Behind the Bench: Patek Philippe Bracelet Restoration by One of Our Master Jewelers

For those that have shopped with us before, you were probably pleasantly surprised at the immaculate condition your watch arrived in. No blemishes, no scratches, no signs of wear that a used watch would

Battle of the Divers: Rolex Submariner vs Omega Seamaster

Perhaps the most prominent rivalry in the world of luxury divers exists between the Rolex Submariner and the Omega Seamaster. We’ve all heard of them and if you’re into watches, there’s a good chance

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak vs Patek Philippe Nautilus

It’s hard to imagine that a single Swiss designer could be responsible for one of the biggest trends in the world of luxury watchmaking. With several ground-breaking designs under his belt, including the Patek Philippe

The Easiest Way To Sell Your Watch Online

Making a transition to a new luxury timepiece can at times feel daunting. In this day and age, selling your older timepieces through most traditional outlets can also prove to be a difficult, complex,

Watch Tachymeter: How To Use It, When To Use It, And Why It Works

Although smartphones have entrenched themselves into the norm of our everyday life, not to mention festering in the palms of the younger generation, they will never be as convenient for telling time as something quickly

Wrist Review: The Rolex Daytona

The Daytona series of watches by Rolex was introduced to the world in 1963. The inspiration for its creation came from the need to fill a demand brought about by professional racers who wanted

Buying Your First Luxury Watch

At Gray & Sons we have repeat customers who return to us time and time again. These customers are in a class of watch owners who consider buying a luxury watch a hobby and

History of the Wristwatch: The Early Beginnings

Prior to the industrialization of European countries, wristwatches were strictly considered to be a women’s accessory. It wasn’t until the 19th century that this perception began to change. This is where the history of

Pros and Cons of Customizing your Luxury Watch

Owning a luxury watch can give you a sense of status and accomplishment. You don’t put on a Rolex to match your outfit, you put on a Rolex because it MAKES your outfit. While

Chasing the Second Hand Diamond Market

At one point in your life you might have said “I do,” and for whatever reasons, the “I do” didn’t last and now you’re left with a valuable rock that doesn’t hold that same