By Michelle Graff
The 2015 edition of the Baselworld watch and jewelry show opened Thursday in Switzerland and runs through March 26. The show attracts thousands of exhibitors, buyers and media from all over the world, with a strong emphasis on the latest in watch-making technology.
Baselworld kicked off this week in Switzerland, prompting smartwatch news from TAG Heuer and Breitling.

Swarovski revealed that it will be launching its first ongoing line of fine jewelry, and the world’s largest diamond-growing factory opened in Singapore. Back in the United States, Tourneau opened a new location in New York and Forevermark announced a new e-commerce program.

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