Category Archives: Jewellery

Audemars Piguet Unveils a New Evolution of the Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph

Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet unveils a new evolution of the Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph. Housed within a 41mm 18-carat pink gold case, the new watch is fitted for the first time with the latest generation chronograph movement, the Selfwinding Manufacture Calibre 4401, that can be admired through the sapphire caseback. Two dial options are available, […]

Beauty & Technical Prowess of Richard Mille’s RM 07-01

Richard Mille expands the women’s collection of RM 07-01 timepieces with two new models: the RM 07-01 Automatic Starry Night, with its exceptional gem-set star motifs, and the RM 07-01 Automatic, with a sensuous and fascinating chain-link bracelet arrayed in gold and Carbon TPT®. The surface of Carbon TPT® has a striking appearance of damascene patterns and a […]

The Future Of Luxury Goods Consumption Lies In The Past

The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every consumer category, influencing new behaviours, stifling some industries and inspiring growth in others. Emerging trends in the luxury sector suggest extravagance is being usurped by nostalgia and sustainability. Dynamics within the luxury sector are changing. If you’ve found yourself slipping on your father’s vintage watch this year […]

Art Deco Dominates the High Jewelry Season

Inspired by an era that was both opulent and radically simple, houses like Van Cleef & Arpels and Boucheron mined their archives for new creations. Although almost no traditional couture shows were scheduled this week, a handful of houses on Place Vendôme — Chanel, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Boucheron among them — planned viewings […]

This Hublot Watch Is Inspired by Takashi Murakami’s Artistic Emblem

Hublot unveiled the Classic Fusion Takashi Murakami All Black – its first collaboration with a Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami. Takashi Murakami is one of the most internationally renowned living artists. His visually very modern style offers a subtle reflection between Japanese tradition and pop culture. He combines leading-edge multimedia tools with traditional Japanese techniques such […]

New York Socialite Nina Griscom’s Personal Belongings Are Set To Be Auctioned At Christie’s

She is remembered as one of America’s most glamorous aesthetes, a fashion model, art collector and party girl who rose to prominence in the 1970s and 1980s, and now Nina Griscom’s personal belongings are set to find a new home thanks to Christie’s. The New York socialite sadly passed away aged just 65 in January […]

British Energy Tycoon Unveils Diamonds Made Out of Thin Air

A British entrepreneur has pioneered what he claims is a new method of producing diamonds out of thin air. Dale Vince, the founder of green energy provider Ecotricity, has developed SkyDiamond, a project to make eco-friendly stones out of atmospheric carbon. Vince, from Stroud, Gloucestershire, in England, said on Friday that the carbon used to make […]

UHNWI’s Are Buying More Jewellery During The Covid-19 Pandemic

According to Edahn Golan, founder of Edahn Golan Diamond Research & Data, purchases of fine jewellery in the US recovered from the early months of the pandemic and started to gain momentum heading into the summer. Fine jewellery sales were up nearly 10% to $5.25 billion in August from the same month last year, according […]

Hermès Unveils Limited Edition of New York Meteorite Watches

Hermès on Tuesday released a U.S. exclusive version of the Arceau L’heure de la lune, a timepiece that’s made from New York Meteorite and features a moon-phase composition. The numbered, 16-piece limited edition will retail for US$69,950 each. The meteorite used is the only one that bears the name “New York,” which was declared in […]

Rafael Nadal Wore a $1 Million Richard Mille Watch on Court at the French Open

Rafael Nadal is acing the watch game at this year’s French Open. The 34-year-old tennis pro, who last Tuesday obliterated Italy’s Jannik Sinner in straight sets, has been wearing a $1 million-dollar Richard Mille timepiece throughout the entire tennis tournament. The wrist candy in question was made for the King of Clay by the storied Swiss watch brand […]