Sunday, November 30, 2014

Calling All Manly Men

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Ball Watch (34)

The Ball Watch Company has made a name for itself of being a brand that values accuracy and durability over anything else without compromising aesthetics. The company has a long history with the American railroad system and safety that it has espoused a simple motto that saved so many lives for over a century – accuracy under adverse conditions. For all you outgoing, explorer-type and sporty folks out there, this brand is for you. Ball Watch pieces are endowed with various functions that suit this type of lifestyle – gas light technology for easy reading at night, cold temperature endurance, shock resistance, water resistance, shock resistance, and antimagnetic functions among others. If you are a researcher, an explorer, a sportsman or just about someone who spends his time mostly outdoors and in challenging conditions, Ball Watch is certainly a brand that suits you and your personality. 
 
For your Ball Watch pieces, visit Schiffman’s at Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Saturday, November 29, 2014

For Your Homes

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:55:00 AM in Waterford Crystal (39)

Not all houses are homes. But one can make any house his home should he choose to. One of the ways to make one such is to design it in a beautiful way to make it his or her own. It is by carefully choosing the paint, the floor, and of course the decorative and functional pieces that one gets to interact with or use daily. This is essential. To make this task a little easier, one can check out the pieces that Waterford Crystals offer. Pieces range from wine glasses and plates to ornamental lighting such as chandeliers and lamps. Every piece is beautifully designed and skillfully made that they are never short of being perfect. 
 
To see which Waterford Crystals pieces suit your style and taste, give us a visit over at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Friday, November 28, 2014

Simply One of the Finest, Simply Anna

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

Since the time that porcelain was invented in China, it gradually took the world over by storm. It is known for its toughness, strength, whiteness and translucence. It has been highly valued throughout history and those that are considered the finest are the ones that are valued mostly. Fine porcelain has been sought out by many royals and leaders throughout the world and one of these highly sought-out producers of high quality and beautifully hand-painted porcelain is Anna Wheatherley. Anna Wheatherley pieces come in different shapes and sizes but one thing is for sure. Each piece has been created by using tried and tested techniques by expert hands. This ensures the high quality of the piece and adds a flair of a special beauty that only an Anna Wheatherley can conjure. 
 
Enjoy your afternoon tea, breakfast or dinner better with Anna Wheatherley pieces. Get them at Schiffman’s over at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Simply Magic…Almost

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:50:50 AM in Wellendorff (40)

The Germans have been known for their great talents in engineering, science, culture and the arts. And the nation has been represented well in many fields. But in the world of fine jewelry, the German drive for rigor, beauty and excellence can only be represented by one brand and that brand is Wellendorff. Some say that Wellendorff pieces are purely magical. Sure they darn are but that would leave an unfortunate after-thought for other people as it negates the talent and the skills that puts a piece together. Every Wellendorff piece is made to such a degree of perfection that it is just almost simply magical. A person who has tried on a Wellendorff piece would know what this means; what magic means. 
 
To find some Wellendorff magic, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

One of the Best Makers of Art for the Table

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

For Annieglass, it was the Roman Antique that did it. This Roman Antique is a plate of thick class that has widely painted rim of pure gold. It was in the year 1983 that this innovative beautiful piece captured the fancy of the discerning. It is the company’s and the designer’s original tour de force that made it as an icon of American sensibility, artistic talents and innovation. But that didn’t stop there for Annieglass. In 2006, the company was honored by the Smithsonian American Museum by selecting two sculptural pieces as part of its permanent collection – a great achievement to honor the hard work and talent that the founder and the company had put in their designs and pieces since their inception in 1983. 
 
To see more of Annieglass innovative pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

If You Haven’t Seen a T-Touch…

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

There are only a relative few of the world’s watch brands that are being trusted to time the sporting events – especially those of tremendous significance such as races like MotoGP and NASCAR or the FIBA Basketball World Cup. This is because we can only trust brands that put accuracy into the limelight. One stand-out and a constant go-to brand for sporting events is the innovative Tissot. Tissot has been known for delivering quality, beautiful and sporty pieces. The company has also been constantly creating “firsts” in the luxury watch industry – the first pearl watch, stone watch, and plastic watches. So it is one of those brands whom professional sports organizations and fashion forward people trust. Currently, Tissot is offering watches with the innovative T-Touch technology that allows users to control several watch functions using touch sensitive sapphire crystals.
 
