Marty Todd-McGinnis and her Cartier watch

Mary’s Cartier Watch

My Cartier Panthère is the timepiece that has won over my heart and has also probably experienced the most special moments with me. I bought it for myself about a year after I opened our Ben Bridge Topanga store in Southern California. I have to admit it was a huge splurge for me at 23-years-old, but […]

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Zach Bridge and his Bulova watch

Zachary’s Bulova Accutron

Other than many a wedding band, a fine watch is a man’s signature jewelry piece. Watches inspire feelings in me the way I often see diamonds inspire feelings in women. My most cherished material possession is a vintage heirloom tuning fork-regulated Bulova Accutron that had once been my great-grandfather Ben Bridge’s daily wristwatch. However, it […]

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Bob Bridge with his Rolex watch

Bob’s Favorite Watch

I love watches and have quite a few. I guess you could say I inherited my love for watches. My grandfather, Sam Silverman, was a watchmaker who came to Seattle in 1912 and opened a small shop servicing pocket watches. I was born in Seattle in 1931, the third generation of a jewelry family. My […]

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