Luxury Watches: 2009 Brought quite a few advancements to the technological world as we know it, changing the way we drive a car and how we read a book; all the way down to how time is told.... Read More
Fine Watches: When 0.001 of a second makes all the difference in the world, "Right on Time" takes on a whole new meaning, especially if you are world famous race car diver turned luxury watch designer Stefan Johansson.... Read More
Fine Jewelry: While pearls come in many varieties, inevitably, there are those that truly stand the test of time, and there is no better example of this than an elegant strand of Mikomoto Akoya and South Sea cultured pearls.... Read More
Luxury Watches: This year, at Baselworld, the timepiece industry saw a great deal of innovation, with designers integrating the 21st century into both the aesthetics of their timepiece design, and the technology of their movements.... Read More
Luxury Watches: The J12 collection has long been a favorite of watch aficionados, but at Baselworld this year, Chanel released its decision to enhance the timepieces even further by forming a partnership with Audemars Piguet, one of the most presti... Read More
Engagement Rings: Let's start this lesson with a simple statement of fact: If you've found the right woman, the ring you choose won't matter nearly as much as the fact that you're proposing.... Read More
For more than 75 years, Lacoste has been a luxury lifestyle brand both on and off the court. What began with an iconic crocodile logo embroidered polo has evolved into a full collection of apparel and accessories for men, women an... Read More
Luxury Watches: A new fresh take on a classic favorite, Coach Poppy includes a range of wristwatches in addition to handbags, wallets, and other accessories featuring vibrant colors that mix a preppy East Coast vibe with a punky sensibility.... Read More
Luxury Watches: At Baselworld this year, the bar was considerably raised for watch manufacturers as industry leaders introduced more complicated movements, new advancements in time-telling technology...... Read More
Luxury Watches: Vacheron Constantin and the Barbier-Mueller Museum have joined forces in changing the face of haute horology. Inspired by the ancient art of tribal masks, Vacheron Constantin has introduced its latest four-piece collection, Métiers... Read More
Luxury Watches: Until today, Seiko's high-end all-mechanical watch making skills were reserved exclusively for the Japanese market, but with the introduction of their new Elite Collection, Seiko Ananta, the movements come overseas to be sold not on... Read More
While there are many higher priced sports wristwatches on the market than those by Luminox, there are few anywhere near as cool as these Swiss-made masterpieces with its unique glow-in-the-dark-visibility feature.... Read More
Luxury Watches: Although the world of haute horology is generally stemmed from tradition, history and classic appeal, one can't ignore the influx of creative design, mechanics, and aesthetics that are surfacing on the market today. One particular trend that has charmed its way into the public eye, is the "Black Out" look. These predominantly black designs give a sense of mystique and intrigue. Whether the pieces are coated in ceramic, PVD, or carbon, these styles give the conventional aesthetics that encapsulate the watch world, while incorporating a contemporary finesse.... Read More
Elite watchmaking house Vacheron Constantin is the world's oldest watch manufacturer and has been in continuous operation since its founding in 1755. Vacheron is truly one of the elite watchmaking houses - performing everything from the creative design process to the research and development of movements to the to the actual crafting its watch components and of courses the watches themselves.... Read More
Lucerne, Switzerland-based luxury watch manufacturer Carl F. Bucherer recently introduced four new, beautiful, blue-dialed variations in its signature Patravi line of watches. The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi "Blue Wave" watches offer a nice balance of form and functionality in two case shapes (round and tonneau) that can be paired with a stainless steel bracelet or a distinctive blue calfskin strap.... Read More
By the introduction of Eco-Drive, Citizen has changed the way watches tell time. An Eco-Drive watch uses the simplest, yet most technically advanced power generating and storage system in the industry today.... Read More
First released in March 2007 in platinum, the A. Lange & Söhne Lange 31 hand-wound mechanical watch is now available in a beautiful rose gold case on a hand-stitched red brown crocodile strap.... Read More
Luxury Watches: TAG Heuer's award-winning Grand Carrera has undergone several transformations during its influential existence, and this year the brand has released yet another game changing design.
