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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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Our Guide to Jewelry Metals

Our Guide to Jewelry Metals

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
11-thousand years ago, our ancestors couldn't possibly know what was special about the metals they had discovered. Their utility seemed to be more important than anything. But it didn't take long before people realized some metals are more…
This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

This is the Most Essential Part in a Timepiece

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
If your first guess was the face and hands, it's time to look a little deeper into your watch. Of course, the look and function are important, but the most essential part of your timepiece is...the mainspring. This under-appreciated little…
Our Favorite Famous Jewels from the Big Screen

Our Favorite Famous Jewels from the Big Screen

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Titanic  isn’t really about an ocean liner disaster and Breakfast at Tiffany’s has nothing to do with pancakes. Those are two great films that are written around an amazing piece of jewelry. Throughout the decades in Hollywood, jewelry has…
A Message to Mom

A Message to Mom

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Celebrating Mother’s Day is always memorable, but right now, sending her something special feels particularly meaningful. Whether you're looking to bring a smile to a gra…
Our Favorite Places to Propose in South Carolina

Our Favorite Places to Propose in South Carolina

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
From the Atlantic coast to the Savannah River, South Carolina has no shortage of romantic and picturesque proposal spots. Here are five of our favorites in no particular order: Jumping Off Rock From here you can see a hundred miles over…
Why Buy Authorized?

Why Buy Authorized?

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Everyone looking to enter the luxury watch game understands the cost involved with purchasing a quality timepiece. Consumers are always looking out for the best deal and how to receive the greatest value possible in their purchase. This can…
A Message from our Family to Yours

A Message from our Family to Yours

by Maddie Flowers
From our family to yours, we're here to proudly say we believe in our community and things will be just fine. We are here today, here tomorrow, and you will be too. Let's s…
How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

How to Clean Your Jewelry at Home

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
The area under your ring is a prime place for bacteria to flourish, according to a recent study done by Georgia State University. The CDC has also noted that there are studies suggesting that your skin under your rings can have more germs t…
April Birthstone - Diamond

April Birthstone - Diamond

by mflowers@schiffmans.com BigCommerce
Sparkling and brilliant, diamond is one of the most desired gemstones on the planet. Those born in April are lucky to call diamond their birthstone, with a millennia long history as a symbol of strength and clarity. Diamonds were traded as ea…