Collectible Watches: Finding the perfect Christmas gift for the motoring enthusiast is made easier with the availability of Spyker's limited edition timepiece collection. The Spyker-branded chronographs were introduced at this years 24 Hours of Le Mans and were designed and engineered by renowned watch and luxury goods expert, Thierry Chaunu of Expression D'Artistes International S.A. A limited run of 250 units is on hand for those in solid 18K grey or rose gold finishes while 1,000 units are offered for the polished steel finish and another 1,000 for those with matt black titanium finishes. The quilted leather bracelets are hand-stitched in France using Royal Dutch Hulshof leather, which is what Spyker uses for its supercar interiors.... Read More
Fine Watches: An exceptionally rare and highly important pink gold Patek Philippe expected to fetch up to $2.5 million will highlight of Christie's Important Watches sale in Geneva on November 15. The two crown world time wristwatch with 24 hour indication and blue enamel dial, Ref. 2523 (above), was manufactured in 1953. In addition to Ref. 2523, two other pink gold Pateks in the sale are expected to top out at over $1 million as well. These three models have scarcely been produced in yellow gold and only on very rare occasions in rose gold.... Read More
Watches: Ferrari has launched the Paddock Chronograph line in a limited run of 299 pieces. The Italian sports car maker said that Ferrari Store is offering these new limited edition timepieces exclusively for its online customers... Read More
Collectible Rings: During a pre-game ceremony at the Staples Center in L.A. the L.A. Lakers, winners of the 2009-2010 NBA championship, received their championship rings last night prior to the tip-off of the team's first game of the new season. While the Lakers being the league's champs two consecutive years is a feat, Jason's of Beverly Hills being chosen as the designer of the commemorative rings for the NBA's championship team is an equally impressive accomplishment. Both the Lakers and Jason are hopeful for the coveted "3-peat" designation at the end of the season.... Read More
Tribute Watches: It has been a terrible season for Jarno Trulli (a one-time winner of the Formula One grand prix) but Audemars Piguet doesn't seem to mind that as Trulli is being honored with a commemorative special edition. In the past, Audemars Piguet has had F1 drivers, Rubens Barrichello and Juan Pablo Montoya, as its ambassadors. Of course Trulli has an impressive resume, as he has been a Formula Three national champion and has been racing in F1 since 1997. The Formula One grand prix has only had 102 winners, meaning that Trulli certainly deserves the honor. He also had pole position four times, the podium 11 times and so far in his career, had scored over 246 points.... Read More
Fine Jewelry: Those shopping for a staggering piece of statement jewelry should surf over to PearlParadise.com, which offers a downright spectacular 18-inch South Sea Pearl Necklace — among the most rare and elusive pearl necklaces on the market.... Read More
Luxury Watches: There was a television commercial years ago about a financial institution that had such a history for knowing what was next that everyone would freeze and listen whenever it spoke. The message being that if you wanted to be in on the latest profitable investments, this company's pedigree makes it the best source.... Read More
Jewelry for Charity: Joan Hornig has always been interested in "beauty, individuality and philanthropy," and her Joan Hornig line lets everyone get involved. Buy a piece of Joan Hornig's unique jewelry and 100% of the profits will be donated to your charity of choice. Since 2003, Joan Hornig has continued to grow the list of charities that benefit from her beautiful designs. When you purchase a piece from the collection, not only do you get experience the beauty of a unique piece of jewelry, you also get to experience the beauty of giving back.... Read More
Fine Jewelry: French jewelry house Taness has announced the launch of its new collection, "Shibuya."
Founded in 2009, Taness designs and distributes collections of jewelry with contemporary, architectural and graphic designs. Founder Thomas Cherer named the house after a family home in the southwest of France where he first began to sketch his designs. Taness is a modern vision of traditional French jewelry making, combining modern elements and whimsy with haute jewelry.... Read More
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