Watches

The word traditional is not the first descriptor that comes to mind when considering the Legacy Machine No. 2, a watch that has twin balance wheels beating beneath a raised set of flying buttresses...
Ressence boils away th extraneous components.
With contemplative displays, watches can change the way we think about time.
Artisans play with mother-of-pearl techniques to achieve magnificent, modern masterpieces.
Critical events that shaped the character of German watchmaking.
Navigating the creative process at the industry’s most established firms.
A redesign for Manufacture Royale results in a new form.
History and a host of details drive Zenith's pilot watches.
Devon follows an unusual evolutionary path.
Cuervo y Sobrions distils the emotion of vintage design.
Inspired by works of popular science fiction, MB&F has created the Starfleet Machine, a timepiece that would look more at home orbiting a planet than sitting on a desk.
The second annual Watches and Wonders show in Hong Kong saw thousands of collectors, journalists, and retailers come together to celebrate all things horological.
Global Thinking Greubel Forsey first attracted notice a decade ago by reviving 200-year-old English and French finishing techniques, and in the ensuing years, the company has pursued increasingly...
The Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity is the latest addition to the Swiss watchmaker’s Masterpiece Collection.
The new Graham Tourbillon Orrery celebrates the 300th anniversary of the Orrery, the tabletop mechanical planetarium that the Swiss watch brand’s namesake—London-based inventor, clockmaker, and...
In 2004, the Swiss watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier inaugurated its partnership with the supercar manufacturer Bugatti by introducing the Bugatti Type 370, an avant-garde wristwatch with a horizontally...
A new 18ct solid rose gold version of the chronograph makes for a stunning visual presence that is backed by exceptional technical qualities.
In 1963, Jaguar began work on the Special GT E-Type project, a limited-edition series of special lightweight, aluminum-bodied versions of its E-Type sports car.
This piece is both a highly reliable diving instrument and a fine sports watch that can be worn on every occasion.
In an effort to promote ethical mining practices, Chopard has released the L.U.C. Tourbillon Qualité Fleurier Fairmined , the world’s first watch to be made from gold that has received Fairmined...
Blancpain’s classically inspired Villeret collection—named after the manufacture’s hometown in Switzerland—recently welcomed a new addition, the 2014 Villeret 8 Jours (from $28,900), which features...
Though summer is drawing to a close in the Northern Hemisphere, warm weather and warm waters south of the equator beckon recreational divers seeking to extend their summer adventures.
One of the world’s rarest gems, the Blue Moon Diamond , will be on exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County from September 13 through January 6, 2015.
In honor of the brand’s origins as a travel-trunk manufacturer, the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Heures du Monde is equipped with a GMT function that lets a traveler track the time in two separate time...
Perhaps the most significant timepiece ever created, the Henry Graves Supercomplication will cross the block on November 11 at Sotheby’s Important Watches sale in Geneva.
This month, the Swiss watchmaker Arnold and Son revealed two new style variations for its ultrathin Instrument Collection UTTE series—which was first introduced at last year’s Baselworld watch and...
“From the very beginning, we wanted to create a watch on our own, without relying on another brand,” says Peter Thum, a socially concerned entrepreneur whose 4-year-old enterprise, Fonderie 47,...
The latest limited-edition version of the Doettling Fortress is the German safe maker’s first offering that melds high-level protective features with full customization.
Recently, Parmigiani Fleurier teamed up with the Italian luxury brands Pomellato and Luisa Via Roma to create new additions for its Tonda line of men’s and women’s wristwatches. The resulting six...
The freewheeling, improvisational nature of jazz music may seem at odds with the precisely arranged mechanisms used in watchmaking, but Ulysse Nardin has managed to bring both worlds together with...

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