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  1. Cartier’s Caresse d’Orchidées par Cartier, a collection of 36 high jewelry pieces unveiled last fall that portray the exotic beauty of orchids, likely will establish the flower as one of the jewelry...
  2. Even if you doubt that complicated mechanical wristwatches appeal to women, you cannot deny the allure of the Patek Philippe Annual Calendar. The automatic movement addresses the notion that women do...
  3. A. Lange & Söhne, a company that closed down for some 40 years and then ascended back to watchmaking’s summit in little more than a decade, overcame another formidable challenge last year, when...
  4. The Van Cleef & Arpels Secret collection embodies the notion that what a woman does with her time is sometimes best kept to herself: Each of the collection’s pieces features a gem-set rectangular...
  5. Swiss watches have displayed some ridiculous affectations (feather boa straps?) in the name of haute couture. However, the Audemars Piguet Oak Leaves Collection, a series of three Lady Royal Oak...
  6. The Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk II Pro Challenger of Record Flying Tourbillon is the latest salvo in the battle of the extreme tourbillons. With a massive titanium case and two special gas release...
  7. The Hublot Big Bang—the brand’s first major revision to its original flagship design in 20 years—commands attention in a manner befitting its name, with a high-contrast mixture of gold, ceramic,...
  8. Solar time complications, such as sunrise and sunset times, usually are only curiosities because generally they are set for Geneva and therefore serve little purpose anywhere else. But the Audemars...
  9. A conventional minute repeater/ perpetual calendar model—while an impressive technical achievement—can become a problematic collector’s item. If the hand-wound movement runs down, resetting the date...
  10. When creating the sound for the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Minute Repeater Antoine LeCoultre, the company relied on empirical research instead of the subjective ear of a master watchmaker. Jaeger-...

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