19,341 Feet, on the Rocks, With a Splash

Kilimanjaro at night…from 15,000 feet
Photo by Louis Russo
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deBoulle Diamond & Jewelry serves up watches and Ferraris

deBoulle Diamond & Jewelry in Dallas is a 13,600-sq.-ft. store, featuring some of the world’s top watch brands.
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Clock of Ages: Bulova celebrates its 100-plus years as a clock maker

Bulova is so known as one of the world’s premier watch companies that few are aware of its roots as one of America’s longstanding makers of clocks. The company was founded in 1875 in New York City, long before the wristwatch was invented, and soon became a respected name in mechanical clockworks and ornate, decorative clocks for the home.

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Eli Wallach: An enthusiastic watch collector

Chronos Editor, Bert Kalisher, and Eli Wallach.
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De Grisogono celebrates the cast of “The Expendables 3”

The 15th Anniversary edition of the Instrumento Uno.
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The Whitney Museum Shines a Light on Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons, Aqui Bacardi, 1986. Oil inks on canvas; 45 x 60 in. (114.3 x 152.4 cm). Ostrow Family Collection. ©Jeff Koons.
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Bulgari, the master jeweler, is also forging a reputation as a master watchmaker with in-house movements

The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon is the world’s thinnest tourbillon movement.
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Eberhard & Co. pays tribute to its roots as a high-precision watchmaker.

The Eberhard Chrono 4 is the first and only chronograph in the history of watchmaking with four counters arranged in one row.
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The Galapagos: A Window of Time

Albatrosses courting
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An inside look at the intricate process of high watchmaking at Chopard

In-house trained complications watchmakers assemble and adjust the Chopard L.U.C movements that bear the Geneva Seal hallmark, working from a kit of components. Assembling a single tourbillon carriage takes two days.
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I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America

Bel Geddes designing the Macy's Christmas Parade Punch and Judy float, 1926.
Photograph by unidentified photographer.
Image courtesy of the Edith Lutyens and Norman Bel Geddes Foundation / Harry Ransom
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The Hermès Arceau Lift finds inspiration in elements of its Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré boutique

The Hermès boutique at 24, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.
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Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C. F. Martin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guitar, serial number 1114
Christian Frederick Martin (1796–1873)
New York, ca. 1837
Body Length: 17 ¼ in.
Spruce, rosewood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, abalone
On loan from the C. F. Martin Museum
Photograph by John Sterling Ruth
Courtesy of C. F. Martin Archives
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Citizen times the world

The Citizen L Series has a mother-of-pearl dial, a steel case and is set with diamonds. The watch is inspired by the morning dew, and it is powered by Citizen Eco-Drive light technology.
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Vacheron Constantin expands its operation

At the opening ceremony of the Vacheron Constantin manufacture from left to right: Juan Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin, Anne Catherine Lyon Conseiller of Vaud, Philippe Leuba, Conseiller of Vaud and Jeannine Rainaud Meylan, Mayor of Chenit.
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Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed

Porsche Type 356 Speedster 1600 Super, 1958,
Collection of Chad McQueen, Photograph © 2013
Peter Harholdt
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Heritage and Innovation in the Jaeger-LeCoultre's Anniversary Collection

If any watch company has a reason to celebrate an anniversary, it is Jaeger-LeCoultre. As one of the original Swiss heritage brands, its founders were at the forefront of the first golden age of watchmaking – from about 1800 to 1870. Founded 180 years ago in 1833, Jaeger-LeCoultre is a still a leading member of today’s elite watchmaking culture, now in its second golden age of innovation. Over the past 180 years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has filed 400 patents.

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Petal Power

Piaget shares its passion for the incomparable rose

Timepieces from the Piaget Rose collection
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Movado's Modern Classics

Signature style meets progressive design in the new series of Movado timepieces

The Movado SE Pilot Chronograph
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Kiss the Dark by L. Mylott Manning

L. Mylott Manning, a New York-based fine artist, creates interactive sculptures, performance art, public art, works on canvas, and installations.

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Complicated Beauties

Jaeger-LeCoultre sets the standard in mechanical, jeweled watches for women

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Cordonnet Duetto, with lapis dial
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Perceiving Light: James Turrell’s Aten Reign at the Guggenheim Museum

James Turrell, Aten Reign, 2013
Daylight and LED light, dimensions variable © James Turrell Installation view: James Turrell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 21–September 25, 2013
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
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Paris Evenings

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Stephen Webster Rock Stars

Stephen Webster’s world grows larger as he recruits a troupe of young designers and takes them on the road

Crystal Haze BatMoth ring from the Fly By Night collection by Stephen Webster
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Vacheron Constantin Celebrates its Roots

Vacheron Constantin celebrates its roots by expanding on its heritage as one of the original maisons that set the standards of excellence in watchmaking.

The Patrimony Traditionelle Lady High Jewelry features 308 baguette-cut diamonds set in 18k white gold. It is powered by a manually-wound movement and has received the Hallmark of Geneva.
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