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Watch and Wares Estate Jewelry Store

Welcome to Watch and Wares Jewelry Store!

Established in 1991, Watch and Wares is a full-service estate jewelry store. Our jewelry store is located in the downtown historic district of Orange, California. We specialize in the sale and repair of fine jewelry and watches from various time periods, and furthermore, we have over 30 years of extensive experience buying and selling estate jewelry and watches!

Watch and Wares Estate Jewelry specializes in both contemporary and vintage watches. This includes Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rolex and other quality antique and pre-owned wristwatch brands. Prior to sale, our vintage watches are restored to their original manufacturers’ specifications, and all of our watches come with a warranty. Watch and Wares further buys and sells unique antique and estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Retro Moderne, and Contemporary periods.

We hope you enjoy viewing small samples of our large collection, and please do feel free to inquire with us about any additional items we may have that you don’t see here. Our inventory of watches, jewelry, coins, fine artwork and collectibles is very much extensive.

Collections

Your Jewelry Store For Modern and Vintage Watches

Watch and Wares sells high-quality vintage and pre-owned fine mechanical wristwatches. Our restoration team ensures our watches are presented in like-new condition. Most importantly, every watch we sell comes with a warranty on parts and labor (two years for contemporary watches, and one year for vintage).

All major brands, including Rolex, Jaeger-Le Coultre, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Patek Philippe, and many more!

Your Jewelry Store For Antiques and Fine Collectibles

Watch and Wares buys and sells unique antique and estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Retro Moderne, and Contemporary periods. We have an extensive collection of signed design house pieces from Tiffany & Co., Cartier, van Cleef and Arpels, and many more. Our store has a massive collection of diamond rings in stock as well!

Your Jewelry Store For Unique Vintage and Modern Pieces

Collecting and learning has been our passion for years. Our interests are in various types of silver (English, Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, American, and coin). Upon in-person appraisal and acceptance, our store also deals in fine sculptures, bronze, and porcelain, as well as paintings. Please call us to schedule an appointment for the detailed assessment of your item.

Services

Watch Repair

Watch and Wares can service just about any watch, from antique pocket watches to modern wrist watches. Also, we stand by our work and offer a one-year warranty when performing a full service on vintage timepieces, and two years on their modern counterparts. We can perform exhaustive cleaning and detailing, batteries, new crystals, and any other watch service you might require. Watch and Wares always provides free estimates for these procedures as well, courtesy of our expert watchmaker!

Jewelry Repair

Talk about experience; Watch and Wares can repair just about any piece of jewelry, whether you have rings, necklaces, bracelets, or anything in between. Our jeweler has over 35 years of experience. Our facilities have the latest tools and equipment and provide our jeweler unmatched and creative capability. We also can perform custom work, including rendering your custom jewelry from just a picture or drawing. Please do come to us with a description of what you would like to create, and we can provide you with an estimate for the work, free of charge!

Appraisals

Watch and Wares can perform both verbal appraisals and professional insurance appraisals. In addition, we have a GIA-graduate gemologist contracted with us. Our decades of experience with vintage and antique, delicate pieces give us a distinct advantage over our competition. If you are looking for hard-to-find information on your estate jewelry piece, we are the jewelry store for you!  We can usually tell if a piece is authentically vintage or a reproduction, just by visual inspection. If you decide to sell some pieces to us, your verbal appraisal of the item(s) is free!

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Affiliations

Watch And Wares is a proud member of the following institutions and organizations