Nashville Watch Fair King Jewelers has the honor of hosting the 10th Annual Nashville Watch Fair. This event is going to be held November 9th through November 17th in our showroom located in Green Hills. We will be showcasing over 20 luxury timepiece brands including Rolex, Girard-Perregaux, Harry Winston, Breguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Louis Moinet, Armin Strom, DeWitt, Zenith and Chanel. Presidents and representatives from these...
Harry Winston Debuts New Avenue Classic Cherry Blossom Timepiece, Inspired by the Beauty of the Japanese Cherry Blossom, Ahead of Baselworld 2017 Harry Winston has set our hearts aflutter with their latest creation inspired by the natural beauty of the Japanese cherry blossom: the Avenue Classic Cherry Blossom. The blooming of the sakura cherry blossom tree is a cherished cultural event in Japan. Every year, people gather at the base...
King Jewelers Supports the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee at the Wine, Women, & Shoes Event on January 26th
King Jewelers supports the YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee at the Wine Women & Shoes event on Saturday, January 26, 2013, in Nashville. Created for women who enjoy fine wine, great style, and supporting a noble cause, Wine Women & Shoes is one of the fastest-growing charity event series in the country. The event features wine tastings from illustrious Napa Valley vineyards, a live and silent auction, and walk-around boutique Marketplace featuring local and national trendsetters. Wine Women & Shoes will auction off a ‘Key to the Closet’, and the winner will take home the ‘closet’ – a collective bounty of fashion items and various treasures.
As we head into October, we’ve decided to get into the spirit of the season with our top six most mysterious gemstones. Notoriously cursed and infinitely elusive, these spooky stones have captured the imagination of the public and attracted the envy of the powerful. We leave it up to you to decide how real the curses may be.
The tourbillon is one of the cherished complications of the watch-making world. Developed in the 18th century by Abraham-Louis Breguet, the tourbillon (meaning “whirlwind”) is a rotating framed within a watch that carries the balance and escapement. Breguet created the tourbillon as a means to make a watch movement more stable and accurate by counteracting the effects of gravity. Today, watch aficionados mostly appreciate the tourbillon for its complicated design and aesthetic appeal as they don’t make the movement more accurate. Do we need them? No, but we sure do love them.
If you’ve done your research when it comes to diamond buying, then you’ll know all about the 4 C’s – color, clarity, cut, and carat. All of these factor into a diamond’s quality and value and most brides-to-be are in pursuit of the notoriously rare, totally colorless diamond. However, of the four C’s color is probably the most flexible of all the diamond attributes.
As sad as we are to see our Forevermark Diamond Week come to an end, we’re always glad to showcase other gemstones as well. And how can anyone be sad about emeralds? They have such a bright, vibrant color that is perfect for this time of year. Emeralds are prized for these vivid shades of green and are one of the hardest gemstones to find in flawless condition due to their soft nature, susceptibility to fracturing, and high number of inclusions. Along with an extensive history of being associated with good health, wealth, luck, and emotional well-being, emeralds have have been a popular gemstone from the time they were sold in Babylonian markets in 4000 B.C. and beyond.
What’s not to love about diamonds? The sparkle, the history, the romance . . . the diamond remains one of the most enduring family treasures of all time. But while most people would be satisfied with a good quality one carat diamond, what about the rest? Those individuals who hunger for the big, the bold, the infamous? Well, we’ve got the list just for you! Here are our top five famous diamonds whose weight in the jewelry world relies not only on carat size but notoriety as well. These diamonds are not for the faint of heart.
When it comes to diamonds, for some individuals less is more. But for our top five diamond watches we’re going to recognize the brands who said the more bling the better! All of these watches are a sight to behold with unimaginable amounts of sparkle that will undoubtedly make a statement wherever the wearer goes.
1) Hublot 5 Million Dollar Big Bang Watch
Every year many anticipate what Harry Winston will be revealing at Baselworld. Last year in 2011 Harry Wintson introduced the Opus 11 which was a very unique and complex piece that used “pallets” to indicate time. The official Opus 11 video can be seen here.