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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

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

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

From The Beach To The Boardroom: Three Versatile Rolex Watches

No matter what kind of buying position you’re in, when the time comes to buy a Rolex watch, you want to know that you’re getting as much as you can for your money. After

China Reinvents Precision | Out-Of-This-World, Super-Cool Technology

Have you ever wondered what is the most accurate timepiece in the world? Some people think it’s in Geneva, home of Swiss engineering precision. Some people think NASA created one for their elaborate interplanetary

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,

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

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