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ASHI Trunk Show 2018

  A Very Sparkly Event! Beautiful diamonds deserve to be celebrated, especially once clothed in exquisite gold. For decades, ASHI has been a premier designer of fine jewelry in North America. In their latest venture, ASHI unveils the High Jewelry Collection, a tribute to the natural elegance of diamonds.     ASHI offers a range […]

Supreme Trunk Show 2018

A SUPREME EVENT! Owner and founder of Supreme Jewelry, Jerry Kiladjian, learned his craft as a diamond setter and designer in his home country of Lebanon while working in the family jewelry business. Eventually, Jerry found his way to America where he fell in love with the atmosphere and lifestyle. Jerry wanted to bring his […]

Mined In America Trunk Show 2018

Locally sourced gorgeous gems from Montana, Arizona, and Oregon. A bounty of colors and cuts and styles… all Mined in America.           Rare & Exquisite Treasures of America Many people do not know that there are spots in the United States that are a brilliant source of amazing and precious gemstones. […]

Rahaminov Trunk Show 2018

WHERE THE DIAMOND INSPIRES THE DESIGN With a wide range of price points, Rahaminov Diamonds offers something that appeals to every woman and man. The company has been a trusted provider of top-quality, beautifully cut large and rare diamonds to fine jewelry retailers worldwide. From magnificent engagement rings to red carpet-worthy statement necklaces, bracelets, brooches, […]

Forevermark Trunk Show 2018

The Forevermark Tribute™  Collection pays tribute to what makes her the incredible woman she is. It celebrates her unique qualities – her independence, her tenderness, her determination, her passion – her individual style, and the depth of her personality.         Every one of the Forevermark diamonds included in each piece of jewelry is […]

Estate Jewelry Event 2018

YOU’RE INVITED! The Ben Bridge Estate Jewelry Event is all about celebrating vintage style jewelry. Each piece creates an unforgettable experience for the lover of all things antique. A beautiful collection of diamonds and gemstones. A unique selection of Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Retro jewelry.   We hope you will join us for our […]

The Alberto Trunk Show 2018

One Day Only! From sketch drawings to finished designs, special attention is paid to every detail in the Alberto Collections. Featuring a wide array of gorgeous gemstones, we are proud to host the exclusive collection. Throughout the years, Alberto Collections has expanded to include beautiful color diamonds and exotic gemstones. Special attention is paid to […]

Dream Job, Dream Watch

Whether you’ve already arrived at your dream job, or are still climbing your way there, here are some timepiece recommendations that are all in perfect sync with your work style.   Chief Revenue Officer- For the CRO, high pressure reaps higher benefits. On their wrists, a watch with a touch of style, heritage, and flash […]

IWC: 150 Years and Counting

When Florentine Ariosto Jones arrived in Switzerland in the late 1860s to set up a watch company using the modern industrial techniques of his native Boston, he received little welcome in Geneva. So he continued east, to Schaffhausen, where he found a small outpost of watchmakers educated in the German tradition and a power plant […]

Breitling: Charting a New Flight Plan

“A naval aviator remembers two things,” says Capt. Jim “Guido” DiMatteo, “his first carrier landing and his first Breitling.” Breitling has indeed made it’s mark as the distinctive pilot’s watch.  Making bold moves, Breitling is soaring to new heights with new CEO Georges Kern. Kern’s goal for the company is twofold: to streamline the company’s […]

The Show Stoppers

The Salon de International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and the Baselworld watch shows in Switzerland over the winter set the tone for the watch world each year and offer up thousands of appealing new timepieces. But some just stand out from the crowd. Ben Bridge watch buyers Melissa Lemley and Joe Perez select their […]

Cartier: The Santos Strap Story

One of the many innovative visionaries who would change the world, Santos-Dumont (a pioneering aviator who designed 22 flying machines around the turn of the century) was friends with Louis Cartier, another forward thinker of the times. When Santos-Dumont complained to Cartier that it was cumbersome to have to take out his pocket watch to […]

2018 Watch Trends

Timeless magazine is your timely source for what’s trending in watches this season.   FIRST OFF: BLUE! Blue Dials have long been treasured and sought after, and the new styles perfectly evoke the on trend color du jur.     The Boyfriend watch; ladies are rocking the more rugged and bold styles and swiping boyfriends […]

Made for Joe Perez

Because of Who… In the era of technology and devices, people ask if watches are relevant anymore. At Ben Bridge, we believe fine timepieces have less to do with the necessity of timekeeping and more to do with art, craftsmanship and style. A fine timepiece evokes emotion and memory in a way a smartphone cannot. […]

Made for Shari Schindler

Since the beginning of Ben Bridge, we have been creating a personalized experience for each customer. There is no limit to the lengths we will go to ensure the quality of the pieces we curate and that they will endure through generations. A personal story from one of our Vice Presidents, Shari Schindler… I inherited […]

Expert Insights: Chronographs

Watch terms often sound intimidating. We’d like to help make you the expert starting with the mysteries of chronographs. Our expert watch maker, Tim Louis, breaks it down. The word “chronograph” refers to the specific stopwatch mechanism on a watch. The basic function is to show elapsed time, often via a central seconds hand and […]

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