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    About SJR,  Watch & Jewelry Repair

    Expert Titanium Refurbishment

    Titanium is an amazing element gaining popularity in watchmaking. It’s lighter, stronger and even more resistant to corrosion than steel—plus, it doesn’t need to be alloyed, so it’s hypoallergenic! Even though titanium is super strong and scratch-resistant, it still needs some TLC over time. But did you know that only specialists like us can do the job? The tricky thing about titanium is that routine tasks like polishing require specialized tools and equipment that many jewelers and watchmakers—who are used to working with favorites like gold, silver and stainless steel—simply don’t have. In fact, most watchmakers will tell you that titanium watches cannot be refurbished at all—but not us! At…

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    Designer Spotlight: Le Vian

    One of our favorite designers we carry in-store and online is Le Vian, a family-owned jewelry company with centuries of history. As far back as the 1400s, they were honing their magnificent craft, creating adornments and artifacts of unrivaled beauty. By 1746, Le Vian caught the eye of one of Persia’s greatest rulers, who put them in charge of guarding his vast collection of precious gems and jewelry. Ever since, Le Vian has carried that tradition with them, seeing themselves as “guardians of the jewels.” Part of how they do that is with a certification, given upon purchase, that outlines key details about your Le Vian. Plus, if you register…

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    Troll & Chamilia Beads – Only $10!

    Did you know that every single Troll and Chamilia bead we have in store is only $10?! We’re making way for new merchandise, so now is your chance to complete your charm bracelet or stock up on great gifts for the holidays! One of the awesome things about Troll and Chamilia beads and charms is that they fit on many other types of charm bracelets too, including well-known brands like Pandora, so feel free to mix and match! Plus, you can be sure these beads and charms will stand the test of time since they’re crafted from sterling silver and many feature Swarovski crystals as accents! These beads and charms…

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    Opal & Tourmaline: October’s Birthstones

    October babies are lucky enough to get two birthstones to choose from: opal & pink tourmaline! Opal got its name from the Greek word opallios, which means “to see a change in color,” and it’s easy to see why! Thanks to its composition of microscopic silica spheres, a rainbow of colors appears when this gemstone is exposed to light. There are many different types of opals that range from black to white and even red (known as a fire opal), each believed to bring good luck and protection to the wearer. The mysteriously beautiful opal is considered a delicate stone, coming in at 5.5 to 6 on the Mohs scale…