Category Archives: Timepieces

Fine timepieces from every corner of the world.

Infinity of happiness: Happy 8 by Chopard

Chopard jewelry is one of the most exciting exhibits at BASELWORLD 2012. The figure 8 becomes a source of inspiration for artists from world famous brand. Throughout history and many different cultures, 8 has always been seen as a good omen, a token of balance, completeness and prosperity: the promise of happiness tinged with an aura of infinity.

The ideal curves, richness and power of the figure 8 have inspired us to create a collection where the infinity purity of the lines echoes that of the materials in a subtle association between diamonds and white gold. In these watches and pendants, the spirit of Happy Diamonds is ever present through the free-spirited play of the precious gems, while the curves of the 8 find a stylistic echo in the interlacing circles. Metaphorical infinity thus becomes a dazzling embrace, guided by a universal lucky sign. Read More »

Exquisite Gifts for Valentine’s day, let Chopard be your Messenger of Love

Each year on Valentine’s Day Chopard offers something special. Works of this jewelry house has always been above any praises and their ideas do not cease to amaze. There is a tradition – to give valentines. This romantic message is often sent anonymously. Chopard offers a service which allows you to compose and send a messege of love.

A collection of jewelry devoted to Valentine’s Day 2012 from Chopard consists of six elements. Happy heart watch is contemporary, urban, sophisticated, exuberant timepiece. Chopardissimo pendants, rings and earrings will easily draws into the enchanting Chopard universe. Temptation ring from a Haute Joaillerie Collection with luscious colors and delicious shapes. And even Heart sunglasses which are embellished by a heart-shaped ornament, symbol of love. Read More »

Dangerous Luxury – Refined Watches from TechnoMarine

Life is motion, life is movement. That is the motto of TechoMarine, Geneva based company producing practical and stylish watches with the variety of ideas. Their timepieces are inspired by the power and energy of the water element, sinuous and organic materials. This is the real mix of dynamism, joyful playfulness and strong sense of style.

TechnoMarine stroke the public being the first ever to put diamonds on a diving chronograph. And they are always ready to fill their masterpieces with the new innovative ideas. The four main concepts expressed in the watches are ‘beach’, ‘boating’, ‘diving’ and ‘city’. And the brand skillfully combines them, presenting bright and bold items. The prices vary from $300 to $3,000. This is not only the fun and colorful accessory showing the time, it reveals one’s personality and inner state. Read More »

The Happy Mickey Collection – Disney Style Jewelry by Chopard

The childhood is embodied with the imposing cartoon world of Walt Disney for lots of us. Chopard, the Swiss based chic brand of jewelry and watches, is also fond of this movie production giant. Expanding the line of the famous Happy Diamonds this luxury company created the incredible line called Happy Mickey. As you have already understood the collection of the accessories is devoted to the marry hero of the cartoon known all over the world.

Chopard made The Happy Mickey collection using 18-carat white, rose or yellow gold featuring moving diamonds, sapphires, and rubies. The amazing line including playful earrings, stylish watches, fun pendants and unusual necklaces is quite suitable for the young, for those who are daring enough to fill the life with the magic colors of Mickey world. With these jewels a bit of childhood will appear in your daily life. Read More »

Moments of Life in Watch Sculptures by Dominic Wilcox

We are in such a hurry in our everyday life sometimes; there is such lack of time that we even forget to feel the moment. The range of watches with the sculptures is something very surprising and unusual. Dominic Wilcox has created a series of tiny handcrafted time-based sculptures. He used the collection of the vintage watches and customized model figures.

The scenes on the watch hands become dynamic and alive in their movement around the dial. The psychological sense is also expressed because one can think about the relationship between the two people, how one passes another repeatedly. That is why the Watch Sculptures are interesting in many aspects. The collection is shown at Dezeen Space in Shoreditch, London from 17 September to 16 October. Read More »

Collection of Accessories for the Princess from Montblanc

«Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco» is a new collection of jewelry pieces and writing accessories released by Montblanc in honor of Her Majesty Princess Grace of Monaco. Princess Grace was married in a pink dress therefore most of the accessories made in white and pink colors.

«Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco» consists of jewelry, watches and pens, which are made of gold and encrusted with precious stones. Princess set sparkling with white and pink diamonds, sapphires and topaz. The collection was created to support The Princess Grace Foundation. All funds from the sale of these accessories will go to charity. Read More »

Sundial Ring or How to Tame The Time

Time is just a part of the measuring system used to sequence events or something more? It’s hard to imagine a modern man without a technical device that displays the time. Popularization of mobile phones led to a decrease in demand for watches. But sometimes you can forget it at home or battery can discharged at the worst possible moment.

Sundial Ring

In this case, the only way out is to find the sun and use a Sundial Ring, invented many centuries ago. All you need is to catch a sunbeam with a small hole on the inner rotating ring. A ray of light will indicate the current hour. Read More »

Breitling for Bentley – Union of Luxury and Perfection

Breitling is world famous manufacturer of chronometers founded in 1884 by Léon Breitling. Watches received a great reputation by becoming the main Chronograph brand for the Royal Air Force. Afterwards Breitling have concluded many contracts with aviation companies from all over the world. Bentley Motors Limited is a British automobiles manufacturer founded in 1919 by Walter Owen Bentley.

Bentley Mulliner Tourbillon

Breitling for Bentley, without much embarrassment may be called the most successful example of collaboration watchmaker and car manufacturer. The image of model range perfectly matches both brands. Despite the luxury of the brand these chronometers are not full of precious stones and metals. Ideal combination of clockwork and style is main precious in these masterpieces. Read More »

Serious Timepieces from Project Z by Harry Winston

Watches are simply necessary in the modern busy world, and nowadays this accessory becomes the stylish item and the subject of lots of ideas by the designers and goldsmiths. Pay attention to the collection of timepieces by Harry Winston, the famous jewelry and watchmaker. His project Z in the Ocean Collection is the example of the incredible design and high quality.

Project Z6 silver dial

The models are made of zalium, anthracite, ruthenium and silver. The watches are suitable for different situations; there is even the sports one. They perform different functions. Austere style makes them look very elegant. All timepieces are in the limited edition. Read More »

Sophisticated Ladies Automatic Collection by Frederique Constant

“Live your passion” is the motto of the Swiss elite watch making company Frederique Constant. So the creators are really passionate about the luxury timepieces they produce. The Only Watch 2011 auction to be held in Monte-Carlo on 22 September will present the Ladies Automatic Collection. The brand which is already the constant participant of this event created the timepieces ideal for all women. The models are made of 18-carat pink gold with vanilla finish and possess a high quality which is guaranteed by the range of tests.

Ladies Automatic Love Heart Beat by Frederique Constant

The watches are carefully assembled by hand one-by-one showing the mechanical nature of these timepieces and combining the attention to the details, elegant design and smart development. These are watches for refined and confident women who love the luxury and sophisticated lifestyle and appreciate their time. Read More »