable and chip-resistant as they are masterpieces of beauty, the Edgey collection showcases Annieglass mastery of the art glass and functionality.Creating random patterns through careful glass hammering and sculpting is a unique process perfected by Annieglass. The result is a new collection that reflects elegance, innovation and sturdy functionality. The cake stand is gold plated in the rim and column stand, a fitting server for the most basic pastries to the most complex cakes. The Edgey trays are equally charming in their uneven rim, which reflects light in unpredictable angles. This characteristic adds depth to any pastries or food served on an Edgey by Annieglass.
 
Annieglass is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Go Deeper with 500

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:15:00 AM in Swiss Army (38)

Men usually look for sleek and awesome for watches. But we know it isn’t enough. Men are active and adventurous and circumstances demand for durable, advanced and mechanical watches to meet up their needs, more than time precision and accuracy. If you need all these, well, you are looking for a Swiss watch, and Victorinox Swiss Army will definitely give you more than you need with Dive Master 500 Mechanical. The Dive Master 500 Mechanical Watch reflects the ingenious design and outstanding durability Victorinox has come to stand for over the years. The Dive Master 500 Mechanical Watch is a top-rate sporty companion that off course carries the "cross and shield" emblem that symbolizes the legend of Victorinox and the Swiss Army Brand. It features a blue rubber band, Swiss plus Automatic Movement; 50 ATM, 1650FT Water Resistance, and a screw case back, screw down crown design.
 
For more of Victorinox Swiss Army chronographs, visit us at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Swiss Army.
 
 

The Pioneer of Excellence

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:20 AM in Tissot (37)

Tissot watches are formidably one of the leaders in watchmaking. The innovation it brings to every product in every era is a manifestation of its unique adaptation in creating itself highly competitive among the prestigious other brands in the market. Its leadership in the global arena is a phenomenon that is unqualified of since the company comes into existence. It has been a blessing to humanity with its massive contributions in timekeeping and accuracy. Keeping abreast with technology and global demand it has introduced a watch collection that utilizes human behavior and social attitude. The integration of the T-touch technology in their watches captivates the new generation and answers the present demand of the public. Owing it to its inherent character of innovation, satiation is out of the context in admiring a Tissot watch collection. For a Tissot watch, it's not only about constant innovation, it's about the passion of creativity with quality. 
 
Tissot collection of watches is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

The Irony of metal

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Beatriz Ball Collection (31)

Metal craft is an irony of art, pun intended. To be philosophical about it, it is bending a strong element (the metal) to your will (your desired artistic outcome), treating something strong like a soft material that you can easily carve into your art. Imagine what goes into the Beatriz Ball Croc salad servers. It is at once a metal art and sturdy dinnerware that will last for a lifetime. The croc pattern is impressively detailed, creating a mental trick on the metal's surface to lure you to imagine it is a croc's hide. The same tease is applied in both the salad spoon and fork's handle.The artists behind this Beatriz Ball work make sure you can feel the hide by looking at it, and you can feel fine metal once you touch it. Talk about irony.
 
Beatriz Ball is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

True champion

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Boardman Silversmiths (31)

Boardman Silversmiths artists are masters in spinning, hand-buffing, finishing and all things about silversmith. They have dedicated years in perfecting their craft and created some of the memorable silver and pewter collectible editions. You have probably seen many of these creations, although you might have missed the work for the event because Boardman is a veteran creator of trophies and award pieces for big sports. Bruce Lietzke for the Legends of Golf, Allen Doyle for the Schwab Cup and Arnold Palmer for the President's Cup are some of the golf legends who have received a Boardman trophy. Boardman has also created trophies for the Indy Racing League and American Hockey League. If it is true you are defined by the company you keep, Boardman is a true champion.
 
Explore Boardman Silversmiths’ other lines at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

The Platinum Heirloom

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Suna Bros (36)

The Suna Brothers started as gem setters but progressively became experts in platinum. For seventy years, the Suna Bros. tradition of setting jewelries with platinum became pronounced and renown. They were famous for their exquisitely crafted jewelry in America today. With their relentless commitment to achieve excellent pieces, they had accumulated quite a market of avid patrons expectantly waiting for their next creations. 
 
Their expertise to complexly utilized ancient techniques and modern technology eccentrically makes their creations appealing to the modern populace. The touch of family tradition inculcated a belief that quality of each product is a semblance of their own personal character, the character of excellence!
 
