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Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, is proud to announce its first themed sale dedicated to Heuer, with The Crosthwaite & Gavin Collection. An important, thematic auction taking place in Geneva on November 11, 2017 comprising 49 of the finest vintage Heuer Timepieces, including an Exceptional and complete example of a first execution reference 2446 Autavia along with the sale of a commemorative Tag Heuer  specially made by the renowned swiss watch manufacturer for this event. Landmark Auction This landmark thematic auction, to take place in Geneva in November 2017, will offer 49 of the finest and best-preserved collectible Heuer chronographs produced between 1962 and 1982 – known to the community as the ‘Jack Heuer Era’. Respected Authorities Gather Phillips presents this world-class collection, gathered by the renowned collectors, authors, and respected authorities on vintage Heuer: Richard Crosthwaite and Paul Gavin. Well known throughout the Heuer collecting community for…

The new Manero Peripheral models not only impress by a bezel paved with 60 diamonds and their mother-of-pearl dials in snow white or velvet brown – they also shine on the inside, with the in-house manufacture caliber CFB A2050. With this first-class driving force, the Manero Peripheral is clearly the ideal choice for ladies with high standards. Having launched the CFB A2000 caliber family in 2016, Carl F. Bucher has affirmed its reputation as an innovative manufacture brand. The watch movements entirely designed and produced in the watchmaker’s own development laboratory are now available in the current ladies’ models of the Manero collection. Superior driving force The modern manufacture caliber offers a central hour and minute display, accompanied by small seconds at 6 o’clock as well as the date at 3 o’clock. The automatic movement draws its energy from a double-sided self-winding mechanism with peripheral rotor. An innovation which Carl…

Whenever I visit Switzerland for business, I am impressed by the rigour and commitment that the Swiss demonstrate towards professionalism, finesse, perfection and their immense sense of pride. With so many luxury brands making up its 41,285 km² it truly is incredible with what this population with its orderly ‘clockwork’ attitude has been able to produce. It takes a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ to deliver what the Swiss seamlessly manage to do and Baselword is no exception throughout the years of its splendid existence. One hundred years to be exact. As one of the world’s most unique jewellery and watch shows gets underway, all eyes are on the key players from the sector who contribute to what is arguably, the most brilliant industry in the luxury world. Maintaining your sparkle in an ever-competing world of priceless gems One may ask, how is it that this industry manages to thrive in…

From the flowers to the fields, BOVET 1822 presents two new piece unique timepieces whose botanical motifs capture the spirit of spring. As celebrations of the beauty of life, these two new Grand Feu enamel timepieces also make eloquent and luxurious gifts. BOVET 1822 has partnered once again with Ilgiz F., world-renowned jeweler and enamellist, to produce the Amadeo Fleurier® 39 “Blue Burdocks” and “Butterflies”. The exquisite grand feu enamel miniature paintings are delicately hand-painted and fired on 18K gold. Wear as Timepiece or Pendant Necklace The patented Amadeo® convertible system allows the wearer to easily adapt the piece from a traditional wristwatch with croc strap, to a table clock or pendant necklace as desired. The self-winding mechanical movement is driven by 72 hours of power reserve for uninterrupted performance. Beauty, Versatility and Power These grand feu enamel timepieces match beauty with versatility and power. The piece-unique “Blue Burdocks” and…

The year 2017 is an important year for watches, with many models celebrating landmark anniversaries. In collecting terms, an anniversary generally means that a watch will rocket in value and new collectors might pop-up, making it a lucrative time both to buy and to sell. This is, in part, thanks to a marketing drive by brands that capitalise on the potential to create renewed interest. Furthermore, many auction houses and pre-owned websites will mark the occasion by hosting special sales dedicated to these brands and models. Pre-owned luxury retailer, Collector Square, has developed a unique international database – the LuxPrice-index© – which compiles and analyses hundreds of thousands of bag and watch auction results over the last 12 years, offering a point of reference for the changing value of pre-owned luxury goods. On the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Daytona in 2013, Collector Square recorded a staggering 79% increase in…

