Saturday, July 26, 2014

Pandora & Gifts

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:18:34 PM in Pandora (22)

Pandora was the first human woman that was created by the gods in Greek Mythology. Pandora means the all-gifted and the all-giving as she was created with unique gifts given by the gods. Another name for her is Anesidora. This means “she who sends up gifts”. It is of no coincidence that name Pandora was chosen by a company that specializes in gift giving. Pandora Jewelry is aptly named as it is just that – a company that intends to give women beautiful gifts that they deserve in the form of accessible and easy-to-wear jewelry. Pandora Jewelry range from bracelets, rings and to their famous charms where one can mix and match and personalize. Pandora’s design enables every girl and woman to mix and match jewelry that helps her express herself and tell her story. 
To see more of what Pandora, the gift-giver, can offer, visit Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive. 

Raymond Weil’s Toccata

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:16:30 PM in Raymond Weil (23)

Raymond Weil makes creating fashion forward and accurate timepieces a habit; and it is definitely a habit that is for keeps. One of the newer models that came from this Swiss genius is the Toccata. The Toccata sports an uncluttered beauty of steel on steel with small second. It is powered by a quartz movement and has a small second hand at 6 o’clock. It has a 39mm diameter and a thickness of 8.29mm. The Toccata watch has the fashionable steel indexes that are thin and pure. It also displays the date through a window at 3 o’clock. The Toccata might not be the loudest design in the world but it has this silent and subtle beauty that exudes elegance and charm. 
The Toccata and other Raymond Weil pieces are available at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town.

Perfection of Pearl

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:15:13 PM in Mikimoto (30)

The Mikimoto name has been synonymous with pearl perfection. It was the quest of the founder, Kokichi Mikimoto, to create the first and the finest cultured pearl. Through the years, the company began to be known for its beautiful pieces of jewelry that combines timeless elegance with the sophistication of modern design. This is achieved only through the dedication and commitment of the company to produce the finest pearls and use them to create the finest pearl jewelry in the world. It is in this philosophy that Mikimoto can afford to create a wonderful piece of art in the form of jewelry every time. By undertaking a rigorous process of selection, design and execution, Mikimoto brings pearl perfection to the world. 
For your Mikimoto jewelry, please visit us at Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive. 

Something for Everyone

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:14:06 PM in Metalsmiths Sterling (21)

Metalsmiths Sterling is well known for producing technically adventurous jewelry that are flexible enough to be worn daily and in special occasions. Metalsmiths Sterling’s design range is described by some to vary from edgy and modern to classy and sensual. And what’s even better is that Metalsmiths Sterling offers this enormous selection of jewelry design at prices that fit every budget. One can choose pieces from its 30 exclusive collections that are made up of 800 different pieces. These pieces feature the skillful manipulation of precious metals and all natural premium grade stones cut to the highest standards. Metalsmiths Sterling pieces range from rings, bracelets, and earrings. There are also pieces that are especially made for men, women and people of all ages. 
Metalsmiths Sterling is available at Schwarzschild's at Carry Town.

There’s More to It

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:12:53 PM in Philip Stein (20)

Philip Stein is a luxury brand that doesn’t just offer good looking, durable and accurate timepieces. There’s something more to it. In the Philip Stein philosophy there is always something more to than just external looks or even the obvious function. Philip Stein includes a special technology in every piece. This technology is dubbed as the Natural Frequency Technology. It is encapsulated in a disc and is programmed to be like an antenna that picks up beneficial natural frequencies to fulfill a particular need. Philip Stein watches and bracelets with this technology are designed to help wearers cope with stress and improve their focus while Philip Stein sleep bracelets are designed to help wearers fall asleep naturally and awake in a refreshed state. 
If you are looking for a watch that is more than just a beautiful instrument of telling time, try and check out Philip Stein pieces at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town. 


Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:10:38 PM in Memoire (23)

Memoire has been one of the most sought-out companies when it comes to engagement and wedding rings. By mixing creativity, style and artisanal precision, Memoire has created pieces worth of calling mementos that can be passed on from generation to generation. One of the eye-catching collections that Memoire has to offer is the Paragon Collection. The collection is usually made up of rings that have four rows of round brilliant cut diamonds set on white gold, yellow gold or platinum. The diamonds are expertly set on the ring and cast a tantalizing sparkle for the wearer and for those that are lucky enough to witness its beauty. 
The Paragon Collection is just one of Memoire’s dazzling creations. To see more of what Memoire offers, come and visit Schwarzschild’s at Short Pump Town Center.

