Seiko – at the frontier of watch innovation

14/09/2018

Doble’s new watch room in Exeter is the premium Seiko dealer in the South-West stocking both vintage and latest edition Seiko watches.

Restored Omega Speedmaster 'Pre Moon' Watch

09/08/2018

By Roo Doble

Get your perfect vintage watch fix with this Omega Speedmaster, executed as part of a ‘moon’ series in the 1960s.

The vintage effect - remodelling mother's diamond ring

26/07/2018

by Elizabeth Wickson, Manager, Doble Jewellers, Exeter

This month we remodelled a beautiful diamond wedding ring for a gentleman who brought in his mother’s treasured ring that was too small and had broken settings.

Know Your Pearls

22/06/2018

Blog by Elizabeth Wickson, Manager, Doble Jewellers Exeter

Pearls never date. They are a timeless vintage gem from the largest single drop pearl sitting boldly on the neckline of Queen Mary Tudor, to long rows of them slung several times round the shoulders of 1920s flappers, they never cease to appeal. Every generation reinvents them.

Return of the Dapper Gent

22/06/2018

By Michala Heaton, Sales & Jewellery Consultant and In-house Designer

Fob watches, also known as pocket watches, aren’t smart (they won’t measure your steps or your heart rate), but the heaviness of the watch and the vintage feel of the keychain to accompany it, seal it as the go to watch for special occasion dressing.

Vintage Engraved Omega Watch

21/06/2018

 By Roo Doble

With the clock counting down to the opening of our specialist men’s watch room at our Exeter store on 10 July 2018, I have been busy sourcing key antique time pieces to sell.

Customer Stories - Bespoke Pearl Bracelet

14/06/2018

Blog by Elizabeth Wickson, Manager, Doble Jewellers, Exeter

“The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.” 

We know that the pearl is a timeless gem that symbolises classical elegance, so we were delighted to have recently designed and created a beautiful 3 row pearl bracelet as a bespoke present for a customer in Exeter.

Introducing Doble's Remodelled Collection

04/06/2018

Quite a popular trend amongst jewellers now is upcycling and remodelling older pieces of jewellery into something quite new and fresh.

Art Deco – 1920s Glamour Returns

23/04/2018

Art Deco – 1920s Glamour Returns

 

This month we are looking at one of this year’s hottest jewellery trends – the resurgence of Art Deco jewellery pieces. Art Deco takes its name from the Arts Decoratif exhibition in Paris, France in 1925 and is synonymous with bold lines, dynamic geometry and delicacy of curve.

Customer Stories – Build-a-ring

23/04/2018

Customer Stories – Build-a-ring

This month’s blog is the first in a series of ‘customer stories’ where Michala Heaton, the Doble In-house Jewellery Designer, talks about a memorable piece of jewellery she has designed.