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For over 127 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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Why We Flew 8000 Miles for These Rings

Why We Flew 8000 Miles for These Rings

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
In the months leading up to our 125th anniversary, tour 4th generation, Arnold III, Vance and Lane, began dreaming of ways to celebrate. Everything from rip roaring parties to elaborate decorations were pondered and discussed but nothin…
Only for 2018: Our 125th Anniversary Collection

Only for 2018: Our 125th Anniversary Collection

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
The stories that can be told about one store that opened in 1893 are vast. Through good times, and bad, world wars, and economic boom, one thing has remained true: people love great jewelry. Simon Schiffman, a master watchmaker, discove…
A Lesson from Our 3rd Generation: Tony Schiffman

A Lesson from Our 3rd Generation: Tony Schiffman

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Nearly twenty years later, whenever I meet someone, I still see Tony talking to the man in overalls. Tony was my father, and like most father’s, he was full of stories from the past and life lessons. But unlike most children, I w…
The Best New Watches Under $1,500

The Best New Watches Under $1,500

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Contrary to what many believe, you don’t have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to get a great watch. Yes, a larger budget can afford you a lot more options but if you’re willing to do your research, there are hundreds o…
Meet Our 2nd Generation: The Original Mr. A

Meet Our 2nd Generation: The Original Mr. A

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Our first generation, Simon Schiffman greatly valued the importance of family, community and hard work - values he passed on to our second generation owner, Arnold Schiffman. A young Arnold Schiffman Arnold, the younger of two sons…
Breaking Down the Structure of a Diamond

Breaking Down the Structure of a Diamond

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
You’ve likely heard of “the 4 Cs” when jewelers talk about diamonds: cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. Those are certainly a fine starting point in getting to know some of the elements that contribute to a fanta…