She said YES! A Christmas Love Story
What a year 2012 has been. I’ve become a dad for the first time and felt more invigorated than ever designing some of my most exceptional pieces to date. All this innovating wouldn’t have been possible without the help and support of you lovely lot, so my final email of 2012 is rightly dedicated to you all.
As I was writing this newsletter and thinking about what an incredible year we’ve had here at AG Towers, I saw an email pop up in my inbox. The first line?
‘Hi Andrew, SHE SAID YES!’ (more…)
Wave a Royal Hello to the Incredible Fission Cluster Cushion Sapphire
There’s just something about Sapphires. Perhaps it’s the adoration the stone has received since the beginning of time, or its connotations with the Royal Family? Historical stories about sapphires go back as far as 12th Century BC , when according to legend, Helen of Troy owned a large star sapphire, which was believed to hold the key to her desirability. (more…)
AG Inspired – Digital Dinosaur Watches
I am confident (at least I hope it wasn’t just me!) that most men around my age would agree that as a young boy, digital watches were a ‘must have’ and we ogled at ones with more buttons and heaven forbid a bloody calculator!
It was probably something to do with the fact that it was our chance to own our first piece of high technology combined with the fact that it could tell you the time in Kathmandu! Digital watches were introduced initially as a novelty and a sign of changing times (excuse the pun!). The widespread growth of mobile phone technology ultimately made the limited functionality of the digital watch and its offshoots obsolete in the long (or short) run, but my love of them remained. (more…)