Tag Heuer re-opens Dubai Mall boutique and goes back to its roots

Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer has re-opened its flagship boutique in The Dubai Mall, after a comprehensive overhaul which lasted for several weeks. The brand celebrated the re-opening with a two day event, which took place on October 30 and 31.

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TAG says its renovated boutique provides an atmosphere that is now more closely aligned with its longstanding traits of passion, creativity and reliability.…

2014 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Winners

The 2014 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve Winners, have just been announced with the top prize (‘Aiguille D’or’) going to Breguet’s Classique Chronometrie 7727.

On a yearly basis the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) highlights and rewards high-quality creations, with the aim of nurturing the advancement of the watchmaking art, while also contributing to promoting the watch industry worldwide.

Click through the image gallery to see all the winning watches. Congratulations to everyone who won!

You can visit the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve website by clicking here.

 

When diamonds meet Omega’s De Ville Central Tourbillon

There are limited edition watches and then there are ‘limited edition’ watches. Omega, as a brand, offers both with their limited edition Speedmaster, Seamaster, Constellation and De Ville watches. The watch we’re discussing here, the De Ville Central Tourbillon (reference: 513.98.39.21.56.001), falls into the latter category as a boutique exclusive. Only three will ever exist.

Only three of these watches exist and each carries 10 carats worth of diamonds.

Only three of these watches exist and each carries 10 carats worth of diamonds.

Preview of ‘Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces’ in Dubai on November 1 and 2

Antiquorum Auctioneers is set to host its ‘Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces’ auction at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva on November 8 and 9. Ahead of that auction, Antiquorum Auctioneers is previewing the collection of timepieces and clocks that will go under the hammer via events in cities such as Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Zurich and Geneva.

The Celestial (ref. 5102) in white gold with meantime indication, nocturnal chart of the Northern Hemisphere, moon phases and moon orbit, time of the meridian passage of Sirius and moon is part of the forthcoming auction in Geneva.

The Celestial (ref. 5102) in white gold with meantime indication, nocturnal chart of the Northern Hemisphere, moon phases and moon orbit, time of the meridian passage of Sirius and moon is part of the forthcoming auction in Geneva.