Universal Watch Company of Las Vegas Nevada was originally established in Brookline, Massachusetts in 1994. Led by Raphael Cohen who started in the Jewelry and watches industry in 1975 in Framingham, Massachusetts. From the start, Raphael developed a passion for watches. Over the years, watches became a big part of his retail store assortment. Casio digital was the first brand he introduced to his clients followed by many brands over the years from Seiko and Raymond Weil in the 70â€™s to Cartier in the 80's. In 1985, Raphael Jewelers, Framingham Massachusetts was selected to host a Tiffany and Co. boutique â€“ one of few in the US.