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Thursday, June 27, 2024

WJA Austin | June Chill & Chat

Date(s): June 27, 2024

Time: 6:30 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Mix and mingle with your fellow WJA members, board members and jewelry enthusiasts
 in the relaxing atmosphere of the newly opened cocktail bar, The Golden Horn with food offerings from The Yellow Ranger.

This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, June 27th
6:30pm until 9:00pm

The Golden Horn

5420 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751


WJA NY Metro x Pulse on the Wrist | Watch 101: A Guide to Building Your Watch Collection

Date(s): June 27, 2024

Time: 6:00 PM  EST - 8:00 PM  EST

Ever dreamt of owning a watch collection that speaks to your personal style? This panel discussion dives deep into the world of watch collecting, guiding you from choosing your first timepiece to curating a lineup that reflects your personality and interests. Hear from collectors and industry experts to get you started on building a watch collection of personal treasures. Whether you're a watch enthusiast or just starting your journey, this panel will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to build a collection you'll love for years to come. Enjoy some drinks and light bites along with this great discussion.

Learn more about our panelists below:

Brynn Wallner

Brynn Wallner is a NYC-based journalist and the founder of Dimepiece, a platform dedicated to women and watches. Her writing has appeared in Financial Times, Vogue, GQ, HODINKEE, Harper's Bazaar and more. 


Tanya Dukes

Tanya Dukes is a New York City-based writer and editor. She’s covered the jewelry and watch markets for nearly 20 years, beginning at Elite Traveler magazine, where she served as the first-ever Style Editor. Later, she became the accessories editor of Brides magazine and senior editor for the jewelry industry titles INDESIGN and INSTORE.  Her freelance writing has appeared in titles including The International New York Times, Elle Decor, Robb Report and The Business of Fashion, and she is a Contributor to Watchionista. She has received the GEM Award for Media Excellence, the Women’s Jewelry Association Award for Excellence in Editorial and a Folio: Eddie Award for her jewelry journalism. 


Charity Mhende

Charity is a watch enthusiast, collector and content creator. An academy member of the prestigious Grand Prix D’Horlogerie De Genéve (GPHG), Charity has a keen eye for the art of watchmaking and trends shaping the industry at large. Charity also founded Pulse on The Wrist - a gateway into the world of timekeeping.


Catherine Donelly

Catherine Donnelly, a distinguished watchmaker with over forty years experience in the industry, she's currently at Tiffany & Co. A trailblazing graduate of the Bulova School of Watchmaking, she excelled as the only woman in her class, driven by a passion for precision craftsmanship. Her illustrious career includes roles with SEIKO and managing a watch shop, but she returned to hands-on creation at Tiffany, where she is now a Certified Level I Watchmaker with Patek Philippe. 


Pulse On The Wrist

Pulse on the Wrist is your gateway to the captivating world of timekeeping. Built around the art of storytelling, we're weaving together rich histories, expert insights, and insider knowledge to create a vibrant tapestry of watch culture. Founded & curated by Charity Mhende, Pulse on The Wrist has been featured in Marie Claire, GQ and Watchonista.
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