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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOR MEN

    About time: rare beauties

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Abid Rahman

    ... does highlight the fact that, unlike sunshine and smiles, precious metals are finite- and we're starting to run out of some of them. My advice is get your hands on some precious metal now. ... Abid Rahman Abid Rahman If you nerdishly follow the news, you may have noticed a growing international dispute over something called "rare-earth" minerals, a group of precious ...

  2. Element of style

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Abid Rahman Is it possible to attain perfection? Five-star hotels are so pass?- now it's all about six and seven stars. Even Nigel Tufnel, the heavy-metal guitarist in the film This is Spinal Tap, went that little bit further with an amplifier that went all the way to 11. Now gold and silver, generally considered amply precious enough as precious metals go, have been usurped ...

  3. Precious moments

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 1. Bedat & Co. 188.550.910 The brand revives art deco elegance in this highlight of its new Extravaganza collection. The geometric, diamond-studded case is complemented by a dial composed of 12 mother-of-pearl segments. 2. BULGARI Serpenti Haute Joail ...

  4. Frank Mueller

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... favourite material in a watch? Many materials are important as they all make the watch. Components consist of steel and brass, cases of precious metals, straps of alligator leather. Recently, new ...

  5. Ultimate in elegance

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reptile that has won a place in high society. Serpenti 2012, like its predecessors, is a tribute to the jewellers' arts. It requires exquisitely careful work in precious metal, delicate gem ... are coated with NAC, a hi-tech alloy of platinoid metals that gives a smooth black finish. Another Basel 2012 offering was an old friend, the Diagono Ceramic, conceptualised 20 years ago ...

  6. Dive time

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ultra-strong and corrosion-proof metal. Montblanc gets top marks for finding a practical use for this obscure precious metal and it certainly lets the wearer lord it over those ...

  7. In celebration of artistic flair

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... movement, is fitted with a black satin strap. Leonard Belle De Nuit HK$380,000 Inspired by the Mirabilis Jalapa night flower, the floral mosaic dial, made entirely from precious stones, glistens by day and shines at night - a luminescent compound coats the hour and minute hands, as well as the metal strips outlining the shape of the flower so it is visible in the dark. ...

  8. Perpetually yours

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ting

    ... says Noel Ying-Fei Wong, deputy director of Sotheby's and head of the watches department. Most brands make the case from precious metals such as gold or platinum, contributing ... but precious metals can be scratched easily. If you don't wear it often, take it out to wind at least once a month. Consider buying a watch-winder with electronic timer to ensure your perpetual ...

  9. Flowers power new collection

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It closes again at dawn. Likewise, in a darkened or dimly lit room the dial of the Belle De Nuit glistens in a floral mosaic which is created entirely from precious stones. The dial is decorated by gems: 113 rubies, 148 sapphires and 154 emeralds. Metal strips outlining the shape of the flower, and the hour and minute hands are coated with a luminescent compound so the entire dial ...

  10. A gift of time

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ting

    ... For women, Bourne suggests established brands such as Cartier and Franck Muller. However, the choices of watch dials are likely to be limited to stainless steel or precious metal. Up to HK$100,000 ... says So. 'You can pick up a gold watch for this budget; precious materials are usually long lasting in terms of value.' So picks Piaget's Altiplano. 'Piaget uses in-house ...




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