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Jewelry & Fashion

What makes a luxury watch luxurious?

    Luxury is transforming a functional item to an art form. The item is thus elevated to scarce availability, significantly higher value, and a symbol of economic status and reward. Luxury watches are a prime example. Most people, even those who are not watch connoisseurs, have heard of Rolex, Longines, and Omega. Those versed in haute horlogerie are familiar with or own Jaeger LeCoultre, Audemars Piguet, and Patek Philippe which can price out at $1,000,000 or more. Whether it is a $10,000 watch or a $1,300,000 watch, what makes a luxury watch… luxurious? The Movement of the Hands There are three types of movements: manual, quartz, and automatic. But first, what is a movement? A movement is the engine…
Nancy Bryan
August 8, 2018
Travel

Three Amazing Summer Destinations For Your Family

Summer is here, school is out and the kids are ready to go out and have fun! Staycations are always a great way to spend quality family time, but parents need a change of scenery away from the office too. Here are three amazing vacations to take this summer that have kid-friendly fun for all ages! Aulani – A Disney Resort on the island of Oahu The Hawaiian Islands are breathtaking during all months of the year, but summertime is for families looking for “a whole new world” off the mainland. Oahu is where city life meets aloha life, and Disney’s 21-acre Aulani Resort is the place to be for keiki (children) and their parents. The Aulani Resort, recently renovated…
Nancy Bryan
July 25, 2018
Lifestyle

Napa Valley Wineries

Napa Valley is known for its beautiful wineries spanning as far as the eye can see. From Calistoga, through St. Helena, Napa, and into American Canyon and on to the shore, there is no shortage of wine tasting opportunities. With so many to choose from, here are three wineries you should not miss the next time you visit California’s wine country. Cakebread Cellars 8300 St. Helena Highway, Rutherford, California Over 45 years ago, Cakebread Cellars started as a family hobby. Jack Cakebread, owner of Cakebread Garage, an automotive repair shop, purchased land from a friend. He and his wife, started what is now Cakebread Cellars and tended to their winery with family and friends on the weekend. In 1973, the…
Nancy Bryan
April 30, 2018
Travel

Keeping Your Home Safe While You are on Vacation

Beautiful beach sunsets. Exotic culinary delight from far off lands. Sleeping in without an alarm clock in a plush hotel bed. Recharging your internal battery and returning home feeling renewed. These are the things that come to mind when one takes a vacation. But in reality, these memories can all wash away the moment you step out of your Uber to find that your home has been broken into. Technology has come a long way and makes many aspects of our lives much easier and more convenient than ever. Home security is one of those areas. Here are a few tech savvy tips to make your home more secure while you are enjoying your vacation. There’s an App For That.…
Nancy Bryan
April 26, 2018
Jewelry safes

Choosing the Best Jewelry Safe for your Home

When choosing a jewelry safe to protect your valuables at home, there are a number of considerations that should be addressed. Failing to take any of them into account beforehand could leave you wondering what ever possessed you to make such a poor decision. Here are some questions you should answer, when deciding on the best jewelry safe for your needs: 1.      What do you want to protect? The types of valuables you want to protect will be a major factor in the safe you decide upon, as will be the amount of bulk involved. A double handful of jewelry is one thing… three generations of precious heirlooms can be a different story. If you intend to often be choosing…
Nancy Bryan
April 16, 2018
Casoro Jewelry & Watch SafesSecurity

Which High Security Lock is Right for Me?

Mechanical / Electronic Keypad / Biometric When it comes to locks, we get this question all the time: Which lock is the best: the mechanical, electronic keypad, or biometric? The answer is…Yes! While the electronic lock is our standard and by far our most popular, all of these locks are good choices. They are all rated as high security locks by Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL), and the most reliable of their types on the market. There are a few key differences, which may help you decide, which lock is right for you. Electronic This lock is right for you if you want a time tested and easy to use lock without extra expense. The electronic locks we use have been around…
Nancy Bryan
April 22, 2015
Casoro Jewelry & Watch Safes

The Just for Her Small Jewelry Safe

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then those sparkling jewels deserve a quality home as beautiful as they are - introducing the just for her small jewelry safe. This one of a kind, little taste of luxury, is all a girl needs for her favorite jewels of all kinds. Rest assured, knowing these precious possessions are tucked away safe and secure when not being worn out on the town. Afterall, what kind of best friend would a girl be, if she left her one of a kind jewelry exposed and vulnerable to burglary, fire, and other types of harm? Invest in a secure and luxurious home for your jewelry. Your jewelry will appreciate it! We have the best jewelry…
Nancy Bryan
August 21, 2014
Casoro Jewelry & Watch Safes

Our Customer Favorite: The Original Brown Jewelry Safe

With so many beautiful jewelry safe combinations to choose from, it’s no wonder we often get the question: What is your most popular jewelry safe? After years in the safe business, we can proudly answer that question with a smile, because guess what? It’s one of our favorites too! You’ve probably already guessed it from the title, but the customer favorite luxury safe goes to… The Original Brown Jewelry Safe! Here’s why… While there are plenty of rich color combinations in the Casoro line, this tried and true beauty stands out from the bunch. The Brown Jewelry Safe is decked out in luscious Chocolate Brown Metallic paint with Nutmeg ultrasuede and a 7-drawer exotic Zebrawood chest and necklace rack, it’s…
Nancy Bryan
August 1, 2014
Casoro Jewelry & Watch SafesSecurity

How Does a Biometric Lock Work?

We see these fascinating locks in movies and TV shows all the time, security at the touch of a finger, intriguing right? Biometric locks get a lot of attention in the safe world, as you might guess. So, how do these locks work and why might you choose a biometric lock over another type of lock for your safe? For starters, it helps to know how a biometric lock works. In essence, these locks use scanning technology to copy and store fingerprints as computer algorithms in the lock’s database. Safe access is granted to stored fingerprints and denied to any other unrecognizable prints. Continue reading to discover the three main reasons why biometric locks are a popular lock choice, on…
Nancy Bryan
June 30, 2014