Posted by KIVOGUE On 11/10/2014 04:08:00 pm

If you are a luxury watch and jewellery brands enthusiasts, then you ought to know about Starhill Gallery - A Journey Through Time VIII. Held annually where renowned brands of watches and jewellery come together in celebration of beauty, luxury and excellence, Starhill Gallery - A Journey Through Time VIII returned with a stellar line-up of luxury watch and exqusite jewellery presented by Starhill Gallery and endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.

From left to right : Ybhg Dato’ Hj. Azizan Noordin, Deputy Director General (Promotion), Tourism Malaysia (left) and Joseph Yeoh, Vice President, YTL Land & Development Bhd, YTL Hotels and Properties and (right) launching the eighth edition of A Journey Through Time  which will feature over 125 luxury watch and jewellery brands.

According to Joseph Yeoh (Right) - Vice President, YTL Land & Development Bhd, YTL Hotels and Properties said, “The showcase this year will be our most diverse, as we are creating a complete experiential event. Ultimately, our objective is to solidify this showcase as a key event in the Malaysian calendar, to not only drive tourist arrivals and increase tourism spending, but also enhance the position of Malaysia as a destination of choice for luxury shopping and dining experiences.” 

“A Journey Through Time VIII will bring together in one place, the most exclusive collections of luxury watches and jewellery, as well as renowned principles, skilled ateliers and master-craftsmen from the most famous watch and jewellery houses in the world. A Journey Through Time VIII is poised to be the perfect show starter for Baselworld 2015, the world’s biggest and most important event for the watch and jewellery industry,” Joseph said. 

A Journey Through Time VIII is destined to be a powerful prelude to Baselworld 2015 with rare private collections, first-in-market editions and exquisite pieces from various luxury brands.

Taking place within Starhill Gallery from 21 – 28 November 2014, A Journey Through Time VIII is destined to be a powerful prelude to Baselworld 2015 with rare private collections, first-in-market editions and exquisite pieces from over 125 luxury brands, some of which are debuting in Malaysia such as HYT, Lilla Rio, MOISEIKIN, Carlo Barberis and Gem Palace, being featured during the eight day extravaganza.  

At the main showcase, visitors will be able to view exclusive pieces by internationally renowned watch brands such as Bedat & Co, Cecil Purnell, Dior, Hermès, Omega, Hublot, Ulysse Nardin, Breguet, Maîtres du Temps, Khronos, a multi-brand boutique which is home to a selection of brands, and Jaeger-LeCoultre which will be featuring 12 exclusive pieces, each worth RM1.25 million from 17 – 23 November 2014. Premier jewellery brands including Gubelin, Carrera y Carrera, Ceres, Garrard and Damiani will also be participating.

  • Maurice Lacroix will be featuring the Masterpiece Gravity, one of the first timepieces to feature an all-silicon assortment as well as the three watches from the FC Barcelona collection.
  • Maîtres du Temps will be unveiling the new Chapter One Round Guilloche Translucent as well as selected pieces from the Chapter Two collection. 
  • Hermès will be displaying their line of exquisite watches including the Arceau Lift, Arceau Full Paved and Arceau Le Temps Suspendu.
  • Damiani will be showcasing several pieces of jewellery that have won the Diamonds International Award and the Vulcania Masterpiece in White Gold. 
  • Carrera y Carrera will be featuring their Seda Imperial Collection while Gubelin will be highlighting their exquisite range of red gemstone pieces.

Event programme:

22 November (11.00am - 12.00pm) - 23 November 2014 (2.00pm-3.00pm)

Special talks and symposiums will also be organised for visitors to gain a deeper knowledge of timepieces and precious stones, including talks by esteemed horologer Eric Ong, who founded Bonfield Fine Jewellers, on the appraisal and authentication of timepieces

22 November 2014 (2.00pm-3.00pm)

Rio Yamase of Lilla Rio will talks about pearls and also perform in between these time.

22 November 2014 from 4.00pm-5.00pm

Additionally, Gubelin will be organising an intensive seminar on red gemstones, led by a qualified academician. These insightful talks and special presentations will be held at Adorn Atelier. Those who are interested in participating in the daytime talks can sign up at concierge@starhillgallery.com.

24 November 2014(11.00am-12.00pm) - 25 November 2014 (2.00pm-3.00pm)

There will also be talks on pearls by Edward Kong, a prominent South Sea pearl farmer based in Sabah, Malaysia.

Visitors may also look forward to chic fashion parades, delectable cuisine as well as performances by international artistes at the nightly gala dinners. Laura Wright, an artist who performs classical and operatic music and Carly Paoli, a classically trained singer, are just two of the celebrities scheduled to make an appearance during A Journey Through Time VIII.

For further information on the event, kindly log on to www.ajourneythroughtime.com.my or www.starhillgallery.com.


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