Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Once upon a TIME

How lovely these watches are! Not only that I admire the craftsmanship behind them but I also find their history intriguing enough to make me wonder: who wore them and in what important moments of their lives were these watches used as a time reference system?

If only they could speakā€¦

AN 18K YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET WATCH CIRCA 1840
Art Deco sapphire and diamond lady's wristwatch by Cartier, Paris c. 1925
FREUNDER - GOLD AND ENAMEL OPENFACE KEYWOUND POCKET WATCH WITH BROOCH, CIRCA 1830
Morelle Davidson's vintage Boucheron platinum and gold pendant watch
Gold Watch Ring c. 1860

SWISS - Gold and enamel openface keywound pocket watch, made for the Turkish Market, c. 1840

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