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New Classics – Estate Jewelry is No Longer Your Grandmother’s Hand-Me-Downs

If you still think of estate jewelry as old-fashioned pieces culled from your grandmother’s attic and sold at auction, you are mistaken. Savvy buyers know that pre-owned jewelry can be as current as six

Will the Rolex President Make a Comeback this Election Cycle?

Rolex has had a long-standing tradition of gifting watches to U.S. Presidents, various world leaders and influential figures. A few Presidents accepted the gesture, some opted out. Previous Presidents who have worn Rolexes during

Three Reasons to Buy Used Watches

The allure of a luxury watch is a seductive one. In addition to being built to last over several generations, classic timepieces like the Rolex Datejust, Patek Philippe Calatrava, Cartier Santos, Audemars Piguet Royal

Why Patek Philippe Watches Command the Highest Prices

If you’re into luxury watches, there’s one name that clearly stands above and beyond the rest: Patek Philippe. Patek Philippe watches are some of the best made, most coveted, and highest priced timepieces available.

Pre-SIHH 2017: Two New Piaget Watches To Celebrate the Altiplano Anniversary

Taking place January 16 – 20, 2017, this year’s edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is just around the corner. And among the top luxury watch brands—including Cartier, Audemars Piguet,

Pre-SIHH 2017: A Pair of New Cartier Watches for Men

With less than a week left until the end of the year, some of the world’s leading watchmakers are gearing up for the first large-scale luxury watch exhibition of the new year—the Salon International

6 Ways To Avoid Buying A Fake Rolex

At Gray & Sons, we conduct a detailed inspection of every single product that comes through our doors to ensure that anything we sell is 100% authentic. You will never buy a fake Rolex

Our Five Top Picks from the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

The watch industry’s largest awards event, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) wrapped up last month with a slew of new winners for 2016. Essentially the Oscars of the watch world, the GPHG

Family Matters at Gray & Sons

As a new year approaches, the tendency to reflect on what matters in life is a very common practice for many. Family, love, and heritage all seem to be an underlying commonality regardless of

Buying Jewelry For the Holidays? BEWARE! Most Jewelry Stores Lack This Important Distinction

The holidays are a rough time of year. They say ‘tis the season for giving’, but in reality it’s much easier said than done. What are you supposed to get the person who has