Bhanu Chopra is an avid watch blogger, collector, and flieger/pilot watch enthusiast. He is the resident “flieger expert” for the online watch magazine Quill & Pad. He has a great passion for German watchmaking and pilot watches since 2005 and writes for FliegerFriday.com. Bhanu joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers to talk about collecting watches, zoom in on historical and modern pilot watches and also talk about what makes Glashutte in Germany so special.
The Ace List – Live Xavier Ligero of Longines – S01E18
Xavier Ligero, Head of Product Development of Longines, sits down virtually with Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers to talk about producing and the process of designing Longines watches, the all new Spirit collection, the history and evolution of Longines.
The Ace List – Live Laura Bicego of NANIS Jewels – S01E16
Laura Bicego is the founder of fine jewelry brand NANIS. She is also the creative force behind all the designs. NANIS has a clear design code which is a strong focus on satin finished yellow gold often combined with colorful gemstones. During this session Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers they took a deep dive into where Laura finds inspiration. Especially as they come up with dozens of new and innovative designs each year.
The Ace List – Live Fred Mandelbaum, Vintage Watch Collector – S01E15
Fred Mandelbaum is a tech entrepreneur with a big passion for chronograph wristwatches. He is also known to have one of the biggest private collections of vintage Breitling watches. The passion is shared with Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers and during this live session they talked about vintage watches, the art of collecting and what makes Breitling so special.
The Ace List – Live Edition II with Antoine Pin & Fabrizio Buonamassa of Bvlgari – S01E14
On September 15th, 2020 we had Antoine Pin, Bulgari Watch Managing Director, and Fabrizio Buonamassa, Product Creation Executive Director, on the show. It was such a fun talk that we passed the 60 minutes mark by at least 20 minutes and we did not even had time to answer any questions of the viewers. So, we committed to do a second edition. So, this will be part two where we take off where we left after discussing watchmaking at Bulgari, Italian design and their sixth world record.
Join Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers and ask both Antoine Pin and Fabrizio Buonamassa anything you ever wanted to know about Bulgari, design, watches or any topic that comes to mind.
The Ace List – Live with Anish Bhatt of WatchAnish – S01E013
Anish Bhatt is a true globetrotter and has taken Instagram by storm. He made watches sexy on Instagram. Today his company WatchAnish Media creates content for many luxury lifestyle brands over various platforms. Anish sits down with old time friend Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers to discuss: photography, traveling, fashion, eBay and obviously watches.
The Ace List – Live with Adam Craniotes of RedBar Group and Revolution Magazine – S01E012
Adam Craniotes, founder of the RedBar Group and editor-at-Large of Revolution Magazine joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers and it became a very special episode. Adam is raw, pure and speak his mind. Something we really like. He is great fun and they discussed the start of the most democratic and down to earth watch collectors gatherings in the world, his mohawk & mum, G-Shocks, David Hasselhoff and current state of the watch industry.
The Ace List – Live with Rob Nudds of Fratello Watches – S01E011
Rob Nudds, Managing Editor of leading online watch magazine Fratello Watches will have a vivid talk with Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers about the current state of watchmaking and trends they have spotted in 2020. Rob is a watchmaker and long time friend of Ace Jewelers, we are quite confident the talk will last longer than 45 minutes as both are true chatterboxes.
Ernie Romers is a passionate watch collector, founder and former owner of Watchuseek. Although he is not affiliated with the website Watchuseek.com anymore, he is still considered a watch expert. Ernie joins Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers for a fun talk about the passion of collecting, independent watch brands and the reason why he started the forum Watchuseek back in 1998.
This episode is streamed live from inside our friends location the “Conservatorium Hotel”. They are our neighbours and their entrance is literally opposite the entrance of Ace & Dik Jewelers on the Van Baerlestraat in the Museum Quarter of Amsterdam.
Our own in-house Ace Concierge Team can assist you to book at our friends with a special Ace Corporate Rate. Just contact us to assist you.