Watches & Jewellery

SIHH and Baselworld join forces to shore up watch fairs’ future; interview with Bulgari chief Jean-Christophe Babin; divorcing couples tussle over jewellery; why the Super Bowl’s blingy winners’ rings are getting bigger; designers boost sales through lending jewellery to A-list stars

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Two largest annual events align dates to stop big brands abandoning the format

Partners play down the value of high-end pieces — while some items ‘disappear’ entirely

Chief executive Jean-Christophe Babin views jewellery as a constant in a destabilised world

Players’ victory rings for the NFL annual showdown are growing bigger and bolder each year

Michelin-starred chef views his timepieces as objects that can pass on his memories

Oscars and Cannes Film Festival boost sales for top designers

China, retail strategies and streamlining feature on chief executives’ agendas this year

Shoe designer likes to breathe new life into items that distil social history