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Make Extra Cash for THE HOLIDAYS! We buy old, broken, custom, vintage, fine, and designer jewelry—even scrap gold, silver, and platinum! We’ll buy most vintage and modern fine watches, whether they’re running or not, and accessories. We even take antiques such as swords, statues, militaria, firearms, documents, uniforms, coins, and more!

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Offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. One coupon per household and transaction. Excludes coins and bullion bars. Expires 12/31/11.

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NEEDY ORPHANS Drop off box in our showroom now through Christmas!

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Season’s Greetings Friends and Customers! Merry Christmas! With this joyous holiday just around the corner, it’s time to check off the last few boxes on your shopping list! Luckily, I can make finding those last minute gifts a breeze—we have dozens of extraordinary pieces in this catalog and in our store that are priced to get you through the holidays without blowing your budget.   And to help with this objective, get an extra $25 when you sell $250 or more worth of old or unused jewelry or antiques at any of our seven buying locations. Don’t wait to take advantage of this offer—the coupon expires on 12/31/11!   If you’re one of the many who feel fortunate this holiday season, express your gratitude by bringing in a donation to our showroom now through the end of 2011. All donations go to Mexican orphanages supported by the US-based non-profit Corazón de Vida. These deserving kids lack basic necessities like school supplies, toiletries, and clothes, so any contribution—whether material or financial—helps!   It’s my goal this season to make your Christmas merrier in any way I can, so come visit me this month and we’ll collaborate on something your loved one will adore!


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HEARTS ON FIRE a. Hearts On Fire® diamond studs will be the Fulfillment of her holiday dreams! These earrings have 0.51 ctw diamonds and are set in 18k white gold. Price: $2,990 b.  Mystical Swirl earrings are the perfect diamond studs to wear through the year. In 18k white gold with two diamonds totaling 0.12 ctw, they’re dramatic in a simple way. Price: $990 c.  Eterne Milgrain Hoops are an essential piece in any woman’s accessory box. Don’t let your lady be left without! 18k white gold with 0.40 ctw of round brilliant diamonds. Price: $2,400 d. Diamond hoops are a great investment because they never go out of style. These 18k white gold Hoopla earrings with 2.27 ctw of diamonds are the perfect example. Price: $9,990 e. The Whimsical pendant is all about eye-catching glamour. 0.67 ctw of round brilliant diamonds in an 18k white gold 20” necklace will sweep her off her feet. Price: $3,400 f. Don’t let a day go by without letting her know how much you adore her. This vintage Hearts On Fire® Amorous Single Heart Pendant with a 0.12 ct diamond on a 16” chain is one way to do so! Retail: $1,000, Our Price: $750 g. The 5 Stone Anniversary Band name tells you exactly what it is, but doesn’t convey that these exquisite diamonds total 0.72 ctw and that the 18k white gold band is a supreme compliment to any engagement ring. Price: $3,990 h. Pairing two rows of Hearts On Fire® diamonds with your engagement ring can’t be a bad idea! The Truly Bridal Double Row Band glistens with 0.56 ctw set in 18k white gold. Price: $3,000 i. Wear an 18k white gold 0.27 ctw Diamond Bar Single Prong Milgrain Band with your engagement ring, or better yet, double them up and wear together for a lustrous look. Price: $1,590 each

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NEW ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING RINGS a. 0.79 ctw of diamonds unite in pretty connected shapes on this 14k white gold new Venetti band.It’s not an over-the-top piece, but has more character than your average diamond band. Price: $3,120 b. This new Venetti ring is perfect for a wedding or anniversary band—the thin 14k white gold ring and 0.38 ctw of diamonds will blend into any engagement ring for a perfect match. Price: $1,495 c. Sometimes pave stones can be lost in the metal because of the way they’re set, but the 14k rose gold of this new Venetti anniversary band makes the 0.38 ctw of round brilliant diamonds stand out like bright stars. Price: $1,975 d. A 1.01 ct princess cut diamond sits proudly atop a pretty 14k white gold band of 76 additional diamonds totaling 0.32 ctw. This lovely Venetti ring is a contemporary expression of tradition. Retail: $8,300, Our Price: $6,995 e. A 1.00 ct round brilliant diamond flaunts its sparkle in a diamondladen band of 19k white gold. This new Scott Kay engagement ring is contemporary and charming. Retail: $11,650, Our Price: $10,350 f. Hollywood glamour takes shape in the 1.09 ct marquise cut diamond, while the 14k white gold new Venetti halo setting with 0.62 ctw of diamonds is a modern counterpart. Retail: $10,080, Our Price: $8,195 g. This 1.04 ct princess cut diamond takes a turn for the beautiful when laid on its side on the new 18k white gold Venetti band. Tradition with a twist! Retail: $13,605, Our Price: $11,450 h. Three rows of diamond studded bands, two diamond dripping haloes, and one gorgeous emerald cut center diamond all totaling 1.24 ctw add up to a smash hit in a new Venetti engagement ring! 14k white gold. Retail: $5,900, Our Price: $4,950

