Time Capsules: News — Sotheby’s Upcoming New York Auction Brings Hope

Next week, Sotheby’s Important Watches and Clocks Auction in New York on April 13 will feature a host of watches and clocks dating back from the 16th century to current best watchmakers. Works include automatons, singing bird clocks, and watches from today’s greats such as Urwerk == as well as many of the best in…

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Weekend Sojourn: Chopard Reveals its Continued Animal World Instincts

From the sublime chocolate diamond bear ring, to the adorable yellow diamond quacky duck ring – to the absolutely unbelievably magical peacock cuff bracelet—Chopard has demonstrated this year  more than ever before that its animal instincts are right on target.  In its haute Joaillerie collection, the brand releases extraordinary new pieces to the Animal World…

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Watch Stops 2011: Blancpain Releases 30-Minute Time Zone watch

A classic beauty to behold, a stunner on the wrist and a mechanical marvel  to top it off, this Blancpain Villeret Time zone 30 Minutes  Demi-Savonette (half-hunter) caseback watch is a half-hour time zone  timepiece – a rare find in today’s world. This watch enables travelers to countries such as India, or Venezuela, where there…

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Watch Stops 2011 : BaselWorld — Harry Winston Releases Histoire de Tourbillon 2

Ever since Harry Winston explored new territory with its Opus series, the brand launched into new realms of watchmaking investigation – offering new alloys and creative new movements. Now, Harry Winston unveils its Histoire de Tourbillon 2, meant to embrace the visionary spirit of the brand in a daring and distinctive manner. The watch features…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld — Dior Does Diamonds Right

Not that you wouldn’t expect a grand House like Dior – one of the most commanding icons in the haute couture world – to do diamond and gemstone timepieces superbly … but this year, Dior has pulled out all the stops. The brand has unveiled an entirely new collection that is at once both fascinating…

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