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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 Green is the New Blue (Dial)

Why Green is the New Blue (Dial)

by Maddie Flowers
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…
The Story Behind August's Birthstone: The Peridot

The Story Behind August's Birthstone: The Peridot

by Maddie Flowers
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 fro…
In What Order Do You Wear Your Wedding Rings?

In What Order Do You Wear Your Wedding Rings?

by Maddie Flowers
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…
This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

by Maddie Flowers
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 l…
The Story Behind July's Birthstone: The Ruby

The Story Behind July's Birthstone: The Ruby

by Maddie Flowers
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 mos…
Insider Peek: Our Summer Sale

Insider Peek: Our Summer Sale

by Maddie Flowers
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 mult…
How to Hide the Engagement Ring

How to Hide the Engagement Ring

by Maddie Flowers
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…