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Stephen Silver is renowned for our extraordinary ability to procure, design and handcraft the world's finest jewelry and gemstones.

The Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry Estate Collection includes some of the finest pieces from the Edwardian, Victorian, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Retro eras. Signed and period pieces are the company's specialty; many of which are from prestigious jewelry houses such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Tiffany & Co., and Harry Winston.

The Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry Signature Collection exemplifies modern day luxury combined with old world elegance to produce true works of art. Exquisitely handcrafted in platinum and 18-karat gold, using only the very finest diamonds and colored gemstones, our Signature Collection is exceptional in quality and extraordinary in style.

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Watches

Six Tips on How to Care for Your Watch

Annena Sorenson

Just like you would take care of your jewelry or your car, a fine watch also needs to be properly cared for in order to ensure optimal precision and performance. Additionally, cleaning the exterior of your watch will keep it looking great. Here we bring you six tips for proper care.

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Meet the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in Black Ceramic

Annena Sorenson

It is no secret that black watches are taking wrists by storm this year. Thanks to the stealth look of black, more and more watch brands are using a variety of procedures and processes to turn their ceramic, titanium, steel and even gold watches black. Audemars Piguet does it beautifully in the new Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Black Ceramic watch. The entire case and bracelet are created in matte black brushed ceramic — a feat that was perfected after more than 600 hours of research and development.

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Bell & Ross Pays Tribute to Coast Guard Rescuers With New Watches

Annena Sorenson

In its continual quest to provide true instruments for the wrist, Bell & Ross pays tribute this year to Coast Guard professionals who perform daring rescues at sea with its BR V2-92 Garde-Cotes watches. Particularly, the brand has developed two new watches — a three-hand watch and a chronograph.

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Understanding What a Certified Chronometer Watch Is and How It Is Rated

Annena Sorenson

With summer here and everyone focused on sports watches and timepieces that can keep up with their rugged, active lifestyles, it's a good time to take a closeup look at what it means when a watch is a certified chronometer.

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49 Brands Donate Unique Timepieces for 'Only Watch' Charity Auction

Annena Sorenson

In November, the seventh annual "Only Watch" auction will take place in Geneva with 49 luxury watch brands (thus far) donating a one-off watch for the charity auction. Only Watch is organized by the Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. Proceeds go to the fight for a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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Gangster Al Capone's Diamond-and-Platinum Watch Sells at Auction for $84,375

Annena Sorenson

We say it time and again, a good watch holds its value — not just for a few years, but easily for a century or longer. Recent auctions are a prime example. One auction that was held by Boston-based RR Auction witnessed the sale of items owned by notorious gangster Al Capone.

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Marine Torpilleur Watch

Annena Sorenson

Ulysse Nardin has just unveiled a new timepiece in its Marine collection — and this one sets a new opening price for the brand. The Marine Torpilleur watch is named for the small ships of the 19th century that were sleek and fast for their time. Because Ulysse Nardin has a rich history with marine watches and chronometers, the fit is perfect.

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Independence Day Inspires Us to Show Off Timepieces in Red, White or Blue

Annena Sorenson

Tuesday we celebrated the 4th of July – Independence Day — which honors America’s hard-won independence from Great Britain, and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence. While the dazzling fireworks and sumptuous picnics made the day delightful, the holiday also inspired us to show off some beautiful timepieces in red, white or blue.

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What You Need to Know About Magnetism and Your Mechanical Watch

Annena Sorenson

If you own a mechanical watch, you need to be aware that magnetism can affect its accuracy. Mobile phones, microwaves and certain electrical instruments can have an effect on the accuracy of a mechanical timepiece, depending on the proximity and duration of exposure. Additionally, certain medical testing equipment can have an adverse effect, which is why patients are often advised to leave their watch at home or in a locker during testing.

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Are You Sure the Watch on Your Wrist Is Ready to Take the Plunge?

Annena Sorenson

Tomorrow marks the first day of summer, and with it comes a host of wonderful outdoor activities — most of which involve water. Before you dive in, make sure the watch on your wrist is ready to take the plunge with you.

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The Season of Dads and Grads Is Here

Annena Sorenson

The season of Dads and Grads has arrived and both of these events present perfect opportunities to give the gift of time — in the form of a wristwatch, of course. Even better, we have watches to suit all budgets and all types of fathers and graduates.

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Great Gift for Dad: His Perpetual Calendar Watch Will Track Time Until at Least 2100

Annena Sorenson

With Father's Day around the corner, we think it is a good time to take a look at a gift that will track time for him until the year 2100 (at least): a perpetual calendar watch. Essentially, a perpetual calendar watch is a mechanical timepiece that tracks a wealth of calendar information and properly displays it. That information typically includes day of the week, date of the month, leap years and moon phases.

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Audemars Piguet Foundation Protects the Environment

Annena Sorenson

Today marks World Oceans Day, which has been celebrated unofficially since its inception in 1992, when objectives were set into place to globally celebrate our waters. In 2008, World Oceans Day was officially recognized by the United Nations. Events focus on cleaning up beaches, working at aquariums and getting involved in charitable causes.

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Three Swiss Watch Museums Worth the Visit

Annena Sorenson

If you are a watch lover, you most likely dream of visiting Switzerland, the luxury watch capital of the world. This summer, you may want to indulge yourself, and while there, maybe even visit one of these three top watch museums...

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Ulysse Nardin Sails With America's Cup Watches

Annena Sorenson

This past weekend in Bermuda, sailing lovers were treated to the kick off of the 35th America’s Cup presented by Louis Vuitton. The competition for the oldest trophy in international sports dates back to 1851. Defending the Cup is America’s Oracle Team USA (which won the 2013 America’s Cup races and the 2010 series before that). Five challengers are now racing one another over the course of nearly a month to determine which will be the final challenger.

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The Advantages of Wearing a Bracelet Watch

Annena Sorenson

Earlier this week, we reviewed the pros and cons of different types of watch straps, including fabric, rubber and leather. Today, we take a closer look at bracelet watches.

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Swiss Watch Organization Sets New Standards to Define Fine Watchmaking

Annena Sorenson

After a long investigation into the world of Haute Horlogerie (fine watchmaking), the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) in Switzerland announces that it has created a guide book to define what really constitutes fine watchmaking.  The White Paper on Fine Watchmaking — a detailed guide of criteria and brands — is the result of three years of work by the Foundation's Cultural Council.

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This Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Time

Annena Sorenson

Earlier in the week, we posted an item about how time — specifically a watch — is the best Mother's Day gift. A watch shows you took the time to think about her likes, her hobbies or interests, or her favorite colors or styles. Even better, a watch is something she will glance at every day she wears it — and be reminded of you. And, let's face it, a watch is all about showing that you recognize her time is important to her and that you respect that.

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Top Watch Brands Support the Environment on Earth Day and Every Day

Annena Sorenson

This Saturday, April 22, marks Earth Day, a time to celebrate Earth and her many bounties. Many celebrate with clean-up efforts, planting trees and committing to environmental protection efforts. The annual event was begun in 1970 and nearly 200 countries around the world participate — all managed globally by the Earth Day Network.

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The Watchstars Awards Honor the World's Best Timepieces

Annena Sorenson

Recently during the Baselworld 2017 watch exhibition, The WatchStars Awards were presented. A pinnacle in the watch industry, the international watch awards are given out annually by an international committee of experts. Watchstars honors “the best watches of the world” in five different categories. The judging is based on the previous year’s innovations.

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