Saturday, September 29, 2012

Be your own with Hearts On Fire

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Hearts on Fire (28)


One challenge for designer brands and jewelries is the fact that the power has been swept off consumers’ hands and has been tightly locked in the closed palms of designers. This is an argument that Hearts On Fire throws out upon the competition. The brand that has been a claimant to the title of possessing the world’s perfectly cut diamonds  but now Hearts On Fire is also known to be standard a influencer of a practice that started as a trend and became a tradition. Wearing your own initial doesn’t just grant you of the chance of being different; it gives you the opportunity of being yourself. Hearts On Fire’s specialty is providing you diamonds and jewelry of the highest standards embedded in art pieces of your own initials. Individuality doesn’t just set there of course, customers and patrons have evolved this trend even better by wearing and combining their initials or special symbols with their loved ones’. By layering diamonds over your initials or combining yours with someone special, Hearts On Fire isn’t short of options to fulfill anyone’s craving for personalization and expression. One can even combine their own initials with special symbols like birthstones or their preferred charms. To get your personalized Hearts On Fire pieces, visit Shreve & Co. – authorized dealers for Hearts On Fire. 

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Adorn Her with Mikimoto

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Mikimoto (28)


Cleopatra’s wager to Marc Anthony was that she can “consume the wealth of a nation in a one meal”. Marc Anthony found this hard to believe until Cleopatra dissolved her pearl earring in a vinegar cocktail and drank it. It was none but a pearl that jumpstarted a love story worthy of being told and told again. In ancient times, pearls have been believed to have medicinal attributes, symbolize purity, love and even have mystical powers. They were once exclusive to the use of royalty. But if one Japanese man, in the person of Mikimoto Kokichi, would have his way, these gems should be available to every woman. And he surely did. He single-handedly shaped the cultured pearl industry in Japan during his lifetime. It was a life’s work devoted to perfection and love of craft. Mikimoto had combined technology and modern design to produced pearls synonymous to supreme commitment and passion. It is never hard to find a gift to symbolize purity, love and care as Mikimoto pearls makes the search easy. May it be her birthday, your anniversary or even just a gift on the fly; adorn her with Mikimoto – the finest cultured pearls in the world. For Mikimoto pearls, visit Shreve & Co. – authorized dealer of these best cultured pearls in the world. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Mémoire (26)


No one can put a price upon great memories and no one too can put a price upon the things that hold them. This is why everything Memoire-made is beautiful and durable. Just like the meaning of the word “memoire”, every piece is carefully made to last. Staying true to the name, Memoire pieces are worth to be used as symbols for life’s greatest moments. Through wedding bands to the Memory Fit™ collections, elegance and finesse underscores every piece. For 20 years, Memoire has been manufacturing high-end diamond jewelry in the United States. The brand since its inception is known to be a maker of solid and exceptionally durable pieces. Their exemplary commitment to precision guarantees that every stone is stored properly and had been inspected through the microscope by its expert staff.  Memoire diamonds are sold exclusively to “guild” end of the market. With keenness to quality, Memoire only uses state-of-the-art technology for their diamonds.  Coming with their utmost care for the jewelry and their name is the practice of being extremely selective when it comes to their retailers. Together, these stands as a testament to their vow of providing the highest level of customer service and appreciation. Keeping to its American roots and drawing from its rich European heritage, new models and ideas come from France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland and the United States as well. For Memoire diamond jewelries, visit one of their leading authorized dealers – Shreve & Co..

Sunday, September 23, 2012

A Cut above the Rest

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in A. Link (23)


All the diamonds in the world can sparkle in daytime but only A. Link diamonds can sparkle at night. The secret to the art lies in the craft. A. Link diamonds are cut using the signature 60/60 table and depth ratio cut. This enable A. Link diamonds to sparkle even with just minimal light available. This is a propriety cut developed and perfected by Adolph Link to optimize every stone’s weight, dimension, and brilliance. These diamonds appear in various A. Link signature designs that range from bracelets, rings, and their divine necklaces. The brilliance of each diamond is made even more brilliant by embedding them in expert designs. This marriage of style and elegance enables A. Link to be in the forefront of diamond jewelry for more than a century. The Diamond Opera necklace features 179 Forevermark diamonds along its 36”. It is made up of a 16” and 18” necklace so you can look fabulous in three different ways – single strand, stacked or long. For diamonds that are a cut above the rest, visit Shreve & Co. – an authorized dealer for A. Link.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Quality runs in the Family

