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Martin Binder News and Events

  • Every Mom Loves a Binder Box

     

    This Mother's Day show her how much she means to you!

     

    We are making it easy for you by offering 25% off our exclusive Martin Binder Collections, ROX and Harlequin. These collections offer beautiful and trendy jewelry at incredible prices.  We are also offering a gift with your purchase. Read more below.

    These wardrobe staple knot style earrings come in sterling silver or yellow toned sterling and retail for $29. Starting 4/30-5/12, they are yours for free with your $99 or more purchase! *Please see below for promotion information.

     

    If you spend $299 or more, we are offering a matching earring and pendant set as your Gift With Purchase, a total retail value of $74. It gets better, they are available in sterling silver, rose toned, and yellow toned!

     

     

    25% off applies to ROX and Harlequin by Martin Binder collections. Discount may be combined with Gift-With-Purchase promotion: no other discounts, promotions apply. One Gift-With-Purchase selection per customer per event -- excludes Alex and Ani, ROLEX, and PANDORA purchases. We reserve the right to reserve quantities. Not applicable on previous transactions, repairs, or special orders. While supplies last. Offer expires 5/12/18.

  • FREE Pandora Jewelry - April 12-14

     

    April 12th-14th receive a FREE select NEW SIGNATURE STYLE with your PANDORA purchase of $125! See below for details.

     

     

  • Citizen Get a Light, Give a Light

    Martin Binder Jeweler Teams Up with Citizen Watch Company

    for Charity Initiative, Get a Light Give a Light

     

     

    Just in time for Earth Day, Martin Binder Jeweler has partnered with Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. to donate solar powered inflatable lights to those in need. In conjunction with MPOWERD, Inc. and Good360 nonprofit, we are helping to supply light to those that have been recently affected by a natural disaster in the United States. This cause-marketing campaign will run for the month of April as a gift with purchase of any Citizen watch at our retail store.

    Known for its Eco-Drive technology, which generates power from any light source, artificial and natural, to keep their watches running, Citizen looks to emphasize the power of light both literally and figuratively through its partnerships. This has inspired us to become a part of the movement, seeking out where light is needed and provide that same power and inspiration to those who are suffering from these natural disasters. The MPOWERD Luci EMRG solar powered lights share the same characteristic as Citizen’s Eco-Drive technology, using a natural resource to create power.

    A nonprofit organization, Good360 is a global leader in product philanthropy and purposeful giving, helping those in need all around the country. Good360 is active in all phases of disaster recovery by providing needed goods and supplies to disaster-impacted regions and communities. Citizen chose to team up with Good360 to help address critical social causes that affect individuals in America and beyond.

  • Martin Binder Jewelry Buying and Tradeup Event - April 12, 13, 14

    JEWELRY BUYING EVENT!
    UPDATE  4/12/2018: All appointments are now full.  Please call us at 219-462-5931 to ask about a stand-by appointment.
     
    Martin Binder Jeweler will have expert buyers and gemologists from The International Institute of Diamond Valuation (IIDV), part of De Beers Group, to make cash offers on your diamond jewelry!
     
    April 12, 13, 14, 2018
     
    WE will buy:

    •Loose or mounted diamonds/all shapes/cut--All qualities/sizes.  We will buy any item that has one natural diamond.

    PLUS:  Use your buyback cash to Trade-up for new jewelry or timepieces and get an additional 20% added to your cash!

    The details:

    •    Appointments are recommended, however walk-ins are welcome.  We will try  to accommodate everyone.  Items may be limited to four (4)  depending on traffic at the Event. However, additional items can be sent for evaluation. *Edit*- Appointments are now full, if you would like to have your items evaluated, we can send them in and provide your offer at a later date.

    •     The team will evaluate the pieces by unmounting the center stones, with the owner’s consent, to accurately evaluate it. What we don’t unmount:
    a.    Signed and branded pieces.
    b.    Very small/estate pieces with very small stones
    c.    Stones with GIA or AGS reports. Please bring any reports available.
    d.    Stones under 1ct where the grade can be confidently ascertained in the setting
    e.    Bezel set diamonds, or any other setting in which the diamond cannot be removed with relative ease and minimal risk

    •     In some instance IIDV team may require a piece to be sent to the IIDV NYC lab for additional
    examination.

  • Introducing Slate & Tell

    TELL YOUR STORY ON A SLATE

    Love, Life, Family, Work and Play!

     

    The journey of life allows us to experience Love and Friendships, and it takes us to new places.

