26 03, 2017

COVER STORY: CENTURY TIME GEMS

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CENTURY TIME GEMS Ltd was founded in the Biel on January 5, 1966, by Hans-Ulrich Klingenberg. It is headquartered in Nidau, which lies in the heart of the region that is home to Swiss watchmaking and is also home to the firm’s production workshop where every CENTURY watch is born. Hans-Ulrich Klingenberg harbored a vision of creating exceptional watches at his very young age. He dreamed of crafting timepieces that would unite eternal beauty, uniqueness, and technically perfect construction in total harmony. When Hans-Ulrich Klingenberg founded the CENTURY Time Gems, he was already famous for his amazing inventions. By putting up his own manufacture, he was able to put his discoveries into practice for his own masterpiece. His brilliant invention based on the principle of creating a vacuum inside a watch case to ensure a total water, air, and dust-tight system lies at the heart of many CENTURY watches. It has been the object of numerous patents registered by CENTURY. With the ambition of creating timepieces with eternal beauty that outlasts the centuries, he continued to study the properties of everlasting materials and later developed the first watch case made from black diamond. In 1977, after [...]

19 03, 2017

The Most Expensive Watches of Jaeger-LeCoultre

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For over 180 years in the watchmaking industry, Jaeger-LeCoultre never fails to provide excellent and innovative timepieces along with its exceptional movement for their avid customers. Timepieces like this are more than fashion statements - they are assets; a part of your investment that will continue to appreciate in value over time. By combining their intricate craft with exquisite designs, Jaeger has made some of the most complicated, sophisticated, and expensive luxury timepieces like no other. Here's to unveiling the best and priciest of their luxury watches. 1.  Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette - This particular timepiece from Jaeger is considered priceless till this date (but some luxury watch enthusiast says it is worth $26 million). It is made as a present to Queen Elizabeth II for the celebration of her 60th year of her reign. This watch is made from 576 pieces of diamond, sapphire dial, and whole bracelet made with white gold. 2. Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie - Measured in terms of complications, this timepiece from Jaeger is considered to be the world's most complicated watch. This particular timepiece is equipped with calibre 182 movement with 26 complications, 1,300 parts, and  44mm 18k white gold [...]

8 03, 2017

CHANEL: 30 Years of Transformation

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The Chanel wristwatch division was founded in 1987, with their first successful product, the Première. Since then, Chanel has successfully incorporated high fashion into Haute Horlogerie culminating in the production of some truly stunning watches of exceptional craft and design. They launched their second product the Matelassé in 1995 and the Chanel J12 line of unisex style wristwatches in 2000. The beauty of Première: The very first Première was inspired by the shape of the Parisian square where it was designed - Place Vendôme and the cabochon shape of the N°5 perfume stopper. The octagonal case topped with beveled sapphire crystal was designed by the artistic director of Chanel’s watchmaking division named Jacques Helleu. Over the past decades, Première retained its sophisticated beauty through a number of transformations appearing in ceramic, steel, and white and yellow gold. The J12 Saga: The presentation of the Chanel J12 black established Chanel wristwatches as a Chanel marquee. Chanel J12 is a line of unisex wristwatches made with ceramic materials, with four dial face sizes: 33mm, 38mm, 41mm, and 42mm. The launch of J12 was unanimously lauded as the first iconic watch of the 21st century and was the first [...]

5 03, 2017

Four of the Most Expensive Watches Made by Rolex

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When we think of Rolex, the first thing that comes to our mind is "the king" of watches because as we all know, it is considered as of the most valuable brands in the world today. Rolex has a wide array of timepieces from affordable and reliable ones up to the most exquisite and luxurious watches. The Rolex watch is a proven timepiece, the name alone triggers thoughts of status symbol, success, and achievement. Here is a list of the most expensive watches made by Rolex: 1942 Rolex Chronograph - This classic timepiece from Rolex has been sold at an auction in 2013 for $1.17 million. Although its original worth was around $680,000.00, however,  as it aged it also adds value. It has been recorded that only 12 pieces of this kind have been made and that another piece has been sold at an auction on May 14, 2016, for $2.5 million becoming the most expensive Rolex to ever be sold.   Eric Clapton's 1971 Daytona - Most of Eric Clapton's fans opt to pay a big amount of money to own one of his guitars and just like his guitars his watch seems to be [...]

5 03, 2017

How Your Watch Reflects Your Character

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The choices you made when you plan to buy a great looking watch may indicate your taste or your status. A man's personal style and by the way he carries himself can make a good and lasting impression. You can assess a man by the clothes and footwear he wears, his haircut and the way he carries himself confidently. You can also easily assess a man by the timepiece he wears. For over a century man's choice of timepiece has a great impact on his character. You can tell that a man who wears high-end brand of watches are most likely to successful, with a great sense of classic and masculine style, and greatly appreciates exquisite designs, and very serious about timekeeping's quality. IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar - IWC is one of the best luxury watch brands that produces high-end and unique timepieces. A man who wears IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar watches are most likely belongs to an elite class. He is very passionate about comfort, security, and quality. IWC's designs are classic, elegant, and timeless. People won't stop looking at your wrist while you're rocking this stylish, unique piece. (IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar, $27,590.00)   Rolex [...]

27 01, 2017

5 Watch Styles Every Women Should Own

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For women, good-looking timepieces are not only for telling time, it is also a fashion statement. Wristwatches have come a long way since its creation; it has been developed from simple to extravagant designs, styles, and some with expensive stones and gems. For women, their dressing should match their shoes and accessories. One of the best accessories they could wear is a great a pair of a wristwatch. Getting different types of a watch is important for women because they can mix and match it to their outfit of the day. Yes, their OOTDs are very much important to them. Check out these gorgeous watches so you can have an idea on what to buy next time you go watch shopping. Bracelet and Bangle Watches Bracelet and bangle watches are the new way of conveying women's style without wearing additional pieces of jewelry. These watches are feminine and elegant to wear for both formal and casual occasions. Most of these watches are embellished with gems, diamonds, and pearls. Leather Band Watches Leather band watches are the most popular watch style to add a touch of elegance. It can be worn anywhere, anytime and suits for casual [...]