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Harry Kotlar (30)


The Kotlar family has been growing other people’s business and their own as well with the highest quality diamonds. Since 1948, Harry Kotlar & Co. has a steadfast dedication of supplying the best diamonds the world can offer to their clients–may they be businesses or individuals. Harry Kotlar, the company founder, started as a diamond salesman in Los Angeles in 1948. He had brought the love for beauty, art and perfection with him from his native Poland. This are the same qualities that Louis Weiner (his son-in-law), Betty Kotlar Weiner (his daughter), and David Weiner (his grandson preserve as they head this highly successful family heirloom. The company has grown and evolved through the years but the family behind the name has preserved the founding qualities and vision that the founder brought from Poland to US shores. For Harry Kotlar & Co. diamonds, visit Shreve & Co.. Shreve & Co. is an authorized dealer of Harry Kotlar & Co. diamonds.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

100: A Perfect Number

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Cento (22)


100 is a special number. For century plants, some species of the Agave, they only live for 25 years but they only bloom once in a hundred. Eskimos even have 100 words for ice. But for Roberto Coin, Cento or a hundred in Italian is the perfect number for his collection. The Cento Collection holds pieces that are subjected to the strictest Roberto Coin standard. The collection ranges from earrings, pendants and rings.  Anyone can be sure that every diamond in this collection is selected basing from the internationally recognized 4’C’s of carat weight, color, clarity and cut. And with the aim for perfection, The Cento Collection adheres to the Kimberly Process. This process puts into account international traded diamonds to be exclusively from “conflict-free” countries. To avail of pieces from the Cento Collection, visit Shreve & Co., an authorized dealer for The Cento Collection.  

Monday, September 17, 2012

Be Original with Aaron Basha Originals

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Aaron Basha (30)


From the simple to the complex, Aaron Basha stands out from the rest. The brand is quite different and jumps out from the pack as it provides unique jewelry perfect for your sister, new baby girl or boy, and new moms. This is especially true about the Aaron Basha Original Baby Shoe Charms for boys and for girls. Trend-setters have always picked up on Aaron Basha’s original designs for them and their kids–Catherine Zeta-Jones, Britney Spears, Celine Dion and Jennifer Lopez to name a few. Aaron Basha even has pieces under their chains and accessories banner – having 18k yellow gold pins, spacers and enhancers. The signature Aaron Basha fun and lively pieces have enthralled many and so has the passion of the founder and his family for exquisite jewelry. Pieces like his ladybug earrings , flat charms, evil eyes, flat heart face with diamond ball have found their way to the hearts of collectors of all ages. The secret lies in the originality of the man and his company. It is very hard for a star to stand out. But the uniqueness of Aaron Basha pieces affords him to shine but not of lesser light than the rest of the stars. And you can also shine by wearing an Aaron Basha by visiting one of their shining (and leading) authorized dealers – Shreve & Co..

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Art around the Wrist

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Piaget (28)


Paintings and art pieces are usually too heavy to carry around to show off to friends. But Piaget makes it easier for anyone to carry around an art piece for others, and for him, to enjoy. Enameling has been a tradition at Piaget’s. It is a continuous tradition to create watches with miniature paintings thus infusing the complications and sophistication of science with the elegance and beauty of art. Piaget’s obsession with art is evident in such pieces as the Protocole XXL Paris and New York. Using the the Protocole as the canvas, Piaget now paints with enamel all over the face of the watch covering every surface. This miniature painting is done on 18k white or yellow gold. They could’ve used any other material but hey, it’s Piaget. They have reached another level of obsession for perfection in art and craftsmanship. The watches themselves are pretty hard to make and more so the enamel paintings embracing them. Every enameled piece is reportedly fired almost twenty times in the oven for perfection. Most of the time, art pieces belong in the galleries but a Piaget belongs around your wrist. To get some Piaget’s around your wrists, visit Shreve & Co. – authorized dealer for Piaget.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

