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News and articles about Omega

Rory McIlory

Omega signs Rory McIlory as ambassador

The Northern Irish golfer will join celebrities such as Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman as an endorser of the Swiss watch brand.

Omega releases animated 3D film for global campaign

Omega has released a 3D animated short film, which features the brand’s co-axial mechanical watch movement.

The showroom houses Rolex among other brands

John Pass Jewellers expands with luxury showroom

The new luxury showroom, which houses a Rolex room and an Omega shop-in-shop, is situated in Newcastle-under-Lyme in a Grade II listed building in the town’s pedestrianised shopping area.

Omega's anti-magnetic watch movement

Omega announces its anti-magnetic watch movement

The Swiss watch brand has created a watch movement that is resistant to magnetic fields greater than 1.5 tesla far exceeding the levels of magnetic resistance achieved by any previous watches

Swatch Group reports 14% sales growth in 2012

The Swatch Group has reported a 14% increase in sales last year, with a strong global performance.

Hour Passion

Hour Passion opens in Gatwick airport

The store is run by Tech-Airport, which is a subsidiary of the Swatch Group.


One to One: Stephen Urquhart

The Olympics are set to become part of Omega’s legacy. President Stephen Urquhart tells Kate Donovan about the brand’s pioneering history and exciting future


BaselWorld women's watches: What women want

From seriously complicated timepieces to fast fashion must-haves, Laura McCreddie looks at the women’s watch launches at this year’s fair

Pontos Sport by Maurice Lacroix

Baselworld men's watches: Retro reigns supreme

Watch expert Alex Doak tells us the trends and men’s timepieces to look out for at BaselWorld 2012

Brands such as Breitling are big business in the pre-owned market

Pass it on: pre-owned market

Pre-owned watches are flying out of retailers’ stores. Laura McCreddie looks at their appeal.

Aurel Bacs in action at Christie's

Time will tell: future collectables

Christie’s head of watches Aurel Bacs gives his five rules for finding collectables, while three horological journalists pick the watches they think will be worth something in the future.

Store of the month: Omega

Oozing understated chic, Omega’s new flagship on Regent Street is a perfect example of how to represent the aesthetic of a brand in a store.


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Fast Facts on
Wedding rings

  • 860 AD:The year Christians started using rings in marriage ceremonies.
  • 4th:The finger the ring is placed on.
  • 2,200BC:The year of the oldest recorded exchange of wedding rings in ancient Egypt.
  • 1854:The year in which the manufacture of 15ct, 12ct and 9ct became legal.

Photo from William Cheshire