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The Hot List

BaselWorld is considered one of the most important events for the watch and jewelry industry. It is where many of the newest trends are debuted. Here are a few of the most notable innovations showcased at this year’s show.

By Francesco Rosa

   For watch enthusiasts all over the world, BaselWorld marks the new year of the watch industry, a time when most brands unveil their latest creations. As such, the event is a key indicator of new watch mechanisms and materials. The following are some top trends.

   BaselWorld is as much about jewelry and gemstones as it is about watches. Jewelry brands large and small showcased an enormous variety of designs at all price points, with exhibitors coming from 40 different countries. While it was evident that certain well-established trends, such as pink gold or openwork designs, are still going strong, a trend that is picking up is the use of alternative materials. Here’s a look at some of the top trends.


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