Jul.
25
2014
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L'Abbaye

Hermès

Healthy Hermès

— Against the background of the Swatch Group results for the first half of 2014 published this week, the performance of Hermès, and in particular its watchmaking division, over the past few years seems all the more remarkable.
Hermès
RSW Ladyland 6970.YP.TS9.9

RSW

Ladyland, black and chocolate

— Launched this spring at Baselworld, the new Ladyland collection also comprises dark yet very feminine models.
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A. Lange & Söhne

Living is learning...

— On 9 July 2014, seven A. Lange & Söhne trainees received their diplomas as certified watchmakers.
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JeanRichard

Video. Terrascope collection

— Discover the various models from JeanRichard flagshipTerrascope collection.
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IWC

Video. Spa 24 Hours with Abdulaziz Turki Al Faisal (1)

— Episode 1 - The Racetrack
The watch list

Watches of the day

  • Thumbnail Bedat and Co 887.550.e01 Watch-face-view

    Bedat & Co

    Extravaganza

    887

  • Thumbnail Blacksand - Uniformity

    Blacksand

    Uniformity

  • Thumbnail Carl F Bucherer Pathos Princess 00.10551.08.25.31 Watch-face-view

    Carl F. Bucherer

    Pathos

    Queen

  • Thumbnail Harry Winston Premier Precious Marquetry Watch-face-view

    Harry Winston

    Harry Winston The Premier Collection™

    Premier Precious Marquetry 36mm

  • Thumbnail De Grisogono Allegra S12 Watch-face-view

    de Grisogono

    Allegra Watch

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Definition of the day

Diamond,

Crystallised carbon, the hardest of all known substances. A diamond is pure colourless carbon used in jewellery, where it is cut into facets to increase its brilliance. It is used in watchmaking to decorate bracelets, cases, bezels etc.Melody DiamondThe "Melody Diamond" was invented by Belgian-born Gabriel S. Tolkowsky and is a process by which the reflection of the light of each diamond is transposed into music. The melody produced by each stone provides gemmologists with a fresh tool for identifying stones.GOLden DiamondThis new form of diamond is not actually a diamond but a gold fragment that has been specially treated to enhance its resistance and faceted exactly like a natural diamond. This "stone" can be yellow, pink or white and, when subjected to complicated...