Time Capsules: SEAH® Astrological Watches Offer Insight

Swiss-made SEAH® watches are one of the more unusual timepieces on the market today, as they are the only watch that enables the wearer to express his or her inner self on the wrist. The timepieces – either quartz chronographs or automatic three-hands with dates – feature trademarked original designed astrological elements on the dial,…

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Time Capsules: A look at the Making of the Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Timepieces

Just a few months ago, Van Cleef & Arpels wowed the world with its unveiling of incredible objects d’ art in the high-jewelry collection of timepieces inspired by the Jules Verne book Les Voyages Extraordinaires.  The watches mime a journey in a balloon around the world, and thus certain dials depict animals and sights one…

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Weekend Sojourn: Teach Yourself to Single out those Wine Aromas

Ever get just a little jealous of those wine connoisseurs who can tell the exact notes, flavor and aromas of wines? Well here’s your chance to one-up them.  Agresti, the renowned Italian cabinet maker that has been building creates luxury jewelry armoires, safes and cases for pens, watches, cufflinks and games for decades, takes wine…

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Commentary: Watch Industry Loses Leader with Death of Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf W. Schnyder

Owner and CEO of Swiss watch firm Ulysse Nardin, Rolf Schynder died unexpectedly on April 14 after a short illness. He had acquired the once-flailing company in 1983, and led it not only back to its former greatness with his innovative spirit and determination, but also to soaring new heights. Schnyder was a visionary –…

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