Franck Muller

FrontRunners October 2014 WATCHES AND JEWELRY

Power Hungry  Like an american muscle car from the 1970s, the Franck Muller Giga Gong Tourbillon (www.franckmuller.com) is engineered to produce power—excessive amounts of it—not conserve it. Indeed, energy consumption is a touted feature of the brand’s entire series of large-format Giga Tourbillons. This latest entry adds an extra demand on the watch’s four massive […]

A Classical Offering from Franck Muller

While from the front it looks like an archetypical Franck Muller Curvex model, a look at the back of the new Cintrée Curvex 7 Day Power Reserve ($23,200) reveals a surprise. In place of the modern automatic movement that the company builds for many of its simpler men’s watches is a graceful hand-wound caliber of […]

Feminine Ideals

Women can count themselves fortunate that they need no longer choose between a dainty dress piece and a man’s watch that has been shrunken and ringed with diamonds. The best—we have selected four—eloquently express the union of gem-setting and watchmaking arts in a completely individual way. The results are spectacular, meaning they may not be […]

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