Royal Jewelers, AndoverPhilosophy: The founder of Royal Jewelers instilled in his children, the current owners, the belief that it is people, not products, that make a business a success.
Standout Qualities: With a range of timepieces from the classic American craftsmanship of Shinola to the polished elegance of Cartier, Royal Jewelers can satisfy the tastes of any watch shopper.
Insider Tip: For luxury on a budget, peruse Royal’s selection of certified preowned watches. Serviced by the in-house watchmaker and backed by a one-year warranty, the lineup includes pieces from brands like Rolex, Omega, and Movado.
58 Main St., Andover, 978-475-3330, royaljewelers.com
Long’s Jewelers, PeabodyPhilosophy: The goal of Long’s is to merge a stellar shopping experience with unparalleled products.
What’s Unique: In addition to offering notable brands like Breitling and David Yurman, Long’s is the only authorized Rolex retailer on the North Shore.
Insider Tip: Browse the watch entries on the store’s blog for expert info on watch trends, new product releases, and insight into pricing.
35 Cross St., Peabody, 978-531-6900, longsjewelers.com