Those That Just Fit and The Flyer Fit

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:09:00 PM in Martin Flyer (24)

Finding the right engagement ring is a daunting task. Finding the perfect wedding band is not an easy feat either. It is further getting complicated as it has been the trend to have matching engagement rings and wedding bands that fit together on one finger. But there are those who just fit then there is FlyerFit. The FlyerFit line is the brainchild of Martin Flyer. These are classic and elegant rings that are uniquely designed to not just fit but fit perfectly on your finger. The unique Martin Flyer technology used here is designed to eliminate that “dreaded gap” that one can usually find in between two rings. FlyerFit offers a functional solution to this problem in style. 
To see the FlyerFit collection up close, just come out and visit us at Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive. 

Saturday, July 19, 2014

The Ladymatic by Omega

Posted by Schwarzschild at 2:04:14 PM in Omega (26)

Omega first unveiled the Ladymatic in 1955. It was one of the first self-winding timepieces designed specifically for women. It was a big hit among enthusiast. Today, after more than half a century, the Ladymatic has been revived to offer women the same chance it did back in the day – own a piece that is a fashion statement equipped with the best series-production mechanical movements in the whole world. The Ladymatic can come in different cases to fit your liking. It can come in 18k red or yellow gold, stainless steel or a combination of these materials. They also come with either polished or snow-set diamond-paved bezels – your choice. And that is the great thing about the Ladymatic as it can come in many different forms – perfect for women to express themselves as individuals.
Omega is available at Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive.

The Best that Italy Can Offer

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:58:05 PM in Marco Bicego (31)

Marco Bicego is world renowned for creating Italian jewelry that has both timeless beauty and modern sensibility. Marco Bicego is known for the skillful manipulation of gold into organic shapes that evoke emotions and unique charm. The twisted coil has also been seen as a Marco Bicego icon. It brings the contemporary to the classic elegance of the Marco Bicego inspirations. Marco Bicego pieces range from chandelier earrings to bracelets. Other pieces form other collections also include precious stones elegantly held by Marco Bicego signature gold. Marco Bicego pieces are also all handmade in Italy. Each piece passes through expert hands and becomes distinctive as an individual – truly a work of art. Marco Bicego still uses traditional techniques that were handed down from generation to generation. 
To see Marco Bicego pieces first hand, visit us at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town.

Flamenco by Konstantino

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:56:35 PM in Konstantino (28)

Konstantino makes unique jewelry. The designer, Konstantino Sioulas, mixes his passion for his home country’s culture and his personal experiences to create the unique jewelry that Konstantino is known for throughout the world. Konstantino creates living art that echoes the glorious past. One of the Konstantino collections that will cause a person to spare a moment in awe is the Flamenco Gold. Inspired by the dramatic and passionate dance from Spain, Konstantino created a line in homage to it. The line is designed in purely 18k gold and features intricate designs that are both bold and feminine. It sports patterns and designs that evoke the same fluidity that the original dance does. 
To get your hands on this fiery collection, visit Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive. 

Viewmaster Skeleton Gent Auto by Hamilton Watch

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:55:03 PM in Hamilton Watch (29)

The Hamilton Watch brand has a rich history having engaged in different fields – in the movies and in aviation. The company has been known to continuously produce excellent pieces that merge accuracy, craftsmanship and beauty. One model that catches eyes among enthusiast is the Viewmatic Skeleton Gent Auto from the Jazzmaster Collection. The model features skeletonized rotors and an intricate ‘H’ pattern on individual elements. The model sports openings to showcase the inner workings of the watch. The look creates a theatre effect that renders the wearer to be an “audience” to the intricate show that is inside this particular model.
For your Viewmatic Skeleton Gent Auto or any of the models on the Jazzmaster Collection, visit Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town. 

For Your Love

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:53:27 PM in Kirk Kara (30)

A man’s quest to find the best suited ring for his significant other to ask her hand in marriage is always a difficult one. That piece needs to be just perfect; so perfect that it evokes and provokes eternal love. The ring should mirror the exact passion and affection that the giver has for his love. But don’t lose hope if you are currently a part of this searching demographic. Kirk Kara helps guys like you every day to do just that. All Kirk Kara pieces are handcrafted. This makes the big and important difference as no mass produced ring can slide perfectly onto your love’s finger. By creating vintage inspired modern pieces of love, Kirk Kara captivates eyes and hearts alike. This is done by executing sensitive designs with the best craftsmanship available in the world. 
To see which Kirk Kara piece signify your undying love the best to your significant other, visit Schwarzschild’s at Short Pump Town Center. 