The new Grand Carrera Calibre 36... Read More
Engagement ring designs by Verragio have always retained an element of exclusivity due to Barry Verragio's unwavering attention to fine design and dedication to a rigorous quality standard.... Read More
News & Trends: As the signature design of the brand, it makes sense that Patek Philippe would reinvent the Calatrava line, time and time again, to include contemporary technology, whilst maintaining the basic style ethics that made the line what it is today.... Read More
The world of elite watch design has been changed dramatically by the innovation of one brand: Philip Stein. Since the introduction of Natural Frequency Technology, the company has skyrocketed to the top of the list of most preferred, luxury watch brands and, this summer, two new spectacular designs will be released for sale: the Special Edition Titanium Chronograph for men and the Cocktail Watch for women.... Read More
The intricate and unique designs by Penny Preville have been garnering recognition and awards, as well as quite a following amongst collectors and celebrities alike, for decades. Preville's eye for detail and feminine elements is what has her pieces standing out from the rest in the industry, and this summer, she has released a much-anticipated collection.... Read More
Luxury Watches: It's a difficult task to look at the newest Breitling model and not feel yourself enticed by its majestic design, elegantly recessed and immaculately decorated interior along with the fine-tuned craftsmanship that goes into... Read More
Luxury Watches: Every piece produced by Glashütte Original transforms each mechanical movement into a miniature testimony to the brand's understanding and dedication to scrupulous precision and quality. Their experience with meeting the... Read More
After 13 years as President of Les Must de Cartier in the Asian and North American subsidies, Philippe Charriol sought to create his own brand and bring with him his experience in the field of affluent jewelry and timepiece design.... Read More
Luxury Watches: Previewed at Basel World 2009, the world's biggest and most important event for the watch and jewelry industry, Corum Swiss Timepieces gave guests a look at their newest addition to the Admiral's Cup collection: the Admiral's... Read More
Luxury Watches: The Tissot tradition of innovation, leadership and versatility has spanned over 155 years, lending the brand credibility and knowledge in the vast field of watch making. Their production of high-tech products, use of special... Read More
With the production of over 30 million watches, you could guess that not only are Longines watches in high demand, but well-made timepieces that have created fans and earned high acclaim over the decades.... Read More
Since its initial release in 1945, Rolex's Datejust Rolesor is one of the most recognizable and iconic watches the industry has ever seen. The timepiece is all at once classic and immortally modern, always a step ahead of design trends and expectations.... Read More
Prestigious watch brand A. Lange & Söhne has been busy at work designing their latest pieces, one of which was released just this May and has the potential to change the industry this summer. The new A. Lange Zeitwerk combines the brand's meticulous attention to the craft of watch making with an innovative eye for design to create what is sure to be this summer's newest and hottest trend.... Read More
As a brand, Gevril has been innovating the industry for over 250 years since founder and master of horology Jacque Gevril became the first exporter of Swiss timepieces in 1758. Dedication to fine craftsmanship and unmistakable quality has lead to Gevril's continuing success over two centuries, and the brand shows no signs of slowing.... Read More
For over 100 years, Oris has been producing timepieces at the forefront of design and movement technology. Getting its roots in Switzerland, founders Hölstein Paul Cattin and Georges Christian established the brand in 1904 with only 24 workmen.... Read More
Luxury Watches: Bulova Accutron combines their knowledge and understanding of the latest technology with an unparalleled eye for up-to-date aesthetics and trends.
Through the use of only the finest materials, techniques that have... Read More
Luxury Watches: In the rarefied world of the world's largest yachts, the ultimate achievement is to have one designed by Norwegian naval architect Espen Oeino. The brightest star the field, Oeino's megabucks megayachts "combine the precision... Read More
The eye-catching shapes and styles of Hamilton timepieces have been garnering the attention of public and private sectors since the brand was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. With the latest Swiss movements and technologies, Hamilton has been producing watches that are both innovative and masterfully crafted for over a century.... Read More
The rich history of the tourbillon escapement as well as its high level of difficulty to assemble lends all watches with the mechanism an air of prestige, making them icons of fine-tuned craftsmanship and scrupulous attention to detail.... Read More
Spirited and energetic entrepreneur Marco Bicego has been creatively re-inventing age-old goldsmith techniques and traditions since the young age of 22, when he started working the family business with his father.... Read More
Fine Watches: Since its first wristwatch in the year 1900, Omega has been setting the bar, along with making history, for the world of watch making and design. In addition to being the leader in timepiece technology, Omega has been at the... Read More
2009 Super Bowl Rings: Apparently, gaudy jewelry rules and pro jocks love big rocks! Are these things actually rings or sparkling branding irons? When it comes to professional sports teams celebrating their championship year with... Read More
When many of us hear the word "chameleon" we think of the amphibian that scales trees and changes colors as a defense mechanism against predators. That isn't what jewelers like Leviev think of.... Read More
Luxury Watches: There are only 75 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyroturbillon 1 wristwatches available worldwide, according to online jeweler SoKoBe.com. The exclusive online jeweler currently has one of the limited-edition masterpieces for sale at... Read More
Luxury Watches: Part of actor Olando Bloom's collection of classic and vintage Rolex watches is being auctioned off by Antiquorum in New York on June 11, revealing the Lord of the Rings star to be a man with superlative taste in timepieces.... Read More
Luxury Watches: An exceptionally fine and rare 18K rose gold perpetual calendar chronograph Patek Philippe wristwatch with moon phases and baton numerals from 1960 is expected to fetch a record price at Christies Important Watches sale in... Read More
Fine Jewelry: Cartier celebrated 100 years in America with a star-studded bash and a new limited-edition bracelet.
Kate Hudson, Demi Moore, Anne Hathaway, Eva Mendes, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake glittered in Cartier gems at... Read More
Luxury Jewelry: Raw food diets, tree trunk coffee tables, and stones that seem carved from the side of a cliff are all part of a larger trend that indicates a yearning for simpler times.
