Leading Watch Retailer, Little Treasury Jewelers in Gambrills, Maryland, has been selected to open the second in-store Grand Seiko boutique in the Americas, and the only one East of the Mississippi River.
The Grand Seiko Boutique at Little Treasury offers the full international collection, incorporating the proprietary 9 Series mechanical, quartz and Spring Drive movements that are exclusive to Grand Seiko.
Since its creation in 1960, Grand Seiko has made a distinct and innovative contribution to the luxury watch market, with hand-made timepieces of the very highest levels of precision and refinement.
Grand Seiko watches are hand made in two studios in Japan dedicated to the art of fine watchmaking. Each watch is crafted by skilled men and women who ensure the highest precision, legibility and durability for which Grand Seiko is renowned.
Little Treasury owners Steve and Linda Hammalian, along with five other dealers, were selected to visit these facilities in Japan this past October as part of the first Grand Seiko VIP Tour for authorized dealers. Steve Hammalian observed, “We are honored to have been selected to visit Grand Seiko and now to host this Boutique in our store. Grand Seiko is one of the most dynamically growing luxury watch brands in the US and we are very proud to be authorized dealers.”
The timing of the Little Treasury in-store boutique opening is propitious. Last year, Grand Seiko was given complete independence and is now an entirely separate brand with its own unique appeal, distinct design and exclusive technologies. To symbolize this transformation, the Grand Seiko logo is now proudly presented at the twelve o’clock position on the dial of every new watch presented at the boutique.
The uniqueness of Grand Seiko is also now expressed in a new color scheme in which the traditional Grand Seiko blue is combined with silver, expressing the fusion of innovation and luxury that every Grand Seiko watch offers. These colors welcome visitors to the boutique and introduce the rich and fascinating world of Grand Seiko. The boutique is designed to allow watch aficionados to explore and experience every aspect of the Grand Seiko world, from its heritage to its design and craftsmanship.
An inauguration event will be held at Little Treasury to celebrate the opening of the boutique, including the opportunity for guests to sample Japanese whiskeys, sake and sushi. Grand Seiko aficionados are encouraged to wear their favorite Grand Seiko.
Grand Seiko Boutique Inauguration Event
February 1, 2018
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Little Treasury Jewelers, 2506 New Market Lane, Gambrills, MD 21054