Timeless Timepieces to Watch at Darakjian Jewelers
By Carly James
John “JD” Darakjian founded Darakjian Jewelers in 1964. He opened his first jewelry store in the Metropolitan Building in Downtown Detroit. Darakjian Jewelers in their own words thrives on these four basic principles: hard work, customer service, honesty, and integrity. They make beautiful, timeless pieces; in this article, we will focus on a few of their gorgeous watches.
Everybody knows what a Rolex is, who Cartier is, and even now, what a Shinola is; but not everyone knows about Tudor watches. Become a trendsetter with some of these timeless pieces. It’s not all about the name, or brand, or what’s “hot.” What’s truly special is having a one of a kind, unique piece. Why look like everyone else? Why wear what everyone else is wearing? You are an individual and deserve to wear pieces that reflect that individualism. Below you can find just a sampling of some beautiful watches, handcrafted just for you.
The Graham -$12,780
Believing in modern watches with classic style, the Silverstone RS GMT combines elegance and sophisticated functions such as chronograph, GMT, big date, tachymeter and flyback with a singular well-groomed look. Sporty and classy with its quilted leather strap, the Silverstone RS GMT is a travel-friendly model.
Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921- $45,700
An updated version of a classic timepiece from the heyday of Art Deco, made exclusively for the North American market. The strap is dark brown alligator, and the case is a luxurious 18K pink gold.
The Tudor- $4,925
Black ceramic case with a black rubber strap, fixed black ceramic bezel, black dial with silver-tone hands and index hour markers, Minute markers around the outer rim, luminescent hands and markers. Manufactured entirely in Switzerland, Tudor watches are at the cutting edge of watchmaking technology.