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Damien Hirst's Beautiful Sunflower Panerai Painting

Watches and Art: Not just a pretty face

Artists and brands are teaming up to produce desirable designs on timepieces with technical clout. Laura McCreddie looks at the latest partnerships in the world of watches

Piaget

The finer things: Luxury products

Sales of luxury products are soaring and consumers are increasingly happy to splash their cash online as brands begin to master premium web retailing

Glycine's has reduced the Lagunare's case size for its updated model

BASELWORLD 2011 PREVIEW: Slim lines

Leading watch journalist Ken Kessler gives you the lowdown on what to expect at this year’s BaselWorld, including the rebirth of the ultra-thins

Vacheron showed a watch that tells the time in 37 time zones

Ahead of their time: SIHH Review

We take a look at some of the trends that emerged from this year’s luxury watch show SIHH.

A Lange & Sohne workings

Selling strategies: Ticking boxes

Appeal to a watch collector and you could have a client for life. Laura McCreddie finds out how

Audemars Piguet

Harrods celebrates one-year anniversary of its Fine Watch Room with one-off pieces

A selection of eight watch brands will create unique timepieces, which will be previewed at Salon QP from November 8–10.

Sales at Mont Blanc rose 8%

Watches and jewellery aid Richemont profit hike

Profits at Swiss luxury goods group Richemont increased 43% last year, with jewellery sales soaring by 32% and watches by 31%.

A Lange & Söhne is one of the Richemont Group's watch brands

Q4 watch and jewellery sales increase at Richemont

Sales at constant exchange rates increased by 24% at Swiss luxury goods group Richemont for the three months ended December 31, 2011, with watch and jewellery sales also showing growth.

Vacheron Constantin in Harrods

Vacheron Constantin opens in Harrods Fine Watch Room

Vacheron Constantin is making the most of Harrods’s new Fine Watch Room by selecting it for the opening its first dedicated space in the UK with an in-store boutique.

Sales at Richemont increase 35%

Sales at Richemont for the five months ended August 31 2011 increased by 29% at actual exchange rates and by 35% at constant exchange rates.

Cartier produced strong sales for Richemont

Richemont results boosted by record jewellery and watch sales

Luxury goods group Richemont has reported a 33% increase in sales to €6,892 million (£6,123 million) and a 63% increase in operating profit to €1,355 million (£1,204 million) in its annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2011.

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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.

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