OPALS: The birthstone for October. The “Queen of Gems” the name comes from Opalus, Latin and Opallios Greek and has been treasured thought the world as one of the most beautiful and magical gemstones. Evidence suggests that the Opal was first mined in North America over 10,000 years ago in the Virgin Valley. Archaeological artefacts … Read more
OPAL: THE MYTHS Throughout history you will find several myths and legends that revolve around Opals. As far back as ancient Greece the Opal has had a place history of the culture of the times. It was said that Zeus, King of the Greek gods was so pleased when he defeated the Titans that he … Read more
DAZZLING DROP: Featured today is a One of a Kind pendent designed by Watson and Son. The Deco inspired drop pendent is set in Platinum topped in 18K Yellow gold and features three European cut Diamonds with the bottom drop surrounded by Rubies. Total Diamond weight 4.05 carats.
GENTLEMAN’S JADE: Make a bold statement with this men’s Jade ring. 18 kt white gold bezel set with a cabochon cut piece of natural green jadeite. Supported in an engraved head and shoulders set with two matching round brilliant cut diamonds 0.12 ct apx. Contact us for price and availability.
MISS PROTOCOL: 1940’S retro style Miss Protocol watch by Piaget. This design was inspired by the roaring 40’s Retro style with its buckle – like motif. Featuring a white mother of pearl dial with Arabic numerals and pave diamond shoulders. The case is fluted with bright finished accents continuing on through the bracelet. Fastened with … Read more
What is your jewelry doing over the Summer? Summer is perfect time of year to care of all of your jewelry repair needs. Do your pearls need restringing? Rings sized, prongs checked? Clasps tightened? Earrings backs checked? Enamel chipped? Does your automatic watch need a service or a new cell in your quartz watch? Give … Read more
ENAMEL RESTORATION: Enamel work has a broad range of styles, from transparent, champlevé, opaque, plique-a-jour, guillachiere to cloisonné to name but a few techniques. Enamel work has been around for centuries and is a beautiful way to add color to an object. Enamel is not exclusive to jewelry, decorative objects such as clocks, pens, plaques, … Read more
OFF THE CUFF: The cuff link has been a accessory in fashion for over 150 years, no longer are they a bastion of the corporate boardrooms of the past. Today both men and women are linking their French cuffs together with sophisticated elegance. The history of the French cuff and the links that adorn them … Read more
Watson & Son buy and consign jewelry, watches, silverware, gemstones and object de’arte. We are known for our confidentiality and discretion. Buying: Highest prices paid immediately, or wired directly into your bank account Consigning: Consign select items or entire estates so that you may maximize your investment. We are always interested in purchasing watches, diamonds … Read more