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20 03, 2015

Heather Moore Trunk Show April 4th at Orr’s in Squirrel Hill!

Make sure to mark your calendars for April 4th, Orr’s will be hosting a Heather Moore Trunk show in anticipation of Mother’s Day. The event will be held from 930am-5pm at Orr’s Jewelers in Squirrel Hill. With hand-stamped, customized charms made from recycled silver and […]

17 03, 2015

Make Them Green With Envy on St. Patrick’s Day

 

Today is St. Patrick’s Day — a day that celebrates one of Ireland’s most noted saints. As such, most of the Irish, and a lot of non-Irish folks, wear green to celebrate. Lucky for men and women with any sized budget, there is a […]

17 03, 2015

What Exactly Is a NATO Strap?

What exactly is a NATO strap? We get that question a lot from customers because it is an odd reference. Essentially, a NATO strap is a military-style single strap that can be slipped through the watch lugs (the portion of the watch case that […]

5 03, 2015

Jaeger-LeCoultre Goes Where No Brand Has Gone Before

This past weekend, actor Leonard Nemoy, who famously played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, passed away. Star Trek lovers know that Spock, the science engineer aboard the USS Enterprise, was a lover of music and space. To our knowledge, he didn’t wear a watch […]

3 03, 2015

Frederique Constant Just Got Smarter

With all the buzz about smartwatches from brands such as Apple and Sony, many people ask what will happen in the world of real horological watches. Pundits have offered several answers to that question, including the assumption that having a young person wear a […]

26 02, 2015

Time in History: Napoleon and the Battle of Waterloo

 

Napolean photo © Jacques-Louis David.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the famed Battle of Waterloo, which took place in 1815 in what is today Belgium. In that battle, French commander Napoleon — one of the greatest military masterminds of all time — was […]

24 02, 2015

Cars, Watches and the Daytona 500

This past weekend, the Daytona 500 took place in Daytona Beach, FL, though certain favorites didn’t make it to the final run, including Kyle Busch, who broke a leg and foot in a hard crash during the Xfinity Series race on Saturday at Daytona […]

19 02, 2015

A Look at Presidential Watches From George Washington to Barack Obama

Over the years, the Presidents occupying the White House have worn a good number of watch brands. In honor of President’s Day, we bring a closer look at how time was kept in the Oval Office.

Our first president, George Washington, owned a Jean-Antoine Lepine […]

17 02, 2015

TAG Heuer Partners With Nissan’s Performance Division

Long involved in the world of automobile racing, rallies and even auto-inspired movies, TAG Heuer propels this DNA to new heights with the news that the brand has become the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch Partner of Nissan NISMO — just in time for […]

16 02, 2015

Power Reserve: An Inside Look at What It Is and How It Works

With so much focus on mechanical watches, you’ve probably heard the term “power reserve.” But what does power reserve really mean and how do watch companies make it happen? Essentially, the power reserve indicates the amount of time the movement can dispense constant energy […]