The Inauguration of Our Newest Location: Fourtané Rolex Boutique

Fourtané is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first Rolex Boutique in California. Located within Fashion Valley, the new Boutique measures 1,500 square ...

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Emerald: Shades of Green

Emerald: Shades of Green

There is so much history dating back for our adoration of emeralds. For example the betrothal stone Prince Albert presented to Queen Victoria in 1839 was an emerald.

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Cabochon Cut Gemstones

Cabochon Cut Gemstones

Cabochon stones are shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. “Cabochon” comes from the French word Caboche, meaning knob or small dome. Before faceted stones made their appearance in

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Birthstones and their Origin

Birthstones and their Origin

The idea of a gemstone assigned to each month of the year is thought to be an ancient one, traced by scholars back to the book of Exodus and

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BUCKLE UP!

BUCKLE UP!

BUCKLE UP! Buckle jewelry became quite popular in the 19th century, during the Victorian Era. The belt/buckle represents eternity, fidelity/loyalty, strength and protection. The symbol curves around and threads

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Lightning Ridge Black Opals

Lightning Ridge Black Opals

Opal…the modern name of the gem opal is derived from ancient sources: the Sanskrit Upala which means “precious stone, “the Latin Opalus & Greek Opallios which both mean “to see a color change.”

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Quartz Family: Citrine Spotlight

Quartz Family: Citrine Spotlight

Along with Topaz, Citrine is a birthstone for November. Citrine is rare in nature. In the days before modern gemology, its tawny color caused it to be confused with

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America’s Court Jeweler: Seaman Schepps

America’s Court Jeweler: Seaman Schepps

Seaman Schepps, also known as “America’s court jeweler” opened his shop in 1926 on New York’s Madison Avenue. An immigrant’s son from the Lower East Side, his revolutionary designs

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Elbaite Variety: Precious Tourmaline

Elbaite Variety: Precious Tourmaline

Tourmaline is also a birthstone for the month of October, in addition to Opal. The word Tourmaline is derived from the Sinhalese term “turmali” or “gem of many

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Tudor Pelagos and a compendium of other cool Tudor stuff

Tudor Pelagos and a compendium of other cool Tudor stuff

For a company that is owned by Rolex, there is no question that it is a company that stands on its own.  From their design ethos and styling that

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Tudor Standing Tall

Tudor Standing Tall

BaselWorld 2015 unveiled a number of surprises from Rolex as well as its sister brand Tudor.  Tudor unveiled a new watch, and a new movement inside it.  One would think that

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