A perfect fusion of Style and Durability

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Panerai (29)


Guess what Chuck Liddell (a UFC Hall of Famer), Damien Hirst (world’s richest living artist), and Andre 3000 (one half of the famous hip-hop duo, Outkast) in common? All have been spotted sporting Panerai wristwatches. But they’re not the only celebrities having Panerai in their collections. Bill Clinton, John Mayer, Heidi Klum, Hugh Grant and many more celebs also make the list. And this would not surprise a watch aficionado as Panerai is known to be, if not the epitome of, the perfect fusion of style and durability. The Luminor submersibles have always been go-to pieces by rugged but sophisticated men and women. Panerai has been a trusted teller of time and accessory by celebrities, fashion devotees, brands like Ferrari, and even the Italian Navy during World War II. Whether you’re 300 meters down the ocean or in the red carpet, Panerai watches will prove to be perfect for any occasion. It is simple, accurate, durable and stylistic. You can never go wrong with a Panerai. For anything Panerai, visit Shreve & Co.—an authorized dealer of Panerai watches. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Perfect Match for the Perfectly-Matched

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Martin Flyer (23)


Men do have the hard time of picking and choosing the perfect engagement rings for their significant others. And the trend these days? Well, those rings that will match perfectly as engagement and as wedding rings. And no other brand has had this perfected than Martin Flyer , a 65 year-old third generation business, the prides itself of providing the highest quality products for competitive prices with first-class service. Since 2006, FlyerFit engagement rings and wedding band sets have thrilled lifelong-romance hopefuls with sets that fit perfectly together. Martin Flyer developed technology that eliminates the dreaded and uncomfortable gap that is usually present among welding engagement and wedding rings. They have eliminated such inconvenience and offer a comfortable and beautiful solution for him and for her. The different collections under the FlyerFit flag are FlyerFit Classic, FlyerFit Vintage, FlyerFit for Him, FlyerFit Simplicity and FlyerFit Perfected. All these pieces are handcrafted in-house in Martin Flyer by expert artisans. Men, it is not cheesy to have a fitting engagement rings and wedding band sets. It isn’t just trendy and meaningful. It’s something she’ll appreciate forever. For you perfect match FlyerFit’s, visit Shreve & Co. – an authorized dealer for Martin Flyer. 

Sunday, September 09, 2012

5 Years in a Row

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Kirk Kara (23)


Winning two years straight is a feat; but five years straight? That’s a myth in the making. Kirk Kara bagged the yearly Jewelers’ Choice Awards for five years in succession. It was the Angelique Collection’s K1330DG-R that snagged the award for the fifth time this year of 2012. It has been known to be a poetic symbol of femininity and grace. Kirk Kara hand-engraved jewelries are impeccable symbols for one’s undying love. They are made with expert craftsmanship and spotless perfection – truly are the right signals you want to put out to your beloved for your engagement ring. The experts have voted and they have chosen Kirk Kara five years straight. You know she too has been eyeing her ideal engagement ring from you. Yet you can always be sure that Kirk Kara is somewhere in the top of her list. Do not disappoint. Trust the experts. Kirk Kara is forever. Shreve & Co. is an authorized dealer for Kirk Kara. 

Friday, September 07, 2012

A. Jaffe – A Modern Classic

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in A. Jaffe (34)


May it be for your wedding, engagement or even “pre-engagement”, you can never make a mistake of choosing an A. Jaffe to symbolize your love for your partner. This was what Chicago starting QB Jay Cutler slipped on reality star Kristin Cavallari finger. Sure, their engagement was an on and off one but it’s on now. A. Jaffe rings are classic. They have been imitated but none have equaled their elegance and class. This is because of the A. Jaffe in-house designers all based in New York. With 20-25 years of experience, A. Jaffe designers make sure that these designer rings are better balanced the most rings. The signature shank is not a square base, but instead a specially engineered one that prevent rings from turning when worn. A. Jaffe rings aren’t just elegant and beautiful; they are comfortable as well because of the balance of the metal density and the shank’s weight. Nothing spells the faultless synthesis of modernity and class better than A. Jaffe, which are available at Shreve & Co. – a prime authorized dealer of these modern classics.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Hardworking timepiece

