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Did you see Chris Pratt & Katherine Swarzenegger’s Engagement Ring?

Isn’t this time of year magical? Thanks to Valentine’s Day & New Year’s, there are so many beautiful couples in Hollywood getting together and popping the question. This week, it’s Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger. Yes, that Schwarzenegger. As a … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Hidden Engagement Gems

In life, some memories are made to last forever. At Burdeen’s, of course, we’re in the business of making great memories with our jewelry, but we leaned on our friends over at NBC 5 to research a few of Chicago’s … Continue reading

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Engagement Rings of the Stars – 2018

This year brought brought some incredible engagement ring trends. From the rise of rose gold to the reemergence of vintage styles, 2018 was a year to die for in engagement rings. As always, the best place to look for engagement … Continue reading

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Burdeen’s 2018 Gift Guide – Men’s Watches

Buying a watch for a watch enthusiast can be a bit of a minefield. Much buying wine for a connoisseur, watch enthusiasts have their own specific tastes for each and every brand, every movement, every color, every type. That said, there are … Continue reading

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Burdeen’s Estate Jewelry Sale 2018

  Burdeen’s Jewelry is proud to announce our first-ever sale in over three decades as one of Chicago North Shore’s premier luxury jewelry destinations. For two days only, on Nov. 2 & 3, we will be selling our Vintage inventory … Continue reading

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Traci’s Fashion Tips – Oscars 2018 Jewelry

Hello again, my friends, and welcome to yet another edition of Traci’s Fashion Tips. Well, another Awards Season is coming to an end and 2018′s fashion/jewelry was as stunning as ever. This year’s Oscars have come and gone and while … Continue reading

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All that Glitters is Rose Gold

If there’s ever a popular color for the decade, it’s rose gold. Rose Gold is actually a copper and gold alloy. The copper content in the alloy actually gives the alloy its reddish/pinkish color. Over the years, the alloy has … Continue reading

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Maybe the new Navitimer 8 isn’t so IWC Pilot-y

Since the full release of the new Breitling Navitimer 8, the redesigned watch has come under a bit of fire due to its more retro design. One watch in particular, the Navitimer 8 Automatic was under particular scrutiny because some … Continue reading

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Breitling reinvents icon with Navitimer 8

  Over the weekend, something big happened. Breitling CEO Georges Kern after about two weeks of merciless teasing on his personal Instagram and on the Breitling social feeds has released a brand new Navitimer. This watch is a big deal … Continue reading

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Lange, IWC add some heat to SIHH this winter

One of the best parts of working at an Authorized Dealer for so many renowned luxury watch brands is getting to see the best the watchmaking world has to offer every year. This year’s SIHH was no different. For 2018, … Continue reading

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