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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…
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…
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…
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…