To see T-Touch pieces up close, visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Monday, November 24, 2014

Old World Splendor

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:20:00 PM in Arte Italica (31)

When everything can be questioned, one thing remains for sure. People of the Old World definitely knew how to make seemingly mundane and trivial objects more beautiful and special –from pans to plates; things that are functional without looking dashing. But hey, what would come out wrong if these seemingly normal tools can be made beautiful and artisanal? Well, this was maybe the same question that the people of the Old World asked before making them such. If you find all the good in that and want to enjoy artisanal tableware, glassware, barware and home décor, look for Arte Italica to soothe your cravings. Arte Italica boasts of many collections that take their inspiration from the Old World. Arte Italica’s mission is to put Old World splendor into our homes. 
 
For your Arte Italica pieces, visit us at Schiffman’s at Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Swiss Army Watches

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

When it comes to watches and timepieces, it is hard to think of the Swiss to fall second to any other makers. Armed with rich tradition and the deep sense and yearning to innovate, the Swiss had made a name for themselves as one, if not the, best watchmakers and designers in the whole world. One brand though didn’t start out to be a watchmaking company. It, though, scratched the world’s history deep when it invented a revolutionary tool – the Swiss Army Knife. Armed with the same Swiss heritage and drive to create wonderful inventions for the world, this invention rolled out by storm – offering a ton of functionality that fits in one’s pocket. This same drive and Swiss-inspired innovation led the company to also create watches that are both durable and accurate without compromising look. This makes every new Swiss Army model coming out worth checking out. 
 
For more of Swiss Army, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Gifts that Keep on Giving

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:15:00 PM in Beatriz Ball Collection (31)

What other gesture would allow you to make people know that you find the important and care for them than gift giving? Not so many others, I’d like to presume. But when set on giving a gift to a friend, relative or loved one, we sometimes find it so hard to choose which suits their style or what gift with functionality that would keep on giving. Well, if you can’t choose between style and functionality. The Beatriz Ball Collection offers you both – beautifully made fine handcrafted metalware that are highly stylish and highly functional (talk about heirloom quality). The Beatriz Ball Collection features many kinds of pieces such as bowls, frames, cutting boards, pitchers, platters and even ornaments. Pieces come in many creative designs and are handcrafted by artisan hands. Design inspirations vary from the traditional, the cute, the modern and the avant garde – there will always be pieces to suit one’s style and needs at the same time. 
 
For your Beatriz Ball Collection, visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Friday, November 21, 2014

A Touch of Heritage

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

When one looks for beautiful handcrafted, solid un-weighted sterling and lead-free pewter pieces, one can never go wrong with browsing among Boardman Silversmiths pieces. Boardman Silversmiths boasts of its long tradition of crafting pieces that can be counted as American Heritage since 1796. In truth, if one wants to avail of historical pieces, Boardman Silversmiths specializes in their reproduction. These reproductions can help you enjoy a little time travel in our American past. If traditional pieces interest you, you can try and go more “Presidential” about it. Boardman Silversmiths offers traditional sterling julep cups with The Great Seal of United States of America and Acting President’s Initials touch marked on the bottom. Past President Julep Cups are also available – Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Bush and Clinton. 
 
For more of Boardman Silversmiths, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro
 
 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

How Special Can One Get?

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:30 PM in Suna Bros (36)

There is always a mystique for the rare and the uncommon. They are priced more than their un-mutated or average contemporaries. They are harder to find or make. They symbolize the great energy and effort expended just to look for them and raw out their beauty. That is why rare and uncommon pieces like the pink diamonds are special. And they are even made more special when they are cut and used in beautiful jewelries by master craftsmen and designers like Suna Brothers. Suna Bros achieves this by drawing inspiration, skills and knowledge from three generations of master jewelry makers. They mix Old World traditional techniques with modern technology to attain a perfect finish in every piece deemed worthy to be associated with the prestigious company. 
 
To catch the beautiful and rare pink diamond pieces from Suna Bros, visit Schiffman’s at Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nothing of the Ordinary

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:10:00 PM in Casafina (31)

There is always something very attractive about finely made porcelain and stoneware. They always make every table occasion special. Casafina knows this and this is why it had been on a mission to create and deliver pieces that families can surely enjoy within themselves or with their friends. Casafina has a long line of beautiful designs that range from pieces like plates, glassware and décor. Designs both embrace traditional elegance and the contemporary sense of beauty. With many designs to choose from, you can be sure that there will be a Casafina set to fit any occasion. No table would look unpleasantly ordinary when adorned with Casafina pieces sitting on top. 
 
