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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Him and Her

2010 January 14

Jewelry is a classic Valentine's day present and for good reason. A piece of jewelry can show that you know her tastes and her personality. An endless variety of designs enables you to choose a piece that carries a specific meaning like a good luck charm or a symbolic number for example. It doesn't necessarily have to be deep, powerful symbolism to be memorable. On our fifth Valentine's Day together, I gave my girlfriend a 5-stack Pianegonda Bond ring. I gave her each component separately at different moments during our dinner and movie date to represent each year that we were together. It could have been five years, or five months. The bottom line is that my theatrics made the event meaningful and therefore memorable.

Corum Suggests Some Spectacular Watches as Gifts for the Holidays

2009 October 31

If you are out of gift ideas for this holiday season, Corum is suggesting several new models that will make even the most discerning recipient ecstatic. The company's award-winning bridge movements are - as always - in the spotlight showcased in models like the Ti-Bridge, Golden Bridge, and the new golden Bridge Lady.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

2009 February 13

This year, Valentine's Day falls within an economic recession. For this reason consumer's gift ideas may be a little bit toned-down this time around. But there is another way to look at it. Because of the slowdown in the retail sector, many stores like ours are offering great prices on their jewelry collections. At the Matt Baily boutique you can take advantage of some great specials right now.

Human Rights on Jewelry - DeMaria Italy Makes Socially Responsible Jewelry

2008 December 02

In the past, a lot of talk and controversy has taken place about the ethics of the jewelry industry. From the sale of diamonds that helped fund brutal military activity, to the destruction of natural habitats in order to mine precious metals and stones. Finally in the past several years, our society has started to care enough about these issues that it has actually become profitable for jewelry and watch companies to adopt more eco-friendly and socially responsible manufacturing methods.

Women living large

2008 November 28

The large watch fashion trend is still going strong. It makes quite the fashion statement when you see an elegantly dressed woman or celebrity wearing a large sporty timepiece. It exudes confidence and attitude, while still being functional and incredibly easy to read.

Pink is Decked out in Beautiful Rebecca Jewelry on Much Music

2008 November 19

The other day I chanced upon a broadcast of singer Pink on Much Music's Live @ Much. Pink (officially P!nk) definitely has her own style and, while always fashionable and well put together, she is never mainstream and mundane.

Size does matter

2008 November 19

Women are getting more and more into wearing a men's full size watches. It is extremely fashionable to wear a large high-end timepiece, the term a men's or women's watch is out the window. Bell & Ross has a new model that has elegance and beauty with the 39mm square size that is comfortable for either sex to appreciate.

Lets not tell time!

2008 October 31

One of the hottest things in the watch market today is the all black or Phantom type watches. There are a few companies manufacturing these models promoting the unreadability and unusual style.

Still a good time to buy a watch

2008 October 17

In these economic times of uncertainty, there are exceptional watch brands that are comparable to those of the Haute Horlogerie. There are many watch brands that are at par as far as quality and style is concerned. Watches like Hamilton which are owned by the Swatch group, who also own the movements that are supplied to watch manufacturers around the world.

Fall 2008 Jewelry Fashion Trends

2008 October 01

As a guy, I may not have the best understanding about fashion trends, but I do know jewelry. I also know which pieces look good on the wrists and necks of our customers. Combine hot jewelry with seasonal colours and you got this fall's trends.

U-Boat Releases Flightdeck Rubber

2008 September 27

Finally a rubber strap is available for 50 and 55 mm U-Boat Flightdeck models. Reflecting Italian style, the strap is stitched and looks almost like leather. A great accessory to add to your collection, you will finally be able to take your U-Boat watch to the beach or pool.

Watch Accessories: A Great Gift Idea

2007 December 07

Giving a present to someone you love during this season is fantastically rewarding and meaningful. Figuring out what that perfect present is will be somewhat more demanding. For a watch aficionado, the right watch seems like the only great gift idea. But if you don't know the exact model he or she would love, the right watch may be an elusive animal.