Sep 04, 2008
Ulysse Nardin read more
has recently unveiled a new majestic timepiece for ladies. The watch bears a really romantic name - Golden Dream
. The concave shaped case of the watch is crafted in18K gold. The timepiece sparkles with 40 differently shaped diamonds.
The Golden Dream fascinates by its white mother-of-pearl dial
completed with 12 diamond indexes. The case and dial of the timepiece have been hand-crafted by talented artists. The complex process of studding the case with 40 different diamonds required 4 days by milling for each piece.
The Ulysse Nardin watch
accommodates Caliber UN 810
. The 30 diamonds applied on the 22K gold rotor inside the movement are eye-astounding, allowing to enjoy a moving circle of diamonds as the rotor winds the watch.
The watch embraces the wrist with a beige alligator strap
fitted with an 18K RG folding buckle.
Sep 03, 2008
Blancpain read more
, one of the oldest watch brands in the world, is proud to invite all its fans and connoisseurs of exclusive Watchmaking to its new Boutique in Switzerland. This is already the second store of the brand in the country.
The new Boutique
is located on the corner of Zurich's renowned Bahnhofstrasse and Paradeplatz. It represents a two-floor 100 square-meter store inviting its visitors to see the exclusive displays of the Blancpain watch
Blancpain Boutiques in Switzerland are an embodiment of the philosophy of the Manufacture in Le Brassus, a village at the far end of the Lac de Joux. Visitors of the stores will be able to feel the same spirit that prevails in the workshops of Blancpain master-watchmakers.
The interior design of the new boutique
has been created by a skilled cabinetmaker from the Vallee de Joux. It is inspired by the regional heritage and the Blancpain horological know-how accumulated during the past 270 years.
Sep 02, 2008
Famous photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino
has recently taken the photos of Edward Norton
, well-known actor and Academy Award nominee. The images will be used for the new campaign of Italian luxury Breil Milano
. The campaign is to be unveiled in magazines worldwide, starting from September 2008.
Edward Norton will be the new face of the Breil Milano advertising campaign until 2010. The actor will feature Breil Milano elegant watches and jewels. Hollywood beauty icon, Charlize Theron
, has been the brand's ambassadress since October 2007 and starred in a variety of Breil Milano advertisements.
Aug 27, 2008
Patrizzi & Co read more
, a new watch auction house, is to hold the sale of the world-class Rolex watch collection of Davide Blei
on December 14 in Milan. The auction house is managed by the founder of Antiquorum, Osvaldo Patrizzi
The bidders will compete for 130 rare Rolex watches
. An estimated value of the collection is 7.2 million Swiss Francs
. The sale of Blei's Rolex watches was initially announced by Antiquorum in Fall 2007, but was cancelled because of concerns over a bank guarantee.
Blei's collection may rightfully be compared to the famous collection accumulated by Rolex expert Guido Mondani
, who had an ambitious dream to collect the widest range of Rolex references. In his turn, Davide Blei wanted to get the rarest Rolex specialties.
The sale catalog is to be unveiled in an exclusively digital format. It contains such unique timepieces as a Ref. 6062
crafted in 18K rose gold. This is a triple-calendar moon-phase Rolex watch featuring a 'star' dial. The collection also contains a range of Rolex chronographs
predating the Daytona, as well as a Rolex Submariner watch
dating back to the early 1950-s. The perfect condition of the timepiece may boost bids to 150,000 Euros.
has long been collecting exceptional timepieces, and rare Rolex
and Patek Philippe references in particular. The collector is also famous for his passion for Lalique glass, the 17th century English silver and international contemporary art.
Aug 16, 2008
Three down, five to go in Phelps’s mission to break the 36 year old Mark Spitz’s record of six gold medal in single Olympic. On August 13th, Phelps won after his 4th medal of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and 10th overall in 200 meter-individual-butterfly, yet another event in which he holds the world record.
With those remarkable achievements, what then is Michael Phelps’ choice for his luxurious wrist watch?
As the ambassador of Omega, the Official Olympic Timekeeper, Phelps has chosen three pieces of Omega Seamaster
Series. They are Seamaster Planet Ocean Big Size, Seamaster Planet Ocean Chrono, and Seamaster Apnea.
Aug 07, 2008
Casio has introduced new Baby-G watches for ladies
named G-ms Octra
. The line-up of equally tough and elegant watches comprises six new watches, featuring major model numbers MSG-5000 and MSG-1500.
