Hottest Holiday Pre-Owned Watches For Him (or Her) in 2012

Watches for HimTis the season to shop, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday and Green Tuesday and every other colorful day that falls between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the bottom line is this, it is time to start shopping for the holidays.

It doesn’t matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza, if you are into gift giving, sometimes finding that perfect gift can be tough, and with economic times the way they are, it isn’t as easy to indulge in those luxury items anymore.

But have no fear, because Jonathan’s Diamond Buyer is here to save the day with the hottest holiday pre-owned watches for him (or her)  in 2012.  We are going to show you that you can not only afford luxury, but that you can save the planet at the same time by upcycling and knowing that one mans trash is another mans treasure. [Read more...]

The 5 Watches No Man Should Ever Own

Audemars Piguet Edward Piguet Perpetual Calendar 25911OR/O/0002CR/01 Of all the items that I buy I have a special affinity towards watches. It could be because when I worked in the pawn industry as a young man watches were the one thing that I collected, and that was before I even knew anything about them. The movement and function of the watch as well as the beauty of how a watch is made and how the inner workings tick have always fascinated me.

In fact, if I find a watch that I love, that is the only thing I will ever spend retail on if I can’t find it wholesale or used.  Yes, I confess, I do sometimes buy new and full price.  So, what is it about watches that I love? I love the feel of the weight on my wrist, the crystal catching the light as I drive, being able to always glance down and see the time and, I admit, it’s an ego trip to own a luxury item that no man should ever own. [Read more...]