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Liverpool Celebrity Jeweller, House of Dash to Unveil New Collection

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Celebrity Jeweller House of Dash
Liverpool Celebrity Jeweller, House of Dash to Unveil New Collection, just in time for Christmas

LIVERPOOL CELEBRITY JEWELLER, HOUSE OF DASH TO UNVEIL NEW COLLECTION, JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS.

Liverpool fine jewellery house, House Of Dash, to release a diamond earring collection branded “The Caviar Collection.” On December 7th 2018, the collection, specifically designed for pierced ears, will be accessible on the official House Of Dash website.



The name of the collection derives from sturgeon roe, Caviar. The setting used for the earrings is known as a pressure setting, meaning there are no visible gaps between the diamonds, mimicking the exotic delicacy.

Celebrity Jeweller House of Dash
Liverpool Celebrity Jeweller, House of Dash to Unveil New Collection, just in time for Christmas

This intricate technique creates the illusion of one solitaire stone. But in fact, seven are housed within the mounting.” Said Quincy Dash, Creative Director.

The Caviar Collection is constructed in 18k Gold Alloy and is available in three metal colours – White Gold, Yellow Gold and Rose Gold. Set with premium handpicked colourless diamonds and finished with screw back fasteners for absolute security.

Wearable on any occasion, with opportunity to go bigger in size without breaking the bank. Makes the collection the perfect gift and fashion accessory this festive season.

The Caviar Collection will be available to purchase from £395-£1,250 on the official House Of Dash website on 7th December 2018



HOUSE OF DASH is a trusted private jeweller based in Liverpool, Merseyside. With its private office located within the business district. Founder & Creative Director, Quincy Dash is an IGI Certified diamond graduate from Antwerp’s prestigious International Gemological Institute (IGI).

Established in 2014, HOUSE OF DASH specialises in certified conflict-free diamonds (GIA, HRD & IGI) and pre-owned luxury timepieces. With celebrity clients ranging from Shawn Stockman, The Sing-off judge and ⅓ of the US Grammy Winning group Boyz II Men. To American cable network TLC’s, Emmy winning show, Overhaulin host Chris Jacobs.

Source: House Of Dash

Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

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Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift
Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

Well-being & Holistic Inspired Collections by Charlotte’s Web Jewellery

Inspired by ancient Tibetan meditation and mantra techniques, our sterling silver spinning rings, braclets and pendants are our most loved pieces, designed not only to adorn and embellish your body but to calm and soothe your mind.



Spinning jewellery has been used throughout history as a proven aid to anxiety, with the repetitive motion of spinning the ring instantly relaxing the soul and spirit.

 

Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift
Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

Charlotte´s Web Jewellery offer the original and most extensive collection of handmade Silver Spinning Rings, Pendants and Bracelets ranging from simple silver pieces to ornate gemstone adorned styles each piece tells a story. Charlotte’s Web Jewellery also offer customisation options for customers.



Choose A Sustainable Christmas With Arabel Lebrusan

“Christmas is most definitely the season of giving and it can be the most rewarding time of year, knowing you’ve chosen the ultimate gift for your loved one. However, it can also be a wasteful time of year, when that unwanted gift is tossed to the side and forgotten about”.

Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift
Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

Through our responsible sourcing here at Arabel Lebrusan, this is always something we want to avoid. We like to think we make your choice a little easier by offering luxury jewellery that stands the test of time whilst supporting sustainable practices.

-Choose Ethics-

Our ethics combined with our distinctive style means our pieces aren’t just beautiful in style, but hold a beautiful story too Looking good and feeling great go perfectly together, and it’s this belief that keeps us motivated to create stylish jewellery without compromise.

With the fashion industry and society as a whole taking more care in how we treat the world around us, there is no better statement than making the ethical choice. Shop our edit of sustainable jewellery for her perfect Christmas wish list.

