Articles in Watches

The novel double-balance spring arrangement in Henry, a recently created watch from Swiss...
Photo by Claude Joray
The Grande Sonnerie—Jaeger-LeCoultre’s most sophisticated musical watch yet—will come with two...
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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...
Venture into the lakefront boutique of Antoine Preziuso in downtown Geneva, and you will have...
"My philosophy, as a jeweler and as a watchmaker, is always to try to do things that have not been...
By dropping two timepieces from the top of the Eiffel Tower in 1956, Wyler Genève demonstrated a...
For the better part of a century, anyone wanting to visit Vacheron Constantin at its Geneva home...
Jérôme de Witt’s admiration for Abraham-Louis Breguet is rather personal. De Witt’s great-great-...
Piaget may be the one Geneva watch company whose ties to the city’s watchmaking traditions run too...
"For centuries, the rare artistry of the watch world has been dedicated to men’s watches," says...
The jeweler Harry Winston once said that if he could, he would set diamonds directly onto a woman’s...
Considering he speaks no French, you would hardly consider Franc Vila to be a likely candidate to...
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...
Patek Philippe is hardly the most approachable company in Switzerland. Its reputation as the...
Horology stretches back five generations in Jean-François Ruchonnet’s family, but the young...
"We are not as boring as you think," says Chopard co-president Caroline Gruosi Scheufele, who...
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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