Basel World, the world’s supreme watch and jewelry industry event, took place from March 19-26 in Basel, Switzerland. This annual event where high end luxury companies showcase their most innovative, newest wares,is the equivalent of what Paris Fashion week/couture week is to fashion, Art Basel is to contemporary art, but for luxury accessories. Brands such as Rolex, Tissot, Swarovski, Tag Heuer, Bvlgari, Harry Winston, Omega were among the 1,500 that debut new models in categories of diamonds, gemstones, pearls and machines and supplies to a capacity crowd of about 150,000.
The official opening ceremony, was kicked off by Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann.
Baselworld is universally recognized as THE unmissable global event for watches, jewelery and all related sectors.
Chiara Ferragni attended for Calvin Klein, Eva Herzigova
Some of the standouts from this year’s show included:
Chopard’s 41.57-carat oval, paraíba tourmaline from Mozambique and 8.8-carats of diamonds set in a lace-work of 18k white gold.
Bulgari’s concept intelligent luxury watch
Bulgari Roma Finissimo
“The precise workmanship of the wide variety of cogs that are tuned to the last detail to work in
harmony, makes Baselworld a top-class event.” – Basel-Stadt Cantonal Council Member, Christoph Brutschin
Baselworld 2015: Bulgari press conference#unlockthefuture