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a. When it comes to wedding and anniversary bands, the goal is to add sparkle and shine to the engagement ring! This vintage band in 14k gold does just that with 0.96 ctw of diamonds. Was: $1,625, Now: $1,400 b. The row of five diamonds totaling 0.30 ctw is delicate for sure, but not insubstantial. Set on a vintage Scott Kay platinum band, they are a subtle but serious sort of sparkle. Retail: $1,500, Our Price: $1,150 c. The vintage Simon G. Fancy Twist ring set envokes visions of Alice wandering through the rabbit hole. The whimsical waves of the 18k white gold bands with 0.24 ctw diamonds highlight the 0.71 ct round brilliant center diamond. Retail: $6,585, Our Price: $5,500 d. Wear a piece of art with this 14k white gold band set with 0.18 ctw of diamonds. The center stone of the vintage ring is 1.01 carat. Was: $10,200, Now: $8,550 e. Five round brilliant diamonds mean five times the sparkle and shine! 0.64 ctw of diamonds are set in a vintage platinum engagement ring. Was: $1,895, Now: $1,695 f. Classic in theory, but fresh in execution, this vintage Venetti ring boasts a 0.80 ct cushion cut diamond with 0.44 ctw of diamonds along the 14k white gold band. Retail: $2,075, Our Price: $1,875 g. This vintage ring in 14k white gold is best appreciated from a side view, where pretty overlapping prongs frame the 1.17 ctw of sensational diamonds. Was: $8,950, Now: $7,475 h. You’ll get the very distinctive look of Tacori wearing this vintage 18k white gold engagement ring with a 0.71 ct diamond and 0.20 ctw of side gemstones. It can’t be mistaken for anything less! Retail: $4,795, Our Price: $3,950 i. The princess cut diamond is truly the stand out on this platinum ring because it’s a monstrous 1.26 carats! The ring also sports an additional 0.60 ctw of round, trillion, and baguette cut diamonds. Be prepared to field compliments; you’ll surely receive them. Was: $14,995, Now: $12,550

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NEW AND PREOWNED WATCHES FOR HER a. The new Tissot Dressport has all the functions you’ll need for success, plus incredible beauty to top it all off! The mother-ofpearl dial emphasizes three chronograph subdials and a date window. Stainless steel case, sapphire crystal, alligator strap, quartz movement. Price: $495 b. Join stars like Grace Kelly, Elvis Presley, and Nelson Mandela in owning a Tissot timepiece. A stainless steel open link bracelet is the creative basis for this new Odaci-T. Sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Price: $425 c. The iridescent mother-of-pearl dial is the stunning focal point of the Tissot T-Wave. Combined with the stainless steel case and bracelet, the watch will be an instant favorite. Sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Price: $475 d. The unique shape of this Bertolucci Serena’s face is emphasized by the 18k gold and diamond bezel. Let this preowned watch symbolize your spunky personality. Leather strap, tang buckle. Retail: $7,950, Our Price: $4,500 e. On the mother-of-pearl dial of this Omega Mini Iris 95 Constellation lie 12 sapphire hour markers in every color of the rainbow. The unexpected array of hues makes this watch stand apart from the rest! Stainless steel, diamond bezel, sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Retail: $4,250, Our Price: $2,795 f. Appreciated for its comfort as well as good looks, the Bertolucci Serena Garbo features a bezel encrusted with 1.29 ctw of diamonds and an alligator strap. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Retail: $8,800, Our Price: $6,160

