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Hands On With The Tutima Patria Power Reserve Watch (price)

Tutima Patria Power Reserve

Tutima has a rich history in the German watch making industry, manufacturing quality timepieces since 1927 in the small town of Glashutte. More than 100 years ago, watch aficionados already recognized the virtuosity of the Glashutte watchmakers. With Tutima’s Patria collection, first introduced in 2013, the great traditions of the brand’s fine watchmaking were elevated…

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Hands On With A Watch That Could Save Your Life: North Eagles H2S Detector Watch

North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch detects deadly gas and warns the wearer.

Last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced a timepiece that — if you are in the oil and gas industry — could save your life. Now, I go hands-on with the North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch. The watch, created by North Eagles Swiss brand that has been making watches for the…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

Swatch Group pulls out of Baselworld 2019. This year's Baselworld already witnessed a decline in exhibitors by the hundreds.

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive.…

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Meet the $775,000 Krayon Everywhere Horizon Mechanical Watch That Tracks Sunrise/Sunset Anywhere on Earth

If money is not a constraint, the limits of what can be achieved via horological innovation never cease to amaze. For the cost of the average amount in a 50 year old’s 501k, Krayon has crafted a piece, the Everywhere Horizon, that can be programmed to track the sunrise and sunset in any part of…

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Diamonds International Creates ‘Shining Diamond of Africa’ Film About Namibia (video)

South African animals (Photo: R. Naas)

Diamonds International, the Caribbean’s premier duty-free jewelry retailer,  recently released a documentary film (approximately 26 minutes in length) that focuses on Namibia, its history and its beauty.  The intention is to educate the world about this country, which it says is the “shining diamond of Africa.”  Owned by Almod Diamonds LTD, which has a US-patented diamond…

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Jewelry, Fashion, Beauty Up For Charity Auction by CharityBuzz.com

Giovanni Ferris Earrings to benefit American Friends of Soroka via the Charitybuzz auction going on now.

CharityBuzz.com has curated its annual “Curates: Fashion & Beauty” auction wherein many designers, brands and companies donate items for auction to benefit a host of different charitable causes.  The on-line auction began on July 11 and continue through July 25. Items up for sale are not only jewelry and fashions, but also meetings with designers,…

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