Watches

Watch-industry veteran Jean-Marie Schaller began selling timepieces under the Louis Moinet marque...
Diamond mogul Laurence Graff has unveiled his first full-fledged collection of timepieces inspired...
Blancpain’s president and CEO Marc Hayek feels the need for speed. So much so, that he formed an...
With its high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion-resistant properties, titanium has long been a...
Only a decade ago, it appeared that watchmakers skilled in the traditional arts of engraving and...
Of the scores of concept watches introduced with great fanfare over the past few years, many have...
The DeWitt Minute Repeater Tourbillon GMT Antipode ( www.dewitt.ch ) combines traditional high...
Rather than dedicate itself to producing complicated technical movements that hide inside the case...
If you have ever wanted to view one of the greatest watchmaking enigmas of all time, you will have...
A few years ago, Patek Philippe resurrected its mod Nautilus for men to mark the 30th anniversary...
The novel double-balance spring arrangement in Henry, a recently created watch from Swiss...
The Grande Sonnerie—Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most sophisticated musical watch yet—will come with two...
The BRM R50-VT ( www.brm-manufacture.com )—from the French watchmaker whose founder, Bernard...
In the 1930s, Alfred Dunhill’s sleek lighters and cigarette cases and Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso...
By dropping two timepieces from the top of the Eiffel Tower in 1956, Wyler Genève demonstrated a...
"We are not as boring as you think," says Chopard co-president Caroline Gruosi Scheufele, who...
Piaget may be the one Geneva watch company whose ties to the city’s watchmaking traditions run too...
Patek Philippe is hardly the most approachable company in Switzerland. Its reputation as the...
Venture into the lakefront boutique of Antoine Preziuso in downtown Geneva, and you will have...
For the better part of a century, anyone wanting to visit Vacheron Constantin at its Geneva home...
The jeweler Harry Winston once said that if he could, he would set diamonds directly onto a woman’s...
One can hardly blame François-Paul Journe for exhibiting a subtle look of self-satisfaction. In an...
"I love the magic of dials, as they are the face of the watch," explains Thierry Oulevay, who in...
Jérôme de Witt’s admiration for Abraham-Louis Breguet is rather personal. De Witt’s great-great-...
Considering he speaks no French, you would hardly consider Franc Vila to be a likely candidate to...
"For centuries, the rare artistry of the watch world has been dedicated to men’s watches," says...
"My philosophy, as a jeweler and as a watchmaker, is always to try to do things that have not been...
Horology stretches back five generations in Jean-François Ruchonnet’s family, but the young...
For connoisseur watch collectors, the ultimate coup is a unique timepiece—a number one of one. On...
When making watches, Van Cleef & Arpels plays to its strengths. Instead of trying to showcase...

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