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HYT Soonow

For those who love HYT — the watch brand with fluid to indicate time — you will either love or hate the all-new Soonow collection. Playing off of the skull concept (not new to HYT), the news series features a uniquely bold design that showcases a three-dimensional look beneath the dial. Essentially, each titanium is…

Martin Guitar Partners with RGM Watches for Two-Millionth Guitar (Video)

Martin Guitar and RGM team up for a unique watch-inspired guitar

  To commemorate the making of its two-millionth guitar, Martin Guitar has partnered with America’s watchmaker RGM Watch Co. to create a stunning one-of-a-kind model that will have a custom working RGM timepiece built into the headstock of the guitar. Turns out Roland Murphy of RGM has been interested in partnering with Martin Guitar to…

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Luminescent Watches: How Watches Like Rolex, Tudor Get Their Glow

Panerai

Today in history, in 1898, to be precise, husband-and-wife scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered radium. It was a discovery that would change lives forever, as the substance made its way into all walks life ranging from medical to watchmaking. Radium was the true start of the luminescent watch and the leader (albeit a killer one) of the pack…

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Watch Review: Original Grain, Jim Beam Bourbon Oak Barrel Watches for the Man Who Has Everything — or Not

The Original Grain Jim Beam collaboration calls for just 500 to be made, retailing in the kit at $499.

If  you are a bourbon lover like me, or even a whiskey lover – not to mention that you like to make a statement on your wrist—you will want to take a look at the Original Grain Bourbon Watch made from real American Oak from Jim Beam Bourbon barrels. We spent a month wearing the…

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Interview: Underground Actor Aldis Hodge Shares Thoughts on Slavery, Time and Leaving a Legacy

Aldis Hodge, actor, watch collector, watch maker

What do you get when you cross an ambitious, artistic person with a passion for watches with a congenial actor and a die-hard perfectionist? Aldis Hodge. The 30-year-old actor who plays the leading role of Noah in the WGN America television series Underground (about the Underground Railroad in Georgia), and who has been seen in…

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Fast Focus: Half-Million Dollar Bell & Ross Transparent Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 Watch is Out Now

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Transparent sapphire chronograph tourbillon.

Built in a limited edition of just 5 pieces — the Bell & Ross Transparent Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 — unveiled to the world earlier this year — is available for sale now, and marks a new era for the brand’s high-tech chronograph. The watch is meticulously machined from six pieces of sapphire, making it…

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Just in Time for the Holidays: Corum Bridges Golden Bridge for Her

Corum Golden Bridge 39 mm

Looking for the perfect gift for the holidays for that special woman in your life? Corum has the magical mechanical answer: the new 39mm Corum Bridges Golden Bridge round watch. Available with a variety of stunning dial colors, the alluring round timepiece is a reconfiguration of the famed Golden Bridge rectangular watch, but in round format,…

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Piaget has Starring Role in New ‘Jackie’ Movie with Natalie Portman

Piaget Tradition watch with natural turquoise dial will be officially unveiled at SIHH 2017.

In the new film about the Jackie Kennedy — the last four days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — Natalie Portman, who plays Jackie, wears the original Piaget watch with jade dial that Jackie wore. Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century and…

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Jaquet Droz Unveils ‘Year of the Rooster’ Petite Heure Minute Watch for the Chinese New Year

There are two distinct dials for this year's Jaquet Droz Year of the Rooster watches: one painted, one sculpted.

It’s around the corner — the Chinese New Year begins on January 28, 2017, and rings in the year of the rooster.  In celebration, certain watch brands unveil timepieces dedicated to this 10th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Jaquet Droz is one such brand and this morning the company released its newest renditions — two dial…

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Diamonds with a Social Conscience: Diamonds Do Good by the Diamond Empowerment Fund

Water to Villages is one of the projects being implemented

Not everything we write about here at ATimelyPerspective is watches. Sometimes we take a look at jewelry, travel, art, whiskey and spirits, and a few other categories that vie for your attention. With the holidays here, and some people thinking about jewelry gifts or maybe even about marking a special occasion, we want to bring…

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Sexy Lingerie Meets Millions in Mouawad Jewels: Victoria’s Secret Runway Show

Victoria's Secret Angel with Mouawad jewels.

Last night the annual Victoria’s Secret runway show took place in Paris and all eyes were on the sexy models — with feathered Angel wings — strutting not only steamy looking lingerie but also $12 million in diamond and gemstone jewelry from Mouawad.The theme for this year’s Victoria’s Secret runway left, in my opinion, a little…

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