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Jewellery Time 2014: A Preview

The biennial affair by Cortina Watch will take place from 26 September to 5 October, and see 12 brands represented in South East Asia’s largest jewellery timepiece event.

Jun 05, 2014 | By Staff Writer

Lovers of haute horlogerie and haute joaillerie will have something exciting to look forward to this fall. Jewellery Time 2014, the seventh edition of the biennial event by Cortina Watch, will make its return from 26 September to 5 October at Paragon in Singapore. Since its inception in 2000, the showcase has grown to become the biggest and most prominent jewellery timepiece event in South East Asia.

This year, guests and members of the public can expect to find collections of the latest haute joaillerie timepieces from 12 prestigious brands. To whet your appetite, we’ve prepared a photo gallery with a timepiece from each brand that will be represented. Enjoy!

Audemars Piguet

Ladies’ Royal Oak Offshore Quartz in pink gold featuring 18-carat pink gold case, white rubber-clad diamond-set bezel and crown. Light silver-toned dial with “Mega Tapisserie” pattern in the centre, pink gold applied hour-markers.


Spécialités Léman Tourbillon, white gold, set with baguette-cut diamonds, featuring dial paved with 115 diamonds, bracelet set with 242 diamonds, sapphire back case, self-winding, 168 PW. Size 40mm.


Octo Tourbillon Full Diamonds watch dial with invisible setting of 178 baguette-cut diamonds (~ 6.75 ct), opening above the tourbillon cage. Case 41 mm 18-ct white gold with invisible set with 262 baguette-cut diamonds (~ 11.20 ct). 18-ct white gold crown set with 8 baguette-cut diamonds (~ 0.15 ct) and 1 brilliant-cut diamond (~ 0.22 ct). Black alligator strap with 18-ct white gold 2-blade folding buckle, set with 35 diamonds (~ 1.24 ct).


Rotonde De Cartier Mysterious Hours, 18k rhodiumised white gold set with 68 brilliants (1.3 cts) case. 18k rhodiumised white gold circular-grained crown set with a brilliant Sapphire glass and Sapphire back. 18K rhodiumised white gold set with 448 brilliants (1.6 cts) dial and rhodiumised steel sword-shaped hands. Water-resistant to 30 metres. Black alligator skin strap and 18K rhodiumised white gold DADB set with 43 brilliants (0.4 cts) buckle. Diameter 42mm.


Imperiale automatic timepiece features 18-carat white gold, mother-of-pearl dial set with 0.17 carats of diamonds and 0.08 of rainbow sapphires. Bezel set with 4.57 carats worth of diamonds, 5.42 carats worth of sapphires. Alligator leather strap with 18-carat white gold pin buckle. This model is Piece Unique and also comes in Rose Gold.


Golden Bridge 5N 18kt red gold bezel and lugs set with 84 round diamonds (2.63ct), case sides set with 312 round diamonds (1.52ct). Hand sculpted and engraved dragon in 18kt gold with a setted pearl at the dragon tail. Featuring hand sewn crocodile leather strap with 5N 18kt red gold tongue buckle. Case tonneau-shape, 34 x 51 mm.


Wave lady, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold case, bezel set with 58 diamonds (0.377carats) white MOP dial with 8 diamonds (0.052carats). Diamond-polished rhodium-plated hands. Alternating brushed/polished stainless steel EBEL folding clasp. Diameter : 30mm


Rendez-Vous Tourbillion, measuring 39mm in diameter, features 18 carat white gold, bezel and dial set with 547 diamonds (9.0 ct). With its mechanical automatic winding and its 48 hours power reserve, the 39mm sapphire case back includes alligator leather strap.


Pearls & Diamonds’ wristwatch is a state-of-the-art timepiece. Its 34 mm polished 18K Sedna™ gold case is presented on a spectacular jewellery bracelet with white Akoya pearls, 18K Sedna™ gold pearls and diamonds. The white mother-of-pearl dial is enhanced with 11 diamond set indexes placed in 18K Sedna™ gold diamond-facetted holders and a date window at the 3 o’clock position. The polished alpha-shaped central hour, minute and seconds hands are crafted from 18K Sedna™ gold; the hour and minute hands are coated with white Super-LumiNova. Diamonds 678 pieces totalling 7.52ct.


Limelight Aura Watch, 32 x 35mm. Case in 18K white gold set with 26 emerald-cut diamonds (~8.8 ct) and 14 baguette cut diamonds (~0.8 ct). Dial set with 52 emerald-cut diamonds (~4.8ct), featuring 18K white gold bracelet with 210 emerald-cut diamonds (44.6 ct). Manufacture Piaget 430P, ultra-thin hand-wound mechanical movement.

Vacheron Constantin

Patrimony Traditionnelle High Jewellery that is Hallmark of Geneva Certified. Hand-wound mechanical movement with caliber 1400, featuring case set with 124 baguette-cut diamonds (9.30 ct), dial set with 156 baguette-cut diamonds (6.00 ct) and crown set with 16 baguette-cut diamonds (0.22 ct). Power reserve of approximately 40 hours, transparent sapphire crystal case back and water resistance of 3 bar, its buckle set includes 12 baguette-cut diamonds (0.74 ct). This model is available in 35mm diameter, and also comes in 40 and 30 mm versions.


Pilot Type 20 Tourbillon of white gold with diamonds and full pave dial. Featuring black alligator strap, EL Primero Automatic with Integrated Chronograph and high frequency of 36’000 VPH, the watch includes Zenith’s unique date cage. Limited edition of only 10 pieces worldwide (Limited Edition #8), the model is available in 48mm diameter.

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