Watch Stops 2011: Christophe Claret Unveils the Resoundingly Appealing Adagio

Well, for those who know luxury timepieces of the highest caliber, Christophe Claret is a familiar name. This wonderfully humble man has been making some of the most complex and technically advanced timepieces for decades – often under other brands’ names. However, several years ago he unveiled his own brand – with the Christophe Claret…

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Watch Stops: SIHH 2011 – A. Lange & Sohne Makes Beautiful Music

Easily one of the shining stars at this year’s SIHH, and guaranteed to be a much-clamored-for watch by collectors now that it has come into the limelight:  the Lange Zeitwerk Striking Time by A. Lange & Sohne. This stunning mastery is a work of art form and function – technology and beauty come together in…

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Time Capsules: Chopard Unveils Nice Ice

Chopard – that amazing jewelry and watch maker of legend – unveils a sensational 85-carat – yes – that’s right – 85 carat! – emerald-cut diamond that it will be designing into what promises to be an amazing piece of jewelry. The exceptional diamond is extremely pure and radiant – placed in an IIA class…

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Watch Stops 2011: GTE – Ladoire Lets Black Widow Out

The very creative young Ladoire brand has made an impression on collectors around the world with its complex mechanical timepieces since its launch two years ago. Now, the brand unveils the newest watch series – the Black Widow — a mysterious and alluring collection inspired by the nickname given to the dangerous Lactrodaectus Mactans spiders…

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Weekend Sojourn: Seah® Bracelets Offer Astrological Insight

SEAH® Watches – the astrological watch line unveiled a year ago – has a fashion-forward line of double- and triple-wrap leather bracelets called Destiny that is a great fashion statement. Not only are these top-quality leather bracelets, but also they can be worn as hair accessories and even as belts by clasping them together. They feature amazing…

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A Moment in Time: Stephen Forsey

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, along with Robert Greubel, has become a true force in the watchmaking world since entering the watchmkaing scene just about six years ago. Their untiring quest for perfection and pursuit of excellence easily rivals that of their counterparts of centuries ago- and would have made watchmaking forefathers such as Abraham-Louis Breguet proud.…

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