The Ace List – Live with Frank Geelen of Monochrome Watches – S02E13
Frank Geelen, the founder of the prominent Dutch online watch magazine Monochrome Watches and our own Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers go way back and have been friends since the foundation of Monochrome.
Frank & Alon share a passion for the independent watchmakers and watch brands and therefore it became a fun talk about anything and everything watches.
Obviously they shared their passion for the Indies and answered any question the viewers asked live during this session.
Edward Asscher, President of the World Diamond Council (WDC), joins Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers to talk everything diamonds.
It’s a great honor to welcome Edward Asscher on the show. During the first season both of Edward’s children Lita Asscher (S01E09) and Mike Asscher (S01E03) appeared on The Ace List Live. Although Edward Asscher, the fifth generation of this diamond dynasty officially retired as the President of Royal Asscher Diamond Company last year, he is definitely not taking it easy. He become the President of the World Diamond Council, for the second time!
Edward has always been a great inspiration and mentor for Alon. He knows him from his childhood as he was friends with Mike and started working with Edward in the early 2000s buying diamonds from him. During this live session Edward will educate all of us on the current state of the diamond industry. It promises to be a very interesting episode.
Caroline Gaspard, the creative director and founder of French fine jewelry brand AKILLIS, joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers on December 3rd, 2020 during season one. You can watch the episode here: S01E20.
During our second season Rock Lady Caroline Gaspard sat down again with us to continue where we left of in the first season. In the previous episode we had the honor to witness her amazing energy and passion, we can’t wait to ask what she has been up to ever since. And, obviously to discuss the new designs Team Akillis and her have created since. Watch Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph and the driving force behind AKILLIS, Caroline Gaspard, during another fun interview.
Laura Bicego, the founder of Italian fine jewelry brand Nanis Italian Jewels, joined Alon Ben Joseph of Ace Jewelers on November 5th, 2020 during season one. You can watch episode S01E16 here.
There is hardly anyone in the jewelry industry that is so vibrant and full of life as Laura is. During the first session together Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph and Laura had such great fun, this calls for a follow-up session. In this second season Laura will present the novelties her team and her created this year. It promises to be a fun episode again.
The Ace List – Live with Giorgio Re of Recarlo Jewelry – S02E09
At the end of 2020 Ace Jewelers became the sole and authorized dealers of premium fine jewelry brand Recarlo from Italy. We finished season one of The Ace List Live with the CEO of the family owned and run company: Paolo Re. You can re-watch the episode here: S01E23.
For this episode Paolo’s elder brother Giorgio Re, Head of Production, joined Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph and discussed both the full process of design to production of the Recarlo jewels. As well as the novelties launched in 2021.
At Ace Jewelers we are very proud to be the sole and authorized dealers of British watch brand Bremont. We kicked off season one of The Ace List Live with the the co-founder of the family owned and run company: Bremont Watch Company. You can re-watch the episode here.
During this episode Giles’ younger brother Nick English joined Ace Jewelers’ Alon Ben Joseph and discussed the very exciting new chapter in the young brand’s history: their new manufacturing facilities in Henley-on-Thames and the new watches produced there in 2021.
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