Month: September 2021

Telltale Signs that Your Quartz Watch Needs Servicing

Blog | September 29th, 2021

The best quality timepieces are designed to last for many years. Yet watches receive daily wear-and-tear. They are affected by common elements of stress like magnetisation, dings and exposure to rain, damp environments and perspiration. All watches should be serviced periodically. Most quartz watches need to be checked for any servicing needs and battery replacement every one or two years. And they should be completely serviced every five years. Servicing may include testing for water resistance, cleaning and lubrication. Common […]

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How to Tell the Difference between Precious Stones and Semi-Precious Stones

Blog | September 10th, 2021

Precious stones are identified and valued according to their quality, the beauty of their hues and how rare they are. Only four precious stones have been identified: diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds. The remaining stones of beauty and allure that are used in making stunning jewellery are classified as semi-precious stones. These stones are also distinguished by their inherent hardness or resistance to scratching. A diamond can be scratched only by another diamond. Yet a significant shock can crack a […]

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