Watches & Jewellery

Longines  celebrates its 185th Anniversary in Beijing

Longines celebrates its 185th Anniversary in Beijing

05 Dec 2017

Swiss watch brand Longines celebrated its 185th Anniversary in Beijing, commemorating a legacy of tradition, elegance and performance at a grand gala evening in the capital’s historic Imperial Ancestral Temple (Taimiao). Headlining the event was the official launch of the Record collection, the latest emblem of the brand’s watchmaking expertise, as well as the announcement of the new Chinese Brand Ambassador for Longines, Zhao Liying – a leading star in the Chinese cinematic universe.

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Chopard Celebrates Year of the Dog with L.U.C XP Urushi Timepiece

Chopard Celebrates Year of the Dog with L.U.C XP Urushi Timepiece

27 Nov 2017

The elegance, the refinement and the technical nature of the ultra-thin L.U.C XP Urushi watch have made it a cult model. Each year, Chopard draws inspiration from the repertoire of Chinese astrology to offer a fresh interpretation of its Urushi dial, an ancestral Japanese technique. Staging an encounter between beauty and precision, East and West, Chopard places creativity at the heart of cultural ties and of its commitment to perpetuating traditions.

 

2018 marks the... Read More

PIAGET celebrates Sunlight Journey in Shanghai

PIAGET celebrates Sunlight Journey in Shanghai

27 Nov 2017

PIAGET celebrated the Sunlight Journey collection exhibition at 55 BY THE GROUP. To highlight the distinctive connotation of the Sunlight Journey collection, a scene featuring interwoven light and shadow from sunrise to sunset was therefore created, offering an immersive "sunlight journey" to all the guests present. In the evening, an exclusive Gala dinner, celebrating the glamour and spirit of the Piaget Society in the presence of the most sparkling company was held at the “Shanghai Post... Read More

BVLGARI Celebrates Premiere of Festa High Jewellery Collection in Beijing

BVLGARI Celebrates Premiere of Festa High Jewellery Collection in Beijing

22 Nov 2017

Bulgari celebrated the premiere of its Festa High Jewellery Collection at the Bulgari Hotel Beijing. Nearly 200 one-of-a-kind jewels and high end watches have been specially created for this new collection that is an homage to both the legend of regal feasts and the essence of the Italian way of life. Among those in attendance were Bulgari Group CEO Jean-Christophe Babin, Bulgari Brand Ambassadors Lily Aldridge, Shu Qi and Kris Wu. Famous actress Kara Wai, many socialites and representatives... Read More

Classic Damas Forevermark Collection

Classic Damas Forevermark Collection

21 Nov 2017

Damas, the leading jewellery retailer across the Middle East, has launched Damas Classics, a new jewellery collection created using the rare and unique Forevermark diamonds. The launch of this collection marks the longstanding partnership of Damas and Forevermark showcasing the stunning collection, designed and handcrafted by Damas and composed of Forevermark diamonds set in 18 carat white gold.

 

Damas is the exclusive authorised Forevermark Jeweller in the UAE, KSA and Kuwait... Read More

‘The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1’ necklace sold at US$ 33.7 million

‘The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1’ necklace sold at US$ 33.7 million

16 Nov 2017

Industry records were broken as Christie’s auctioned de GRISOGONO’s ground-breaking necklace, ‘The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1’, at the landmark Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva, with the necklace achieving a hammer price of CHF 33,500,000 / US$ 33,701,000.

This breath-taking masterpiece, designed by Fawaz Gruosi, Founder and Creative Director of de GRISOGONO, features a 163.41-carat Flawless D-Colour diamond, cut from the historical 404-carat diamond. This was extracted from the... Read More

Li Bingbing Opens Carl.F.Bucherer's First Boutique in Lucerne

Li Bingbing Opens Carl.F.Bucherer's First Boutique in Lucerne

16 Nov 2017

Nearly 130 years ago, Swiss entrepreneur Carl F. Bucherer opened a specialty shop for watches and jewelry in Lucerne. Now, Carl F. Bucherer is proud to open an exclusive boutique here, where it all began in 1888 – and to launch an equally exclusive watch to mark the occasion. The Manero Peripheral Boutique Edition, limited to 188 watches, represents the traditional art of watchmaking and the brand’s commitment to embracing its heritage.

 

History repeats itself, as the saying... Read More

Rihanna & Chopard love story

Rihanna & Chopard love story

14 Nov 2017

Rihanna and  Co-President and Creative Director of Chopard, Caroline Scheufele, worked closely together to combine their creativity and passion to develop Haute Joaillerie and Joaillerie collections that blend urban chic with classic glamour.

“I have always been in love with Chopard’s exquisite jewelry, so to actually design collections with them is something I still can’t believe,” says Rihanna.  “It was a really incredible process and I learned so much! I can’t wait for everyone to... Read More

Van Cleef & Arpels’ iconic ballerina

Van Cleef & Arpels’ iconic ballerina

10 Oct 2017

The beginnings of Van Cleef & Arpels’ iconic ballerina clips sprang from an artistic collaboration between Maurice Duvalet, a French-born designer who moved to America at the end of World War I; John Rubel, the House’s manufacturer who had just emigrated from Paris; and Van Cleef & Arpels whose original inspiration was deeply rooted by Louis Arpels’ passion for classical ballet and opera.

Studying the various graceful forms and positions of ballet performed by some of the... Read More

Introducing the “Art of de Grisogono” on Christie’s auction

Introducing the “Art of de Grisogono” on Christie’s auction

03 Oct 2017

Christie’s and de GRISOGONO will present: The Art of de GRISOGONO, forming a partnership that will bring to auction the most exquisite diamonds ever offered to the market, with Christie’s forthcoming auction season in Geneva highlighting the very best of de GRISOGONO by presenting a unique necklace suspending a 163.41-carat, D colour, flawless, IIA type diamond.

Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Christie’s Jewels commented: “Over our 251 year history, Christie’s has had the... Read More

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