-Choose Originality-

Who doesn’t love getting a gift that is unique and truly personal? After all, there is no better way to feel loved than to receive something you know has been customised for you.

Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift
Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

With this in mind, give back and shower your loved one with luck, love and protection with our Amulets of Harmony Collection.

Designed to help keep its owner balanced during the trials of everyday life, the Hand of Fatima Pendant encompasses the meaning of the traditional Hamsa hand. Beautifully handcrafted in recycled rhodium plated silver by Spanish filigree master craftsmen, it is available adorned with ethically sourced garnet, amethyst, peridot and citrine. These gemstones hold their own individually special meanings, making this collection a thoughtfully unique gift this Christmas.

“This personal and effortlessly stylish pendant would make the perfect Christmas gift. Now all that’s left to do is choose which gemstone matches her personality best!”

-Choose Style-

Our signature bangles are striking, wow-factor addictions to any outfit, but perfect for the girl with an eye for statement pieces. Intricate filigree work set against a bold motif with our Butterfly Heart or Walnut Leaf designs evoke high-octane glamour perfect for the party season.

“Wear your heart on your sleeve with intricately glamorous but consciously created design.”

Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift
Accessory and Jewelry Options as Christmas Gift

If a ring is more her thing then opt for our Gemstone Stacking Rings. Wear one on its own for a delicate pop of colour or amp it up and mix-and-match geometric shapes with one on each finger. For the ultimate high impact look, stack and style them together to create a juicy hued cocktail ring. Our stacking rings are a fail-safe Christmas gift for any woman, featuring an open adjustable band and abundance of coloured gemstones each telling a different story. What will yours be?

-Choose Us!-

A timeless piece of jewellery is at the top of every woman’s Christmas list. When designing at Arabel Lebrusan our mission is to not only create jewellery that is unique in its design and versatile in its style, but also to create pieces that can be treasured and passed down through families for years to come.

“Be proud of your purchases this year – give her something she’ll adore whilst helping developing communities around the world. When it comes to finding the ultimate gift for someone special, you can’t go wrong with the beauty and elegance of Arabel Lebrusan”.



About Arabel Lebrusan. Beauty in Design, Craftsmanship and Ethics

Arabel Lebrusan took her Masters in Jewellery Design at Central St Martins and went on to become Creative Director at Leblas Jewellery, leaving two years later to create her own brand of unique designs. Arabel commissions only the best craftsman in the UK and her native Spain and insisting on precious metals and gemstones that have been sustainably and ethically sourced.

Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line

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Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line
Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line

Alpina launches a new range of smoked dials in its Startimer Pilot and Alpiner collections

The new Alpina Shadow Line is now available in store declined in six watches: two Startimer Pilot big date quartz chronographs, three Startimer Pilot Automatic watches and an Automatic Alpiner 4 watch, all equipped with an exclusively developed Alpina connected e-strap.



Faithful to Alpina’s roots, a new line of smoked dials combining urban elegance and sporty technicity is born, reinterpreting its best-selling pieces.

The Startimer Pilot

Drawing inspiration from the Startimer Pilot Automatic collection, these Shadow Line edition timepieces maintain all the desired pilot features as well as excellence and qualitative finishing details with an added twist.

Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line
Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line

A great example of the above would be the rose gold-plated stainless steel 44 mm case contrasting with a dark grey sunray finishing dial, it displays the typical oversized luminous hand-applied rose gold-plated indexes and hands with a date window at 3 o’clock. The timepiece features a dark genuine leather e-strap as well as an engraved case back. Another model is available in black PVD-coated stainless steel with a dark blue or dark grey dial displaying mat finishing and applied pearl black indexes and date window at 3 o’clock.

The same models are available with the quartz Chronograph function and bearing the same mat urban sporty look.

The Alpiner 4 Automatic

The Alpiner 4 is one of the most emblematic Swiss sports watches, combining beautiful aesthetics while offering performance and accuracy to alpine and nature enthusiasts under the harshest conditions.

