Diamonds

By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

Watches & Wonders 2021: the best timepieces from the Geneva watch show

Watches & Wonders, the extravagant watch showcase formerly known as SIHH, drew to a close on Tuesday after an action-packed five-day extravaganza which saw some of the most spectacular design... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Mar 2021

Omega CEO Raynald Aeschlimann unveils 2021 novelties in the Swiss watch brand’s exclusive webcast – with a little help from George Clooney

Omega president and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann unveiled the Swiss watch brand’s 2021 novelties in an exclusive online website on 23 March. Introducing five new collections – each timepiece sh... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 22 Feb 2021

Taking flight: the tourbillon celebrates its 220th birthday

When it comes to modern haute horology, the tourbillon, which turns 220 years old this year, has long been more desirable for its beauty than for its practical uses. The first patented tourbillon... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2021

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these elaborate timepieces honouring the Chinese New Year

When it comes to gift-giving, one can rarely go wrong with haute horology. It’s little wonder that, each year, the watch industry honours Chinese New Year with some of its most magnificent novel... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 10 Feb 2021

Interview: Jessie and David Thomas on a jewel-encrusted family legacy

For centuries, commerce has been overwhelmed by inter-family branding techniques, often used by companies as a means of de-corporatising themselves or making their firm appear more family oriented. Ba... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Feb 2021

New Bulgari, Hublot and Zenith models shine at LVMH Watch Week 2021

LVMH-owned watch brands Bulgari, Hublot and Zenith have used the second, online-only edition of the annual LVMH Watch Week to launch a series of spectacular new models for 2021. Following th... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Jan 2021

Breguet announces Valentine's Day addition to famed Reine de Naples model

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Breguet has announced that it has given a Valentine's Day-themed upgrade to its historic Reine de Naples model. The new edition of the watch, dubbed the... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Jan 2021

The best luxury products commemorating Chinese New Year

There's no denying that the 2020/21 New Year celebrations - as defined by the Gregorian calendar at least - were a bit of a let-down, as billions of people across the glob... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Jan 2021

Tiffany acquires 80-carat diamond to reimagine its historic 1939 World's Fair necklace

Tiffany & Co. has announced the acquisition of an 80-carat diamond, the largest stone to be sold by the iconic jeweller, which it says will be set in a necklace inspired b... Read More

By Tempus | 21 Dec 2020

Boodles MD Michael Wainwright on the importance of client relationships through 2020

2020 has been a year of new challenges but the future is bright for lovers of luxury. In our first ever British Luxury Review, Tempus asks experts from 12 of the UK’s most prestigious brands to ... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Dec 2020

Bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch sells at Christie’s “Bid for the Louvre” online auction for £280,000

A bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch has sold at a virtual auction, hosted by global auction house Christie’s, designed to benefit the Louvre Museum, Paris. This one-of-a-kind wat... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 16 Dec 2020

The eternal allure of Venice, according to gemologist Alberto Nardi

Gemologist Alberto Nardi is the epitome of the Venetian man about town as he strides athletically across the myriad small bridges that crisscross the city’s canals, greeting fellow res... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Nov 2020

Christmas gift guide 2020: Tempus' guide to the luxurious gifts perfect for your loved ones this festive season

After a year of uncertainty, now is the time we look to spreading cheer and raising the spirits of those we love most. But if you're struggling for ideas on the perfect gift for the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 Aug 2020

Rolls-Royce’s colour and trim designer shares the secrets of elegant automotive interiors

Often, when we review a car, our focus is on the speed, performance and exterior look. But, according to Sina Eggl, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars colour and trim designer, the interior of a luxury ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Apr 2020

Breitling CEO Georges Kern unveils three new 2020 watch collections in first online debut

Breitling CEO Georges Kern announced the release of three new watch collections via the brand’s first ever online webcast on 16 April, sending a message of hope to the watch industry during... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Dec 2019

Christmas gift guide: Tempus' guide to the best festive stocking fillers to round up your loved one's wish list

From rare tipples to exclusive experiences, Tempus' gift guide brings together the most interesting products available to buy now. Read on for the perfect stocking fillers to finalise your festive... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Jul 2019

With revolutionary nanotechnology and otherworldly materials, the Senturion Key could be the most unique supercar accessory in the universe

In a modern era where we can pay for bills with our phones and unlock devices with our faces, the physical act of carrying car keys seems an unnecessary obligation. Car keys are one of the last mechan... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 22 Apr 2019

A family jewel: how family-run Boodles has become England's most historic fine diamond retailer

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More