October 31, 2023

Baume & Mercier’s Hampton: the story of a legend

The design team at Baume & Mercier's Geneva head quarters started by turning back the clock and looking through the archives of its rich history.
October 31, 2023

Extreme Cuffs

These fine jewelry cuffs, works of art in themselves, were a leitmotif for jewelry at the Paris spring collections, as extreme cuffs proved the accessory of the season.
October 31, 2023

Piaget’s alluring museum pieces

A visit to Piaget's HQ in Geneva revealed a gem of a museum showcasing the house's creative genius from the 1960's and 70's when colored stone dials rocked and big gold "Esclave' cuffs were cool.
October 31, 2023

The influence of color in high jewelery through the decades

Jewelry is currently going through a joyful period of fancy-colored sapphires, tourmalines, and beryl of almost every hue as well of course as the spectacular-colored diamonds with yellows and browns emerging as new favorites.
October 2, 2023

He said yes: Engagement rings for men

When Brooklyn Beckham slipped a plain gold band onto his left ring finger, he did so long before his wedding day. This wasn’t a sign of nuptials signed, sealed and delivered, but of a promise made; and he’s one of a growing number of men who are celebrating their love with an engagement ring. 
October 2, 2023

Secret watches – The secret is out

Hiding in plain sight, these dazzling watches thus became enormously fashionable, even though some dials under their pretty covers were so dainty as to be barely legible. One wonders how the wearer could read them at all, let alone discreetly.
October 2, 2023

Louis Vuitton Deep Time

The 2023 Deep Time collection comprises 170 unique pieces, a milestone for Louis Vuitton in terms of both quantity and value, and proof that the maison is firing on all cylinders.
October 2, 2023

Bulgari’s dangerously glamorous new jewellery watches

Bulgari has really gone to town this year and offers a wide array of especially precious watches brimming with Italian style and the vivacious shapes, big volumes and rich colors of its jewels.
August 30, 2023

Cocktail watches at Watches & Wonders and beyond

A recent exhibition in London by Omega on vintage watches, called Her Time, was like opening the door onto a long-lost world of old-fashioned romance and glamour with dainty, bejeweled watches begging to be set free and invited to party again.
August 21, 2023

Bulgari’s dazzling Mediterranea high jewelery launch

Bulgari takes us on an imaginary voyage across the Mediterranean Sea. We are transported through time and space by the dazzling Mediterranea high jewelery and watches launched in Venice in June 2023. 
August 15, 2023

Which futuristic watch does Iron-Man wear?

Imagine Iron-Man wearing your watch in the box office hit Spider-Man: Homecoming – it’s the kind of product placement that most brands can only dream of. But sometimes, superheroes really do save the day.
August 5, 2023

Chanel Escale à Venise high jewelery revealed

Venice played a fleeting yet poignant role in Gabrielle Chanel’s life and these jewels capture the scenes of the floating city that the impressionable young Gabrielle would no doubt have soaked up.
July 31, 2023

Moon phase watches: how they work and why we love them

The Moon phase function, the simplest and most common of astronomical complications, serves as a poetic reminder of the mystery and majesty of our night-time sentinel.
July 21, 2023

A royal offering: the Bulgari Jubilee Emerald Garden Tiara

The tiara is set with 71 emeralds, a nod to the Italian tradition of always adding an extra candle to the birthday cake, foreboding another year of health to look forward to.
July 14, 2023

Alien sighting: Boucheron Holographique High Jewelery Carte Blanche

From the hallowed haute joaillerie ateliers, Choisne is creating jewels for twenty first century earthlings and beyond by deftly fusing high tech materials with centuries old craftsmanship.
July 7, 2023

Big cats: Ralph Lauren’s new Safari watches

The images accompanying the release of the new RL67 Safari Grand Date watches could almost be used for a sequel to the film Out of Africa.
June 30, 2023

Discover the beauty of Sicis Jewels exquisite creations

How can streams of color flow around gemstones like water, diamonds melt into the fur of a sinuous panther or flowers be so very lifelike? The enigma behind Sicis’ awe-inspiring techniques captures the imagination like few other jewels.
June 30, 2023

Ralph Lauren’s call of the wild

Hunting season is now open for fans of Ralph Lauren’s watches and two big cats are on the prowl. Prepared for outdoor adventures on any terrain, the casual, utilitarian spirit of the RL67 Safari watch has made it a popular choice with both men and women since its launch in 2013.
June 30, 2023

Pomellato strikes out with a confident look for 2023

Spring is barely here and already Pomellato is showing a promising start to the year with four bold jewelry launches and two compelling young brand ambassadors.
June 30, 2023

Top 5 men’s watches seen at Watches & Wonders 2023

There was a spirit of fun in the halls at Watches and Wonders 2023. No matter how luxe the brand, there seemed to be a playfully bright design or two within the collection that challenged the concept of what we think a fine timepiece should – or could – be.
May 31, 2023

A beautiful enigma: Chanel’s new Code Coco watch

The sinuous stainless-steel bracelet is comprised of tiny squares that recall the famous quilted design, and the clasp that sits above the tiny watch hands is in fact an exact replica of the fastener on Chanel’s iconic 2.55 bag. 
February 27, 2019

3 Reasons Why Buying From Big Box Jewelry May Not Be Ideal

When it comes to acquiring your next heirloom, there are thousands of jewelers that can sell you their goods. And while we are used to heading straight to the big box jewelers, sometimes the advantages of the local ones counter any brand recognition.