The G-ms Octra provide the chronograph function via three additional analog displays. The new timepiece are water- and shock-resistant. The watches display the time that is automatically synchronized via radio control, a distinctive feature of Casio watches.
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Aug 05, 2008
TAG Heuer, the name associated with the brightest stars in Formula One racing - Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastien Bourdais
, will celebrate the Singapore Grand Prix race
, the first Formula One night race in the world, by the launch of a special, limited edition of the Grand Carrera Calibre 8 Grande-Date GMT watch
The special edition Grand Carrera reveals the black-finished case, bezel, dial and indexes. The face of the watch is completed with distinctive green accents. The TAG Heuer watch will be distributed in a limited edition of only 150 pieces by the brand's authorized retailers and boutiques in Singapore.
To draw attention to the commemorative nature of the Grand Carrera Calibre 8 Grande-Date GMT watch , each TAG Heuer watch will be accompanied by a limited-edition book, entitled "Snakes and Devils"
, by the author Eli Solomon.
According to Jean-Christophe Babin
, TAG Heuer President and CEO, the launch of the special edition Grand Carrera
marks an important milestone in racing history - the very first night race in Singapore.
represents one of the most important markets of the brand proud of its close association with the world of motor racing and Formula 1.
The retail price
of the TAG Heuer watch will be 8,300 Singapore dollars.
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Aug 04, 2008
Seiko self-powered Kinetic watches read more
are really highly demanded these days. The timepieces from the range incorporate a mechanical winder for keeping energy in a battery driving a quartz movement. An offset weight rotates around an axle when the watch's wearer moves his arm. In case of automatic watches, these moves wind a main spring. As for the Seiko Kinetic technology, the arm's moves result in enough power for charging the battery.
In 2007, the Seiko Velatura watch collection
was joined by marine-themed watches - a range of eleven models equipped with four different Kinetic quartz movements. Two of the movements are brand-new. The new yacht timer movements offer a one-of-a-kind countdown/stopwatch combination
, a really useful feature for yacht racers.
The new watches have incorporated the innovative Seiko Kinetic Direct Drive technology
that allows to hand-wind the watches for faster charging. When the watch's owner hand-winds the timepiece, the gauge 'revs' indicating how fast it is wound. When the winding is stopped, the needle moves to indicate how much energy has been accumulated.
The new Seiko Velatura watches feature diamond-shaped hands. Their dials are characterized by great readability. They are protected by sapphire crystals with anti-reflective coatings. The watches are available at the price ranging from 845 to 1,200 dollars.
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Aug 03, 2008
Melrose Jewelers read more
is the leading online retailer of authentic men's and women's Rolex Watches in the USA.
According to the company, in spite of the economy's slow-down, high-end Rolex models are still in great demand. While the luxury goods sector experiences a general decline in sales, the watches from the Rolex Datejust line
, featuring an edgier diamond dial and bezel, are among true luxury bestsellers.
The models enjoying the greatest demand are the following: String Diamond Dial Rolex Datejusts, Channel set diamond bezel Rolex Datejusts, Mother of Pearl dial Rolex Datejusts and Rolex Day Date Presidents.
Aug 01, 2008
Longines GrandeVitesse read more
line comprises watches featuring fluid lines, aerodynamic curves, and energy-filled typography. The tachymeter and the pushers are created as clear reflections of the speed concept maintained by the brand. The GrandeVitesse watches have adopted inspiration from the world of automobiles and motor sports.
Company boasts a remarkable experience in the field of timing, highlighted by noteworthy technological advances. The brand wanted to develop its GrandeVitesse watches as instruments for timing records. Each watch from the line reveals a 42-mm-in-diameter case crafted in stainless steel.
The GrandeVitesse line comprises automatic chronographs equipped with mechanical movements, seen through the sapphire glass base. The Racing models
feature a silver sunray, black or chocolate dial, while the Classic models
show off an opaline silver, midnight blue, black and rhodium-plated dial. The dial is completed with a 'big 12', with the design suggested by the shape of the numbers used in marking racing cars. The 'Cavalier'
model reveals a chestnut brown dial completed with Arabic numerals.
The non-slip embossing of the crown, case band and a pusher further strengthen the sporting spirit of the line. One of the pushers is accentuated in bright red in the 'Racing' model, and allows the activation of the chronograph functions presented through the same color indications on the dial.
The Longines GrandeVitesse watches go on a steel bracelet, leather or rubber strap with a triple security folding clasp.
