Jewelry & Watches

Cartier Hosts Its First International Event in Saudi Arabia

February 5th was far from being a normal day in Saudi Arabia, with Riyadh welcoming Cartier’s first international event. During an unforgettable evening at the late King Faisal’s palace Qasar Al Maather, the Maison uncovered its latest high jewelry collection, Coloratura.

Also featuring exclusive pieces created for Cartier’s Saudi clients, the collection took the guests on a one-of-a-kind journey to the four corners of the globe – from India to Africa and the Orient. In fact, this comes as no surprise, taking into consideration the house’s long-standing relationship with these magnificent places.

And if you think that’s all, you’re absolutely wrong! In addition to the presentation of the stunning Coloratura high jewelry collection, the house held an exhibition in one of The Kingdom’s most iconic buildings in which were displayed pieces from the Cartier Patrimony Collection. Needless to say, this was Cartier’s special way of highlighting its main creative influences throughout its history.

Among the centuries-old pieces, the Asma Allah Al-Husna bracelet stood out as it charmed the visitors with its 19th century Islamic Arts inspired design. Showcased along with modern-day jewelry pieces, the exhibition was a bridge between the past and the present.

Below is a glimpse of the Cartier atmosphere that took over Riyadh last week.

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Look Oh-So Dazzling in These High Jewelry Necklaces

Cover Photo Courtesy of Cartier

No level of glamour is enough for a stylish woman. Let’s admit; we, ladies, are constantly on the hunt for what makes us feel like divas and adds a unique touch of charm to our outfit, especially when it comes to special occasions. Imagine being invited to a gala dinner. You show up in your stunning open-neck gown but you realize that something is missing! But never mind, that was just a nightmare and we won’t let that happen to you in reality.

The only piece that will fill your neck with an unparalleled touch of shimmer is a high jewelry necklace that you have always dreamed of welcoming among your bejeweled treasures. This exquisite piece never fails to up your jewelry game and take your look to new heights, and certainly won’t let you down every time you wear it. Be it one set with diamonds or bursting with colors shining through the precious gemstones that embellish it, this one piece will highlight your elegant taste.

Below, we have gathered a list of stunning exquisite necklaces from our favorite jewelry houses’ latest high jewelry collections. Check them out!

 

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Cartier, Magnitude high jewelry collection, Théia necklace
 
Bvlgari, Cinemagia high jewelry collection, Fairy Wings necklace
 
de Grisogono, The Art of Technicolor high jewelry collection necklace
 
CHANEL, Le Paris Russe de CHANEL high jewelry collection, Sarafane necklace
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Romeo & Juliet high jewelry collection, Matrimonio necklace
 
Chaumet, Les Ciels de Chaumet high jewelry collection, Lueurs d’Orage necklace
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Blazing Light necklace
 
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection necklace
 
Boucheron, Paris, Vu Du 26 high jewelry collection, Maillons necklace
 
Messika Paris, Desert Bloom high jewelry collection sautoir
 
Cartier, Magnitude high jewelry collection, Aphélie necklace
 
Bvlgari, Cinemagia high jewelry collection, Tiber Reflection necklace
 
de Grisogono, The Art of Technicolor high jewelry collection necklace
 
CHANEL, Le Paris Russe de CHANEL high jewelry collection, Roubachka necklace
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Romeo & Juliet high jewelry collection, Verona necklace
 
Chaumet, Les Ciels de Chaumet high jewelry collection, Nuages d’Or necklace
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Irresistible Attraction necklace
 
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection necklace
 
Boucheron, Paris, Vu Du 26 high jewelry collection, Armoiries necklace

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Travel the World with These 9 Timepieces

Cover Photo Courtesy of Parmigiani Fleurier

Among all watch aficionados, globe trotters certainly deserve some timepieces that will accompany them on their universal adventures. Dual time watches got watch enthusiasts buzzing over the last few years, and that’s definitely for many reasons.

Whether you’re travelling for pleasure or for business, having an accurate timepiece on your wrist is a must. Luckily for you, the world of watchmaking has an extensive selection of such time tellers to offer you – allowing you to catch the time in your home country, as well as your current location.

And since your personal style is also a factor to be taken into consideration when choosing the perfect watch, the list of timepieces we carefully curated for you will help you find exactly what you’re looking for. While some watchmaking houses such as Jaeger-LeCoultre and Baume & Mercier preserved their timeless and classic style, boldness was one of the focal points for others such as Armin Strom and Christophe Claret. And for those who like sportier styles, Montblanc and Audemars Piguet will certainly bring you some good options. As for the travelling business men, Bovet unveiled its Récital 27 limited-edition timepiece which displays three time zones.

Join us to take a look at our 9 picks!  

 

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Jaeger-LeCoultre, Reverso Tribute Duoface watch
 
Armin Strom, Dual Time Resonance Sapphire watch
 
Parmigiani Fleurier, Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde slate watch
 
Bovet, Récital 27 watch
 
Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Dual Time watch
 
Christophe Claret, Angelico watch
 
Harry Winston, Avenue Dual Time Automatic watch
 
Baume & Mercier, Classima Dual Time watch
 
Montblanc, 1858 Geosphere limited edition watch

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Pack a Statement with These Daily Rings

Cover Photo Courtesy of Jacquie Aiche

If you think that packing a statement is not something you can do every day, you’re absolutely wrong! It takes one piece to take your style from ordinary to extraordinary, and the best thing about it is that you get to choose what will turn your look upside down. For all the ring lovers out there, this feature is for you!

Yes, rings are quite a nice way to pack a statement. In fact, all you need is one distinguished finger sparkler to effortlessly add some pizzazz to your outfit. Come on, let’s admit it, if you are a woman whose dream is to fill her jewelry box with stunning rings of all styles, it’s quite an easy task – isn’t it? It’s actually more of a pleasure.

