Recent Posts in ‘Watches and Jewellery’
The Constant Escapement marks the first model in the new Haute Horlogerie collection by Swiss watchmaker Girard- Perregaux. This sensational piece is a culmination of five years research & development. Fundamentally the mechanical movement employs ground-breaking technology to achieve constant energy. The basic principle of the highly innovative Constant Escapement is to maintain an even
The marvellous designers art Harry Winston have done it again, creating something both unique and beautiful with the Opus XIII wristwatch. So what make this a special timepiece? Well, there are only a few ways that you can measure time using a mechanical movement, but when it comes to showing it, the floodgates open and
Sylvester Stallone and Montegrappa collaborate once again to create the Chaos Wristwatch Collection.
Seen in last years blockbuster movie Expendables II, the Chaos Pen, a design collaboration between movie icon Sylvester Stallone (Sly) and Montegrappa, the worlds foremost manufacturer of writing implements, has taken a step forward with the introduction of the Chaos wristwatch collection. Many readers of Luxurious Magazine know that Sylvester Stallone is Montegrappa‘s brand ambassador
The same kind of miraculous circumstance that transforms a child into the King of Colored Diamonds empowered a colored gem to undergo metamorphism, becoming the very embodiment of an ancient Asian legend: a 32 carat diamond, aptly named Koi. Koi, just like the fish that once leaped through the Dragon Gate to become a celestial
Taxidermy and jewellery couldn’t be more polar in their opposites but they collide and combine in Tessa Metcalfe’s unique jewellery. Both a taxidermist and jeweller by profession, Tessa Metcalfe is controversial as she is creative and belongs to a cutting edge genre of artists from Hackney in London. Already making a name for herself in both
2013 is the Chinese Year of the Snake, one of the 12-year cycle of animals in the Chinese Zodiac. These animals symbolize the cycle of hours in the day so it is fitting that The Chinese Timekeeper has created a special limited edition watch collection titled the CTK17 to celebrate the Year of the Snake.
Our good friend Adrien Choux, founder of the luxury watch brand, The Chinese Timekeeper has just come back from an enjoyable and successful stint at Baselworld 2013 in Switzerland. Adrien told us that he was exceptionally pleased by the response to his two latest limited edition collections, the CTK17 and CTK18 and then furnished us with
The Génie 01 is a stunning new timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Breva that recently was showcased at Baselworld 2013. This amazing piece lays claim to being the world’s first wristwatch featuring time, altimeter & barometer. Incredibly this achievement has been a process of three years research & development. At 44.7mm x 15.6 mm the watch
The Italian watchmaker, Officine Panerai, has introduced their first combination of a Luminor 1950 case 42 mm in diameter and a white dial. The timepiece houses an automatic P.9000 calibre movement boasting a power reserve of three days, which has been completely developed and made in the company’s manufacture at Neuchâtel. The forms of the