Jul 31, 2008
As a great way to celebrate the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
, the Omega Company is to unveil a unique set of watches, destined to become a great discovery for avid watch collectors.
The Omega Beijing 2008 Unique No. 8 Collection
has been based on the concept of the lucky "number 8", a meaningful symbol in Asian numerology.
The collection comprises each of the 32 Omega watch models
licensed for the XXIX Olympiad, and three pieces of the Omega Olympic Split Seconds Chronograph 1932 pocket watch
, one model of each in red, white, and yellow gold.
The display case
housing the timepieces is worth special attention. Omega
has created a unique case in the best traditions of the Chinese architecture.
The one-of-a-kind display case is crafted from black walnut and provided with a rich lacquer finish. The case has acquired the form of an 8-level pagoda. It sparkles imagination by its richly ornamented sliding drawers.
The top part of the pagoda reveals a special decoration paying tribute to the Beijing 2008 Games and the remarkable history of the Omega Company world-famous as a timekeeper for 23 Olympic Games.
Jul 31, 2008
In the middle of July 2008, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture
delivered the first Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic watches
to its exclusive Boutiques located in Paris, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
The unique Jaeger-LeCoultre watch was initially presented at the SIHH 2007. This is the star model joining the Master Compressor Diving collection. The watch has been highly acclaimed by the professional press and eagerly anticipated by fans of diving and Jaeger-LeCoultre devotees.
One will easily recognize the timepiece at a glance due to its distinctive design, 46.3-mm-in-diameter case and an innovative mechanical depth gauge
Jul 31, 2008
Scatola del Tempo read more
, a prestigious Italian company, creator of rotating watch holders, has recently rewarded the director Steven Spielberg
, a great protagonist of world cinema, during the ARTribe in Los Angeles, for his enduring commitment aimed at those in need.
, an organization of Los Angeles high school students, has committed itself to raising money for worthy causes through events featuring the work of talented high school artists.
Last year's event raised several tens of thousand dollars benefiting the SPIRAL Foundation
, a non-profit humanitarian organization which works to improve living conditions and healthcare in the most impoverished areas of central Vietnam and eastern Nepal.
Therefore, ARTribe has been held again this year at the Santa Monica Art Studios
, its second annual show to raise funds in favor of the SPIRAL Foundation, with a large participation from the public and from celebrities.
Among the latter, Steven Spielberg stood out once again for his great availability and generosity, and inexhaustible creativity and continues working on movies he considers personal, such as The Terminal or Munich, as well as works of great commercial success such as Jaws, E.T., the four Indiana Jones installments, The War of the Worlds to mention just a few.
Jul 28, 2008
Swiss watch manufacture Piaget invites visitors to a new showcase in Geneva. The exhibition displays in the most elegant way the brand's timeline starting from 1874 up to the present day. The "Piaget Time Gallery"
has opened its doors in Geneva at 40, Rue du Rhone, directly above the Piaget boutique.
The exhibition sparkles imagination with the sophisticated interior, incorporating stone, aluminum, wood accents, and big-sized picture windows. The interior was created by prominent architect Gerard Barrau. The "Piaget Time Gallery" covers a space of 180 square meters. The visitors of the exhibition have a unique chance to get acquainted with the rich heritage of Piaget
, in a chronological order, with help of historical documents and a variety of objects related to the art of watch-making.
Jul 24, 2008
Singaporean actor-director Ng Chin Han
was sported wearing an IWC classic Portuguese Chrono-Automatic watch
at the premiere of The Dark Knight
held on July 14th, in New York City.
In the movie, the 38-year old Ng Chin Han played the role of Hong Kong mobster Lau. The premier was also attended by the co-stars
- Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman. Chin Han admitted he was really pleased to have worked with such a great cast.
Before his work with Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan and the breakthrough role in the movie, Ng Chin Han played a range of supporting roles in a variety of independent movies. Chin Han has also applied his talent of the director in plays and musical adaptations. The actor was first presented to Singapore audiences in 1994, when he starred in the English TV drama 'Masters of the Sea'.
Jul 23, 2008
Over 10,500 world class sportsmen representing 205 nations will be competing for medals, glory and honour in 28 sports from August 8 to 24 in Beijing.
will be present throughout the Olympic Games, acting as Official Timekeeper for the 23rd time, responsible for recording, displaying and distributing the results.
To honor the exciting event, Omega is to reveal two watch collections named the Timeless and the Special.