Rings can pack a statement in so many ways. From the ones featuring oversized gems to ones that stand out with their design, your options are endless. Some jewelry houses even went all out and expressed their extreme creativity by presenting between-the-finger rings that will never fail to fill your hand with sparkle, elegance and audacity.

With this in mind, join us to take a look at the creations we chose for you!

 

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

CHANEL, Pétales de Camélia ring
 
Jacquie Aiche, Gemstone ring
 
Akillis, Puzzle ring
 
Vhernier, Eclisse ring
 
de Grisogono, Allegra ring
 
Boucheron, Serpent Bohème ring
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Frivole between-the-finger ring
 
Pomellato, Sabbia ring
 
Cartier, Clash ring
 
Tiffany & Co.,Tiffany HardWear ring
 
Louis Vuitton, B Blossom ring
 
Vhernier, Tourbillon ring
 
de Grisogono, Toi & Moi ring

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The Latest in Time Classics

Cover Photo Courtesy of Van Cleef & Arpels

If there is a timepiece that is considered a true must-have, it’s the classic one! This timeless style will always complement all your outfits – literally. So, whether you’re attending a black-tie event in a splendid evening gown or heading to the office in your formal look, or even going for a night out with the girls on a Saturday, you just have to adorn your wrist with this watch to look complete.

Luckily for us, this year offered us an extensive list of options to choose from. The watches that were unveiled during the past few months redefine elegance and timeless style, each in its own way. And to choose the right one for you while avoiding regrets, ask yourself these few questions: do you like colors or neutrals? Do you favor watches with straps or with bracelets? What about diamond-set bezels? The answers will definitely help you narrow down your choices and in order to make the task easier on you, we’ve carefully gathered a list of classic timepieces that will charm you with their timeless elegance. Would you join us to take a look at our picks?

 

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Harry Winston, Avenue C™ Mini Moon Phase watch
 
Cartier, Panthère de Cartier watch
 
Piaget, Tradition watch
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Sweet Alhambra watch
 
Bvlgari, Serpenti Seduttori watch
 
Tiffany & Co., Tiffany Cocktail watch
 
CHANEL, Première Boy Tweedy Strap watch
 
Hermès, Galop d'Hermès watch
 
Dior, La D de Dior Satine watch
 
Chopard, Happy Sport Oval watch
 
Harry Winston, Emerald Quartz watch
 
Cartier, Baignoire watch
 
Piaget, Possession watch

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Let Your Shiny Wrist Do the Talking on Your Wedding Day

Cover Photo Courtesy of Piaget

As an elegant bride-to-be, your look on your big day should not be compromised in any way! From your dreamy white gown to your hair, makeup, jewelry and watch, the idea of looking your best is all you can think about. In fact, you have the absolute right to do so, because after all, you’re starting a whole new chapter in your life with the man you love and to celebrate this occasion, you seek the impossible in order to stand out and steal the spotlight. In addition to your jewelry and your gown, a shiny timepiece on your wrist will help you get through this night in glamour and sophistication.

You can’t expect less from a wristwatch made of gold, on which diamonds sit in all their glory – taking its elegance and preciousness to unexpected levels. Be it a timepiece fully-set with those precious white gems or mixing between diamonds and subtle touches of color, you won’t regret investing in such a treasure that, in addition to being considered a great addition to your jewelry box, can be passed down for generations.

CHANEL, 1.5 1 Camélia. 5 Allures high jewelry collection, Cristal Illusion watch
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, Glowing Sun watch
 
Cartier, Baguette Panthère high jewelry watch
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Folie des Prés high jewelry watch
 
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection watch
 
Harry Winston, Precious Emerald high jewelry watch
 
CHANEL, 1.5 1 Camélia. 5 Allures high jewelry collection, Diamant Essentiel watch
 
Piaget, Golden Oasis high jewelry collection, White Titanota watch
 
Cartier, Saturday high jewelry watch
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Ruban Secret high jewelry watch
 
Chopard, Red Carpet high jewelry collection watch

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

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Express Your Finesse with Mother-of-Pearl Jewelry

Cover Photo Courtesy of Chopard

One of nature’s most beautiful gifts to us is the mother-of-pearl. Also called nacre, this gorgeous substance, found in a shell, is usually used for the dial of a watch and it’s marking its territory in the world of jewelry – resulting in an impressive selection of pieces that doesn’t lack femininity in any possible way.

Just like a mother-of-pearl dial in a timepiece, a jewelry piece ornamented with this substance is a true emblem of finesse and elegance, let alone the fact that its white shiny color goes with literally everything you wear and adds the perfect amount of shine to your look.

The concept of using mother-of-pearl has gained a strong place in the jewelry industry thanks to many houses such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron, Dior, Chopard and Bvlgari – to name a few. Every woman fell under its charm and the elegance that it exudes, especially when mounted on a stunning gold frame created by pioneers in the jewelry world. It’s all about creativity when it comes to jewelry, and coupled with the magical feel of mother-of-pearl, the jewelry pieces we chose for you will do wonders to your outfit!

 

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Chopard, Happy Hearts Wings earrings
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Pure Alhambra ring
 
MKS Jewellery, Al Otaiba ring
 
Boucheron, Serpent Bohème earrings
 
Ippolita, Polished Rock Candy earrings
Via Net-a-Porter
 
Dior, Rose des Vents hand jewel
 
Bvlgari, Diva's Dream bracelet
 
Pomellato, M'ama Non M'ama bangle
 
Chopard, Happy Hearts pendant
 
Van Cleef & Arpels, Vintage Alhambra sautoir

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