Judith Ripka Touch

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:49:23 PM in Judith Ripka (22)

The Essentials has been a popular line for Judith Ripka as it has struck a balance between classic beauty and modern sensibility. Judith Ripka pieces reflect the company’s vision of providing women of the world with jewelry that they can best express themselves with – in the various roles they play in their lives. Judith Ripka has a distinctive look that proved to lure in fashion forward women of all walks of life from working class women to celebrity A-listers. Judith Ripka prides itself with having rich textures in the company’s pieces. Not only the metals get their Judith Ripka touch, the stones too get signature Judith Ripka cuts. 
To see more of Judith Ripka, visit Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive. 

Breitling: Avenger Blackbird

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:47:45 PM in Breitling (27)

Breitling pieces are not just pieces that tell time. They are timekeeping instruments and so much more that aid professionals perform in high stakes jobs and situations. Breitling has had a long relationship with the aviation industry and had provided aviation professionals with instruments that help them do their jobs better and even keep them looking good. One eye-catching and high performance instrument is the Avenger Blackbird. It has a 48.00 mm light and sturdy black-colored titanium case. This gives it a sophisticated and technical look while eliminating unwanted glare. This particular model comes with a durable military fabric strap making it a comfortable to the wearer. It is also water resistant up to 300m or 1000 feet. 
For instruments that are made to measure, visit Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town. 

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Men in Bracelets

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:46:20 PM in John Hardy (29)

John Hardy takes the strap bracelet to new heights. Inspired by Balinese folk arts and traditional jewelry making and quality craftsmanship of European designers, John Hardy created a line of men’s bracelets that put fashion in masculinity. Using stark colors from aquamarine blue to fuchsia red, and sun orange to cobalt black, the bracelets evoke at once a contrasting and seamless appeal. The fabrics are woven in traditional Balinese style, reminiscent of local mat-making. Aside from fabric, the John Hardy bracelets also feature beads strung together in Bedeg fashion, a common technique used in Indonesian baskets, mats, and walls. The beads range from blue, green, or red, featuring lapis lazuli, Mohave green turquoise, or frosted black chalcedony. The bead bracelets use silver clasps and accents.
John Hardy is available at Schwarzschild's at Short Pump Center.

The Queen of France, a True Story

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:44:25 PM in Hearts on Fire (30)

A Hearts On Fire diamond is one of the most luxurious (and expensive) diamond jewelries today. When your lady asks for it, give her one; it’s one of those moments to showcase your true love. But not without teasing her. Tell her what happened to the last queen of France. When she still had her neck, Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, would wear a lavish necklace considered among the top most expensive jewels ever. The necklace has two yellow diamonds at 7.06 and 5.24 carats each, and a pink diamond that weighs 1.84 carats. The main diamond pulls the chokers down like an anchor creating mesmerizing layers of lavishly brilliant strands. It’s truly a picture of unwarranted opulence amidst dire poverty during eighteenth-century France, just one of the queen’s luxurious penchants that got her guillotined.
Hearts On Fire is available at Schwarzschild's at Carry Town.

Tell Her You’ve Found a New Lady

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:43:09 PM in Baume & Mercier (23)

Tell your wife you’ve found a sensual femme fatale. She has a smooth texture that with one look makes your heart beat fast. Her hands are silver-coated and evoke a sun satin-finished smoothness. Her face, a glistening polished tone that reflects the smooth, unblemished surface of sapphire crystal. She is lovely in pink buckle and light brown bracelet. And when you take a dip with her, she can dive up to 5 ATM. If at this point you haven’t been hit yet by a shoe or slapped in the face with a flying plate, tell her the lady’s name: Hampton, a most lovely ladies watch by Baume & Mercier featuring a quartz movement, date function and interchangeable strap. Now watch her face turns apologetic.
Baume & Mercier is available at Schwarzschild's on Alverser Drive.

