Articles in Watches

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...
Patek Philippe is hardly the most approachable company in Switzerland. Its reputation as the...
For the better part of a century, anyone wanting to visit Vacheron Constantin at its Geneva home...
Horology stretches back five generations in Jean-François Ruchonnet’s family, but the young...
"For centuries, the rare artistry of the watch world has been dedicated to men’s watches," says...
"I love the magic of dials, as they are the face of the watch," explains Thierry Oulevay, who in...
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...
Jewelry designer Christian Tse created a novel jeweled bracelet that with the press of a hidden...
Known for their uncompromising temperaments, genius watchmakers don’t often take on group projects...

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