Barbara Palumbo

Barbara Palumbo is an editorial writer, journalist, and podcaster who primarily covers the jewelry and watch industries. With a career spanning twenty-three years and a background in wholesale and retail sales, manufacturing, and marketing, her extensive knowledge along with her unique style of writing paved the way for her to become one of the industry’s most well-known voices.
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Winter White: A New Richard Mille for Women Has Arrived

When one thinks about high-end Swiss watch manufacturer Richard Mille, athletes such as Rafael Nadal or musicians like Jay-Z often come to mind (who could forget his 2.5-million-dollar custom made sapphire Richard...

Romancing with Stones: Lustworthy Jewels in the Color of Love

“I can't imagine becoming bored with red - it would be like becoming bored with the person you love.” – Diana Vreeland. Throughout history, the color red has been associated with all things...

The Operatic Beauty of Buccellati 

In 1986, pop singer Madonna released a video for her song, “Papa Don’t Preach,” wherein she wore a black t-shirt with the slogan, “Italians Do It Better.” To Italians around the world,...

The Six Most Iconic Watch Models of All Time

Whether one is a watch enthusiast or not, there are certain watches that, when worn, are easy to recognize, which is part of what makes them iconic in the first place. And...

For One Week in November, the Horological Universe Sets its Eyes on Dubai

In the world of watches, there are only a handful of events happening periodically that make people sit up and pay attention. Really pay attention. For years, Baselworld was one of those...

The Breitling Summit Takes Time to the Air, Land, and Sea

There may be no better way to make a member of the press, retailer, or collector take notice of a brand than by that brand partnering with a recognizable face. In the...

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Moonphase for Women: A spectacle of Diamonds

What could be more enchanting than watching the cycle of the moon on the dial of a watch with phases? New moon, first-quarter, full moon, last quarter: the cycle is as unchanging...

For the Love of Lange: Why Collectors Are Drawn to A. Lange & Söhne

In 1845, not far from the city of Dresden (the capital of the eastern German state of Saxony), in a town by the name of Glashütte, Ferdinand Adolf Lange opened a pocket...

Barbara Palumbo

Barbara Palumbo is an editorial writer, journalist, and podcaster who primarily covers the jewelry and watch industries. With a career spanning twenty-three years and a background in wholesale and retail sales, manufacturing, and marketing, her extensive knowledge along with her unique style of writing paved the way for her to become one of the industry’s most well-known voices.
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