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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day is right around the corner and this year it falls on Sunday, June 18th. You still have time to find the perfect gift for your dad. If you are like us, you might need some help to jump start your Father's Day shopping.  The adventurous dad needs something that can keep up with his active lifestyle! He is always outdoors and he can't seem to sit still. He is camping, hunting, fishing, or just out being active. Here are the perfect gifts for the wilderness man that will help tackle his lifestyle.  This ArmourLite Colorburst Special Edition watch is ideal for the adventurous dad because of the rubber strap, and stainless steel casing. It is the outdoor man's perfect companion that...

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The Man Behind the Bench

At Duncan & Boyd Jewelers, we are not just your average jewelry store. We offer many services for our customers. One of our unique and rare services is that we have an experienced bench jeweler in our store. What is a bench jeweler you may wondering? A bench jeweler is a craftsman who uses a combination of skills to make and repair jewelry. The best part about having a bench jeweler in our store is that your precious jewelry rarely leaves Duncan and Boyd. Instead of sending broken jewelry back to the manufacture for a minor repair that may take months to get back, we are able to fix the problem, and return your beloved jewelry back to you in no time. If you are to inquire on the...

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November Birthstones

November is the last month of autumn and it is filled with thankfulness, turkey, and treats. When looking at the birthstones for this month, citrine and topaz, the color combination is perfect for the month of November. The yellow/orange of the citrine reminds us of the fallen leaves of fall and embraces the month's characteristics. While the blue topaz is preparing us for the colder months to come with winter vastly approaching.  Citrine Citrine comes from the quartz family and is a top-selling transparent gem with yellow to orange color ranges. The name comes from the Latin term citrus. The gem is an attractive warm color that has good wearability making this stone very attractive. This stone comes from Bolivia, Brazil,...

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What Makes Him Tick?

A watchmaker by definition is a person who makes or repairs watches or clocks. At Duncan & Boyd Jewelers, we have a watchmaker on site, who can fix your watch without sending it off to the manufacturer. John Lemaster has been in the jewelry business his whole life and like his last name sounds, he is a master of watches! John went to Kilgore Junior College and gained an Associates in Horology, which is the study of timepieces and measuring time. John said that the reason they are called watchmakers in school is because they have to make their own watch parts and even the tools from scratch!  John's passion started as a young boy, watching his father create jewelry. The detail work is...

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