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NEW WATCHES FOR HIM a. Although it’s chock full of features, the greatest asset of this limited edition preowned Tissot PRS 516 is its handsome façade—three subdials, tachymeter bezel, and a leather strap. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Price: $1,395 b. The bold bezel is the first feature of this new Tissot PRS 516 to catch the eye. This masculine watch is full of useful features, in stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Price: $675 c. The dial of this new Tissot Couturier is not cluttered; it simply tells you the time and date information you need in an easy-to-see way. Stainless steel case, sapphire crystal, alligator strap, automatic movement. Price: $ 675 d. The natural pattern of the rich crocodile strap balances the distinct dial of this Ball Engineer II with a stainless steel case. Sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Price: $1,499 e. The Ball Engineer Master II has an illuminated rotating inner bezel along with 50 micro gas tubes on the hands and dial for incredible night visibility. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Price: $2,299 f. This watch is the ultimate toy for men! It’s a limited edition Spacemaster Orbital from the Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon line, and along with chronograph subdials, it’s got a rotating bezel with compass directions and accumulated measurement of up to 12 hours. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Price: $5,499

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VINTAGE DESIGNER JEWELRY a. This vintage Tiffany & Co. “I Heart U” 16” necklace will make such a sweet reminder and gift for the love of your life! In sterling silver. Retail: $245, Our Price: $175 b. This onyx carved heart is not a Tiffany & Co. archetype, but that’s what makes this vintage necklace so special. Suspended on a sterling silver 16” chain. Retail: $250, Our Price: $175 c. A cable coil of stainless steel is softened by 18k white and yellow gold beads embedded with 0.10 ctw of diamonds. This vintage Charriol ring is an architectural masterpiece. Was: $695, Now: $486.50 d. This vintage Tiffany & Co. flower in sterling silver with 16” chain is just as fresh as a real spring daisy. Retail: $250, Our Price: $175 e. In typical David Yurman style, this vintage bracelet juxtaposes bold textures, like the sterling silver twists, with bright and light colors, like the multi-colored gems set in 18k gold. Retail: $2,450, Our Price: $1,715 f. This vintage Tiffany & Co. sterling silver heart tag 16” necklace with a toggle clasp is the quintessential accessory for the budding fashionista. Retail: $475, Our Price: $350 g. This vintage David Yurman link 18” necklace may be simple, but it’s more than sufficient to wow onlookers. Sterling silver textured links alternate with 18k gold ones in a striking pattern. Retail: $2,375, Our Price: $1,662.50

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a. A sparkling 1.16 ctw of round brilliant diamonds grace this 16” 14k white gold vintage necklace, making one gorgeous accessory that will brighten up every outfit. Was: $4,995, Now: $3,995 b. Simple and sweet, this vintage 0.60 ctw diamond cross says it all without saying a word. 18k white gold pendant hangs on a 14k white gold 16” chain. Was: $910, Now: $795 c. A large blue checkerboard-cut topaz glitters in the spotlight of its 0.30 ctw diamond halo. This vintage beauty, displaying one of December’s rich blue-hued birthstones, is 14k white gold on an 18” chain. Was: $905, Now: $775 d. A 0.94 carat round brilliant diamond is set in an elegant vintage ring that hints at the grace of a bygone era. Was: $7,800, Now: $6,495 e. A clear message from fashion runways is that Retro is back in style! This vintage 18k gold pendant with 0.98 ctw of diamonds on a 16” chain is an authentic nod to the catwalk. Was: $3,575, Now: $2,950 f. Vintage 18k gold earrings go perfectly with the above necklace, but with 1.42 ctw of diamonds, are audacious enough to stand alone as a fashion triumph. Was: $4,395, Now: $3,495 g. This vintage eternity band creatively incorporates blue enamel between the textured sections of 18k gold. The perfect example of originality you only see in vintage jewelry! Was: $750, Now: $595 h. Even though this vintage necklace is made of 18k white gold, it feels like a cashmere scarf on your neck! The vintage beaded mesh is surprisingly delicate and very easy to wear. Was: $3,015, Now: $2,680 i. These vintage mesh earrings in 18k white gold are soft to the touch and light on the ear. They’re the perfect match to the necklace above, but chic enough to wear on their own too. Was: $825, Now: $660