For your beautiful Casafina tableware and artisanal gifts, you can visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center.  
 
 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Slane: The Solis Collection

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

The sun has been the subject of awe and adoration in the ancient times. It’s light, form and beauty has served as inspirations for the arts and culture. Sun motifs and designs can be seen in all forms of art – paintings, sculptures, architecture, and literature among many. And today, in the field of fashion and jewelry, Slane continuous the tradition of honoring the beauty and splendor of the life giving star through its Solis Collection. In this collection, Slane features pieces such as bracelets, pendants, rings, and earrings – with every piece having a diamond centered sun design. Slane uses different materials for this collection like mother of pearl, lapis, gold, silver and diamonds. The aesthetic of the design boasts both tradition and modernity; elegance and hipness; traditional mystique and modern heirloom quality. 
 
For your Solis Collection, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Making Meals Brighter

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

Your normal brunch can be more than just a brunch. Couzon can make a preparing and enjoying a meal a little brighter with perfectly made cutlery, cookware and tableware – both beautiful and durable. Couzon is there to help you make the choice of not settling for the “just normal”. Couzon pieces will help your kitchen, dining room or coffee table to light up.  Couzon pieces range from silver plated and stainless steel flatware to hollowware and giftware. Even though our homes may differ, some maybe more traditional and some are more contemporary, Couzon pieces will prove perfect as an addition to them. 
 
The next time you are in search for tableware or cutlery, try looking for beautifully made pieces from Couzon. Couzon pieces are available at Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

By the Thousands

Posted by Schiffman's at 10:00:00 AM in Roberto Coin (43)

Roberto Coin once said that the biggest challenge when one starts to design jewelry is the correct prediction of trends that the consumers will love. Well, judging from the success of both the brand and the man. Roberto Coin hardly finds correct prediction of trends a challenge. While most brands create particular iconic pieces that they push and market for all women to own and wear, Roberto Coin prides himself on creating over 600 pieces every year. In the past year, 2013, he created more than a thousand. He does this to complement any type and style of woman – gifts, at the least. Roberto Coin doesn’t force it with a few icons. He brings gifts for fashion-forward women. 
 
Catch the Cento, Pois Moi, Black Jade and other Roberto Coin collections at Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Heirloom Quality Baby Gifts

Posted by Schiffman's at 10:00:00 AM in Empire Silver Co (31)

Do you find it hard to find baby gifts? Fret no more. There is one good company to start looking for what to bring to next baby birthday, christening or baby shower. That is the Empire Silver Company – the company that celebrates life with heirloom quality sterling silver fine pewter. Pieces range from baby cups, rattles, porringers to a pacifier clip. Empire Silver Comb and Brush Sets are also available. Most of the baby gifts from Empire Silver can be engraved – you can go even further by adding a personal touch. Your personal touch does add to the heirloom quality of the gift. This makes your next gift just as indispensable as your love. 
 
To avail of your heirloom quality Empire Silver Company pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Friday, November 14, 2014

Parsifal Reborn

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Raymond Weil (38)

Raymond Weil is a Swiss watch company that is known for its beautiful watches and its deep rooted tie with music. Raymond Weil has been celebrating this tie with music since its inception and has created watches in honor of music and harmony. The Parsifal is a collection that pays homage to the Richard Wagner opera. It is an epitome of aesthetic refinement and sophisticated design. After 20 years of success, this collection is reinvented with more precision and modern feel. It also includes mechanical complications like chronographs and date functions. It also makes use of other refined materials such as rose gold, diamonds and mother of pearl – materials that add to the luxury that is in every Parsifal timepiece.
 
The Parsifal is available for both men and women and in many different models and variation. For more of your Parsifal collection, visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center.  
 
 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

French Heritage in Your Homes

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

Gien has been a part of France’s cultural heritage and it is no wonder that many aficionados back then and today choose to make Gien a apart of their homes as well. Throughout its existence it has supplied royals and other aristocrats with plates adorned with family crests and monograms. Today, Gien, having a rich heritage and knowledge of making china, incorporates modern technology and techniques while honoring the traditional practices such as paper printing and hand painting. This mix of the traditional and the modern lends Gien the ability to create more beautiful pieces that exude classic elegance. Gien continuous to create and add new models to its collections. Currently, the company has amassed over 50,000 molds and constantly collaborates with artists to add more to these pieces. 
 
