Leading commentary on jewellery and watches
by Maria Doulton
Zenith, Hermes, Linde Werdelin and Stephen Webster show us their
latest creations at BaselWorld 2011
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Jean-Frédéric Dufour, President of Zenith, tells us a little about the history of this remarkable and much respected company and talk us through the highlights for 2011.
With many years designing for Hermès, Henri d'Origny, Artistic Director, is the man to tell us about the new unusual watch that is able to 'suspend' time and gives The Jewellery Editor some advice on how to chose a watch.
Linde Werdelin present a lightweight watch at BaselWorld. Its pared down aesthetics are inspired by racing cars, where all but the essential is stripped out. Hear Morten Linde tell us about the design inspiration behind this watch and what makes this company so very different.
Do you know a conch pearl from a South Sea or a baroque? Find out more and see the Jewellery Editor's favourite necklace from this Japanese pearl house.
Stephen Webster presents his new jewellery "Murder she wrote" inspired by wicked women. Smoking guns and daggers dripping blood are some of the themes in this unusual collection with an air of Cluedo-style malice. Miss Marples in the library with a dagger takes on a new meaning.
Interview with Thierry Stern, President of Patek Philippe
The conch pearl is a little known natural wonder that cannot be cultivated and is highly sought after
Results & video preview Sotheby's 'Magnificent Jewels' sale Geneva 2011
Two diamond price records for Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale
She wears it well: Charlene chooses Lorenz Bäumer tiara
Chanel adds fine jewels to 2011-12 Cruise Collection
Princess Charlene's wedding jewels
Princess Grace’s Wedding Style
Dior pops up at Harrods
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