ON VIEW AT TOP MARQUES MONACO VOLUND JEWELRY Fine jewelry, sculptural motifs and objet d’art are the mainstay of VOLUND Jewelry. Founded by Nick Koss was born in Russia to parents of Finnish and Swedish descent, Koss has traced his family roots back to the jewellers of the Imperial Russian Court. Inspired to revive his family’s heritage, he founded Volund Jewelry to create modern interpretations of this historic art. ‘‘ My training in jewelry design and creation is diverse. I studied under several European masters, learning wax carving from a Baltic goldsmith, sculpting from a Russian master, and traditional and digital design from German and Italian instructors.’’ — Nick Koss Inspired Works of Distinction With great attention to detail Volund makes no compromise on quality. They are dedicated to European style, and creating limited collections each year, designed to be a thing of beauty, worn and admired now and hundreds…

British jeweller and watch maker Mo Eden has produced his first men’s watch, the ‘MK1’. Hand made in London’s Hatton Garden the watch is bespoke to ensure exclusivity. The 18-carat gold, diamond set Driver’s watch is designed in Mo’s signature Art Deco/Modernist style. Angled for ease of reading whilst driving the watch design incorporates perspective which is used to draw the eye in and evoke movement. The Swiss ETA 2678 automatic movement is visible to the rear of the watch comparable to supercars that have their engines on display. As the MK1 is a bespoke watch, the options are limitless whether your preference is to display Sapphires or black diamonds or no diamonds at all. Specifications: Case 18 carat gold diamond set, Strap shown is Stingray 22mm, Sapphire crystals. Carbon fibre dial, ETA 2678 Swiss movement specifications- Hours, minutes, sweep second. Self-winding mechanism with ball bearing. Date and day corrector.…

What timepiece could be better suited to celebrating the 195th anniversary of BOVET than a Big Date Tourbillon? Beyond its subtle historic allusions, this Virtuoso VIII represents the very essence of the Fleurier Grandes Complications collection as defined by Pascal Raffy himself. So while the DIMIER Collection is designed to showcase the latest advances and innovations in development and technology, the Fleurier Grandes Complications Collection is dedicated to constantly elevating traditional artisanal watchmaking to new heights. Innovative Concept in Decoration and Display Functions The Virtuoso VIII is, however, the first timepiece in the Fleurier Collection to reprise an inclined crystal aperture along the 12 o’clock to 6 o’clock axis, like the innovative case of the Récital 18 Shooting Star® presented in 2016 and that of this year’s Récital 20 Astérium®. This truly innovative concept creates new perspectives for caliber architecture, as well for the decoration and display of functions. The…

Timeless chic meets the Northern German attitude to life, embodied in watches with clean lines, bold faces and classic style. Their love for vivid colors and maritime flair, appreciation of tradition, originality and consistency is evident in all of their watches and accessories, with quality top of mind in all aspect of their business. These bold, classically styled watches are ideal for the style consciousness individual who believes in distinct quality standards. Focused on preserving their nautical roots has resulted in an exclusive range of products that is does not ride the wave of fast-moving trends. By remaining timeless allows the Hewitt brand to create extraordinary products by selecting carefully coordinated designs with sincerity and authenticity – this is the hallmark of the Paul Hewitt line. History of the Paul Hewitt Brand PAUL EDWARD HEWITT began as a master tailor close to London, United Kingdom, in the early 20th century.…

SAQQARA Chandelier Earrings Sliced diamond specialist SAQQARA added to their collection a stunning selection of 18kt gold chandelier earrings. In a perfect synergy between the stones and the settings, SAQQARA celebrates the individual diamond’s boundless, wild beauty and individuality while exquisite designs serve to compliment and enhance the natural majesty and shape of every stone. SAQQARA’s elegant long earrings each hang effortlessly from the ear, creating a truly magical sparkle when met with light. From cascades of tumbling slices to rough diamonds, the wearability of these pieces sets them apart. The diamond slices mean the earrings are incredibly light to wear, and are understated enough to wear for the day or look equally dramatic for the evening. The feather light Fire and Ice Earrings delicately grace the ears while Fifteen Carat Diamond Drop Earrings are a dance of seven rough opaque diamonds forming two drops on each ear amid a…