Adeptly thriving on a competent world of jewelry business, and maintaining the true, original character of a jewelry is a fundamental aspect of a Suna Bros. jewelry collection. 
 
The Suna Bros. Jewelry collections is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Glass for your ceramics

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Casafina (31)

The signature may be known for hand-painted Portuguese stoneware, but it has one more art up its sleeve: glass. The Casafina glassware collection is as stunningly creative and delicately crafted as its ceramics cousins. The Casafina glass is a fitting complement to the stoneware, the vulnerable touch to the pottery's hardened stance. Casafina glassware displays elegant curves, detailed engravings and solid bases. They can be as simple as a flowing, unblemished slender glass or complex as wine stems with crackled patterns. The glassware line has a wide array of items for serving drinks to utility glasses. They include: tumblers, goblets, wine glasses, carafes and pitchers. Thrown in a glass stirrer and you have a complete line of fine glassware made in true Casafina style and charm.
 
Casafina is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Monday, August 05, 2013

Collectible or utilitarian

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Empire Silver Co (31)

You can't go wrong with a sterling silver gift. Even for a pewter giftware, you are surely to impress the recipient with an Empire Silver collectible pack. The beauty of giving an Empire Silver is not only because the pieces are made from finely crafted and designed silverware and pewter; the signature itself is testament to the value you place on the receiving party. Even an Empire Silver serving piece set is ideal for a valued executive or client, never mind that he or she is not into pastries. The set is designed to be utilitarian, but they are as well made as a collection set. The bread and butter plate, the grape shears, brides knife and cake server all serve their respective functions, or they nicely go inside a box set for display. As a collection set they add elegance and sophistication to the dining area.
 
Empire Silver is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro
 
 

Sensual salad

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Couzon (32)

Love your Couzon cutlery? There is more to fall for for this stainless steel master. Couzon also offers a wide range of tableware to mesmerize you with that trademark steel sexiness.Like the Cocoon salad set. The bowl is a feminine fortress, elegant, beautiful and seductive. It lays on the tabletop waiting for the action. The salad spoon and fork, strong and, we daresay, erect, gravitate to the chasm inside the fortress as you toss the greens and salad ingredients. The tossing vibrates and you feel the passion in the air as you reach for a bottle of dressing and slowly pour the oil to the salad. Such is the Couzon effect. The everyday bland activity is deceivingly turned to a most sensual action.
 
Couzon is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

A Modern Touch of Elegance

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Slane (32)

When Slane Fine Jewelry was inaugurated, it captivated the world of its impeccable design and architecture. The essential elements of nature, history and the beliefs of the creators are integrated cunningly in the way this jewelry is forged. Their detail arrangements are meticulously handled just like precious heirlooms handed down from generation to generation. Slane Fine Jewelry company is a family business enterprise, managed by Landon and Heath Slane
 
Every crafted jewelry, especially the sterling products are hand-casted, hand-assembled and hand-finished to assure clients that a jewelry from Slane is indeed family-cared. To create jewelry pieces of astounding beauty, the sterlings are often times complimented with other precious stones as to emphasized diversity in harmony among the creators. Inspired from family traditions, a Slane Jewelry is indeed a modern heirloom. 
 
Slane Jewelry pieces are available at Schiffman"s at Winston-Salem.
 
 

Kissing Ruby

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Roberto Coin (41)

Ancient Egyptians considered stones as vessels of emotions! Ruby, in particular, is a powerful precious stone, which believed to bring passion, prosperity and protection. It is more precious than diamond and considered to be the queen of all stones with its opulence and value. The icon of Nobility! For all of its class and candor, a stone like ruby is indeed a perfect emblem for a Roberto Coin Jewelry Collection! Since 1996, Roberto Coin has been embedding a "kissing ruby" in every jewelry collection emulating the ancient wish of passion, prosperity and protection to its loyal patrons. The "kissing ruby" is actually a polished ruby embedded and positioned to touch the skin of the bearer believed to bring passion, prosperity and protection. It has become a modern talisman for the elite and noble. This had been an exclusive signature of a Roberto Coin Jewelry, distinguished for its tradition to fulfill its truest intentions. A perfect gift is a Roberto Coin Jewelry, a gift that symbolizes the exact emotional manifestation with the imputation of elegance and nobility, a Roberto Coin Jewelry is an infallible choice! 
 
