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Bulova Introduces World’s First Watch Made With Pure 24-Karat Gold

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

There are some things we don’t want made out of solid gold—well, we can’t actually think of any, but we’re sure there is one or two. Gold phones, jewelry, accessories, skincare—basically anything just shy of the Midas touch—and it looks like Bulova agrees with us.

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Jewellery Theatre Creates A Dramatic Fantasy Through Their Dream-like Designs

Jul 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  1 Comment

We all love something sparkly on our fingers. Some adore small and dainty chains while others want to go big or go home—personally, we prefer the latter. A thin ring or small pendant is great for every day wear, but when we need to dazzle we want to enter with a bang

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Accessorize Like James Bond: Every Watch Worn by 007 From Rolex to Omega

Jul 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While most women are dying to be as chic as Kate Middleton or as timeless as Jackie O., guys are usually channeling one man—and one man only—James Bond. The phrase “women want him and men want to be him” has never been truer than it is with Agent 007.

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OMEGA's New Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition Timepiece Celebrates First Moon Landing

Jun 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

At first glance the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing may not have much to do with fashion (except for those super-chic spacesuits of course), but aside from all their tech gear, telescopes and research equipment, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong both brought their OMEGA Speedmater Professional timepieces with them.

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Zenith & The Rolling Stones Team Up to Tote the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute

Jun 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Sure, coming out with a cool, new watch is pretty great—but coming out with a new watch that pays tribute to the Rolling Stones? Freaking phenomenal. Playing on the parallel that both Zenith and The Rolling Stones have been at forefront of their prospective art forms for so long, the luxury watchmaker announced the debut of the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute to The Rolling Stones.

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The Gem Palace is Taking Over the Kremlin Museum and Net-A-Porter With Jewels Fit for a Queen

Apr 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Some of the most beautiful and exceptional pieces of jewelry in the world aren’t found in the windows at Bugari, Buccaletti, Chopard or Van Cleef & Arpels—they are custom made for royalty and collectors from all over the globe.

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Historic Russian VA Space Capsule Valued at $1-2 Million Going to Auction in Brussels

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

For anyone interested in space history (and have a couple million bucks to spend), we have found an incredible opportunity to own a real piece of historic memorabilia. Lempertz Auctions will be holding a very special Space Sale featuring a Vozvrashchayemyi Apparat Space Capsule at their recently opened location in Brussels on May 7.

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IWC Partners with Tribeca Film Festival to Auction Off One-of-a-Kind Timepiece

Mar 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is partnering with New York’s Tribeca Film Festival to auction off a one-of-a-kind timepiece honoring up-and-coming filmmakers. The auction comes as IWC returns as the event’s official Festival-Time Partner for the second year. 

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Letters from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, One of Her Custom Tuxedos & More at LA Auction

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An exclusive collection of Marlene Dietrich memorabilia, including racy letters between the star and author Ernest Hemingway and one of her iconic custom-made tuxedos, will be auctioned off in Los Angeles in April. 

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Rare Jackets Worn By Beatles in Help! All Set For Can't Buy Me Love 50th Anniversary Auction

Feb 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 50th anniversary of the release of Can't Buy Me Love is coming up on March 20, and to celebrate the occasion, Omega Auctions is holding a one-off auction for all you Beatles collectors. Included in the some 200 offerings will be rare vinyl and a wide array of memorabilia, but the real star of the event are the jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the 1965 film Help!, which they also wore on the cover of the film's soundtrack album.   

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Maharaja's Extravagant $3M Banquet Service On Display in Germany's Faberge Museum

Feb 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Maharaja of Patiala was known for many things (like officially fathering 88 kids!), but is especially remembered for his lavish and extravagant tastes — especially the "Patiala Necklace" Cartier made using almost 3,000 diamonds. It only makes sense that his dining preferences reflected this, especially his banquet service which was crafted by the England's leading gold and silversmiths. 

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First Curved-Coin Minted by U.S. Mint Celebrates National Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan 21, 2014  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

For years baseball has been regarded as America’s favorite pastime and has long since attracted die-hard fans. The sport that introduced us to the curve ball will soon have matching curved coins, sure to be an immediate collector's item.

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Panerai Releases A Preview of Their Curated Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Collection

Jan 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Panerai has released a preview of their watches for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie that begins today in Geneva, Switzerland. Started in 1860, Panerai has a long running history of use in the Italian Royal navy, creating the first underwater military watch and an eight day power reserve. 

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Wearing Memories Creates Jewelry to Remember Some of Your Best Celebrations

Jan 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Marie M

When was the last time you opened a bottle of champagne and kept the cap? We all do it every now and then because it's a reminder to us of the celebration at hand. And now, thanks to Australian based jeweler, Wearing Memories, an expensive bottle of bubbly has more meaning to us than just an exquisite delight to the palate.

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Celebrity Photographer Dominic Khoo Retires from Art to Start The Watch Fund

Jan 7, 2014  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Celebrity photographer Dominic Khoo recently announced that he is retiring as a photographer and will devote himself to operating his new business opportunity, The Watch Fund. While the career transition of the renowned photographer and Singapore’s most expensive living artist appears strange, the switch in directions is actually a return to where it all began for him—Khoo has been a lover of high-end, investment-grade wristwatches for years. 

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