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Nazri (left) observing the process of watch-making after the launch of the Art of Time exhibition at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. With him are Swiss Watch Gallery executive director Sharan Valiram (second from left) and Ulysse Nardin area manager Francois Picci (fourth from left). — GLENN GUAN/The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: The Art of Time, Malaysia’s premier luxury watch exhibition by Swiss Watch Gallery, makes a return at Pavillion Kuala Lumpur.
The exhibition, which showcases the most comprehensive collection of iconic timepieces under one roof, was launched by Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz here last night.
Swiss Watch Gallery executive director Sharan Valiram said the Art of Time continues to be an exciting platform showcasing a truly exquisite selection of magnificent, extraordinary and captivating masterpieces from the world’s iconic brands within the watch-making world.
“We’re thrilled to be able to continue with this much anticipated signature event, which has received tremendous response,” he added.
Sharan said luxury timepieces are now becoming a must-have accessory among aficionados and also collectors.
Many of the timepieces on display at the 11-day exhibition are being unveiled for the first time in Malaysia.
Among the luxury brands making their debut are Piaget, Zenith and Tudor.
The exhibition will also include watches from Cartier, Graham, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger Le-Coultre, Tag Heuer, Ulysse Nardin along with luxury handphone Vertu.
Additional highlights include demonstrations of watchmaking by master artisan Rachel Jacot from Ulysse Nardin.
Luxury watch owners can also seek professional advice from Swiss Watch Gallery’s team during the exhibition.
Singer Ning Baizura was also at the event to entertain the guests and launch her first fragrance, named NING.
Art of Time partners include The Star, Tourism Malaysia, BMW, Maybank, Etihad, Intercontinental Hotels and GlenGrant.
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