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All Wound Up

October 3rd, 2016

Have you ever noticed how “garage kept” cars retain their value better and sell for higher dollar values? The same is true with watches—think of a watch winder as the garage for your fine timepiece. A winder is an essential tool for owning and maintaining an automatic watch. The winder protects it from everyday elements […]

Complicated Calendar

September 26th, 2016

Patek Philippe’s Ref. 5396 Annual Calendar This annual calendar Patek Philippe is simply a work of art. The Ref. 5396 reflects the signature dial architecture of Patek Philippe calendar watches from the 1940s and 1950s. It features a classic inline double-aperture displaying day and month, with an additional aperture in the six o’clock position to […]

The Underwater Overachiever

September 19th, 2016

Officine Panerai has grown significantly in popularity in the last decade and has established themselves as an elite manufacturer of luxury watches. Their first wristwatch was introduced in the 1930’s as a tool for elite naval divers but their horologic roots began several years earlier. It all began in 1860 when Giovanni Panerai opened a […]

TUDOR: Birth of a Brand

September 7th, 2016

The TUDOR Watch Company was started in 1946 by Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf under the ideal of creating a watch that offered the same quality features and dependability of Rolex at a more accessible price-point. Wilsdorf named this new company “TUDOR” and featured a decorative rose as part of its logo to pay homage to the […]

Color Me Happy

August 29th, 2016

In recent seasons the fashion world has rediscovered color and the confident, feel-good femininity that it brings. This has made colored gemstone jewelry an essential component for every wardrobe. Wearing colored gemstones makes a statement. Whether it is baroque pearls, beads of tourmalines, tumbled stones, or cabochons these pieces offer a three dimensional quality. Beyond […]

Affordable Luxury

August 15th, 2016

Baume & Mercier is a classic brand that exceeds the expectations of the broad market with their timeless elegance. They have brilliantly produced luxury timepieces that retain a mass appeal. While many brands lay grandiose claims to historical lineages, there are very few who are able to back up the claim with an uninterrupted history of […]

An Old Fashioned Love Affair

August 1st, 2016

Almost everyone is curious about old jewelry. Perhaps it’s because most people have a piece or two tucked away in a drawer or a locked box. Maybe it is grandmother’s locket, your favorite uncle’s watch or a ring handed down in the family. Discovering our ancestry has fueled this desire to know about our heirlooms. […]

The Allure of Color

July 22nd, 2016

The magic and beauty of colored gemstones is something we love at Wixon Jewelers. For colored gem enthusiasts, deep passionate red rubies, striking green emeralds, and cool blue lagoon tourmalines are only the starting point into a world of captivating color. Much like an important statement purse, or your favorite pair of red heels, a […]

Ravishing Rubies

July 6th, 2016

Ruby is one nature’s most marvelous masterpieces. Its place throughout history is deep-rooted and respected. It’s referenced in the Bible, adorned royalty for centuries, and for a period of time rubies were considered to be even more valuable than diamonds. Ruby is a gem of love, energy, passion and power. It is one of the […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 8th, 2016

For a man, fatherhood can be one of the most blissful events in his life. So often the joy and the sacrifice of a father goes unnoticed. Don’t let your appreciation for all he does go unnoticed. Father’s Day is the perfect time to thank him for being such a wonderful father, husband, and friend […]

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