Articles in Watches

With its high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion-resistant properties, titanium has long been a...
Photo by Ted Morrison
Only a decade ago, it appeared that watchmakers skilled in the traditional arts of engraving and...
The DeWitt Minute Repeater Tourbillon GMT Antipode (www.dewitt.ch) combines traditional high...
Of the scores of concept watches introduced with great fanfare over the past few years, many have...
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...
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The BRM R50-VT (www.brm-manufacture.com)—from the French watchmaker whose founder, Bernard...
Photo by Claude Joray
The Grande Sonnerie—Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most sophisticated musical watch yet—will come with two...
In the 1930s, Alfred Dunhill’s sleek lighters and cigarette cases and Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso...
"My philosophy, as a jeweler and as a watchmaker, is always to try to do things that have not been...
Venture into the lakefront boutique of Antoine Preziuso in downtown Geneva, and you will have...
Considering he speaks no French, you would hardly consider Franc Vila to be a likely candidate to...
The jeweler Harry Winston once said that if he could, he would set diamonds directly onto a woman’s...
By dropping two timepieces from the top of the Eiffel Tower in 1956, Wyler Genève demonstrated a...
One can hardly blame François-Paul Journe for exhibiting a subtle look of self-satisfaction. In an...
Jérôme de Witt’s admiration for Abraham-Louis Breguet is rather personal. De Witt’s great-great-...
"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...

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