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Bell & Ross (29)

Limited Edition Bell & Ross BR 01-92 Compass Watch

Bell & Ross is flying high as it is diving deep. Inspired by an aircraft’s cockpit instrument and relied upon by divers for its pressure-resistant feature, Bell & Ross evolved into a timepiece for seriously solid watches that can stand environment pressure in aviation, military and marine uses. Bell & Ross was first issued in 1992. It would soon enjoy solid admirers among divers for its ability to withstand 1,000 meters of dive pressure, with special models like the Hydromax that “swims” in special fluid to counter the external pressure. Essentially, Bell & Ross follows four principles in quality watchmaking that ensure its myriad collections of timepieces live up to the name. First, the brand may be French, but it has Swiss precision technology at the core. Each part is engineered to work in sync with the rest in the most adverse environment. Second, it can handle water pressure at great depths. Third, the controls and features are designed for optimum visual even in difficult situations, such as when deep-diving or at high altitudes. Fourth, each Bell & Ross enjoys specific features for users with specific needs as pilots and divers have different timekeeping uses, and not the least, persons who demand their watch to work hard with them in extraordinary or everyday situations.

Shreve is an authorized dealer for Bell & Ross.

Limited Edition Bell & Ross BR 01-92 Compass Watch

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Did your train arrive on schedule?

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Ball (26)


If yes, the engineer was probably wearing a Ball Watch.  Although it is a big “probably,” train schedules and the Ball Watch founder had first crossed path more than a century ago that would define the brand’s signature today: sturdy, reliable, accurate timepieces. Its founder, Webster Clay Ball, who had an apprentice in jewelry making, was commissioned in 1891 by U.S. railroad officials to establish precision time-keeping after an engineer’s watch malfunction and caused a train collision in Ohio. Prior to that, Webster had already built a reputation for precision movement; he was the first jeweler to bring the city of Cleveland in sync with the Standard Time in 1883 using the U.S. Naval Observatory’s time coordinates. Ball used strict manufacturing process and materials to achieve sturdy, precision-grade timepieces and, soon, the Ball Watch brand was born. Today, a Ball owner enjoys an accurate movement, antimagnetic, water-resistant, and shock-resistant timepiece that uses a 5-position reference and the physics of isochronism, the ability of mechanical parts to keep consistent movement despite varying external forces. A Ball watch is valued by sports people and, yes, train operators who demand accurate movement to keep their run schedules on track.
Shreve is an authorized dealer for Ball Watch.
Image: Ball Watch Engineer Hydrocarbon Trieste Chronograph

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Perfect climax

Posted by Shreve & Co. at 12:00:00 AM in Michael M (24)


An engagement or wedding is a commitment for life that only a prized jewel can express the depths of your sincerity. Michael M has been honoring this time-honored commitment with its finely crafted diamond jewelries with sophisticated modern tones. Founded in 2008 by designer Michael Meksian, the jewelry brand creates vibrant bridal bands for men and women and fashionable lines such as the white diamond and Michael M sapphire collections. His twenty-five years of experience in gold manufacturing have honed his own high-end bridal and fashion style that has graces numerous glamorous magazines as his collections are prized by sophisticated buyers. Select from rings, pendants, earrings and pendants that reflect the Micheal M signature: the regal European shank and authentic Micheal M identification in each piece. Only the finest select diamonds set in either platinum, 18k white gold or 18k yellow gold earn the Micheal M brand. It also features the Dreaming in Color line, a collection of naturally colored diamonds handcrafted in animal and floral themes. Whether you are about to be engaged or married, or whatever the special occasion is, a Michael M that combines the finest diamonds and precious metals in one fluid masterpiece provides the climatic highlight.
Shreve is an authorized dealer for Michael M.
Image: Michael M Engagement Ring R175-2


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