Schiffman's is an authorized dealer of Roberto Coin Jewelry collections. You can come and visit Schiffman's at Friendly Center for a kiss from its ruby.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Poor duck

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:55 AM in Grainger McKoy (36)

You can almost hear the duck wails as it struggles out of the croker sack. Poor duck. Well, not really. It is a Grainger McKoy sculpture once again tricking your eyes. The duck cries for release. The web feet, beautifully shaped in detailed rubbery skin of a duck's, hang loose but powerless. The wings, crafted out of basswood and painted in details with oil, are almost feather-like. You know it is a Grainger McKoy art, yet still you are tempted to pluck out a feather. The story is a sad conclusion for the duck, all wrapped ready for the pan. Wait, it is just a wood, you remind yourself. Such is the power of a Grainger McKoy work, you can even feel for a hapless bird.
 
Grainger McKoy is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Into the jungle

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Gien (34)

Put some Amazon to your afternoon coffee or tea break. The Gien Cacao collection can't get any more chocolately with its delectable cacao tree and fruit renditions, along with other flora and fauna of the South American jungle. The overall cacao theme exudes a smooth, alert flavor of this brown addiction that stirs up your afternoon relaxation.The cacao theme is not only brown all throughout just like the fruit and beans in nature; traces of green, gold and yellow run across the palette. This is accented by the red and blue colors of the parrot and the alluring pink of the flamingo in slender stillness or flight. Brewed coffee is made even more potent. Tea becomes more flavorful. At least in your mind as it wanders across the South American jungle of the Gien Cacao art.
 
Gien is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

The Ladies Time Maestro

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:10:00 AM in Raymond Weil (38)

The most accurate and most advanced timepieces are of course, without a doubt, Swiss-made. Most Swiss watches, if not all, own the top of the class materials and the superior time-telling technology that make Swiss-made watches the leading and the most sought after timepieces of all time. This is the product of Switzerland’s centuries of carefully handed-down watchmaking skills, which are harnessed by Raymond Weil. As time master himself, Raymond Weil creates the ladies Maestro—a combination of authenticity and femininity. Ladies watches featuring the mother of pearl dial sprinkled with diamonds and offers an aperture at 12 o'clock to admire the beauty of the automatic movement. The case is adorned with 74 sparkling diamonds and elegantly sits on a colored alligator strap available in black, blue, pink and green.
 
For more of your favorite Raymond Weil timepieces, visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Raymond Weil.
 
 

Breathe for the New Aire

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Precision Set (38)

Precisely for you, the most precise cut diamonds from Precision Set will take your breath away as they debut the newest engagement collection—New Aire. Uniquely crafted, tailored and low-profile elegant bridal designs to fit the active lifestyles and surely to keep the looks stunning. Before hitting the aisle, be sure to wear one of New Aire’s simply breathtaking diamond rings—a 4-carat white gold New Aire diamond engagement ring featuring 68 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing .60 carats. The ring is designed to hold a 1-carat round center diamond. Breathe the air of luxurious indulgence with the best of what diamonds have to offer from Precision Set’s latest New Aire Collection.
 
These exceptional diamond pieces from Precision Set including their other collections are available at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Precision Set.
 
 

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Light up the flowers

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:45:00 AM in Herend (40)

There is a charm in collecting all Herend hand-painted porcelain cachepots. While cachepots are meant to hide flower pots and add beauty to the plant or flower, the Herend cachepot goes beyond that. It makes the whole flower piece interesting and a magnet for small talk with guests. The color renditions are child-like, but not childish; an innocence runs through them and invites a tired mind to free itself of the complexities of worries and focus on simplicity, which is most beautiful. The cachepots are available in various motifs and colors, with handles or in solid forms. The gleaming white aura of the porcelain and its smooth, thin surface is a perfect complement to fresh flowers. The Herend cachepot is sure to enliven any dark spots in the living room.
 
Herend is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Gasps of magnificence

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Haviland (31)

The detailed pattern is inescapably magnetic. It draws the eyes closer, tempting them to follow the elegant loops, corners and swirls. If Haviland is renowned for porcelain mastery, clearly, the Antheor, Bassora, Beauvallon, Colbert and many more of its porcelain line are the epitome of porcelain's high art. You sense a quiet amazement as you gasp for words to describe the gold and platinum rims of the plates. Colbert is exceptionally beautiful in gold and brown interlace. The combination of neutral colors, such as gold, brown and silver, has never been more vibrant as rendered in intricate and overlapping patterns and backdrops by Haviland. As you browse through the Haviland porcelain collections, you realize you stop using the word "elegant;" instead, "magnificent" is now coming out of your mouth in between gasps.
 
