Chopard Happy Paws Watches

Chopard is going to the dogs. The luxury jeweler has created an exclusive jewelry line comprised of limited edition watches and pendants with floating diamond paws. The collection is available exclusively at Chopard’s Fifth Avenue flagship. Five percent of the proceeds from the sales from each piece will benefit the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Chopard …

Diamond Hello Kitty Watches

Hello Kitty is the best-known of the many Sanrio characters. Created in the early 70’s it was initialy marketed to the children-teen age group, but in recent years the Hello Kitty logo can be seen making cameos on products for all ages. While these watches may look playfull, they pack some serious bling, they retail for around 2 grand and …

George Rhodes Kinetic Clock

The Effect: A few minutes before the hour a number rolls down a track and a bell sounds. On the hour a cuckoo sounds and a new number indicating the hour appears at the right end of a row of numbers. The Mechanism: Cuckinetic is a true timepiece, run by an AC synchronous motor, like those in an ordinary electric …

Maurice Lacroix Starside Sparkling Date with In-House Complications

Movement is the automatic caliber ML127 with 30 jewels (with special complications module designed in-house by ML), blued steel screws, and personalized rotor. Functions are: Off-centre indication of hours and minutes, retrograde date indication with diamond in a shaped window at 6 o’clock (patent pending), moon phase indication with eccentric disc revealed by a cabochon of moonstone at 3 o’clock …

Nobel Watch ordered to stop using slogan

The Stockholm, Sweden-based organization that issues Nobel prizes has ordered the Nobel Watch Co. to stop using the advertising slogan, “I didn’t get the Nobel Prize…But I got the Nobel watch.” According to a release issued by The Nobel Watch Co., the Nobel Foundation sent the company a letter of warning telling them to cease and desist the use of …