More than a few eyebrows were raised among the collectors who gathered recently in Dubai at the world’s largest suspended aquarium for the unveiling of Blancpain’s latest timepiece: The
As long as humans have been forming gold into precious objects, goldsmiths have struggled to offset the metal’s softness.
Triumphs Inside the Watch Industry’s Eastward Lean
Manufacture d’horlogerie Breguet celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of the world’s first wristwatch, which it produced for the queen of Naples, Napoléon Bonaparte’s sister, with a co
Known best for futuristic watchcases resembling frogs, owls, and even jet engines, MB&F has released a new series of timepieces called Legacy Machines that displays far more traditional design
As Aston Martin reconsiders its AMR-One LMP1 sports car racing project, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new AMVOX5 World Chronograph LMP1 ($20,900) continues waving the green flag.
Chopard’s fifth limited-edition Jacky Ickx watch was developed with input from its namesake racing legend to evoke the spirit of classic car racing.
Tsavorites arranged in the form of creepers, blue sapphires shaped like leaves, and pink sapphires representing flowers adorn the 18-karat-white-gold case and band of the $215,000
Steven Grotell knows the value of keeping a low profile.
At one time, the most impressive feature of nearly every coveted timepiece was the decorative art it showcased.
The steel Manero CentralChrono ($7,100) by Carl F.
In an effort to rethink watchmaking for the 21st century, Jorg Hysek of HD3 created the groundbreaking Slyde watch concept, which is born of the smartphone age.
Nearly 80 international designers and artists, including Damien Hirst and Maarten Baas, created their expressions and interpretations of the concept of time for a
"It is inconceivable that a man with my professional background and experience would not jump into it," says Hublot technical director Mathias Buttet.
It has been said that you do not need a wristwatch in the modern age—unless you need to know what time it is somewhere else.
A panicked school of fish inspired the mechanical display that Denis Giguet designed for the Harry Winston Opus Eleven (
Even before he joined the company, Christian Selmoni had a clear idea of what he thought a Vacheron Constantin wristwatch ought to look like.
A shoal of herring may be an apt metaphor for Swiss watch companies, which can turn their designs on a dime in unison at a sign of an approaching threat.
This fall, about 50 pieces from the Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Foundation collection will venture out of Switzerland for the first time, taking up temporary residence from October 26 through Novem