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PREOWNED WATCHES a. A diamond tennis bracelet that tells time, this vintage Hamilton watch in 14k white gold features 3.40 ctw round brilliant and single cut diamonds. Manual movement. Retail: $5,375, Our Price: $2,687.50 b.  This preowned Bertolucci Mini Vir has diamonds around the bezel and on the mother-of-pearl dial as well, which allows it to transition from day to night with ease. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Retail: $5,450, Our Price: $3,100 c. This is the one you’ve admired, ladies. The preowned Tag Heuer Link in stainless steel with a blue mother-of-pearl dial. Sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Retail: $2,700, Our Price: $1,750 d. A unique two-tone bracelet is what makes this preowned David Yurman Thoroughbred watch so one-ofa-kind. In 18k gold and stainless steel, the timepiece has a white dial, sapphire crystal, and quartz movement. Retail: $4,795, Our Price: $3,495 e. Square in shape, but not in personality, this preowned Tag Heuer Monaco is a watch with character, perfect for adding a little zing to your standard workweek attire. Stainless steel case, alligator strap, automatic movement. Retail: $3,900, Our Price: $2,550 f. This preowned Omega Speedmaster from the Timeless Collection commemorates the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing with the iconic colorful rings in the center of the dial. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Retail: $3,600, Our Price: $2,520 g. This preowned Breitling Bentley Chronometer is equipped with a variable tachometer that, in conjunction with the chronograph, allows the wearer to measure the distance covered, speed reached, and average speed, no matter the amount of time elapsed. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, crocodile strap, automatic movement. Retail: $7,015, Our Price: $5,050 h. Because the bracelet is split between stainless steel and rubber, this preowned Raymond Weil Sport Date is dressy and sporty all at the same time. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, quartz movement. Retail: $1,250, Our Price: $800

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*The Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers credit card is issued by Wells Fargo Financial National Bank. Special terms apply to purchases charged with approved credit. Regular minimum monthly payments are required during the promotional period. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date at the regular APR if the purchase balance is not paid in full within the promotional period or if you make a late payment. The APR may vary. If you are charged interest in any billing cycle, the minimum interest charge will be $1.00.

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a. Still one of the most popular watches ever made, this preowned Rolex Oyster Perpetual LadyDate in stainless steel and 18k gold bespeaks a certain elegant lifestyle. Jubilee bracelet, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Retail: $7,150, Our Price: $3,400 b. The contrast of the smooth bezel and intricate Jubilee bracelet on this preowned Rolex Lady Datejust gives it wide appeal and ample sophistication. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement. Retail: $5,525, Our Price: $4,525 c. From the Oyster Perpetual collection, which claims some of the world’s most recognizable watches, comes the Rolex Air-King. This preowned one is stainless steel and has a sapphire crystal, Oyster bracelet, and automatic movement. Comes with original papers. Retail: $4,950, Our Price: $4,100 d. This preowned Rolex Explorer is known as the luxury watch of the extremes. The 24-hour bezel and hand track day and night, no matter where on earth your explorations take you. Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, automatic movement, Oyster fliplock bracelet. Retail: $6,325, Our Price: $4,200 e. Nothing screams SUCCESS like a two-tone Rolex Datejust. Roman numerals and an engine turned bezel give this preowned watch a stately look. Stainless steel and 18k gold, sapphire crystal, Oyster bracelet, automatic movement. Retail: $6,400, Our Price: $3,840 f. For the inner scientist in you, this preowned Rolex Milguass was designed to withstand magnetic fields of up to 1,000 guass‌and slightly resembles a poker table! Stainless steel, sapphire crystal, Oyster bracelet, automatic movement. Comes with original papers. Retail: $7,650, Our Price: $7,300

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HOLIDAY HOURS SHOWROOM

Our Old Town showroom will be open every day from Dec 6th-24th and extended hours from Dec 12th-23rd.

BUYING LOCATIONS

Our jewelry buying offices will be open their usual hours of 10am6pm Tuesday through Friday, and 10am-5pm on Saturdays. All jewelry buying offices will be open for your convenience on Monday, December 12th and December 19th from 10am-6pm, but closed Sundays.

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