Posts Categorized: Hermes

Hermès Arceau Petite Lune Diamond Watch

Hermès Arceau Petite Lune Diamond Watch

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Hermès Arceau Petite Lune has diamonds on the bezel and an interchangeable bracelet. It has a self-winding movement with a Dubois Dépraz “small moon” module. The mother-of-pearl dial shows hours, minutes, date at 6 o’clock, and moon-phase at 10:30. The 38-mm stainless-steel case is set with 60 diamonds (approx. 1.0 carat) and has a sapphire […]

Weekend Report: Pen For Watch Fans: The Hermès Nautilus Pen By Marc Newson

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Design superstar Marc Newson’s name is well known in horological circles –most significantly, for his co-founding of Ikepod (we love his Ikepod hourglass.)  He’s also done design work for Jaeger LeCoultre (he created an Atmos clock in partnership with Apple’s Jony Ive) and just last September, Newson joined Apple as part of Ive’s design team.  His interests have led him into many other fields than watches, of course –he’s well known for his flatware designs for Alessi; and the iconic Lockheed […]

A Week On The Wrist: The Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée

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Some of the most original watch designs in recent years have come from a company that’s not, for the general luxury loving public, especially associated with watches: Hermès. However the company actually has a quite long history of offering timepieces under its name;  the first Hermès labeled watches were actually sold at 24 Faubourg St.-Honoré in […]

The Hermès “In The Pocket” Watch For The Only Watch Auction

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More news from the Only Watch auction: Hermès has just released that it will be including the “In The Pocket” watch in the line up for the November 7 charity auction. Originally, the “In The Pocket” watch was inspired by the porte-oignon given to Jacqueline Hermès by her father in 1912. The porte-oignon allowed Jacqueline, a keen horsewoman, to fasten her pocket watch to her wrist while she remained […]

HIBAW: (Honey I Bought Another Watch!)

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Over dinner, your partner says: “Oh, is that a new watch?” You: “What? THIS? NO! I’ve had this for years!” (You’ve been had. What do you do next?) a) Create a diversion by pulling the table cloth off of the table, dinner and all – then RUN! b) Express concern for a newfound mole on […]