When Time Flies:
Solving the Mystery of a Watch that Runs Fast

I am very hard on my jewelry, especially anything I wear on my hands. With that in mind, my husband gave me a well-crafted, reliable self-winding watch made by a dependable manufacturer. He bought it second hand (no pun intended). … Continue reading

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Singing the Blues

Blue has been the color du jour in jewelry auctions. Recent sales of several magnificent blue diamonds have revealed stunning price tags. Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Hoverboard – and Your Home – Go Up in Smoke

Hoverboard self-balancing scooters are one of the hottest new products – quite literally. Some imported hoverboards have caught on fire while charging, and even while in use. From December 1, 2015, to February 17, 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) … Continue reading

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When Buying Diamonds, There’s an Unnatural Alternative

Part 3 in a three-part series about diamonds. Although synthetic diamonds are created in the lab, they essentially have the same chemical composition and hardness of naturally-formed diamonds. Only a trained diamond grader can tell the difference between a lab-grown … Continue reading

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Summer Planning for Stress-Free Fun

When traveling to an exotic destination, lounging on the deck of your yacht or hosting a party at your pool, it’s easy to understand why related risks often go overboard. Unfortunately, individuals – particularly the high-net-worth (HNW) – are putting … Continue reading

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