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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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The Origins of Sapphires

The Origins of Sapphires

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Not only are sapphires truly stunning, they share a rich history making them prized precious gems that are coveted throughout the world. Known for their symbolization of nobility, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness, they have become a popul…
Upgrade Your Apple Watch with Lagos

Upgrade Your Apple Watch with Lagos

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Modern technology has afforded each of us the opportunity to have our calendar, our music, and our favorite information source at our fingertips, or quite literally, at the end of our arm. Among the most popular options for keeping our tech…
Why Green is the New Blue (Dial)

Why Green is the New Blue (Dial)

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
The king is dead, long live the king! So maybe it isn't quite that serious, but for many years blue has been the king of luxury watch dials. Black, pearl, gold, and silver all had their moment with specific brands or style, but there is no…
The Story Behind August's Birthstone: The Peridot

The Story Behind August's Birthstone: The Peridot

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
August produces the hottest day of the year for half of the country, so it is only fitting that the birthstone for August is formed under extreme conditions. Peridot has been found in hardened lava flows and meteorites which arrived from ou…
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…