The Omega precision chronograph
models to form the Olympic Timeless Collection
pay tribute to the chronographs used at the 1932 Los Angeles Games when the company became Official Timekeeper of the Games for the first time. Six of the models in the Collection show off the Arabic numerals and the red Omega name and logo that were featured by the early models.
The timepieces strike by a remarkable detail: the five interlocking colored Olympic rings
on the counterweights of the central chronograph seconds hand. The rings pay tribute to the brand's innovative spirit in watch-making and sports timekeeping.
Jul 23, 2008
The Omega Speedmaster watch collection
offers chronograph models that are highly appreciated by customers worldwide due to their distinctive design and remarkable functionality.
Based on the outstanding history of the luxury brand and associated with the legendary Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch
, the Omega chronographs offer masculinity-at-a-glance
. You will probably be surprised to find out that the collection comprises fine feminine timepieces.
Omega has added to the Speedmaster collection a variety of small-sized lady's watches
revealing majestic mother-of-pearl dials, diamond-paved bezels, and pastel or white straps. The distinctive Speedmaster case, 35.5mm in diameter, features the contrasting brushed and polished surfaces, radiating with utmost refinement and elegance.
The Omega Speedmaster lady's watches
are destined for women dreaming about a luxury mechanical watch larger and bolder than other female pieces, but still maintaining its feminine character.
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Jul 22, 2008
Many customers looking for the right watch want to discover a timepiece featuring the time and date in the most readable way characterized by good quality and available at a reasonable price. Even if you are crazy about gadget watches or a luxury watch packed with complicated functions, you sometimes feel like wearing a simple watch with the clearest face
. One of the best watches to match such criteria is the Citizen BM6400
. You will find this watch on a canvas strap or a bracelet.
The Citizen watch equipped with the Eco-drive solar powered technology
, encompasses the time and date functions. The face of the watch is protected by a non-reflective mineral crystal. It boasts 200-meter water-resistance
The Citizen BM6400 watches are highly demanded due to their clarity and readability. These timepieces are an excellent choice for precision and simplicity lovers who need a watch 'just to show the right time'.
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Jul 18, 2008
The Super Cool Mobile Phone Wrist Watch
is a sim-unlocked tri-band operation mobile phone equipped with the widest range of functions.
Just imagine a cell phone watch gadget
with color touch-screen, built-in microphone and speakers, personal organizer, Bluetooth, a variety of multimedia functions, wireless MP3 listening, not to mention a built-in digital camera. The watch goes with a stylus to allow most precise navigation.
Those who can't help taking images and shooting video may enjoy using the built-in camera
of the cell phone watch and then send them to their friends over the mobile phone network.
With the Super Cool Mobile Phone Wrist Watch, it's really easy to make a call with help of the Bluetooth headset
, or by applying the built-in microphone and speakers.
The gadget watch
gets charged and transfers the data via USB.
The watch is secured to the wrist on a durable rubber blend strap, with gun metal gloss surround and chrome detailing.
The kit is supplied with two batteries, 512 MB micro SD card, as well as charger and a Bluetooth headset.
In short, the gadget watch
is packed with all of the features of a cell phone, so its owner will never get disappointed when he lefts his cell phone at home or somewhere else.
Before you make up your mind to buy the Super Cool Mobile Phone Wrist Watch, pay attention that the cell phone watch is compatible with GSM at 900MHz, 1800MHz, and 1900MHz only.
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Jul 18, 2008
The Tissot Men's Seastar 660 Chronograph Steel Watch
is a luxurious timepiece with irresistible masculine appeal. The watch is characterized by superior quality innate to every Tissot timekeeping creation. It is packed with useful functions for men of active lifestyle, especially those captured by the spirit of sea adventures.
The Tissot Men's Seastar 660 Chronograph features a firmly-constructed stainless steel case, 45 mm in diameter. The case is coupled with a 19-mm-wide, polished stainless steel bracelet. The case construction has incorporated a unidirectional bezel, domed sapphire crystal, screw-down case-back and pushers.
The metallic, silver-tone dial
is completed with luminescent hour indicators, minute stick markers, three chronograph sub-dials and luminescent hands for perfect readability
. You will notice a date window at the 4 o'clock. The watch boasts impressive 660-feet water-resistance
The Tissot watch
is equipped with a reliable Swiss quartz movement. You will find the same model with a blue or black dial.
The Tissot Men's Seastar 660 Chronograph Steel Watch is a perfect watch for a man who goes in for sports and spends a lot of time outside. The classically sporty style of the model allows it to accompany its owner anywhere he goes.
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