Tag Archives: Geneva

Spotlight on: Suzanne Syz

The jewelry collections designed by Suzanne Syz are influenced by her time of cavorting with the likes of Andy Warhol, Jean Michael Basquiat and other creative souls. Born in Zurich and educated in Paris, Suzanne moved to New York in the 1980s. Traveling in their circles, she became a collector of the works of those contemporary artist of that era. Suzanne couldn’t seem to find exactly what she wanted in jewelry for herself. During the 1990s, she began to design her own jewelry. The whimsical and joyful pieces are a combination of her love of nature, fairy tales and her Read More →

The Best New Watches from SIHH 2013

SIHH unleashed its latest editions of 2013 watches of the season. These timeless masterpieces are expected to take the watch industry by storm. The showcasing of the newest watches was held this week in Geneva, at the Richemont. Some of the most prestigious names associated with watches attended this event. One of the companies on the roster is the company that owns such brands as A. Lange and Sohne, Panerai, IWC, and Baume & Mercier. The infamous line of watches ranges from least expensive to extremely expensive. The watches are designed with price and distinctness in mind, without compromising quality. Read More →

Mouawad Family Opening Manufacture Mouawad

The Mouawad family has long been royalty in the world of fine jewelry and timepieces, and now they have opened a watchmaking venture in Switzerland to focus on creating new lines for the Mouawad collection, and developing new collection. Mouawad Manufacture will be based in Breuleux, and overseen by Alain, Fred, and Pascal Mouawad. The Mouawad family’s long horological history goes back four generations to master watchmaker David Mouawad who created the company in 1890. His son Fayez Mouawad pioneered the embellishment of watches with precious gems in the 1950s. Fayez quickly built the family name as a brand synonymous Read More →

Spotlight On: The New Hublot Zebra Big Bang

Talking about a tiger not changing his stripes, that is an understatement; especially, if you are referring to the “New Hublot Zebra Big Bang” watches collection. Hublot line of animal print watches and accessories are always in the spotlights. If you thought the Leopard Print Bang and the Boa Skin Bang was big news, you need to think again. Curious eyes cannot wait to see the newest watch already lined up for the 2013 Trade Show event in Geneva’s show and tell. Hublot’s Zebra print is uniquely designed. It is a 41 millimeter black ceramic style designer watch with a Read More →

Eric Clapton Patek Philippe sells for $3.6million

Eric Clapton’s Patek Philippe watch made news when it sold for $3.6 million at auction, but many luxury items sell for similar prices or higher. The platinum Patek Philippe wristwatch has 23 jewels, gold dauphine hands and a double Geneva seal. This purchase is close to the record for the most expensive auction watch, but this title went to the nearly $4 million J.B. Champion Chronometer, also made by Patek Philippe. While Eric Clapton’s watch is extravagant, it is a fraction of the cost of the most expensive diamond. The 17th century Wittelsbach blue diamond is 35.56-carats and was owned Read More →

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