November Birthstone Topaz, A Healing Gem

November Birthstone Topaz, A Healing Gem

Winter is drawing ever closer as we make sure our scarves and jackets are out of storage and we’re stocked up on our favorite hot chocolate mixes. Those November babies can choose between two gemstones to help brighten up the chilly month – topaz and citrine. In this post, we will discuss the November birthstone topaz, a gemstone that is widely associated with healing powers.
November 07, 2016
Pierced Ears: A Right of Passage

Pierced Ears: A Right of Passage

When I was 10 years old, my treasured birthday present was to finally get my ears pierced. It felt like a lifetime that I had yearned for this; I know I lobbied for it a full two years prior to my 10th birthday. My father was adamantly against it. My mother, as she often has on issues that were important to me, acted as the gentle and persistent persuader. My father relented. I was elated.
May 09, 2016
Meet the Shinola Runwell Coin Edge Watch Assembled in Detroit

Meet the Shinola Runwell Coin Edge Watch Assembled in Detroit

Shinola, a brand that has re-invented the concept of building watches in America
February 25, 2016
How to Wear Mix-And-Match Earrings

How to Wear Mix-And-Match Earrings

Let’s talk about the Mix-And-Match earring trend. 
January 22, 2016
The Test of Time – Celebrating Frank Sinatra

The Test of Time – Celebrating Frank Sinatra

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, Frank Sinatra is being celebrated worldwide, including by Raymond Weil with a limited-edition watch.
December 09, 2015
How Carbon Fiber Is Used to Make Watch Cases or Dials

How Carbon Fiber Is Used to Make Watch Cases or Dials

Last week we discussed the attributes of titanium. Today we want to discuss another high-tech material known as carbon fiber. 
December 08, 2015
Watch Movement Guide – Caring for your Swiss Timepiece

Watch Movement Guide – Caring for your Swiss Timepiece

With the proper care & maintenance, a fine Swiss watch can be enjoyed for a lifetime. 
October 31, 2015
What It Means When a Watch Is Shock Resistant

What It Means When a Watch Is Shock Resistant

Shock Resistance is a fairly recent term in the world of watches. 
September 08, 2015
The Clocks of Versailles and the Petit Trianon

The Clocks of Versailles and the Petit Trianon

Clocks have been around for centuries longer than wristwatches. First developed as the primary way to tell time, clocks evolved over the centuries to become novelty items — artistically interpreted in enamel works or adorned with gemstones for personal pleasure.
March 27, 2015
Plevé… a fresh approach

Plevé… a fresh approach

For a moment, forget everything you know about setting diamonds. Throw out all the rules.
January 08, 2015
Marco Bicego: Handmade in yellow gold, white gold, diamonds and gemstones

Marco Bicego: Handmade in yellow gold, white gold, diamonds and gemstones

Inspired by his Venetian roots and the natural surroundings of his territory, Marco Bicego’s jewelry creations are made with the utmost care and attention to detail.
August 27, 2014
Fashion trends: create your own arm party

Fashion trends: create your own arm party

Let’s start with an example of two different looks with very similar bracelets.