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August 2017

17/08/2017

The Earth Gem- Peridot August Birthstone

Summer is at its peak and green is the Pantone colour of the year, which means Peridot is the perfect gemstone to be wearing, it is also birthstone for August and the official stone to celebrate 15th wedding anniversaries. Rich green and yellow tones characterize this vivid gemstone along with its generally clear clarity and double refraction. The ancient Egyptians in particular favoured Peridot and referred to it as the ‘gem of the sun’. The intriguing stone can be found in lava, during shifts in the earths surface stones are... Read More

02/08/2017

A Moment on the Wrist: the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk

“There’s something one should expect not only of a watch but also of oneself: to never stand still.” Walter Lange – The Honorary Chairman of A. Lange & Söhne who sadly passed away in January 2017. A. Lange & Söhne are a brand that require no introduction. Their history as the best producer of precision watchmaking that Germany has to offer and one of the best watchmakers in the world dates all the way back to 1845. In the quiet and secluded village of Glashütte, Ferdinand Adolph Lange took on 15 apprentices... Read More