Alpina introduces a new version in black PVD-coated stainless steel with its famous red triangle adorning the seconds hand and the 12 o’clock mark on the bi-directional turning bezel, while the Alpina 1883 logo is engraved on the 44mm back case of the watch. The date window is displayed at 3 o’clock and the luminova-treated indexes are delicately placed over the sunray-finished dial. The AL-525 automatic caliber offers a 38-hour power-reserve, the stainless-steel case allows for a 10 ATM water-resistance as well as the other three main features of the Concept 4 anti-magnetic, anti-shock, and stainless steel.

E-strap

Each watch comes with its own black leather e-strap with a black fiberglass buckle.

The Alpina e-strap helps you to track your steps, calories, sleep, and more. The e-strap is an elegant and sporty leather strap with a hidden chip in its buckle that helps you to lead a healthier lifestyle and get tips from its companion app, the MMT-365. The app can be downloaded free of charge on iOS and Android devices and functions with all Alpina Horological smartwatches.



TECHNICAL DESCRIPTIONS

Alpiner 4 Shadow line
Watch: 1395 CHF/ 1395 EUR/ 1495 USD
Strap: 149 CHF/ 159.95 EUR/ 189 USD

Reference AL-525BB5FBAQ6 with ALE-BB22X18-BLK

Case
Stainless steel case with black PVD coating, 44 mm diameter with 360° Bi-directional turning compass bezel / Scratch – Convex Resistant Sapphire Crystal, 13.15 thickness
10 ATM/100m/330ft Water-resistant
ANTIMAGNETIC / ANTISHOCK
Engraved case-back threaded crown

Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line
Alpina Shadow Line AL-525BB5FBAQ6_

Movement
AL-525, Automatic Caliber
26 jewels, 38 hours power reserve, 28,800/h

Dial
Black dial with sunray finishing with applied pearl black indexes with black luminous / Date window at 3’ o clock
Hands polished pearl black color with black luminous treatment and red second hands

Strap
Black leather E-strap with black fiber glass buckle
E-strap equipped with MMT-100 Module, +7 days battery life, synchronization to the companion app via the pusher

Functions
Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Date and connected function via E-strap
Activity tracking
Sleep monitoring
Sleep cycle alarms
Get-Active alerts
Dynamic coaching
Cloud backup and restore
Rechargeable Battery via USB charger
Average charging time: 4 hours

 

TECHNICAL DESCRIPTIONS

Startimer Pilot Automatic Shadow line
Price: 1295 CHF/ 1295 EUR/ 1285 USD

Reference AL-525GG4S4 with ALE-DBRB22X18-RGP

Case
Rose gold-plated stainless-steel case,
44 mm diameter, 10,74 thickness
Convex Resistant Sapphire Crystal
10 ATM/100m/330ft Water-resistant
Engraved case-back / Screw-in crown

Movement

Introducing the new Alpina Shadow Line
Alpina Shadow Line AL-525GG4S4

AL-525, Automatic Caliber
26 jewels, 38 hours power reserve, 28,800/h

Dial
Dark grey dial with sunray finishing with applied rose gold-plated and black luminous indexes / Date window at 3 o’clock
Hands polished rose gold-plated with black luminous treatment

Strap
Dark brown leather E-strap with black fiber glass buckle
E-strap equipped with MMT-100 Module, +7 days battery life, synchronization to the companion app via the buckle pusher

Functions
Hours, Minutes, Seconds, Date and connected functions via E-strap
Activity tracking
Sleep monitoring
Sleep cycle alarms
Get-Active alerts
Dynamic coaching
Cloud backup and restore
Rechargeable Battery via USB charger
Average charging time: 4 hours

 

Source: Alpina Watches

Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

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Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève
Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève
The Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) awards the “Revival” prize to the Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 watch. This model is a perfect illustration of a unique savoir-faire. A deliberately vintage look for these new models reinterpreting the creativity and the aesthetic of the iconic timepieces born in the 1940s.



The Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 watch in its steel version, is inspired by reference 4240, of which the first executions in yellow gold, pink gold or steel were introduced in 1942. In keeping with the original, this understated and elegant model drives the hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock, along with hand-type date and day and month by aperture. The calendar indications appear in dark blue, on a two-tone silvered dial typical of the era. The sunburst satin-finished centre and the outer zone punctuated by Arabic numerals clearly enhance the legibility of the respective functions and accentuate its retro-chic elegance.



Speaking at the GPHG award ceremony, the Maison’s Style and Heritage Director Christian Selmoni said: “Above and beyond the model itself, this prize rewards the passion and the savoir-faire perpetuated within our Manufacture for generations.The pride Vacheron Constantin takes in developing watches stems from a true vocation, a mission to create beauty, combining the excellence of Fine Watchmaking and horological complications with the refinement of dedicated design and aesthetic. That is what we in the Manufacture refer to as manual intelligence.”

Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 wins the « Revival» Prize in the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève
The Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942

Source: Vacheron Constantin Press Lounge

Zenith Unveils Special-Edition Watch In A Philanthropic Partnership With Wounded Warrior Project

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Zenith Unveils Special-Edition Watch In A Philanthropic Partnership With Wounded Warrior Project
Zenith Unveils Special-Edition Watch In A Philanthropic Partnership With Wounded Warrior Project

Zenith Unveils Special-Edition Watch In A Philanthropic Partnership With Wounded Warrior Project.

Zenith has launched its first limited-edition timepiece in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The Manufacture is proud to be expressing its support by making a donation to this charitable organization that honors and empowers injured service members who bravely volunteered to serve their nation on or after the events of September 11, 2001. The new Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition watch will be sold nationwide in a limited run of 50 units. This is particularly appropriate for a Manufacture reputed for equipping various armed forces with models meeting their demanding technical specifications in terms of reliability, readability and robustness.



Veteran pilot’s watch

The ranks of Manufacture Zenith historically include models that have made an indelible imprint on watchmaking, notably including its iconic pilot’s watches. The original 1960s TIPO CP-2 is often identified under that name. ‘CP’ stands for cronometro da polso (wrist chronograph). TIPO CP-2 chronographs belong to the exclusive circle of legendary chronographs that have earned the status of exceptional timepieces in both military and horological history and are now sought-after collector’s items.  At Baselworld 2016, Zenith presented its tribute to one of the most coveted military pieces, the Heritage Cronometro Tipo CP-2, and is now paying a fresh tribute simultaneously serving a concrete philanthropic purpose.



Stars and stripes for the Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition

Commenting on the partnership, Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith shared: “In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Zenith is honored to partner with Wounded Warrior Project to launch this very special limited-edition chronograph. We are happy to support the important work that Wounded Warrior Project is doing for the nation’s service members and their families through this project. We could not think of a better way to celebrate this moving annual commemoration.”

The 43mm case of the Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition features a rotating bezel inspired by the US flag, a theme picked up on the oscillating weight with its Côtes de Genève motif. In addition, for the very first time, the watch features a matte blue dial coordinated with a matching aluminum ring inside the bezel. The triangle marker and hand have both been changed to red. Fitted with a special blue kudu-hide strap with white and red stitching, the USA Edition puts on a modern spin on patriotism and pays tribute to the nation and its soldiers.

Gary Corless, warrior support for Wounded Warrior Project commented: “We’re extremely grateful for the support of Zenith and their newest campaign, which enables us to address the challenges warriors face head-on. Our warriors paid their dues on the battlefield, and never pay a penny for our programs and services.”

The latest in a series of legendary timepieces, the Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition indeed offers the ultimate tribute to a legion of brave men and women by celebrating courage, sacrifice and commitment.



