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For over 168 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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Breitling Watches: Our Top Picks

Breitling Watches: Our Top Picks

by Maddie Flowers
For over a century, Breitling has been innovating and has become a leader in the watch industry for its technological advances. The brand is know for its spirit of innovation and precision amongst aviation, military, scientific, athlet…
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…
The IWC Upgrade You've Been Waiting For

The IWC Upgrade You've Been Waiting For

by Maddie Flowers
The IWC Portugieser was originally designed to help to Portuguese merchants have the accuracy of a desk clock in a wearable wristwatch designed for sailing. By implanting a pocket-watch movement in a distinctive large case with a focus…
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…
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…
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…
When it's Time to Resize a Ring

When it's Time to Resize a Ring

by Maddie Flowers
As life's circumstances happen, you may find that your engagement ring or wedding band are no longer fitting the way they once did. You may start asking how your ring is supposed to fit and whether it's time to resize it. There's a lot…