A watch with precision on Earth and in outer space – how many brands can say they’ve tested their timepieces outside our atmosphere? The answer – just one. Since its launch more than half a century ago, the Omega Speedmaster Chronograph has been known for its robust reliability, timeless design and oh yeah, it’s exploration in space.
7/11/2018 / In Jewelry
You already know that the diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance on Earth. This practically indestructible gem perfectly symbolizes a love that will last forever. More often than not, diamonds adorn elegant jewelry…but, you may be surprised to discover some “industrial” uses for diamonds.
7/5/2018 / In Timepieces
At their very essence, watches are tools. They tell the current time, mark the passing of time, and measure precise time. Certain sports require highly precise, purpose-built timepieces for participants to remain competitive. Yachting is one of these sports. Developed over the last seventy-five years for precision on the water, yacht watches are the unsung tools of a demanding sport.
Photo Credit: Gilles Martin-Raget
Awareness of diamond trading that resulted in money going to wage wars in diamond producing countries reached a peak in the last two decades. Countries that are embroiled in civil wars took advantage of diamond resources to purchase weapons, drugs, and slave soldiers. When you are making a large investment in a diamond, it’s understandable you would want to ensure your money is not paying for “conflict diamonds.”
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