The Coil Has Turned Elegant

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:41:45 PM in David Yurman (31)

They are sensual as well as lucid. The David Yurman bracelets are meant for the most elegant romantic night, as they are perfect for everyday fashionable lifestyle. Taking cue from his original iconic cable bracelets of the sixties, David Yurman gives you a literally new twist: the slender, elegant, more refined cousins of the Bohemian icon. The Hampton Cable Bracelet features gray diamonds with blue sapphires, and lavender spinel. The bracelet is 29mm wide and linked with fold-over clasp. The Sculpted Cable Wide Cuff is crafted in sterling silver and is 40mm wide. The cable patterns are exaggerated to highlight the unblemished silver surface. Likewise, the Crossover Narrow Cuff in sterling silver has overlapping coils, giving it a more complex style for a more artistic flair.
David Yurman is available at Schwarzschild's at Short Pump Center.

Ways to Pop the Q

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:40:35 PM in Christopher Designs (25)

You can set up a most memorable engagement announcement by thinking of three main things: place, event, or time. Think of a special place that fits the moment. It can be a luxurious restaurant or a sentimental place like the café where you two met. You can also create a special event. Set up a surprise party for her or bring her to a mundane happening like asking her to help you fix the car before surprising her with a lavish setup, complete with a quartet. Likewise, you can make your own flash crowd event.  On the other hand, you can choose a special day that holds memories or value to both of you. For instance, the birthday of her late father. Invite her to a dinner and talk about her dad. Then you can segue about promising him that you’ll take care of her daughter. Then give her the Christopher Design ring.
Christopher Designs is available at Schwarzschild's at Carry Town.

Rock Star

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:39:08 PM in Ball (25)

Rock climbing is not for the faint of heart. More so, free solo rock climbing, without aid of harness or ropes, is reserved only for the toughest climbers. Alex Honnold, the celebrated American rock climber belongs to that special class of Ball Watch ambassadors, persons who have faced the toughest environment… and conquered it. For Honnold, that is Yosemite Triple crown, finishing the climb in one day at the age of 21. He also holds the speed rock climb record on Nose El Capitan at 2:23:51. Likewise, he had free solo climbed The Phoenix, Astroman, and Rostrum landmarks at record speeds.  Asked why he likes what he does, Honnold just brushed his shoulders and replied he likes tall, long routes and he loves to climb them fast. 
Ball Watch is available at Schwarzschild's on Alverser Drive.

Fine Dine before Popping the Question

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:37:25 PM in Charles Krypell (30)

So you’re ready to pop the question. You’re also ready with your Charles Krypell pink diamond engagement ring. To further add to the luxury and glamour of the event, why not try these most expensive Michelin-starred restaurants in the world. You can start at Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau, Switzerland, where the price per plate is at $269. The setting cannot be more luxurious: it’s in a 12th-century castle. For a midrange luxury price and one that boasts of a literally unique dining experience, check out Ithaa in Maldives. Dinner costs $320 per person for a six-course meal and you do it while inside a glass tube underwater.  If you really want to take all the way to the top, then Kitcho in Kyoto, Japan is a must-visit with dining at $600 per person. 
Charles Krypell is available at Schwarzschild's at Short Pump Town Center.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Luxury from the Sea

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:35:28 PM in Yvel (21)

They are one of Yvel’s novel designs, the Satin Sea Collection. It consists of fresh water and south sea pearls set in 18k yellow, rose, and white gold in satin finish. Their irregular but unblemished pearls exude a rustic but elegant style, perfect for both casual and formal events. Each strand and pearl is unique (no two pearls are exactly alike). The Captivating Freshwater Keshi Pearl Rose Gold Earrings evoke a Mediterranean elegance that befits an Olympian god. Likewise, the Enticing White Freshwater Pearl Gold Earrings combine 4 by 12 mm pearls and the yellow gold is finely crafted enveloping the pearls in raw elegance. Even without the pearls, this Yvel collection is impressive. The Striking Satin Gold Earrings hosts a rugged but even pattern with a perfectly light and graceful surface.
Yvel is available at Schwarzschild’s at Short Pump Town Center.

Enduring Luxury

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:34:23 PM in Wellendorf (21)

If endurance is the benchmark for excellence in the jewelry industry, then Wellendorff cannot be any more perfect as a picture of excellence. The jewelry signature has been run by a German family across five generations. To put that in perspective, it has survived two world wars, witnessed the grandeur of Europe’s aristocracy and saw its demise along with imperialism. The manufactory that produces the trademark spinning rings, silky rope necklaces, cold enamel, and patented clasps today has its origins from the late nineteenth century, when a man named Ernst Alexander Wellendorff, would present his jewelry pieces to the German nobility in nearby Baden-Baden. His works would reach the Russian aristocracy, paving the way to making Wellendorff one of the oldest jewelry brands in the world.
Wellendorff is available at Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive.

