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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

Greubel Forsey Unveils $1.4 Million Grande Sonnerie

Annena Sorenson

Greubel Forsey wowed us once again at SIHH 2017 with the $1.4 million Grand Sonnerie — the brand’s first Grande Sonnerie. The remarkable watch, which audibly chimes the time automatically or on demand, was 11 years in the research and development stages. Its elaborate 855-part movement has two patents pending.

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Meet the Incredible Audemars Piguet Outrage

Annena Sorenson

Sadly, an amazing trilogy of watches from Audemars Piguet is coming to a close. At this year's SIHH, the brand unveiled its third and final gemstone delight: Outrage. Offered with all diamonds or with multi-hued blue sapphires, the incredible watch features more than 40 gemstone-set spikes reaching out from the 18-karat white gold cuff bracelet.

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A Look at the Stricter 2017 Guidelines on 'Swiss Made' Watches

Annena Sorenson

The Swiss Federal Council recently approved a partial revision of its "Swiss made" ordinance for watches, effective as of January 1, 2017. The revision strengthens the label requirements for watches and movements and aligns them more with the new "Swissness" legislation that has been updated since its 2013 adoption by the Swiss Parliament.

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Buyers Beware: More Than 1 Million Fake Swiss Watches Seized in 2016

Annena Sorenson

 

One million counterfeit Swiss watches were confiscated around the globe in 2016, according to statistics released by the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry. The message to bargain hunters is that they should think twice before plunking down their hard-earned dollars on offers that seem too good to be true. The best protection against buying a fake is to work with an authorized dealer.

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Pink Is for Men! Great Rose Gold Watches for Valentine's Day

Annena Sorenson

Move over women, pink is not just exclusively for you. Today, especially when it comes to the watch world, some of the hottest luxury watches for men – from sporty to sophisticated and ultra complicated – are crafted in 18-karat pink gold. This is a great thing with Valentine's Day around the corner — it gives you the perfect gift idea.

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Three Key Watch Trends Emerge From SIHH Geneva

Annena Sorenson

Just last month, the watch world enjoyed its first-of-the-year luxury watch exhibition: Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. It was a whirlwind show with hundreds of retailers and members of the press converging on the massive Pal Expo site to visit with 30 watch brands that unveiled their newest timepieces — some that were years in the making.

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How Aventurine Is Used for Watch Dials

Annena Sorenson

In the luxury watch world, a lot of intriguing substances are used for dial making. Earlier this month we brought you news about meteorite dials. Today, we take a look at the use of aventurine in watches.

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Exclusive Geneva Watch Exhibit, SIHH, Runs This Week

Annena Sorenson

Yesterday, in Geneva, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opened its doors to retailers and press from around the world. This by-invitation-only watch exhibition is one of the two most important shows of the first quarter of each year (Baselworld in March is the other). At this exclusive event, more than two dozen top watch brands and independent brands are showcasing their newest watches — watches destined to set the trends on wrists around the world for 2017.

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A Look at the First Wristwatches in History

Annena Sorenson

While wristwatches did not officially go into serial production until the early 1900s, these watches do have a long and fascinating history. In fact, centuries ago, pocket watches, brooch watches and other pieces were adapted to be worn on the wrist. Some brands still debate who developed the first wristwatch predominantly made for this purpose.

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A Reflection on 2016 and a Nod to 2017

Annena Sorenson

It is that time of year when we all reflect back on what 2016 brought our way. We want to thank our loyal customers and our new customers for your continued interest in the products that we select and curate specifically with you in mind. This has been an historic year filled with many memorable moments for us — and hopefully for you.

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas When Time Is of the Essence

Annena Sorenson

In a holiday pinch? Unsure what to get your mom, dad, son, daughter, husband, wife, girlfriend, etc.? We have the answer and it is all about time. Watches are the perfect gift because they show you took time to think about what the recipient likes and to go in person to find the timepiece that matches his or her personality and lifestyle. It also shows you know time is important and with every glance at their wrist, they will think of you.

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Greubel Forsey Unveils Platinum Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision

Annena Sorenson

Easily one of the most visionary watch brands on the market today, Greubel Forsey continues to surprise and delight us with the most exquisite haute horlogerie. Recently, the brand unveiled its stunning new version of the Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision watch — in platinum with a copper hued dial for dramatic contrast.

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Building a Watch Wardrobe Means Diversity

Annena Sorenson

With the holidays here, you are most likely contemplating the perfect gift — or maybe even a self purchase. We know that a watch is a great, timeless investment — one that can hold its value for years to come.

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Check Out Our Picks for the Three Best Ulysse Nardin Marine Watches of 2016

Annena Sorenson

It's a great time to take a look at the best-selling watches of the year and maybe put one or two of them on your holiday shopping list. Today, we take a look at three of the most coveted Ulysse Nardin marine watches of the 2016. While some of these were introduced back in March at Baselworld, they didn't make their way to retail stores until the fall — so they are still super fresh and sought after.

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Phillips Auction House Wraps Up Year With Record Watch Sales

Annena Sorenson

It's been a wild and wonderful ride at auction this year for timepieces. As the month of December sees several final auctions, we are already getting great results — results that bode well for the argument that a watch is a fine investment in your future.

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MB&F HM8 Can Am Watch Is a Powerhouse of Innovation and Performance

Annena Sorenson

Independent watch brand MB&F has been a powerhouse of innovation and high-tech performance since it burst on the scene over a decade ago. Its three-dimensional timepieces break conventional watchmaking rules and regularly steal hearts. Now the brand unveils its Horological Machine Number 8 inspired by the famed Can-Am races.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Buying Watches as Gifts

Annena Sorenson

It's almost here — Black Friday — and with it the stress and joy of holiday shopping. We want to help take the stress out of the shopping experience by offering a bit of advice about what to look for when buying a watch for a loved one.

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Meet the Winners of the Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneve 2016 Watch Awards

Annena Sorenson

Last week we brought you a story about the annual watch awards known as the Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneve (GPHG) and showed a few brands we carry that were in the final running. Well, the winners have been announced and we are pleased to bring some of the results to you now. Oh, and make note, you can view these award-winning brands in our store any time.

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Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneva Honors Top Timepieces of 2016

Annena Sorenson

One of the watch industry's biggest events —The Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneva (GPHG) — takes place tomorrow in Geneva. Every year for the past 15 years, the GPHG has celebrated the finest timepieces on the market by honoring one watch in a host of different categories.

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We Explain Why We Fall Back in Time This Weekend

Annena Sorenson

Daylight Saving Time in the United States ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, when the clocks fall back by an hour, and many of us will certainly enjoy an extra hour of much-needed sleep. Meanwhile, our friends at ATimelyPerspective.com offer a fun look at the origins of DST, which happen to stretch back to the days of our Founding Fathers. Here is a little insight into the history of DST for true time junkies.

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