Home Blog Page 145

Graff Jewelers’ Threads Diamond Watch: “Inspired by the Connected Nature of Modern Society”


Graff — one word, like Cher — owns a diamond mine. Two? Three?  Suffice it to say, the jeweler has some serious stones. Which is what it takes to create a selection of watches that look like one of their mines vomited diamonds onto a watch dial. As always, chef don’t judge. God bless capitalism. And I don’t think that description applies to the Threads diamond watch above. It’s more like . . .

Sinn HUNTING WATCH Explained

What up with Germans and caps lock? Why does Sinn call their Modell 3006 the Sinn HUNTING WATCH instead of the Sinn Hunting Watch? For the same reason it’s GLOCK not Glock, I suppose. A relevant reference. The little lollipop-like thingie at the Sinn 3006’s six o’clock position is for helping the watch wearer shoot mammals. Legally. At night. In Germany.

Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Name Explained

To promote the Audemars Piguet Code 11.59, the Swiss watchmaker purchased some expensive real estate: advertorials in Vogue and GQ. The byline-free puff pieces offered watch nerds and well-heeled fashion victims insight into the enigma that is AP’s nomenclature for its all-new “Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet” line. So what’s it all about Alfie? . . .

Graham Stefan Ignores his Own Advice and Buys a $20k Zenith El Primero Watch


“This video was meant to have a positive message and story behind it, and to illustrate that many watches hold value and make rather profitable investments,” 26-year-old YouTube investment guru Graham Stefan assures his followers, after throwing them into major WTF mode . . .

Apple Watch Diagnoses Dementia. Or Does It?


“Apple has been adding health features to its iPhone and smartwatch,” cnbc.com reports, “and is now working with Eli Lilly to see if data from the devices can help spot early signs of dementia.” One might argue that buying an Apple Watch at full retail would give researchers a heads-up that an owner was losing mental acuity. But no. We’re talking some serious science here . . .