Rolex and the Art of Gemsetting

Precision, patience and perfection are all crucial requirements for the art of gemsetting, and as with most things in the world of fine watchmaking, Rolex has no difficulty showing us, and everyone else, just how it’s done. It isn’t hard…

Mother Knows Best – Watches for Mother’s Day

Celebrated all around the world, on different days and in different ways, Mother’s Day marks the most important human relationship – that between a mother and child. With Mother’s Day just a few days away, there is still time to…

Over the Rainbow – Rolex Rainbow Daytona in Everose Gold

Any Rolex Daytona can be considered a cult item or collector’s piece, and none more so than the new Rolex Rainbow Daytona, previously available in yellow or white gold. This year, at Baselworld, Rolex has brought back this iconic timepiece…

Going, Going Gone! – Rare ‘Tropical Dial’ Rolex Daytona to be sold at Auction

Rolex. Daytona. Paul Newman. On their own, any of these tags would be sure to attract a staggering price at auction. Put them together and add the extremely rare ‘Tropical Dial’, and this is one strike of the auctioneers hammer…

Tracking Time – GMT Watches For More Than Just The Frequent Flier

GMT or Greenwich Mean Time is the average solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, in the UK and is used to calculate the time zones around the world. Necessity is the mother of invention, and with the advent…

What Happened in Basel – A Round-Up of Baselworld 2018’s HOTTEST Highlights
Baselworld 2018 marked the 101st edition of the world’s largest and most prestigious watch and jewellery show, and the event was definitely a sight to behold. Despite the show’s newer, scaled down avatar, embracing the concept of quality over quantity…
Effortlessly Everlasting – The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 31mm

Speculation abounded about what the world’s best names in haute horlogerie would have to offer in the weeks running up to Baselworld 2018, that concluded yesterday. As always, Rolex did not fail to impress! With a collection of 5 outstanding…

Sum Of Its Parts – The new Rolex GMT- Master II at Baselworld 2018

What do you get when you combine Rolex’s signature Oyster case, Jubilee bracelet and innovative two-colour Cerachrom insert in red and blue ceramic as well as one of the brand’s timeless horological icons? Newly unveiled at Baselworld 2018, the Rolex…

Mixed Doubles – The history of Rolex and Tennis

Excellence is a term that has become synonymous with Rolex across the globe. In keeping with that legacy of exceptional achievement, the brand has been a patron of several sports, including tennis, golf, motor racing, yachting and equestrian, and a…

Cool for the summer – A round-up of the diving watches making a splash!

Marked by a water-resistance of at least 100m (330 feet), diving watches have been a pillar of the horological directory since the beginning of the 20th century, when watchmakers tried to cater to the needs of diverse groups including explorers,…

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