PILOT CRONOMETRO TIPO CP-2 USA EDITION (Limited Edition: 50 units)

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Reference: 03.2241.405/51.C915

KEY POINTS
Reinterpretation of the famous Cairelli model from the 1960s
Automatic El Primero column-wheel chronograph with Flyback function
Tribute to Wounded Warriors

MOVEMENT
Movement: El Primero 405 B, Automatic
Caliber: 13 ¼ ‘’’ (Diameter: 30 mm)
Movement thickness: 6.6 mm

Zenith Unveils Special-Edition Watch In A Philanthropic Partnership With Wounded Warrior Project
PILOT CRONOMETRO TIPO CP-2 USA EDITION

Components: 254
Jewels: 31
Frequency: 36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
Power-reserve: min. 50 hours
Finishes: Oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” motif bearing the US flag

FUNCTIONS

Hours and minutes in the centre
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Flyback Chronograph

  • Central chronograph hand
  • 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock

CASE, DIAL & HANDS
Dimater: 43 mm
Dimater opening: 32.5 mm
Thickness: 12.85 mm
Crystal: Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Case-back: Transparent sapphire crystal
Material: Steel
Water-resistance: 10 ATM
Dial: Matte Blue
Bezel: Special Blue
Hour-makers: Arabic numerals in SuperLuminova SLN C1
Hands: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1

STRAPS & BUCKLES
Bracelet: Blue Kudu leather strap with special stitching
Buckle: Titanium pin buckle

Source: Zenith Watches

INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality

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INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality
INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality

INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality

The INTERGEM 2018 drew to a close with a mixed picture. The trade fair for gemstones and jewellery in Idar-Oberstein saw 2,900 visitors attend this year’s event, held from 28 September to 1 October, 300 fewer than last year. However, the majority of the 120 exhibitors reported good business.



The INTERGEM was unable to escape the general situation in the markets,” says the fair’s managing director, Kai-Uwe Hille. “Sales were slow for jewellers, resulting in less demand for new goods. This also had an effect on the number of visitors attending. In view of the overall economic situation in the jewellery sector and the negative trends at the majority of trade fairs worldwide, the specialist nature of the INTERGEM enabled it to perform well – even if not to our satisfaction: we need to work further on optimising the event.”

INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationalityThis was confirmed by Jochen Müller, President of the Diamond and Precious Stones Bourse: “The sector is in crisis, the decline is certainly not due to local reasons.” The lower number of German visitors compared to the previous year was particularly noticeable. Instead, there were more international visitors, particularly from France, Benelux, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Japan, China, USA, Switzerland and Austria, making their way to Idar-Oberstein.



In addition, buyers for prestigious brands such as Louis Vuitton, Bucherer and Wellendorff put in an appearance at the INTERGEM, spending heavily. The fair’s strengths in rare varieties and fine stone qualities were particularly important here.

Despite the fall in visitor numbers, the majority of exhibitors struck a positive note. Roman Ruppenthal of the eponymous Idar-Oberstein firm says: “After a very quiet Friday and Saturday, on Sunday we saw a lot of interest, with good sales. Despite fewer visitors, we were by all means satisfied with the outcome.”

INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality

This view is echoed by Vikar Ahmed of AV Gems: “We are satisfied, the number of visitors was lower than last year, but the quality of the purchasers was good. We were able to make some interesting contacts and do good business. We are also confident about the post-fair business.”

INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality
INTERGEM 2018: Good sales, high internationality

Designer Andrea Sohne also draws a positive conclusion: “On Saturday in particular there were not enough people there, but the visitors that did come appreciated the good atmosphere, the relaxed mood and the great selection of unusual gemstones.” These strengths will also form the foundation for the next INTERGEM, from 3 to 6 October 2019.

INTERGEM 2019:
Thursday October 3 – Sunday, October 6, 2019

Source: Intergem Messe GmbH Press   

 

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