De Bethune Strikes Black Gold with the DB28T

De Bethune Strikes Black Gold with the DB28T

May 9, 2017
Sometimes mirror-polished for a shiny look, sometimes satin-brushed for a matte finish, black zirconium is a key element in the composition of the cases and floating lugs of the DB28. The multiple ways in which the light plays across the material and its various finishes reveal countless different tones ranging from anthracite grey to intense black. This pleasing aesthetic effect...
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A. Lange Is Going the Distance

A. Lange Is Going the Distance

May 8, 2017
For nearly a decade, the Lange 31 has been the first and only mechanical wristwatch with a power reserve of 31 days and a patented constant-force escapement that continuously delivers uniform torque. Located between the mainspring barrel and the going train, this ingenious mechanism assures the ultimate in precision. This year, A. Lange & Söhne presented a new design variation...
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Ulysse Nardin Counts Down to America’s Cup Qualifier

Ulysse Nardin Counts Down to America’s Cup Qualifier

May 5, 2017
After the nail-biting excitement of the past two years of qualifying races, the main event is nearly upon us! We’re counting the days until the 2017 America’s Cup which will take place soon in Bermuda. On May 26, racing starts with the best sailors on the fastest boats. The winner - the top Challenger will meet Defending Champions Oracle Team...
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Vacheron Constantin Celebrates London Craft Week

Vacheron Constantin Celebrates London Craft Week

May 4, 2017
Julien Marchenoir from Founding Partner Vacheron Constantin, launched the third London Craft Week at the V&A Museum in London, where he addressed a crowd of over 350 people, alongside Guy Salter, London Craft Week Founder; Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A and Hussein Chalayan, renowned fashion designer. During the evening, makers rubbed shoulders with leading experts, influencers, editors and directors...
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A. Lange at the Concourse d’Elegance

A. Lange at the Concourse d’Elegance

May 2, 2017
Later this month, A. Lange & Söhne will stage its sixth appearance at the exclusive Concourse d’Elégance for automotive works of art, ranging from the earliest years of motoring to the concept cars of tomorrow. This year, the motto of this tradition-steeped event is “Around the World in 80 Days – Voyage Through an Era of Records.” As in past...
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Sutra Among the World’s Top High Jewelers

Sutra Among the World’s Top High Jewelers

April 24, 2017
Originally Published in Elite Traveler  The pinnacle of the jewelry world, high jewelry features a house’s most exceptional stones and showcases its creativity and technical advances in craftsmanship. Each piece is special and rare, most never recreated. Some pieces, like the Hope Diamond, become world-famous. Some are purchased in secret and never seen by the public. Read on for our selection...
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