7/11/2018 / In Jewelry
You already know that the diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance on Earth. This practically indestructible gem perfectly symbolizes a love that will last forever. More often than not, diamonds adorn elegant jewelry…but, you may be surprised to discover some “industrial” uses for diamonds.
7/5/2018 / In Timepieces
At their very essence, watches are tools. They tell the current time, mark the passing of time, and measure precise time. Certain sports require highly precise, purpose-built timepieces for participants to remain competitive. Yachting is one of these sports. Developed over the last seventy-five years for precision on the water, yacht watches are the unsung tools of a demanding sport.
Photo Credit: Gilles Martin-Raget
Awareness of diamond trading that resulted in money going to wage wars in diamond producing countries reached a peak in the last two decades. Countries that are embroiled in civil wars took advantage of diamond resources to purchase weapons, drugs, and slave soldiers. When you are making a large investment in a diamond, it’s understandable you would want to ensure your money is not paying for “conflict diamonds.”
6/13/2018 / In Timepieces
A well-made leather strap adds a sophisticated look to your watch, but as with all authentic leather, it will wear down overtime. Leather made from calfskin, ostrich, or alligator are essentially living things, and are prone to deterioration. To help your leather strap last longer, here are a few practical dos and don’ts.
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