For the first time we participated at the Wiener Schmucktage (Jewellery Days of Vienna) – follow us for some exciting discoveries.
Blancpain showcases the artistic excellence of its artisans through a unique series of four Métiers d’Art watches inspired by the supremely rich culture and history of the Middle Empire – the The Four Great Beauties.
With a commitment to crafts, creativity and innovation, Audemars Piguet became an official Associate Partner for Art Basel in 2013. Ever since, AP has supported the world’s premier contemporary art shows in Hong Kong, Basel and Miami Beach. At the upcoming show in Miami (6-9 December 2018) the Manufacture presents its lounge and art concepts.
GPHG’s jury has pre-selected some of our favourite timepieces in 2018. One that throws the ball out of the court is Rémi Maillat’s sunset-sunrise complication watch called Krayon Everywhere.
As part of the pre-SIHH announcements Vacheron Constantin introduces a new one-of-a-kind timepiece from its Les Cabinotiers department – the Les Cabinotiers Grand Complication Phoenix with 15 horological complications.
A flying tourbillon equipped with a double hairspring, designed for everyday wear, offering a 3-day power reserve, in a steel case water-resistant to 120 metres: the latest model from H. Moser & Cie.
Lesage, the creator of beautiful embroidery was also present at Homo Faber. Artisans of the Maison shared their unique skills at workshops in the ‘Discovery and Rediscovery’ section of the exhibition. We too took the needle in our hands.
Homo Faber’s ‘Discovery and Rediscovery’ section is the place for those wanting to look behind the scenes and solve some of the most astonishing decoration mysteries. We were delighted to learn about the sculpture-like grisaille visuals reproduced on enamel at Vacheron Constantin.
Moored on the shores of the Venetian San Giorgio Maggiore island, here she is: the Eilean. I stepped on the deck of the beautiful 1936 Bermudan ketch during the Homo Faber 2018.
TWEETS n' BITES
Game Changers Auction @phillipswatches @phillipsauction 10 Dec 5pm EST, New York - Lot 30 is a very special stainless steel, 39mm @ROLEX GMT-Master ref 1675 from 1972, owned by Marlon Brando, the Academy Award® winner and worn by him in Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. https://t.co/c7o2HXAA7H
Just received 'THE CARTIERS The Untold Story Behind the Jewelry Empire' by Francesca Cartier Brickell. @randomhouse @cescacartier is a direct descendant of the @Cartier family.
The result of her extensive research is here- can't wait to read!