Weekend Sojourn: Chopard Reveals its Continued Animal World Instincts

From the sublime chocolate diamond bear ring, to the adorable yellow diamond quacky duck ring – to the absolutely unbelievably magical peacock cuff bracelet—Chopard has demonstrated this year  more than ever before that its animal instincts are right on target.  In its haute Joaillerie collection, the brand releases extraordinary new pieces to the Animal World…

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Weekend Sojourn: Silver Walks the Runways

While  gold and platinum may rule the precious metal jewelry world,  silver comes on strong in today’s fashion lifestyles. In fact, this shimmering metal recently walked the runway during New York’s fashion week, and is guaranteed to steal the limelight this summer in all looks –stretching into fall and winter.  The Silver Promotion Service sponsored…

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Weekend Sojourn: Need a Place to Put Those Watches?

Usually on the weekends we take a break from watches. This weekend, we take that break but we stay in the realm, so to speak. A few of our readers have been asking about how to store automatic watches, so you don’t have to wind them if they haven’t been worn frequently enough. As such,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Adventures in Qatar

This month I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Doha, Qatar, for the 8th annual Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibit (see recent posts on this subject). While there, I did a little exploring of this desert peninsula located about halfway down the west side of the Persian Gulf. Surrounded by the turquoise waters of…

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Weekend Sojourn: Jewelry Exhibition in Qatar

At the 8th annual Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition this past week in Qatar, the jewelry was a true sight to behold. What was seen there was nothing like what we see in most parts of the world. Diamonds, pearls, gemstones – yes—but about 20 times the size of what we are used to seeing.…

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Weekend Sojourn: Art in Many Realms from Deb O’Rourke

Art is a very subjective field. There’s no getting around that.  But there is a local Pennsylvania artist whose talent never ceases to amaze me. Deborah O’Rourke works in many mediums. Her oil colors and water colors are extremely inviting. They offer a depth and dimension that few can capture – and a realism that…

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