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By the 18th century onwards, a pocket watch would be an essential accessory for women and would often be worn attached to a chatelaine or hanging from a waist girdle. Not only were these items functional, but they were also items of adornment, crafted with the same care and elaborate designs as jewellery pieces. 'The […]
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Kalmar Antiques, Sydney’s premier destination for antique jewellery and vintage watches, can now reveal their partnership with OMEGA watches as an OMEGA Certified Service Centre. Kalmar Antiques is currently the only certified location in Sydney, CBD and the second watchmaking workshop to achieve this certification within New South Wales. The OMEGA partnership comes after the […]
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Omega Art Collection Watches

September 18, 2023
Teaghan Hall
Upcoming display of Omega Art Collection Watches, November/December 2023
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Items of adornment throughout the Georgian era were often utilitarian in nature, with an emphasis not only on aesthetic but on everyday objects of use. Perhaps the most prolific of these items is the pocket watch, which were worn by men and women alike. Jean-Charles Oudin was one of the premiere watch and clock makers […]
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The invention of the carriage clock in the early 19th century by Abraham-Louis Breguet answered the call for a reliable clock that was also portable. The name carriage clock is a direct reference for the intended purpose, which was to be used in carriages as a time-keeping device. These clocks are ornate but incredibly practical […]
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Often existing parallel to one another, every so often the world of horology and jewellery collide to create truly exceptional pieces of wearable (and functional) art. The epitome of this statement lies in the collaboration between Omega and Andrew Grima which took place at the end of the 1960’s. This proved to be a collaboration […]
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Rolex Watch Servicing & Repairs

February 1, 2023
Damien Kalmar
Rolex Watch Servicing & Repairs The Rolex brand is built on the quality of their timepieces. Rolex watches are built to last and with the right servicing, these timepieces become heirlooms to be passed down for generations to come. Kalmar Antiques is the one stop destination for purchasing, valuating, and servicing your Rolex timepiece. We […]
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This year has been a difficult one for many but throughout these challenges we must always find something to look forward to. For the jewellery and watch lovers out there, The Kalmar Antiques annual catalogue may just be that something! This curated selection of antique offerings is an exciting snapshot into these incredible items from […]
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Antique and vintage jewellery and watches have become more valuable as each year has gone by. There's no doubt about that, considering that these pieces were expensive luxury items when originally crafted.
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