Faberge’ Unveils Revolutionary Visionnaire Chronograph, Pre-Baselworld 2017

 |  March 28th, 2017

  It’s no secret that the House of Faberge has pulled out all the stops with its inventive timepieces – often turning to designers and master minds outside of the House for added technical mastery. In fact, since its revival on the scene, the brand regularly turns to he master mind Jean-Marc Wiederrecht of Agenhor to develop visionary new movements. Once again, the collaboration pays off big time, as we meet the Faberge Visionnaire Chronograph. The movement of this extraordinary…

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Faberge’ Teams with Fiona Kruger for Fantastic Dalliance Lady Libertine III Watch

 |  March 23rd, 2017

With its foray into high watchmaking over the past few years, the great house of  Faberge’ has commanded the attention of watch lovers around the world. Its timepieces are a deft blend of the brand’s historical legacy, technical prowess and visionary design — thanks in great part to the partnerships the brand has made with watchmaking’s greats such as Jean-Marc Wiederrecht and Agenhor. This year, for its much-loved Dalliance collection, the brand partners with independent watchmaker Fiona Kruger for a…

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GPHG 2016 Winners Gallery (and Why I Feel this is a Not-so-All-Inclusive Event)

 |  November 11th, 2016

Last night — as watch lovers know — the annual Grand Prix de Horlogerie de Geneve — GPHG — awards were held. The awards (which this year were given to 14 category watch winners and one Special Jury Prize) are often acclaimed by many in the industry as the watch world’s Red Carpet or Academy awards. Sorry, world, I beg to differ. At the risk of upsetting the organizers of the GPHG — a 15-year-long event thus far — and at…

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A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  April 10th, 2016

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week. During this event, which includes retailers residing on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Street, more than a dozen premiere brands will preview their…

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Faberge Reinterpreted — by Master Watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht — Hands On! Oh, and Men, this one is for the Women

 |  June 22nd, 2015

For those who know legends in jewelry and watches, this story may come as no surprise. It is comprised of several renowned men in history and present day: First, there is Peter Carl Faberge — jeweler to the Russian Czars, creator of fantasy and wonder, inventor of the famed Faberge Eggs that open to reveal grand secrets within. His rich creations have spanned centuries, become sought-after by royalty, collectors and those in the know everywhere on Earth, and hold high places…

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