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Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

Interview: Underground Actor Aldis Hodge Shares Thoughts on Slavery, Time and Leaving a Legacy

Aldis Hodge, actor, watch collector, watch maker

What do you get when you cross an ambitious, artistic person with a passion for watches with a congenial actor and a die-hard perfectionist? Aldis Hodge. The 30-year-old actor who plays the leading role of Noah in the WGN America television series Underground (about the Underground Railroad in Georgia), and who has been seen in…

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Fast Focus: Half-Million Dollar Bell & Ross Transparent Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 Watch is Out Now

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Transparent sapphire chronograph tourbillon.

Built in a limited edition of just 5 pieces — the Bell & Ross Transparent Chronograph Tourbillon Sapphire BR-X1 — unveiled to the world earlier this year — is available for sale now, and marks a new era for the brand’s high-tech chronograph. The watch is meticulously machined from six pieces of sapphire, making it…

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Just in Time for the Holidays: Corum Bridges Golden Bridge for Her

Corum Golden Bridge 39 mm

Looking for the perfect gift for the holidays for that special woman in your life? Corum has the magical mechanical answer: the new 39mm Corum Bridges Golden Bridge round watch. Available with a variety of stunning dial colors, the alluring round timepiece is a reconfiguration of the famed Golden Bridge rectangular watch, but in round format,…

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Piaget has Starring Role in New ‘Jackie’ Movie with Natalie Portman

Piaget Tradition watch with natural turquoise dial will be officially unveiled at SIHH 2017.

In the new film about the Jackie Kennedy — the last four days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — Natalie Portman, who plays Jackie, wears the original Piaget watch with jade dial that Jackie wore. Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century and…

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Jaquet Droz Unveils ‘Year of the Rooster’ Petite Heure Minute Watch for the Chinese New Year

There are two distinct dials for this year's Jaquet Droz Year of the Rooster watches: one painted, one sculpted.

It’s around the corner — the Chinese New Year begins on January 28, 2017, and rings in the year of the rooster.  In celebration, certain watch brands unveil timepieces dedicated to this 10th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Jaquet Droz is one such brand and this morning the company released its newest renditions — two dial…

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Diamonds with a Social Conscience: Diamonds Do Good by the Diamond Empowerment Fund

Water to Villages is one of the projects being implemented

Not everything we write about here at ATimelyPerspective is watches. Sometimes we take a look at jewelry, travel, art, whiskey and spirits, and a few other categories that vie for your attention. With the holidays here, and some people thinking about jewelry gifts or maybe even about marking a special occasion, we want to bring…

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Sexy Lingerie Meets Millions in Mouawad Jewels: Victoria’s Secret Runway Show

Victoria's Secret Angel with Mouawad jewels.

Last night the annual Victoria’s Secret runway show took place in Paris and all eyes were on the sexy models — with feathered Angel wings — strutting not only steamy looking lingerie but also $12 million in diamond and gemstone jewelry from Mouawad.The theme for this year’s Victoria’s Secret runway left, in my opinion, a little…

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Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance Adds 30 Percent More Accuracy to Watch

Arnin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance new Caliber

Recently, at an exclusive event in NYC, Armin Strom unveiled its latest creation, the Armin Strom Mirrored Force Resonance, which we recently introduced to you here. Now, we bring you even more information about this unusual watch – not the least of which is the fact that in-house tests on the resonance complication in this timepiece…

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3 Top Destinations to Take Your Breath Away: Galapagos, Blue Lagoon, New Mexico

Tortoises in the Galapagos

This week, in our top travel destinations series, we bring you three wonderful experiences that are guaranteed to take your breath away and leave you wanting to go back. This is not your ordinary spa. The Blue Lagoon in Iceland is a geothermal complex located in a lava field on the Reykjanes Peninsula. The waters,…

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Smart Watch Review: Meet the New Samsung Gear S3 SmartWatch

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch

As a consumer there is no better activity to witness than competition. It drives the market place and forces manufactures to innovate and release better and better products into the market place. In the smart watch arms race (get it) Samsung recently announce the release of their latest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S3, and…

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