Luxury Swiss watch and jewellery maker Chopard has just taken a substantial order from Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The order was for 250 limited edition watches valued at around 8 million Swiss Francs ($7.5 million). They should each have the likeness of Colonel Gaddafi on them in some form and were ordered to celebrate [...]
For the second time in a row, the traditional watch manufactory A. Lange & SÃ¶hne comes out top of the ranking of German luxury brands, published by the business news magazine â€œWirtschaftswocheâ€ in its edition of 17 August 2009.
For 2009, Piaget has created a new watch concept entirely in keeping with previous extravagant collections: the Limelight Twice. This is a truly original watch featuring an asymmetric design. The design brief called for it to be endowed with a dual nature, that is capable of showing itself demure or extrovert according to one’s mood.
Dunhill have commissioned Jaeger LeCoultre to create a line of watches for them using their movements furthering the relationship started earlier this year with the release of the Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos Clock for Dunhill. The collection consists of the Dunhill Facet and the Dunhill Classic. The Dunhill Facet uses the Jaeger LeCoultre caliber 822 automatic [...]
We take a look at the Hermes Alligator Leather Table Clock as made for the Only Watch 2009 event. The Only Watch auction is a collaboration between Patrizzi & Co. Auctioneers and the Monaco Yacht Show. It will be held this year in Monaco on September 24, 2009. The charity that will benefit from the [...]
The latest addition to the million-dollar watch club is Hublot’s limited-edition Black Caviar Bang based on their highly acclaimed Big Bang model. It features an 18k white gold case and a clasp that features hundreds of precision-cut black diamonds. The watch’s total of 34.5 carats is made up of 322 diamonds on the case, 179 [...]