Watches

Within minutes of meeting at the Cannes International Boat Show in September 2006, executives from...
Swiss watchmaker Corum, the official timepiece supplier for the World Series of Poker (WSOP), is...
Britannia ruled the waves thanks to the finely jeweled bearings of the marine chronometer. This...
An eminent London diamond merchant since 1789, Backes & Strauss approaches the wristwatch as a...
While refurbishing stopwatches and dashboard rally timers in vintage sports cars, Manchester-...
Similar to other timepieces of its genre, the new Girard-Perregaux Bi-Axial Tourbillon ( www.girard...
When brothers and professional aviators Nick and Giles English launched a collection of watches in...
Since its launch, Breguet’s open-works La Tradition model has stood as a paean to the original...
Cristina Wendt-Thévenaz, CEO of Delaneau in Geneva, brings a feminine perspective to Swiss...
In 2005, Parisian jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels presented its Midsummer Night’s Dream high-...
In 1999, watchmakers Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey left Renaud et Papi with the vision of a new...
Atop a table in Geneva’s Grand Théâtre and surrounded by dozens of male dancers, Elisabet Ros moved...
Long before he established his watch company in 2001, Richard Mille ( www.richardmille.com )...
When Hermès decided, at the end of the 1990s, to upgrade its men’s watch offerings, the resources...
When Colorado businessman (and avid fly fisherman) Kip Dellinger glances at his watch, he sees not...
At nearly 3,300 feet underground, the air in shaft number 10 at South Africa’s Impala mine is warm...
Max Büsser was hesitant to launch a watch brand, because he lacked a certain prerequisite. "I...
The MV 75 World Champion is the first in a series of MV Agusta–themed timepieces from Swiss...
Swiss watches served as a kind of appetizer during Pascal Raffy’s childhood in Lebanon. Before the...
The master compressor Extreme Lab is not only a ground-breaker; it is a scene-stealer. When Jaeger-...
"Is there anything more inspiring to man than the sky?" asks Louis de Meckenheim, who manages the...
"An artist’s job is to predict the future and push the envelope," says Adam Lindemann, a 46-year-...
The Gift A pair of complicated custom wristwatches—one of which will feature a handpainted dial—...
In watchmaking history, the mid-17th century is known as the Age of Decoration, a period when...
When he is at home on sunday mornings, Frank Müller, CEO of German watchmaker Glashütte Original,...
Lightweight and strong, carbon fiber is regarded as the state-of-the art material for building high...
The tourbillon mechanism was invented more than 200 years ago to diminish gravity’s effect on a...
Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea captured the imagination of Fabrice Gonet, who read the...
Watchmaker Emmanuel Breguet, a seventh-generation descendant of Abraham-Louis Breguet and the only...
The Centigraphe Souverain has a closer connection to car racing than some automotive-themed watches...

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