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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.
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A Preview of Our 2018 Estate Event

A Preview of Our 2018 Estate Event

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
It’s that time of year - when the days get a little shorter, the heat starts to subside and pumpkin flavored everything can be seen featured in coffee shops and restaurants all across the Winston-Salem area. Like the colors of the…
A Shining Legacy: The Schiffman Family

A Shining Legacy: The Schiffman Family

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Simon Schiffman’s high standards for the products and service offered by his namesake jewelry store continue to guide the business, which celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. “We are a very honorable and straightforw…
On Trend: Moonstone

On Trend: Moonstone

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Science tells us it’s part of the feldspar mineral group, but that doesn’t quite have the mystique associated with what you know as the “moonstone.” Almost half of the earth’s crust is made up of minerals f…
What Makes a Watch a Dive Watch?

What Makes a Watch a Dive Watch?

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Diving as an endeavor has combined sport and science since the early 20th century. Before dive computers and advanced technical equipment, the dive watch was a necessary tool of the sport. Serving the primary function of recording the t…
What Makes a Ruby the Perfect Summer Birthstone

What Makes a Ruby the Perfect Summer Birthstone

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
Rubies, the king of gems, have a long history of being admired by many cultures as a symbol of love, health, and wisdom. Today, July’s birthstone is still captivating and highly sought after. Rubies were traded along China’…
On Trend: Black Sapphire

On Trend: Black Sapphire

by Kiley Schiffman Storrs
When you think of a dramatic black gemstone, your mind immediately goes to onyx. The onyx is a favorite gem, but if you want to really make a bold statement; consider the black sapphire. Not all sapphires come in the traditional rich bl…