Asian Superstar Xu

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:32:07 PM in Tissot (27)

Just before K-Pop ruled it over Asia and parts of Europe and North America with their extravagant fashion, hair, and dance moves, there was Barbie Xu. Xu who? She’s one of the most popular actresses in Asia, literally skyrocketing to fame with her debut on “Meteor Garden,” a Taiwanese produced television series targeted at teenagers. Xu is a picture of grace and strength, a resilience she carried since starting her showbiz career from a duo band with her sister. Despite her fame, Xu maintains an approachable demeanor and a simplicity that belies her luxurious lifestyle. Now a major celebrity in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and the rest of Asia, she’s the ideal Tissot ambassadress, someone who is both conservative as she’s modern, famous but her feet firmly placed on the ground. 
Tissot is available at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town.

Gemstones for Weddings

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:30:44 PM in Suna Brothers (22)

What makes diamonds the choice stone for weddings? They are luxurious and exclusive, no doubt. But so do other prized gemstones. In fact, wedding bands don’t have to be limited to diamond settings alone. Some luxury signatures like Suna Bros. offer non-traditional gemstone rings for your wedding. Suna Bros.’ Platinum Princess Cut Diamond Ring has ruby highlights, which lend to the ring a more passionate style. Similarly, the Platinum Diamond Wedding Ring features blue sapphires that add a glamorous feel to the ring. How about the 18k Yellow Gold Ruby Diamond Wedding Ring? The gold and ruby hues are reminiscent of royal grandeur. Feel free to explore the possibilities of various gemstones set in your wedding bands. These gemstones can even be personalized to your birthstones.
Suna Bros. is available at Schwarzschild’s at Short Pump Town Center.

One Style

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:29:11 PM in Slane (22)

Wearing luxury jewelries is a matter of synchronized style, that is, the rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets should feature the same theme or inspiration. When buying Slane, for instance, you can choose specific styles to go with your evening dress. Each theme exhibits a particular design. Alexandria has noticeably layered edges and smooth corners, whether the metal is gold or silver or whatever the jewelry type is. In contrast, Calypso has a slender twisting style that is consistent in the earrings and rings. Fleur De Lis is evidently flower-inspired, matched with a Victorian flair. Solis is expressively sunny set against a deep blue or green hue. Grace, meantime, presents gemstones settings like black onyx, white topaz, and blue topaz in cornered bezels. All these styles help you keep a cohesive style that can only shout—luxury. 
Slane is available at Schwarzschild’s on Alverser Drive.

The Quartz Crisis

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:27:19 PM in Swiss Army (24)

In the seventies, a new breed of watches was challenging the dominance of Swiss mechanical watches worldwide. The quartz technology, featuring battery-powered movement that matches the precision timing of Swiss watches at a fraction of cost, would dominate the watch market by 1978. It’s a battle between Japanese brands and Swiss brands. But did you know quartz originated in, of all places, Switzerland? Max Hetzel, a Swiss engineer, was the first to develop an electronic wristwatch that relied on electrical charges. Because of their huge global market share Swiss watchmakers at that time thought little about quartz. It was the Japanese that  would innovate the technology and develop it into affordable electronic watches. The Swiss watch industry was reduced to a fraction of the quartz market. But thanks to nostalgia and the world’s newfound love for mechanical movement like the Swiss Army watches, it became a high-niche market.
Swiss Army is available at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town.

Necklaces for the Ultimate Luxurious Woman

Posted by Schwarzschild at 1:25:49 PM in A. Jaffe (25)

A. Jaffe presents a fine collection of necklaces that can add more glitz to any glamorous night. The signature has a long range of diamond setting type, such as pave, eternity, channel set, prong, and plain to complement your dress. These necklaces are meant to impress, the prized possession of luxurious women. The Center of My Universe Diamond Halo Pendant is inspired by Art Deco and available in platinum, white, yellow, or rose gold. The pendant features a center diamond jealously guarded by tiny diamonds around it and linked in platinum chain. Equally alluring, the Tulip Halo Diamond Encrusted Pendant is elegant in one-tone white, set in platinum and garnished with brilliant cut diamonds around a scintillating main diamond. The Halo Marquise Shaped Pendant is also breath-taking, featuring an oval diamond pendant as its highlight. 
A. Jaffe is available at Schwarzschild’s at Carry Town.


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