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For over 122 years, we've made it our mission to be experts in all things jewelry, timepieces, service, repairs, industry trends and more.
Below, we're sharing our insights, tips and lessons we've learned along the way.


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Unmasking the Helium Escape Valve

Unmasking the Helium Escape Valve

by Kiley Schiffman
If you take a look at the 9 or 10 o’clock position on dive watches, you’ll see something you won’t find on any other watch. A helium escape valve. Avid divers who spend time underwater know why this is an important feature and it’s a must-hav…
Flower Power: Luxury Jewelry with a Floral Flair

Flower Power: Luxury Jewelry with a Floral Flair

by Kiley Schiffman
Just because the calendar says “autumn” doesn’t mean you have to let go of the flowers of summer. You can hold onto many of the bright floral designs you love across seasons. Many flower-inspired pieces are versatile enough to work no matter…
On Trend: Fall Jewelry

On Trend: Fall Jewelry

by Kiley Schiffman
In the blink of an eye, summer has left us and soon we'll be pulling out our cozy sweaters. Along with fall scarves, jackets, and hats...there are new trends in fall jewelry you should know about. The dainty and "barely-there" pieces are giv…
A Preview of Our Annual Estate Event

A Preview of Our Annual Estate Event

by Kiley Schiffman
It’s that time of year - our Annual Estate Event is happening this week in Charlottesville and we’ve got a stunning collection of some of the most unique items yet - everything from ornate pendants to architecturally inspired drop earrings…
Diving into the Panerai Submersible 42mm

Diving into the Panerai Submersible 42mm

by Kiley Schiffman
Since the introduction of three limited edition timepieces to the public in 1993, Officine Panerai has become a globally sought-after brand for luxury watches. The Luminor, Luminor Marina, and Mare Nostrum were crafted from the inspiration of…