So it is with jewelry designer Dara Dubinet... Read More
Luxury Jewelry: Stephanie Simek has a true eye for the unusual (pun intended: her most recognized pieces include her immensely popular eyelash necklaces) and this piece fits into her repertoire beautifully: the gold quail egg necklace.... Read More
Luxury Watches: Because cars and watches share special elements of precision, style and function, both have also shared a long history together. This cannot be truer than in the Meccaniche Veloci Quattro Valvole CCM, a carbon-ceramic... Read More
Luxury Watches: Shades of grey distinctly define Vacheron Constantin's newest additions to its Overseas collection. Delving deeply into hues of grey, the newest arrivals feature a slate grey dial, an anthracite grey bezel, a steel grey case,... Read More
Fine Jewelry: The band plays on even after the smoke is gone!
Bands O' Gold takes the band around a cigar and transforms it in to a gold ring. This is a signature piece of jewelry that defines a cigar enthusiast's status, style,... Read More
Luxury Watches & Jewelry: Kobe Bryant and Nubeo International are teaming up to bring the Black Mambo wristwatch to the marketplace. Nubeo International, a prominent Switzerland-based watchmaker, is introducing the watch as the most complex... Read More
Fine Watches: To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Patek Philippe Salon at Tiffany & Co.s famed Fifth Avenue flagship in NYC next month, the two companies are producing a new limited edition diamond and gold ladies wristwatch. Only... Read More
Watches: It has been a long tradition among carmakers to celebrate their anniversaries with a timepiece that is representative of the years leading up to the event. So, Audi is celebrating its 100th year anniversary with a special watch... Read More
Luxury Timepieces: We know that Europe's biggest endurance race, the 24h of Le Mans, is going to take place on 13rd and 14th of June and as usual, in order to celebrate this event, Tag Heuer, the well-known watch manufacturer revealed today... Read More
It is one of those wristwatches that makes time stand still! Vacheron Constantin's latest watch, the Platinum Patrimony Contemporary Retrograde Date and Day of the Platinum Excellence Collection, is for the man whose time is now.... Read More
Fine Jewelry: Here is an opportunity to do something wonderful and get something fabulous in return. The Save the Children Ring by Bulgari, which commemorates the Italian luxury brand's 125th anniversary, is routing $60 to Save the Children... Read More
Online jewelry auctioneers Bidz.com is putting the world-famous Gianni Versace Tiara up for auction. It is the first time this privately owned piece of fine jewelry is being auctioned publicly. The bidding begins at $699,000.... Read More
Fine Jewelry: I felt so lucky to discover this marvelous engagement ring. The color coordination from the mounting and accent diamonds through the center stone is so nice and delicate.
Large center stones are inspiring and surely... Read More
That a chunk of amethyst should remind Geoffrey Good of a hairy orange monster in a Bugs Bunny cartoon shouldn't come as a surprise. When it comes to fine jewelry, this New York-based designer's imagination soars.... Read More
Luxury Jewelry: With her midnight black hair, brooding eyes and husky voice, Paloma Picasso's sunny personality doesn't always get a chance to shine through.
So it is such a treat to get closer to this brilliant jewelry designer at... Read More
Fine Jewelry: I was overjoyed when I first caught sight of these wonderful quartz bangles. Bold and chic, they really stand out and their quality is remarkable. What a marvelous and stylish accessory to wear from casual to evening!
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Fine Jewelry: Bridal engagement ring selection can be challenging; so much drive and desire to choose the ideal ring that conveys your true feelings, but the detailed technical specifications for diamonds make it difficult to maintain a... Read More
Designer Jewelry: Chanel Ultra collection of jewelry is a shimmering fusion of black and white ceramic set amid a sparkling sea of diamonds and white gold.
The new Chanel Ultra campaign invites luxury jewelry lovers into the Ultra... Read More
Luxury Watches: Every year watch industry professionals gather in Geneva, Switzerland to attend a little event called The Salon International de la Haute Horologerie, otherwise known as SIHH. The main focus of SIHH is for brands to unveil... Read More
Luxury Jewelry: For over 100 years, Bvlgari has been setting the standard for luxury jewelry and the new collection from the celebrated house is no exception.
Bvlgari jewelry is characterized by bold designs that utilize brilliant... Read More
Designer Jewelry: The iconic graffiti motif that Steven Sprouse created for Louis Vuitton in 2001 has been realized in fine jewelry for the first time. The sparkling pendants are part of a new collection of clothing, accessories and... Read More
For well over a hundred years, IWC has been creating timepieces fit to be considered works of art. Since the company's founding in 1868 by Florentine Ariosto Jones, International Watch Co. has been producing watches of an unparalleled quality, changing the face of watch making.... Read More
Fine Watches: For over two hundred years, Girard-Perregaux has been a titan in the luxury watch making industry. And luckily for us ladies, some of their most spectacular timepieces are for us in the Collection Lady watches.... Read More
Fashion & Style: Burberry's latest runway collection is called the Garden girls, and its Spring 2009 jewelry collection is a fashion statement that is resonating around the world. The globally renowned London-based purveyor of... Read More
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