23 04, 2018

The Most Iconic Patek Philippe Watches Ever Made

2018-04-23T10:09:01+00:00

The name Patek Philippe has long been synonymous with excellence, class, and luxury. Some of the most complex and beautifully designed timepieces have come from the Phillipe collection over the past nearly two hundred years. These highly crafted wrist and pocket watches are among the top auction earners of all [...]

The Most Iconic Patek Philippe Watches Ever Made 2018-04-23T10:09:01+00:00
16 04, 2018

The Most Iconic Women’s Vintage Watches

2018-04-20T11:30:58+00:00

Despite its modern status as a man’s best friend, the birth of the wristwatch could not be more feminine. To understand this, we have to go back to the 16th century when jewellery was strictly a female affair and any self-respecting man wouldn’t be caught dead with anything on his [...]

The Most Iconic Women’s Vintage Watches 2018-04-20T11:30:58+00:00
12 04, 2018

Parkers Begin Selling Diamonds From The Famous Hatton Garden

2018-04-12T13:42:36+00:00

As a family run business that's been in the jewellery trade since 1883, we’re proud to announce Parkers is going into partnership with another leading jewellery merchant based in London's historic Hatton Garden to start selling diamonds. Famous for being the diamond capital of the UK, Hatton Garden has been [...]

Parkers Begin Selling Diamonds From The Famous Hatton Garden 2018-04-12T13:42:36+00:00
26 03, 2018

3 Stories of Rare Vintage Watch Finds

2018-03-26T09:35:11+00:00

We're fascinated by stories of people finding hidden gems, whether it's antiques at car boot sales, forgotten pieces of history in storage lockers, or long-lost heirlooms in attics. Through the ancient art of storytelling, they awaken parts of us that are deeply embedded in our psyche. One of those parts [...]

3 Stories of Rare Vintage Watch Finds 2018-03-26T09:35:11+00:00
12 03, 2018

4 Common Watch Complications Explained

2018-03-12T11:51:03+00:00

A watch used to be a piece of equipment that had one function and one function only: to tell the time. In 2018, watches include everything from perpetual calendars and moon phases to heart rate monitors and GPS tracking systems. These additional functions, apart from the likes of the latter [...]

4 Common Watch Complications Explained 2018-03-12T11:51:03+00:00
5 03, 2018

3 Decades of Watchmaking and the Watches That Defined Them

2018-03-05T09:39:09+00:00

With anything from a hundred to two thousand moving parts that can take years to piece together, a high-quality watch is made to last. But not only that, it’s built to carry the years with grace; soaking up history and appreciating in appearance and value with every year that passes. [...]

3 Decades of Watchmaking and the Watches That Defined Them 2018-03-05T09:39:09+00:00
26 02, 2018

4 Famous watches from the big screen

2018-02-26T09:59:15+00:00

Every watch lover enjoys a classic film for reasons that aren’t so clear to the average person: the chance to get a peek at the timepieces that sat on the wrists of history’s great heroes and characters. A watch is like a time capsule that transports us back to a [...]

4 Famous watches from the big screen 2018-02-26T09:59:15+00:00
19 02, 2018

The Perfect Vintage Watches To Wear This Spring/Summer

2018-02-19T09:12:59+00:00

Traditionally, a watch is something that's built for purpose: to coordinate an attack, help navigate a plane, support a dive, plan an expedition, etc. They’re practical pieces of equipment that served the wearer as and when they were required. In the 21st century, unless you're in the forces, it doesn’t [...]

The Perfect Vintage Watches To Wear This Spring/Summer 2018-02-19T09:12:59+00:00
5 02, 2018

5 Vintage Timepieces With A Contemporary Feel

2018-02-05T08:48:46+00:00

For better or for worse, genuine pieces of watchmaking history don’t often keep up with the latest style trends as well as they keep time. But there are a handful of exceptions; a few masters of style that are so well built and designed, they look just as good today [...]

5 Vintage Timepieces With A Contemporary Feel 2018-02-05T08:48:46+00:00
29 01, 2018

Our Top 5 Watch Trends From SIHH 2018

2018-01-29T09:01:00+00:00

With nearly three decades and hundreds of exhibitors under its belt, the 2018 Salon Internationale de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) was set to be one of the year’s greatest watch fairs — and it certainly didn’t disappoint. As the first few weeks of the year got underway, watch retailers, journalists, [...]

Our Top 5 Watch Trends From SIHH 2018 2018-01-29T09:01:00+00:00