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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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2017 Emmy Awards: Traci’s Fashion Takeaways

This year’s Emmy Awards, as always, treated us to a fashion bonanza. This year was no different. With stunning dresses and jewelry on the runway, as always, the more I watched, the more I recognized the pieces from our own … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground – Burdeen’s Kicks off Construction on Store Addition

Change is in the air at Burdeen’s Jewelry. As you may have read in our blog, we’ve not only revamped our website, we’ve launched an eCommerce site for preowned luxury watches, and we’ve added A. Lange & Söhne to our … Continue reading

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The Case for Quartz

High end quartz watches can make a fine substitute for your automatic watch in select situations – so we’re going to lay out when to leave your automatic watch at home Unless fine watch collecting is in your blood and … Continue reading

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Burdeen’s GM profiled in The Watch Index blog

With 30-plus years under since Dennis and Sandy Burdeen first opened our doors, it’s always nice to get recognition now and then. Over the years, Burdeen’s Jewelry has received profiles from well-known watch blogs such as ABlogtoWatch, as well as … Continue reading

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A. Lange & Söhne debuts at Burdeen’s Jewelry

As you can see, we’ve been going through a lot of changes in a short period of time here at Burdeen’s. From a store expansion about to break ground to a brand new site, Matt Burdeen has invested a lot … Continue reading

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Burdeen’s Jewelry rolls out brand new website

Change is in the air at Burdeen’s Jewelry. One thing that we’ve never been afraid of here is moving forward. What we are afraid of is standing still. Matt Burdeen has always wanted to constantly be at the razor’s edge … Continue reading

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Chicago Cubs set to have 108 diamonds in World Series Ring

With hell freezing over last year and the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, there is one thing that has caught our attention: the championship ring. As proud members of the Chicagoland community, and of course, Jewelers, we are very … Continue reading

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Why go with an Authorized Dealer vs. Gray Market?

As an Authorized Dealer for six of the biggest watch brands in the world, one of the biggest questions that we get asked is why should you pay more to buy a watch from an Authorized Dealer as opposed to … Continue reading

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Next generation alloys ‘steel’ the show at Swiss watch brands

There’s much more to the watch game than dials and movements. Before a watch even gets designed, metallic and ceramic alloys must be created. Many of these alloys are created just for the watch brands that enthusiasts like you and … Continue reading

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