Haviland is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

A Pandora Around Your Finger

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Pandora Jewelry (35)

Mix and match your style as the story never ends for Pandora. As fun and chic charms and pendants for bracelets and necklaces overflow from Pandora’s box, wealthy choice of beautiful gemstones and precious metals combined with the most fabulous designs flood Pandora’s house to make the ring of your own choice. The Pandora Rings are made in sterling silver or 14kt yellow gold, or a combination of both metals with some Pandora rings also featuring diamonds, gemstones, pearls and cubic zirconias. Exemplifying the beauty of Pandora, the Pandora chalcedony gold ring is a gorgeous ladies ring is made in 14k yellow gold featuring a chalcedony. This ring makes a part of a matching Pandora jewelry set and is available in all finger sizes.
 
Visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro and own a Pandora piece or set today.  Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Pandora.
 
 

Nothing Less for Signature Mini

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Philip Stein (33)

The premier timepiece leading brand pioneering the use of Natural Frequency Technology, Philip Stein time and time again isn’t just about enhancing the holistic well being of people’s lives but also providing the most fashionable look in the city. At Philip Stein, we always want you to keep up with time, in the most sophisticated way. With Philip Stein’s Signature Mini stylish sophistication are yours to witness at any time of the day. The Gold Signature Mini Mother of Pearl, the Natural Frequency Technology helps balance the body’s energy flow, enhancing your mood to keep you active and radiant anytime and anywhere. This Signature Mini is a curved sapphire coated mineral crystal with dual time zone and is 3-ATM water resistant—a gorgeous timepiece giving your chosen outfit a finish of elegance and grace.
 
Choose your own Philip Stein timepiece today; visit us at Schiffman’s. Your Philip Stein timepieces are available at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Philip Stein.
 
 

Friday, August 02, 2013

The Gem of Innocence

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Mikimoto (42)

The Japanese culture of excellence had been among us for centuries. Their work ethics and discipline can be visually appreciated globally. Japanese products are considered to be of quality with remarkable workmanship. At no exception at all, Mikimoto, a pearl company since 1883 had been producing pearls of highest quality for purpose dependent on demand. A pearl is a product of time and relentless effort as exemplified in every Japanese cultural trait. The values of patience, precision and industry are the footholds of a Japanese pearl. A pearl symbolizes purity, honesty and innocence. Effusing symbolism and culture, a precious pearl is born. The Japanese are the perfect people in culturing pearls, with their inherent traits of patience and diligence. At Mikimoto, a single pearl is a work of art, patience and diligence. Its exuberance of purity manifest a sense of innocence of its truthfulness and honesty. Every pearl from Mikimoto is individually crafted to exude the perfect gift of purity. The gift of pearl enunciates an expression of honesty and purity. It is either reflective by the giver or the recipient, both are attributable to it. The play of symbolism in symbiosis is deeply entrenched in a Mikimoto Pearl.
 
A Mikimoto pearl is a perfect gift for a woman worth its purity and integrity! That's why at Mikimoto, its not just an ordinary pearl, it's a pearl from heaven! Mikimoto's pearl collections can be viewed at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Wipe in style

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:40:00 AM in Juliska (36)

It may be renowned for fine crystal and ceramics. But Juliska offers a dimension to its signature: beautifully woven and designed linens. The Juliska linen collection complements its glass and ceramic ware. The soft, weaving cotton fabric of Juliska's napkins add contrast to the hard and delicate surface of a Juliska stoneware plate. The combination teases both the sense of sight and touch. The napkins are designed to blend in an elegant Juliska set; they don't draw in attention, yet the napkins lay on the table in apparent confidence, a true member of the Juliska classy dining collection. The napkins come in various shades of green, blue and brown. You can choose between floral pattern or stripes to set the mood of the dining.
 
Juliska is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Fashion in glass

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Kosta Boda (30)

Art glass is made perfect in the Kosta Boda Catwalk collection. Designed by Kjell Engman, Catwalk offers a "see-through" look at the world of fashion. The finishing exhibits rough patterns that are evenly distributed; the result is an alluring stone effect that glows from within. The palette seems to violate basic color tennets. The artist deftly combines neutral colors to an impressive mix, such as brown on black or black and white. Primary colors are also mixed to create a spontaneous feel, the blue and red achieving a depth in hue transitions. As with any Kosta Boda piece, the glass is elegant, masterfully shaped and the details are subtle, a hallmark of true art. The whole line is worth collecting, a rare display of art glass in posterity.
 