In 2017, Jaeger-LeCoultre is writing a new chapter in the story of its Rendez-Vous collection of women’s timepieces. Originally introduced by the Maison in 2012, Rendez-Vous is a collection bearing all the hallmarks of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Métiers Rares™ (Rare Crafts), impeccable timekeeping accuracy, unrivalled excellence in craftsmanship and the breathtaking artistry of its jewellery designs and settings. The new Rendez-Vous collection, once again the result of the combined talents of the watchmakers and craftspeople of the Manufacture in the Vallée de Joux, is a celebration of horology designed for women, with sophisticated materials in muted and sparkling tones reinforcing the timeless style of these elegant, noble timepieces. The introduction of a moon phase and a new chiming reminder function, yellow and rose gold options, a larger size and sumptuous new straps, all reflect the popularity of the Rendez-Vous collection worldwide, among art, design and watch lovers alike. A rich gamut of…

Vacheron Constantin is pursuing its dialogue with collectors and passionate devotees of Haute Horlogerie by enriching its Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac with the sign of the rooster. Limited series of 12 pieces per reference. The latter will take over from that of the monkey at the Chinese New Year on January 28th 2017. Bearing the Hallmark of Geneva, these two new creations, realised in twelve models each, combine the technical excellence of Caliber 2460 G4 with the beauty of artistic crafts. Paper-cutting, at the crossroads between Eastern and Western cultures China, a nation with which Vacheron Constantin has been cultivating special ties since 1845, first introduce the paper-cutting technique known as Jianzhi, a popular art echoed in Swiss culture through its famous Scherenschnitt paper-cutting. This artistic approach, highlighted in the Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac, has been given a fresh interpretation thanks to…

The Pangolin Collection Jewelry by African Luxury Brand Patrick Mavros This striking new jewellery collection is an exciting launch for the renowned African luxury brand, Patrick Mavros. Designed by Patrick’s son, Patrick Mavros Jnr, the collection has been created to raise awareness of the remarkably rare and highly endangered pangolin. This powerful collection of 25 pieces features rings, necklaces, cuffs and buckles in sterling silver, 18 carat gold and 18 carat rose gold. And, for the first time in the brand’s history, it will also produce limited edition pieces set with pavé diamonds. Ten per cent of all profits will be donated to the Tikki Hywood Trust, which works tirelessly to help protect the ground pangolin. Founded by Lisa Hywood in 1994 in memory of her late father Tikki Hywood, the trust strives to bring awareness of the plight of the pangolin, and operates a wildlife rescue centre in addition…

DeWitt Manufacture celebrates a year devoted to women with various new watch collections dedicated exclusively to women with the ALMA. Both classical and contemporary in style, the latest addition to the Alma jewellery line is a timeless design, ready to adorn women’s wrists with elegance and sophistication. DeWitt dedicates its latest jewellery watch creation to all women seeking delicacy and refinement. Beautiful Curves Enhance its Feminine Characteristics The beauty of alternating gentle lines and curves, the interplay between the settings of its diamonds and its slightly downward-curving profile gives this model a truly unique character. Its subtly asymmetric appearance emphasises both its femininity and its singularity. The new Alma watch is available with an 18-carat rose gold oval case in two sizes (small or medium). The dials, hand-crafted by our master dial-makers in the Manufacture’s workshops in Meyrin, Geneva, display an extremely accomplished quality of finish. Black or White Mother…

Vacheron Constantin is opening up whole new horizons for its emblematic watch dedicated to world travellers, Overseas, through original creations adopting an eminently versatile attitude thanks to their interchangeable straps / bracelet. Delivered with a leather and rubber strap as well as a metal bracelet, Overseas will offer even more stylish options thanks to an array of strap colours. Adapts to Your Wishes and Circumstances These new strap colours enable the wearer to adapt the watch to changing circumstances or wishes. A sense of freedom that is rendered even more appealing by the ease with which one can rapidly switch from one to another of the straps/bracelet, or indeed change its folding clasp or buckle without any need for a tool. And this is all done while ensuring the same reliability and robustness as a fixed strap or bracelet. Designed for Comfort and Style Offering a new range of colours…