Arguably the most well known of the fine gemstones, diamonds have been desired by both women and men alike for thousands of years. For those of you with April birthdays, you are extra lucky to have this gem as your birthstone, because although it is a commonly used stone, it is one of the most […]
Every year since we can remember, the world’s largest and, perhaps, most important watch exhibition, BaselWorld, has taken place in Basel, Switzerland, in March. This year, the exhibition runs from March 23 until March 30. This is a huge affair, with hundreds of watch brands unveiling their newest timepieces — watches that are sure to set wrist trends for […]
We all know Rolex has a pristine reputation, but that fact has been proven by the Global RepTrak 100 rankings. According to the Reputation Institute that publishes the list on corporate reputations, Rolex topped the ranking — for the second year in a row.
Interestingly, Rolex was the only watch brand listed on the Top 100 ranking. It […]
If you love clocks and their history, you may well be interested in the upcoming webinar being offered by the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC). The webinar is entitled “Hidden History: Clock and Watch Records in the Riggs Archive at Winterthur.”
Taking place on Sunday, March 19, at 7 p.m. EST, the presentation will […]
In the world of jewelry, and really any business, a certain brand name has become synonymous with certain qualities. Typically, we don’t dive deeper into a brand because inherently we know whether it’s good or bad, whether it’s our style or not, and so on. Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, we are taking […]
At SIHH this year, Panerai surprised and delighted us once again with the unveiling of the super high-tech LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech watch. The bold timepiece is crafted in Carbotech — a composite material based on carbon fiber.
Rarely used in watchmaking, Carbotech has matte black appearance offering a unique finish every time. The material is made using sheets of carbon […]
The Swiss Federal Council recently approved a partial revision of its “Swiss made” ordinance for watches, effective as of January 1, 2017. The revision strengthens the label requirements for watches and movements and aligns them more with the new “Swissness” legislation that has been updated since its 2013 adoption by the Swiss Parliament.
Any watch bearing the indication “Swiss” or […]
Guys, it’s time to step up your Valentine’s game with a gift that will get you bonus points with your significant other much longer than any bouquet of roses. You can reach that next level of gifting with a beautiful piece of jewelry.
We aren’t talking about hearts and a necklace that reads the word “love”. […]
Every year we see more and more women breaking into the typically masculine world of luxury timepieces, and it seems luxury brands have noticed and embraced this as well. At this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie de Geneve (SIHH), the first of the major fine timepiece showcases of the year, which wrapped up […]
2016 was an amazing year for the watch world, filled with innovative introductions and updates to well-known classics. To prepare for what is sure to be another year of groundbreaking timepiece debuts, we decided to take a look at which pieces were our most popular this past year, and the results were quite interesting. The […]