    Our experiences through life define who we are and the people that are most important to us.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES

     

    The Slate & Tell jewelry collection is the first collection that is truly limitless in its possibilities.

    There is a Slate for love, every interest, every religion and every language.

    In face, the only limit is your imagination. Let your creativity Tell your story.

     

    IT'S THE GIFT THAT KEEPS GIVING

     

    There is no limit to how many you can wear, there is no limit to how many you can give, there is no limit to who you can give to, we have a Slate for every occasion.

     

     

     

    The responsibly sourced metals and slates are hand assembled ensuring a minimal impact on the environment.

    All Jewelry is customized and stamped by hand, with care by their talented team of silversmiths and artisans.

  • How the Love for Apollo Became the Ring that Said Forever

    We hand-matched diamonds, and then shaped them into a custom made paw mounting.

    Apollo is the Greek god of sun and light. And, to one local couple, their dog Apollo was the light of their lives, a constant and beloved companion. So loved, that when Apollo became terminally ill from an enlarged heart at the age of 16, his human dad came into Martin Binder Jeweler to begin an amazing collaboration with our Personal Jeweler Jaime to create a custom ring to commemorate Apollo.

    The result was a one-of-a-kind creation, sorting through dozens of diamonds for a perfect match, and hand-crafted by Martin Binder's jewelers into the shape of a diamond paw.  With this ring, a heart-shaped diamond at its center, Apollo's dad asked his girlfriend--Apollo's human mom--to be his wife.

    Now engaged, and Apollo passed over the Rainbow Bridge, the couple shares with us the story of Apollo and the diamond paw print ring, saying:

    "To an extent, he was just like any other dog. He loved to lounge in the sun, snoring in the warmth with all four legs up in the air. He loved to bounce around in the winter, lifting his short legs over the peaks of the snowfall. He loved to eat, begging for a quick snack at every family dinner.

    'But what made Apollo special was that he was our dog. He loved so much and he was loved so much.'

    He was as special to us as we know we were to him. So, with his departure came a void, a great pain which was inevitable but was unbearable to consider. But Apollo did not leave this world without leaving behind the most special gift for his mother…

    A RING TO COMMEMORATE LIFE AND LOVE

    Apollo had the best life a dog could ask for. He would ride on the wave-runner with his dad, ears flopping in the wind and drool spraying with the sea. He had a hearty appetite and readily devoured anything, from loaves of bread to Christmas presents, and may have washed it all down with peach Schnapps once or twice (very much to his mother’s ire). He enjoyed snuggling next to his mom in front of a toasty fireplace or under a big comfy blanket. But as all good things must come to an end, so did our hound’s time with us. After nearly 16 years giving all the love he could hold in his big paws, Apollo’s final days were quickly approaching. In these short moments, the dad spent time with the Hound and said he had an idea for a present for the mom’s upcoming birthday: a ring to commemorate his life and their love. And what better to accompany a diamond ring than a proposal? With a big lick of approval, it seemed as though Apollo gave his blessing.

    A MEMORY IS MARKED FOREVER

    After innumerable emails, visits, and conversations with Jaime at Martin Binder’s, the ring was designed and created, more perfect than anyone could have imagined. By this time, Apollo had passed, but his memory and his love was now embodied in perpetuity in his own diamond ring. His mom’s birthday came and his dad explained the story. As he detailed

    Tucked to the side, a Citrine birthstone, and paw print marking finish off the shank, and make the ring personal, and even more special for the client.

    that this year’s birthday present was a team effort, he presented the symbol of his love, and his dog’s love, for her.

    'A symbol of the love shared between the three: bright, colorful, and forever.'

    The ring which she laid eyes on took her breath away. The diamond ring was in the shape of a paw, with the ‘palm’ in the shape of an upside-down heart. The mom couldn’t believe how fitting it was. Her dog had passed as the result of an enlarged heart, too stuffed full of love she says, and so a big heart to commemorate him could not be more appropriate.  She was overwhelmed and could barely contain her excited “YES!” The ring is in so many ways a symbol of the love shared between the three: bright, colorful, and forever."

  • The Best Values in Diamonds Anywhere in the World

    Did you know that Martin Binder Jeweler travels the world to find the best and beautiful values in diamonds anywhere in the world? If you are searching for a diamond, we invite you in store to view under 10x magnification, and compare from a huge selection of loose diamonds just arrived from our latest overseas buying trip.

    This parcel of exquisite diamonds around one-

    Sorting Loose Diamonds Recently Overseas

    carat and higher, are freshly certified by the Gemological Institute of America, the industry standard in independent diamond grading.

