|From Italy, Fope introduces these women's 18k timepieces with Novocento
link bezels. Crocodile straps, mother-of-pearl dials and Swiss movements
are standard. Some models include diamonds. Suggested retail, $2,000 to
Fope, New York, NY; (877) 367-3223.
|Delance's new "star of the day" features a diamond embedded at
6 o'clock. It also has a copper-hued dial, cambered sapphire crystal, quartz
or manual movement, screw-in case back and steel bracelet.|
Delance, New York, NY; (212) 371-5020, www.delance.com.
|Designed by Georg Plum, the Alfex 5400 has two time zones indicated on almost-square
dials in an oval brushed steel bracelet. The push-piece for opening the
bracelet reflects the design of the crowns. The bracelet comes in two sizes,
the dial in teal green or silver.|
Alfex, New York, NY; (800) 23-SWISS.
|TAG Heuer's first women's chronograph debuts in the steel Kirium series.
Dials come in silver, translucent blue, plum and black. Screw-in crown,
sapphire crystal, luminous markers and 660 feet of water resistance are
TAG Heuer, Springfield, NJ; (973) 467-1890, www.tagheuer.com.
|Each year Bertolucci presents a unique piece. The 1999 Pretiosa Eternelle
is made of platinum with asymmetrical curves, 83 white baguette diamonds
and 146 full-cut yellow diamonds. The Piguet quartz movement is under a
yellow diamond pavé dial. The clasp is platinum, the hands 18k white
Bertolucci, Rutherford, NJ; (877) 237-8658 or (201) 507-4400.
|This sterling silver pocket chronometer from Aero Watch comes in a gift
box with a COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Authority) certificate
verifying authenticity and accuracy. Keystone, $1,895.|
Exclusive Time International, Springfield, NJ; (973) 376-8667.
|Rado uses lanthanum a very rare metal that's harder than sapphire
in the bezel of its new limited-edition Lantano. These 200 individually
numbered watches also feature titanium case backs, crowns, cases and clasps.
A 10-year guarantee is standard. Suggested retail, $4,000.|
Rado, Weehawken, NJ; (201) 271-1400, www.rado.com.