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Chopard craft the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Trophy in ‘Fairmined’ certified gold

Chopard craft the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Trophy in ‘Fairmined’ certified gold

The Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Trophy trophy crafted by Chopard acquires a lasting ethical radiance with 'Fairmined’ certified gold Chopard and the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or Trophy, two names synonymous with the highest quality. When they both come together you can be assured of something of the highest quality, and this long-term collaboration

Steve Huyton Discovers The Voutilainen V-8R Power Reserve

Steve Huyton Discovers The Voutilainen V-8R Power Reserve

Over the last few months I have written in-depth articles about Stepan Sarpaneva and Antti Rönkkö. Both of these ateliers have very individual styles and hail from Finland. It is also pertinent to mention Suunto and the multi talented Kari Voutilainen. This watchmaker has an enormous amount of experience spanning over three decades. Originally he

The curtain comes down on Baselworld 2014

The curtain comes down on Baselworld 2014

During the eight days that Baselworld 2014 was open, 150,000 people visited to explore what the watch and jewellery world had in store for the growing consumer marketplace over the next 12 months. As always, the end of the show marks the beginning of a new year of business for Swiss brands which, throughout this not-to-be-missed event,

Steve Huyton discovers the A Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

Steve Huyton discovers the A Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

German watchmaker A Lange & Söhne has a history dating back nearly 170 years. Ferdinand A Lange established the company in 1845 in the picturesque location of Dresden. Originally he produced exquisite pocket watches for discerning clients. Due to the effect of World War II the business suffered and went into liquidation. In 1990 the

The Paraiba Star of the Ocean Jewels Necklace

The Paraiba Star of the Ocean Jewels Necklace

The Paraiba Star of the Ocean Jewels Necklace features as its center stone the world’s largest Paraiba Tourmaline - a natural treasure of historical importance. This majestic 191.87 cts. gemstone is certified by Guinness World Records as the largest cut Paraiba tourmaline on the planet. The flawless 191.87 carats Paraiba tourmaline has been placed by

Dressage, L'heure masquée from Hermès Paris

Dressage, L'heure masquée from Hermès Paris

Hermès Paris gallops towards the upper reaches of our must-have wristwatch list with the Dressage, L'heure masquée Hermès Paris are one of the world's most prominent luxury brands. Originally starting life as a harness workshop in Paris, the company evolved into the luxury powerhouse it is today with almost 10,000 employees and a turnover in excess of

Armin Strom Toubillon Gravity Collection - Baselworld 2014 Novelty 1of4

Armin Strom Toubillon Gravity Collection - Baselworld 2014 Novelty 1 of 4

Every year the good and the great of the watch and jewellery world gather together in Basel, Switzerland to showcase their wares and latest innovations at the Baselworld exhibition. Aside from the absence of 'yours truly' who cannot send a representative due to the huge demands on our time both at home and the number

Romain Gauthier unveils their Secret

Romain Gauthier unveils their Secret

The Logical One Secret by Romain Gauthier - The ultimate sysnthesis of fine art and haute horlogerie What has 181 invisibly set baguette diamonds amounting to nearly 7 carats and a movement awarded the Best Men’s Complications Watch at the 2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève? Well, it's no longer a secret, it's the stunning

Bentley Solstice 81-40010 Timepiece

The Bentley Solstice 81-40010 Timepiece

For most people the name Bentley is synonymous with high performance luxury automobiles normally reserved for the rich and famous. These incredible vehicles are beautifully designed and highly aspirational. It would be fair to say that their timepieces have a significantly lower profile. In 1948 Bentley , the watch brand was originally established in the

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