    Martin Binder Present Robert Flude, uses his expertise in diamond buying, honed from years mining for diamonds in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to his latest, and far safer, travels to Asia and beyond to the most renown diamond bourse in the world.  There, he hand selects and brings back for certification, only the diamonds that meet the Martin Binder standard of quality and value.  Email us at  info@martinbinder.com for more information about these amazing diamond values.

    New Assortment of Perfectly Matched Diamonds Stud Earrings Now in Stock

    Come in soon if you're in the market for a diamond, or engagement ring.   We invite you to compare diamonds under microscope and you can see why our direct manufacturing and Yes! by Martin Binder brand means your Forever Starts at $999.  We can beat any diamond pricing, whether it's on the internet, Blue Nile, Chicago or New York "wholesalers" or local jeweler.  Come in and see why Martin Binder is named the #1 Jeweler in Porter County and Indiana's Best Small Family-Owned Business.

    Holiday Hours This Week:

    M-F 10 to 8 PM, Saturday, 10-5, Christmas Eve 10-2, Closed Christmas Day.

     

  • FOREVERMARK Tribute Collection Now in-Store

    Introducing a Diamond For Each of Your Qualities

    The Forevermark Tribute™ Collection celebrates the unique and brilliant woman who wears it. The pieces can be worn stacked or layered to reflect your individual style and character. When combined, the look features multiple diamonds, paying tribute to the many qualities that together make you the incredible woman you are.

    Now available in-store at Martin Binder Jeweler.  Perfecty stackable and of-the-moment, select the style and metal color, or mix and match, for your own particular style.  Rose, White, Yellow Gold:  the choice is yours.

    Perfect for symbolizing your own distinct traits, or for celebrating the many qualities of a woman you adore, the Forevermark Tribute Collection is available at Martin Binder Jeweler.

    The new Forevermark Tribute™ diamond jewelry collection celebrates women for their unique qualities and characteristics. For all that you are, this is a tribute to you.

     

  • Hamilton Watches - Now at Martin Binder!

    Martin Binder Proudly Introduces

     

    Founded in Lancaster, PA, Hamilton watches have played a vital role in America's time-keeping history since 1892. Their watches combine the American spirit with the unrivaled precision of the latest Swiss movements and technologies. Hamilton has a strong foothold in Hollywood, with products appearing in more than 450 films, including Blue Hawaii, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and more recently, "The Martian" starring Matt Damon. The brand also boasts a strong aviation heritage for almost 100 years.

    Stop in now to view our extensive selection of Hamilton watches and feel the quality difference. To celebrate the launch of the this brand we are giving away Hamilton "swag" while supplies last!

     

    Hamilton's Memorable Moments in American History

     

    1912 - The first series of pocket watches earned the title of "The watch of Railroad accuracy". During that period accidents were all too common due to the fact that various railroads worked with over 50 different "times" – so Hamilton set out to deliver accurate watches to the railroad community.

     

     

     

     

    1957 - Hamilton introduces the world's first electric watch, the VENTURA.

     

     

     

     

    1961 Elvis Presley wore his Ventura in the film “Blue Hawaii”. Hot on Presley’s footsteps was Stanley Kubrick who approached the American brand in 1966 to make unique timepieces for his new, futuristic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. The Hamilton design team provided him with a wristwatch and a desk clock that fit the bill perfectly.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2005 - Hamilton joins leading aerobatic pilot Nicolas Ivanoff in the cockpit. Since then Hamilton is strongly involved in aerobatics and key airshows: Red Bull Air Races and Swiss Aerobatic Association. As an official Hamilton ambassador Nicolas Ivanoff is taking to the skies in a Hamilton-branded Edge 540.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2017 - Hamilton arrives at Martin Binder Jeweler.

     

     

     

  • Tri Kappa's Girls Night Out September 21st

    We are excited to announce our participation in Tri Kappa's third annual Girls Night Out event!

     

    This annual fundraiser is being held at Urschel Laboratories in Chesterton. Doors open at 5:30pm for cocktails and browsing through select boutique vendors including yours truly! We will be bringing a selection of our best selling pieces from our newest fashion line, Kendra Scott. Tickets are $60 in advance or $65 at the door. Click here to learn more and purchase your tickets now. Be sure to purchase a raffle ticket for your chance to win a Lagos Signature Caviar Key Pendant Necklace and many other great prizes. Come ready to sip, shop, and have a great time all while benefiting our community!

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