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For over 125 years, we've made it our mission to be experts in all things jewelry, timepieces, service, repairs, industry trends and more.
Below, we're sharing our insights, tips and lessons we've learned along the way.


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In What Order Do You Wear Your Wedding Rings?

In What Order Do You Wear Your Wedding Rings?

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
The act of exchanging rings to signify a common bond between a couple can be traced back 4,800 years to the Egyptians. Over the many millennia, symbolism and traditions have changed, and people often ask "What order do I wear my wedding and…
This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
If your first guess was the face and hands, it's time to look a little deeper into your watch. Of course, the look and function are important, but the most essential part of your timepiece is...the mainspring. This under-appreciated littl…
The Story Behind July's Birthstone: The Ruby

The Story Behind July's Birthstone: The Ruby

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
There are some people who are inherently luckier than others. If you doubt that statement at all, just consider that anyone born in the month of July calls Ruby their birthstone. Ruby, known as the king of precious gemstones, is the most va…
Insider Peek: Our Summer Sale

Insider Peek: Our Summer Sale

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
We have reviewed the entire inventory in all 11 of our stores and have identified millions of dollars of excess inventory including high quality diamonds, fine jewelry, precious gems, gold jewelry, prestige watches and more. This multi-mill…
How to Hide the Engagement Ring

How to Hide the Engagement Ring

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
You've made the decision to propose, you've purchased a ring - or had one custom made - that perfectly depicts the love you have for your future bride, and now... you have to hide it, fast. The time period leading up to an engagement is imm…
5 Tips for Righting the Wrong Engagement Ring

5 Tips for Righting the Wrong Engagement Ring

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
The day has come. The romance is high as your significant other drops down to one knee and pops open a small box. You hear the words, “Will you marry me?” As you peek into the box right as you say yes, your heart starts to sink a little. Be…
When it's Time to Resize a Ring

When it's Time to Resize a Ring

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
As life's circumstances happen, you may find that your engagement ring or wedding band are no longer fitting the way they once did. You may start asking how your ring is supposed to fit and whether it's time to resize it. There's a lot to c…
Our Favorite Famous Jewels from the Big Screen

Our Favorite Famous Jewels from the Big Screen

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Titanic isn't really about an ocean liner disaster and Breakfast at Tiffany's has nothing to do with pancakes. Those are two great films that are written around an amazing pieces of jewelry. Throughout the decades in Hollywood, jewelry has h…