For your Gien china, visit SChiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Extraordinary Precision

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Precision Set (38)

The name speaks for itself. Precision Set is all about Precision. With great attention to precise detail, Precision Set makes beautiful designs on paper become real pieces of exquisite jewelry. It is from this ability to make forward-thinking design to a hard reality that Precision Set has made a name for itself in the luxury industry. Precision Set design ranges from classic and subtle pieces to the modern and bold. All pieces are created and hand-finished in Precision Set’s Dallas Headquarters. One new collection to check out is the Extraordinary Collection. And again, the name can speak for itself. This collection features large center stones surrounded by an intricate arrangement of smaller ones. Select pieces from this collection show intricate details with rose and yellow gold accents. 
 
To check this new collection out, visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Specially Made for You

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Grainger McKoy (37)

Grainger McKoy is an artist who is very well-known for his beautiful sculptures. He draws his inspiration from the dynamics of bird behavior and creates artworks that range from sculptures to jewelry and gifts. The latter kinds are those that are easier to take home and are perfect for wearing and giving. Grainger McKoy pieces have that trademark look and theme of birds – feathers, wings, and flight. Pieces look graceful and look as if in motion. Grainger McKoy pieces are truly unique and one of a kind. They are available in gold and silver. Special as they are they need a week or two of wait time to arrive for you. They are specially made for you – handcrafted with superb attention to detail. 
 
For your Grainger McKoy pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Monday, November 10, 2014

Not So Hard to Conceive Anymore

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Philip Stein (33)

It has been hard to conceive that luxury products that embody sophistication for the purpose of personal expression can also help improve personal well-being beyond just looking good. But with Philip Stein pieces, it’s not so hard any more. Philip Stein offers us with pieces that house Natural Frequency Technology – that is reported to help people improve focus and cope with stress. This technology is housed inside beautiful watches that sport a distinctive dual time zone functionality that comes with fun interchangeable straps. To have a Philip Stein piece wouldn’t just allow you to look good or feel good wearing it. It can help you feel good – feel good. Philip Stein allows you to have a watch with functionality and beauty and at the same time carry a technology to benefit your overall well-being.
 
For your Philip Stein pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Beautiful to Use

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:20:00 AM in Haviland (31)

Haviland is a well-known manufacturer of French porcelain. Haviland creates pieces that have made their way to the homes and on the tables of connoisseurs and enthusiasts across the globe. With beautiful eye-catching designs and patterns, Haviland porcelain continues to beguile the world. Haviland china art has first been designed to appeal to American and British tastes. And this served the company real well, but as time goes by Haviland began to incorporate Japanese, French and impressionism influences to their pieces thus making more patterns than they would have sticking to their original sensibility. Haviland pieces are not just beautiful. Haviland porcelain is both durable and beautiful. Sure, they look too pretty to use but they are been designed for use. We can actually put that guilt away once we bust out a Haviland piece to use for teatime or dinner.
 
Haviland is available at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Fun to Stare at, More Fun to Where

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Pandora Jewelry (35)

Pandora has been known to be a maker of gifts – either for yourself or for a friend or loved one. Select pieces just jump out and hit you right on that sweet spot in your heart. They just give you your hearts desires – from fabulous charms and eye catching rings in beautiful designs. Take the Leaves Silver Ring for example. It has a simple elegance brought about by being a two tone piece having both Silver and 14k gold in leaves. It is a perfect gift that any lady can enjoy. It’s simplicity speaks of friendship, tranquility and uniqueness. It’s one of those things that is fun to stare at and even more fun to wear. 
 
To see more of what Pandora can offer, visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Friday, November 07, 2014

Take Some History Home

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Herend (42)

Herend as a brand and company is a total classic. It started its operations when it was found in the town of Herend near the city of Veszprem in Hungary in the year 1826. The brand carries a rich history as it stood as a purveyor to the Habsburg Dynasty and aristocratic customers throughout Europe in the mid-19th century. Since then it has captured the world with its intricate patterns and the world-class quality of its pieces. You can take a part of this rich tradition home. You can even have a Herend piece customized to your own style and liking with Herend’s Set My Style service – a service that Herend would have done and still provide for aristocrats. But you can also never go wrong if you choose to purchase any other piece in Herend’s collection especially when you get one with a classic design. This just makes you closer to Herend’s history as you can. 
 
