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MB&F HM7 Aquapod Platinum Red

It was in 2017 that MB&F unveiled its first HM 7 Aquapod (jellyfish) watch in Titanium Blue that wowed the world . Later variations included Red Gold and Titanium Green variants. Now, the brand unveils this limited edition (25 pieces) horological machine: HM7 Aquapod Platinum Red and it is boldly beautiful.  Blue and green certainly make…

Time Capsules: News – James Blunt wears Piaget on Video Single

Singer James Blunt, whose most recent new video for the single “If Time Is All I Have” came out on April 4, is a fan of Piaget timepieces. In the video, he is clearly seen wearing a Piaget Polo FortyFive chronograph.  This is the third single to be released from Blunt’s multi-platinum selling album entitled…

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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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Time Capsules: Chanel J12 Ceramic and Titanium Blend Boldly Shines Where No One Has Gone Before

The trend toward new materials and ceramics heats up further in this all-new Chanel J12 Chromatic watch. It may look like a steel watch, but it’s actually ceramic blended with titanium through a patented technology that was some time in the making. Chanel sought out the silvery colored ceramic material when it was looking for…

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Video: Omega Moves Ahead with Liquidmetal® Technology

As watch companies forge ahead with new materials for cases and bracelets, as well as for movement parts, the race is on to find tougher, lighter-weight and ever more resilient materials that withstand the tests of time. Omega is one brand that has developed numerous materials, including a union of ceramics and Liquidmetal® that it…

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Trend Report: Multiple Time Zone Watches

IWC Portofino Dual Time with Automatic Caliber 64000In today’s hectic, fast-paced world, frequent travelers appreciate the ability to check the watch on their wrists and know the time not only where they are, but also where home is, as well. What’s more, business travelers often need to know the time in multiple markets. For this…

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