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.
6/6/2018 / In Timepieces
Each and every year we look forward to one big day in June... It's that time again for our Annual Watch Event at our Short Pump Town Center location where we will debut brand new timepieces from Omega, Breitling, Frederique Constant, Hamilton and more! Get a sneak peek now.
5/30/2018 / In Timepieces
As the only birthstone made by living creatures, pearls certainly give June babies something to brag about over the other months of the year. While we often think of pearls as part of elegant strands in a necklace or as classic, understated stud earrings, they have evolved greatly over time and now find themselves as the next hot trend in women’s watches.
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