Book Review: Oscar Heyman, The Jeweler’s Jeweler

Diamond and gemstone secret watch made by Oscar Heyman.

Sometimes we forget that we have a rich American history in the world of watches and jewelry, but the new book just coming out on the market, Oscar Heyman, The Jeweler’s Jeweler, reminds us of that past. The family-owned, New York City-based Company has been in business since 1912 and the book by Yvonne J.…

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Interview: KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Shares His Grail Songs and More

Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer in makeup

Last week we had the opportunity to interview guitarist Tommy Thayer, a.k.a the Spaceman, of KISS. He was talking then about his involvement in raising money for the Oregon Military Museum, named after his war-hero dad. However, we did get to ask a few questions on a more rock-and-roll tone. Here we bring you the answers…

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$1M Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage Sapphire Watch, Shiveringly Superb

Audemars Piguet Diamond Outrage

Once again Audemars Piguet demonstrated its exquisite watchmaking talent in the field of audacious diamond timepieces with the more than $1 million Diamond Outrage Sapphire and the $1.25 million  Diamond Outrage. The newest watches, unveiled last month at SIHH and causing quite a stir, represent the third and final round in a trilogy of timepieces that have…

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Don’t Know What to do with that Diamond Engagement Ring after Divorce? Worthy.com Does

GIA 5.45-carat Princess-cut solitaire ring sold for $33,822. (photo courtesy of Worthy.com)

Not to be a “Debbie Downer” so close on the heels of St. Valentine’s Day, but believe it or not, it is said hat in today’s world between 40 and 50 percent of married couples get divorced. Recent research from the University of Washington says that divorce rates also spike after the holidays. All of this…

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A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite Watch Review

The A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is a study in technical excellence.

Retailing for just about half a million dollars, the A. Lange & Sohne Tourbograph Perpetual Pour Le Merite watch is truly something to marvel at. The mega-complicated watch now also includes a perpetual calendar. The A. Lange & Sohne  Pour le Mérite line was first launched in 1994 and has seen a number of additions…

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KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Works with Zenith Watches on Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze Watch

The Zenith Pilot Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition Bronze watch features a strap made of World War II ammunition bags.

In anticipation of a big military museum fundraiser that was taking place this past weekend, KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer — known to fans around the world as the Spaceman — worked with Zenith, with the help of KISS rocker Eric Singer, on the creation of the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Thayer Limited Edition…

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