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How to Keep Your New Watch in Tip-Top Shape

So you’ve got this gorgeous new watch glistening on your wrist. You love it and you’re getting a ton of compliments, which means everyone else loves it, too! Everything is good as gold, until a few months later when you realize your piece isn’t glittering quite as bright. Before you think to give it […]

Timing is Everything: Women’s Watches For First-Time Buyers

If you ask me, everyone should wear a watch. Not only can it be super annoying to pull out your phone when you need to know the time, but wearing a watch can be quite empowering. There’s just something about a gorgeous metal or leather strap against your arm […]

An Overview of Watches: Quartz (Analog & Digital) & Mechanical (Automatic & Hand-Winding)

I’ve had a love affair with watches for quite some time now. They are seductive creatures, latching onto the wrists of folks everywhere. The shame of it is that so many of their owners are unaware of what’s really going on inside those shiny timepieces. Whether it is mechanical […]

Through the Crystal: An Inside Look at Sablier Watches

It’s not often that you meet the mastermind behind an artistic creation. In fact, in the wonderful world of watches, it rarely happens. I have considered what it might have been like to hear Mr. Breguet tell me, presumably with great passion, about the watch he was developing. Imagine […]

Turn, Turn, Turn: Part II

Determining which winder is right for your watch!
I often hear from clients that they are having trouble with their watch winder, that it’s not keeping their watch running. The most common assumption when this happens is that there is a problem with the winder. People will say, “but my watch will run […]

Turn, Turn, Turn: Part I

Determining if you need a watch winder!
Watches may come in all shapes and sizes, but they only come in two different core types: those that require winding and those that don’t. If you own an automatic watch – which requires winding – then you may have considered purchasing a […]

How To Find A Good, Trustworthy Jeweler!

Over the years, I have gotten the feeling that, for many people, navigating the jewelry world is a lot like steering a ship through fog. It’s confusing and can slightly creep them out. People don’t know who they can trust, and they worry that the smiling sales person behind the counter […]