One of a kind watches and jewelry from every era
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 Old Towne Historic District of Orange, California. We specialize in the sale and repair of fine jewelry and watches from various time periods, and we have over 30 years of extensive experience buying and selling estate jewelry and watches!
Watch and Wares 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 manufacturer’s specifications, and all of our watches come with a warranty. Watch and Wares buys and sells unique antique and estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Retro Modern, and Contemporary periods.
We hope you enjoy viewing small samples of our large collection, and please 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 extensive.
Watch and Wares sells high-quality vintage and pre-owned fine mechanical wristwatches. Our restoration team ensures that our watches are presented in like-new condition, and every watch we sell comes with a warranty on parts and labor.
We buy, sell, and restore all major brands, including: Rolex, Jaeger-Le Coultre, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Patek Philippe, and many more!
Watch and Wares buys and sells unique antique and estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Retro Modern, and Contemporary periods. We have an extensive collection of signed design house pieces from Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and many more. Our store has a massive collection of diamond rings in stock as well!
Collecting and learning has been our passion for more than 30 years. Our interests include 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 a detailed assessment of your item.
Watch and Wares can service just about any watch, from antique pocket watches to modern wristwatches. We stand by our work, offering a one-year warranty when performing a full service on vintage timepieces and a two-year warranty on their modern counterparts. We can perform exhaustive cleaning and detailing, replace batteries, add new crystals, or provide any other watch service you might require. Watch and Wares always provides free estimates for these procedures as well, courtesy of our expert watchmaker!
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 in the industry. Our facilities have the latest tools and equipment, providing our jeweler with unmatched creative capability. We can also perform custom work, including rendering your custom jewelry from just a picture or drawing. Please 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!
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 tell if a piece is authentically vintage or a reproduction just by sight examination. If you do decide to sell your pieces to us, your verbal appraisal is free!
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