Kosta Boda is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

The Pioneer of Excellence

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Omega (37)

James Bond would never be James Bond without his Omega watch! The only watch distinctly associated with adventure and invincibility. It had remained in the mainstream yet in its cunning elegance, it has solidified its position as the leader in the world of accuracy and prestige. Just like James Bond, its has perpetually enthralled the public with its dauntless spirit of thrill.
 
Omega watches had been an icon in almost historical moment of significance. It had been a major sponsor in six lunar landings, its contribution to these significant events makes Omega living up to its legendary name, always first! It introduced to the world its first Diver's watch, the only world's certified chronometer wristwatch. Omega is also a world leader in sports time keeping. This proud legacy had been their earnest commitment for innovation. 
 
To get the hype of vivid adventure and the audacity of thrill, own an Omega watch now! Omega Watches are on display at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Thursday, August 01, 2013

The Blue Dream Drama

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Metalsmiths Sterling (34)

Bold, fresh, sophisticated and stylish—Metalsmiths Sterling is a pure sterling silver jewelry line who dares to produce the newest and most fashionable sterling silver collections known today. Represented by four hallmarks of quality, Metalsmiths Sterling pieces are sure to be head-turners and show-stoppers.
 
To be bold and elegant, the Marquise Collection pieces demand attention. Checker cut stones in intense and exotic stones are the center pieces of these works of art. Displaying the best of the Marquise Collection, this great blue chalcedony rectangular shape cabochon is bezel set and the pendant is suspended from an 18 inch rolo chain. Also available in black onyx, this Marquise necklace is a must-have to those who dare to dream the drama.
 
Be perfectly glamorous, get the most stylish pieces of Metalsmiths Sterling from Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Metalsmiths Sterling.
 
 

Hope for that Hoops

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Mémoire (36)

More than two decades of creating our most precious memories, Mémoire  has been always there to faithfully manufacture the finest diamond jewelry to make those  moments last for a lifetime. How memories are held is what Mémoire is all about. Mémoire offers a wide variety of diamond qualities, shapes, sizes, and unique stone combinations. Even colored diamonds are available upon request. And for another dear moment with our love, Memoire offers you the hoop diamond earrings you’ve been hoping for with its luxurious Diamond Hoops Collection. Own the best of the collection by getting the Mémoire Diamond Oval Hoop Earrings—a large diamond oval hoop earrings in 18k white gold with 2.00 total carats of round brilliant cut diamonds of G-H color set to the front inside and outside the hoop. Isn’t it nice to match your diamond ring with an elegant diamond hoops earrings? Surely, you’ll definitely have the best red-carpet statement wherever and in whatever event of day or night!
 
Mémoire diamond pieces are available at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Memoire.
 
 

A Gift of Celebration

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:20:00 AM in Lladro (32)

Marriages are made more memorable and elegant with a Lladro high-porcelain wedding figurine. It is a gift that showcases the giver’s sincere celebration for the couple, not the least a wish that matches a Lladro porcelain designed and made to last for a lifetime.  The wedding figurines capture the tender passion of the newlyweds in high-definition work of sculpture. The gown flows naturally along the bride’s contour as the groom is naturally shown pressing his body against his woman of dreams. The couple’s lips are teasingly portrayed in the act of gravitating towards each other. The poise—the groom carrying his lady or standing in front of each other—is perfectly set with a center of gravity that you can feel.  Their bodies are relaxed that makes you forget you are looking at hard porcelain. The gleaming figurines are unmistakably romantic, playful and elegant.
 
Lladro is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

No Lemon

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Michael Aram (36)

It is yet another elegant addition to your kitchen and dining set: The Lemonwood collection by Michael Aram, the signature known for fine metal ware and mixed materials for serving and cocktails, dinnerware, home accents and gifts. The collection includes a wide array of utilitarian items, such as cutting board, cheese set, dessert plates and cocktail napkin holder. Also included is a candle holder, neatly designed, gold and nickel plated, oxidized and crafted with soy wax and glass to add glamour to your dinner. A Lemonwood diffuser also adds a nice touch to the set, available in glass or stainless steel. Perhaps as a counter balance to the gleaming fine stainless steel, the gold plated dish set is perfect for serving finger foods or side dishes as you while away time with small talk.
 
Michael Aram is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

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