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Jewelry of Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Sets Records at Sotheby's Auction

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Jewelry once owned by Italian actress, photojournalism, and sculptor Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on Tuesday at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva.... Read More

New World Records Set for Patek Philippe and Rolex in Geneva

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxury watch collectors took note this week as new world records were set for ultra-rare Rolex and Patek Philippe models over the magical million-dollar mark. Christie's Important Watches sale in Geneva racked up the most impressive results, with $22.6 million gained in total with buyers from 40 different countries across five continents.... Read More

Hublot Creates a Timepiece Worthy of LaFerrari

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

While it may seem trivial to some, buyers of high-end sports cars have actually come to expect a luxury wristwatch to accompany their fancy new wheels. To that end, Bugatti has partnered with Parmigiani Fleurier, Aston Martin with Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bentley with Breitling, McLaren with TAG Heuer, Pagani with Cvstos and Koenigsegg with Quinting.... Read More

Fine Jeweler Harry Winston Gets a New CEO

May 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Shortly after Swiss watch company Swatch acquired Harry Winston Inc. back in January, Frédéric de Narp made a quiet departure from his post as president and CEO of the luxury jewelry brand. Rumors swirled for weeks that Nayla Hayek would take over de Narp’s position, but now The Swatch Group Ltd. confirms that Hayek has indeed been appointed to chief executive officer of Harry Winston.... Read More

Stunning Tiffany Pendant Exceeds Expectations at New York City Auction

May 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

An antique women's pendant from luxury jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. exceeded expectations and blew bidders out of the water by selling for nearly twice the estimated price. Held May 8 in New York City, it’s safe to say that this year’s historic Joseph DuMouchelle Fine Jewelry Auction was a great success.... Read More

Bringing Artistry to Her Designs: A Moment with Jewelry Designer Holly Shannon

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Although Holly Shannon didn't always dream of being a jewelry designer. With a background in painting and sculpting, today Shannon creates beautiful and unique fine jewelry that is ahead of many current trends. Shannon brings elements of sculpture and painting into her work to create pieces that are both beautiful and accessible.... Read More

Breitling Unveils World's First Wristwatch With Dual Frequency Transmitter

May 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

At the Baselworld watch expo that wrapped up yesterday in Switzerland, luxury timepiece brand Breitling unveiled a real-life James Bond gadget: the world’s first watch with a dual frequency locator beacon. Better yet, the stylish luxury timepiece does double duty as a high-tech search-and-rescue instrument. The Emergency II, with a steel case and yellow dial, is priced at $15,750 and is fully compliant with the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite alert system which serves to both issue alerts and guide search and rescue missions. Developed in conjunction with a major scientific institute specializing in aerospace, defense and industry, the Emergency II also features a revolutionary rechargeable battery and an integrated a... Read More

Chopard Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Iconic Wristwatch

May 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Chopard, the Swiss-based luxury watch, jewelry, and accessories brand, was founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard when he was only 24. Today, the brand is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of its most coveted timepieces with a new model and customization options. The Happy Sport collection, as the name implies, is designed to be elegant, sporty and playful. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first model in the collection, Chopard is releasing a women's version of the model, called the Happy Sport Medium Automatic. The new model will be available in eight different variations priced from $8,100 to $41,240. An open sapphire crystal back is exquisitely feminine and allows the wearer to see the watch's self-winding movement.... Read More

 
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