Graff Diamonds Unveils $40 Million Watch (BaselWorld 2015)

 |  March 22nd, 2015

It’s the weekend. Time to reflect on the dazzling unveilings here at BaselWorld — especially when it comes to diamonds. The hot news? Graff Diamonds unveils a watch that holds more than 152 carats of diamonds — including a 38+-carat pear-shaped diamond in the center that can be removed and worn as a ring. Called The Fascination, this watch makes history as one of the most expensive pieces currently being created. We will bring you more about the superb craftsmanship of this watch after the BaselWorld Fair, but meanwhile – feast your eyes.

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Can Your Watch Withstand Arctic Conditions? The New Tudor North Flag Can (BaselWorld 2015)

 |  March 20th, 2015

Tudor is a brand that is almost synonymous with outdoor activity, from cars to sailing and more. Now, the brand takes the adventurous spirit a step further with the new North Flag collection with in-house-made movement. The line is named for the arctic and Antarctic – extremes of the planet, temperatures and conditions. It was so named for the science exhibitions of the early 1950’s, when the British North Greenland Expedition scientists wore Tudor Oyster Prince watches throughout their experiences in the hostile conditions. As such, the new watch is completely inspired by history, but offers a visionary look to today’s rugged adventures.   The hybrid steel and ceramic watch was developed in house by the brand – with special attention…

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Introducing the Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Watch and New Annual Calendar (BaselWorld 2015)

 |  March 19th, 2015

We all know that Patek Philippe dances to its own independent drummer when it comes to building superb watches. This year here at BaselWorld, the brand, thrills us with its newest collections. While it does have some special pieces up its proverbial sleeve, the watches that we are certain watch enthusiasts will go a little wild for belong to the most coveted on-going collections and offer such features as a Pilot watch, split-seconds Chrono and Annual Calendar. We are more than happy to see a Pilot’s watch in the Calatrava line, and you will be, too, when you see this baby up close and personal. The new Ref. 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time watch pays tribute to the courageous pilots…

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Here’s to the Official Opening of BaselWorld 2015

 |  March 18th, 2015

If you are a watch lover you know that there is one exhibition in the world that is not to be missed: BaselWorld. What? You have never been? What are you waiting for? This is one of the few global exhibitions open to the public (for a small entry fee) and it is THE show to visit.  In short, it is the largest, most anticipated show of the year because thousands – yes, thousands – of watch and jewelry brands reveal their biggest secrets: pieces they have been working on for years.   In superb exhibition space with two- and three-story tall booths watches and jewelry sit side by side with incredible art and cultural exhibits that tell each brand’s…

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6 Great Green Rolex Watches to Bring the Luck of the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day

 |  March 17th, 2015

Today, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day — also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick. It is a day on which  those who celebrate wear green – the color associated with Ireland since the 1600’s.  The cultural and religious celebration honors the death date of Saint Patrick (AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland who brought Christianity to the country. For many around the world, it is a day of feasting on traditional Irish food (including corned beef, potatoes and Irish soda bread) and for wearing green. So, watch lovers and Rolex lovers — we’ve got just the right green for you: six great green watches from Rolex – the brand whose signature color is green. I’m guessing…

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