Whichever way, a Herend is a good investment. For your Herend pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Omega: Tells Not Just Time, It Also Tells History

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:25 AM in Omega (39)

Omega has consistently provided the world with durable high performing watches that are not only precise and accurate but are also beautiful. This has been the tradition of the brand and they do not intend to break this cycle. The heritage is Omega is so rich having been used by royals, silver screen giants, explorers, and political figures.  Omega has also been used officially by Britain’s Royal Flying Corps and by the American Army. Because of these, Omega can make a claim that there watches do not just tell time, they also tell history. This is what had been said about the Seamaster collection having seen many battles of man, sea and will. 
 
You can catch the Seamaster Collection or any other Omega Collection at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Possibly the Most Beautiful Tableware in the World

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:35 AM in Juliska (36)

On decorating your new homes or redesigning a few rooms, you’d always want to have the best pieces – no compromises. This is just a given. One company is touted to possibly have the most beautiful tableware in the world. That company is Juliska and when you lay your eyes on its pieces, you’ll know why. Juliska offers its customers varied designs with different makes – metal, glass, and even weaved pieces among others. The company also makes lighting fixtures and gift pieces. Juliska is also very flexible in their designs. Some collections sport the modern look, some the classic look and some are more rustic. This versatility is what home decorators are looking for in a supplier – blending beauty and quality in each piece. 
 
For your Juliska pieces, you can visit us at Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Mikimoto Tradition Continues

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

If you are thinking of getting your special someone something special, Mikimoto pearl jewelry is not a bad place to start looking. Mikimoto has been one of, if not THE, most sought-out pearl jewelry brand since its birth. Mikimoto has had a long and rich tradition that started from the creation of the first cultured pearl to various grand exhibitions of beauty of pearls. Today, Mikimoto is steadfast in honoring that long tradition of excellence. Mikimoto continues to create pieces that mesmerize and fill people with awe. Just take one quick look at the Dandelion Earrings in the Black South Sea collection and you’ll bask in its undeniable beauty. They sure belong on the ears of your special someone. 
 
For the Dandelion Earrings or other Mikimoto pieces, visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Monday, November 03, 2014

Kosta Boda: True Art

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Kosta Boda (30)

It is no surprise that Kosta Boda has remained to be one of the world’s leading brands of glassware and art glass. Since its beginning in 1742, it has embarked on a quest to break the limits of what is the given definition of perfection in glassware and art glass in a given time. The company understands that in order to be the best at what they do, the company should work with the best resources available -human and materials. Kosta Boda designs are as varied as one can expect from a company of experts. Kosta Boda offers beautiful functional pieces and also those that are just too beautiful for a particular use – art glass. Today, the company continues its tradition of working with various designers and artists to provide discerning customers with works that have the classic charm and the contemporary edge. 
 
For Kosta Boda up close, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Earth’s Wind & Fire

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Metalsmiths Sterling (34)

In the world of jewelry, Metalsmiths Sterling has always kept its creations and works interesting. Metalsmiths Sterling designs range from the loudest fashion statement to the subtle and elegant. It is a brand that without a doubt has transcended great inspirations to great pieces – even accessible everyday luxury ones. One collection that continues to captivate jewelry lovers is the Earth’s Wind & Fire Collection. This particular collection draws its inspiration from the infinite beauty of nature. It mimics the flow of form and highlights nature’s tones present in semiprecious stones. And just like the variation that can be found in nature, each piece in this collection has its own characteristics – its uniqueness; just like you. 
 
For the Earth’s Wind & Fire Collection, visit us at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Saturday, November 01, 2014

From Expert Hands

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

Lladro has become one of the most recognized Spanish brands in the whole world. The company reached that point by consistently creating works of art that speaks. Lladro stands for tradition, art and prestige; and every Lladro piece is just that. Each exudes quality, expert handcrafting and excellence in porcelain art. The creative process behind every piece is manned by a team of experts ranging from designers and sculptors to painters. Every piece goes through an intricate and careful process all delivered by expert hands. Each piece becomes what it is through the collaboration of people who are the best at what they do. Designs range from the modern to the traditional, the provocative to the comforting. Anybody can surely pick a piece that speaks to them.
 
For your Lladro pieces, visit Schiffman’s in Downtown, Greensboro. 
 
 

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