Bulgari may be headquartered in Rome, but its watchmaking ambitions rival those of any Swiss brand.
Ulysse Nardin received an early, though not immediately apparent, head start in the watch industry’s recent technology race.
The minimalist Golden Bridge watch line from Corum (www.corum.ch) is exploring its extravagant side.
As Audemars Piguet advances mechanical watchmaking, the Le Brassus manufacture quietly continues to practice its established métier in jewelry watches.
George-Henri Meylan, Audemars Piguet’s mild-mannered CEO, says he never intended to supplant traditional Swiss design when he tasked the watchmakers at complication specialty house Renaud et Papi
Döttling Luxury Safes (www.doettling-safes.com), which restores antique safes while adding such features as wet bars
A watch manufacturer traditionally has demonstrated its mastery of the mechanical art by producing a grand complication, often a sober-looking piece that incorporates a chronograph, perpetual cale
A crowd gathered last summer in Moscow’s Sobornaya Square, within the Kremlin walls, to watch 120 Presidential Guards in full regalia perform a 40-minute display of drills and dressage, accompanie
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, copresident of Chopard, agrees that the manufacture he established to produce the company’s connoisseur-class L.U.C. watches is hardly a commercial necessity.
A custom skeleton Tecnica timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Michel Parmigiani.