As you have noticed we love design at Ace Jewelers and love designers even more. We are very humbled that Davide Cerrato sat down with our very own Alon Ben Joseph to talk about marketing, cars, design and obviously wristwatches.
Davide Cerrato is not only a very nice guy, super passionate and a true gentleman, but he is also a legend in the watch industry. He has done so much, he goes by the following titles: The Design Kid – Creative Alchemist, Watch Designer & Breakthrough Innovator.
His track record led him from defining the global image of Panerai for five years, to working on relaunching Tudor for nine years (where he designed the Black Bay) and spend his last five years at Montblanc as the managing director of the watch unit (where he was the force behind the full integration between Minerva and Montblanc watches).
The Ace List – Live with George Bamford of Bamford Watch Department – S02E06
George Bamford, famed for his contemporary high-end wristwatch customisation company, Bamford Watch Department, sat down with Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph to discuss his journey in the watch world. How he started out, why he loves customising both watches and cars so much. And, obviously the collabs made with TAG Heuer, Bulgari, Zenith, Girard-Perregaux and Franck Muller will be discussed as well.
Serge Maillard, the publisher & CEO of Europa Star, is the fourth generation to take the helm of the oldest trade magazine in the watch industry. Since 1927 Serge’s family has been publishing articles about all facets of the international watch industry. He sits down with Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph and takes a journey through the history of watchmaking. Serge also show us their amazing archives they have been digitalizing.
During this live session Serge will also give the viewers a gift: a limited period of time to access these digital archives plus three physical editions of the magazine.
Question you need to answer after viewing the episode: Since what year are the Ben Josephs subscribed to Europa Star?
To claim your gift, send your answer plus postal address by e-mail to: service [at] acejewelers.com
The Ace List – Live with Wei Koh of Revolution Magazine – S02E03
Wei Koh, founder of Revolution Magazine joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers and this promises to be a very special episode. Wei is a rock star gentleman with a great sense of style and passion for wristwatches. He was a visionary when he started Revolution Magazine back in the day, pre-Instagram they made amazing photo shoots already, accompanied with qualitative copy. We are going to discuss: the evolution of “Revolution” (no pun intended), watch collabs, The Rake, men’s fashion & style and the current state of the watch industry.
Antoine Pin, Watch Managing Director of BULGARI Watches is a true friend of the show. He did not join Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers once, but twice on the show during season one. Once on September 15, 2020 (episode S01E08) and on October 19th (epsiode S01E14) he joined us again as the first session was so much fun.
Like Zenith, Bulgari did launch amazing new wristwatches during the LVMH Watch Week 2021 and therefore Alon invited Antoine back on the show. During this live session Antoin will take-off where the gentlemen left off things. And, also present the novelties the manufacture in Neuchatel, Switzerland will produce in 2021.
Julien Tornare, CEO of ZENITH Watches, joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers on September 8, 2020 during season one. You can watch the episode here: S01E05.
Julien and Alon had such fun the first time around, that Alon re-invited Julien to come back on the show and he is the first guest of season two of The Ace List Live. During this live session Julien will take-off where the gentlemen left off things. And, also present the novelties the manufacture in Le Locle, Switzerland will produce in 2021.
The Ace List – Live with Paolo Re of Recarlo Jewelry – S01E23
Paolo Re is the CEO of RECARLO, an Italian jewelry brand that is renowned out for its timeless diamond jewelry. Ace Jewelers is proud to have become their first retailers in the Netherlands. The session will be led by Alon Ben Joseph and our aim is to learn more about the charming brand and what makes them sparkle.
The Ace List – Live with Martina Etti of NOMOS Glashutte – S01E22
It is not a secret that we are huge fans of German watch brand NOMOS Glashutte. We have had the honor to make five collab editions with them. Martina Etti, Head of International Sales of NOMOS Glashutte sat down with Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers and discuss what makes the German watchmaking town Glashutte so special. And, obviously we will discuss what makes both the design and quality of NOMOS Glashutte so unique.
The Ace List – Live with Ariel Adams of aBlogtoWatch – S01E21
Ariel Adams founded aBlogtoWatch in 2007 as a means of sharing his passion. Since then, according to ABTW, it has become the highest trafficked blog on wristwatches. Based from California, United States Ariel and his team do not solely focus on the high-end segment of watchmaking, but have a democratic approach and cover the full spectrum of watches out there. Ariel sat down with Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers to discuss the current state of the industry, predict trends for the coming year and talk about their shared passion for independent and micro watch brands.