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SIHH 2019: For A. Lange & Söhne, trends don’t mark the moment: ‘we’d rather look to our DNA’

Brand doesn’t try to be trendy, preferring to look to its DNA

29 Mar 2019 - 2:00AM

Brand doesn’t try to be trendy, preferring to look to its DNA

SIHH 2019: For A. Lange & Söhne, trends don’t mark the moment:  ‘we’d rather look to our DNA’
SIHH 2019: How Vacheron Constantin stays relevant – 260 years after it was founded

Brand is aware of the constant need to innovate to maintain its cutting edge

25 Mar 2019 - 12:00PM

Brand is aware of the constant need to innovate to maintain its cutting edge

SIHH 2019: How Vacheron Constantin stays relevant – 260 years after it was founded
SIHH 2019: How the Montblanc Heritage Collection was inspired by Minerva’s mastery

Elements in the Montblanc collections draw on the technical mastery and design purity of Minerva

23 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM

Elements in the Montblanc collections draw on the technical mastery and design purity of Minerva

SIHH 2019: How the Montblanc Heritage Collection was inspired by Minerva’s mastery
Expression is second nature as Van Cleef & Arpels leads the way in floral and animal motif trend

Top jewellery houses are on-trend with wearable pieces that reference floral and animal motifs through exquisitely layered gems and creative techniques

2 Dec 2018 - 10:01AM

Top jewellery houses are on-trend with wearable pieces that reference floral and animal motifs through exquisitely layered gems and creative techniques

Expression is second nature as Van Cleef & Arpels leads the way in floral and animal motif trend
Scarcity raises ethical questions about deepwater corals

W Hamond combines Whitby jet with diamonds for high quality jewellery pieces, while Poland’s Aleksander Gliwinski lifts Baltic amber to a new level

13 May 2018 - 12:02PM

W Hamond combines Whitby jet with diamonds for high quality jewellery pieces, while Poland’s Aleksander Gliwinski lifts Baltic amber to a new level

Scarcity raises ethical questions about deepwater corals
SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin provides an entrée for a younger clientele with its FiftySix collection

The new timepieces are a tribute to reference 6073

20 Mar 2018 - 1:02PM

The new timepieces are a tribute to reference 6073

SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin provides an entrée for a younger clientele with its FiftySix collection
SIHH 2018: A. Lange & Söhne’s Triple Split lifts rattrapante complication to new heights

In poignant tribute to founder Walter Lange, brand creates four new models

20 Mar 2018 - 1:00PM

In poignant tribute to founder Walter Lange, brand creates four new models

SIHH 2018: A. Lange & Söhne’s Triple Split lifts rattrapante complication to new heights
SIHH 2018: Royal Oak continues to fly flag for Audemars Piguet with RD#2

Le Brassus thrills again with world’s thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar

20 Mar 2018 - 12:58PM

Le Brassus thrills again with world’s thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar

SIHH 2018: Royal Oak continues to fly flag for Audemars Piguet with RD#2
Tassels swing back into fashion as maisons twirl art-deco influences in swishy high jewellery masterpieces
Coloured diamonds are rare, but you don’t need to be a billionaire to buy them in Hong Kong
Are diamonds an investor’s best friend?
Why silver looks fabulous with gems, and has become a smart and stylish investment
Three tips on buying diamonds
8 Nov 2017 - 10:29AM
Three tips on buying diamonds
Six Inventions are a rarity

Great ideas are often best expressed numerically: Four Noble Truths, Ten Commandments, 31 Flavours. In the world of Greubel Forsey one speaks of The Six Inventions.

12 Mar 2013 - 4:13PM

Great ideas are often best expressed numerically: Four Noble Truths, Ten Commandments, 31 Flavours. In the world of Greubel Forsey one speaks of The Six Inventions.

Six Inventions are a rarity
IWC's Ingenieur and Mercedes forge perfect partnership

A deeper relationship with Mercedes brings Formula One impact to the Ingenieur models, writes Gaynor Thomas.

12 Mar 2013 - 3:54PM

A deeper relationship with Mercedes brings Formula One impact to the Ingenieur models, writes Gaynor Thomas.

IWC's Ingenieur and Mercedes forge perfect partnership
Witness the parade of inventors
Building traditions
7 Oct 2013 - 9:25AM
Building traditions
Moving moments: timepieces

It's an ingenious complication and collectors will do anything to get their hands on a tourbillon-driven watch, writes Lewis Daniels.

27 Mar 2013 - 5:05PM

It's an ingenious complication and collectors will do anything to get their hands on a tourbillon-driven watch, writes Lewis Daniels.

Moving moments: timepieces
Time for Blancpain’s iconic Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch to lighten up – with a titanium update

The timepiece – first produced in 1953 – now features a new case made from the stronger, satin-brushed, metal instead of the original, heavier steel

13 Mar 2019 - 2:14AM

The timepiece – first produced in 1953 – now features a new case made from the stronger, satin-brushed, metal instead of the original, heavier steel

Time for Blancpain’s iconic Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch to lighten up – with a titanium update
Strong beliefs

The house of Hermès has held on fiercely to its principles of quality and rarity in an era of 'masstige', writes Daniel Lewis.

29 Sep 2013 - 5:03PM

The house of Hermès has held on fiercely to its principles of quality and rarity in an era of 'masstige', writes Daniel Lewis.

Strong beliefs
Uncovering secrets
4 Oct 2013 - 6:00PM
Uncovering secrets
Seizing the moment
7 Oct 2013 - 9:20AM
Seizing the moment