Much of America’s industrialization during the early 19th century can be credited to Oliver Evans, a Delaware-tborn inventor of the high-pressure steam engine, though it was a proclamation that he
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
After teaming up last year to celebrate Ermenegildo Zegna’s centennial, the Italian fashion house has paired yet again with acclaimed Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux, this time to release the ne
Vacheron Constantin watches first arrived on American shores in 1832, but it wa
In addition to telling time, the Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack (www.manufactureclaret.com) watch features a blackjack game
The most complicated and expensive timepiece to issue from the doors of IWC Schaffhausen has a deceptively simple face, featuring a large tourbillon cage that gently rotates in one-secon
A doctor of psychology, educator, economist, management consultant specializing in consumer psychology, and self-described "serial entrepreneur," Thomas Mao prides himself on bridging cu
Hublot’s Oceanographic 4000 is the latest diver’s watch to push the limits of technology and