Would You Spend a Million Dollars on a Watch? These Brands Hope So

 |  May 10th, 2017

The biggest watch exhibitions of the first half of the year 2017 are complete and we found several key noticeable trends. Watches at the affordable spectrum were strong, and so were the uber-expensive watches. As such,  we bring you a comprehensive line up of six approximately $1-million-dollar watches unveiled this year. Would you spend a million dollars on a watch? These brands hope so … but if you don’t someone else will. Richard Mille RM50-03 Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph Ultralight McLaren…

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Watch Review: Jacob & Co. Opera Watch, A Dance on the Wrist

 |  March 23rd, 2017

If you are a lover of the opera, or of music boxes, the newest Jacob & Co. Opera watch just might be for you. We say “might be” because this one is pretty far out there in the design. The three-dimensional watch depicts a couple dancing in the center of the timepiece, surrounded by musical scores, the time, a multi-axis tourbillon and music box cylinders that actually play a tune. The remarkable watch, however, may be just a bit over…

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Introducing the Jacob & Co. Astronomia Solar Watch,With Rotating Planets, Pre-BaselWorld 2017

 |  March 1st, 2017

It was just about three years ago that Jacob & Co. unveiled its first Astronomia watch — with a view of the sky on the wrist. Since then, the brand has evolved the Astronomia line time and again with sophisticated versions — but it is the newest model- being released at BaselWorld 2017 that steals the limelight. The Jacob & Co. Astronomia Solar watch is a vision of the solar system in ultimate, constantly rotating, beauty. Main Features of the…

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Jacob & Co Unveils New Astronomia Watches and an $18 Millon Watch (BaselWorld 2015)

 |  March 23rd, 2015

This year, Jacob & Co. – masters at haute joaillerie watches — once again surprises and delights with a huge array of timepieces that range from complex tourbillons to stunning emerald delights. Last year, the brand released its Astronomia watch — you can read about that here. This year, there are several new renditions — in an updated format that brings the Earth and moon to all new heights. The new Astronomia  watch has been reconfigured with a larger, more open…

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Jacob & Co Reinterprets Time with the Astronomia Tourbillon

 |  March 30th, 2014

Sometimes watches we see here at BaselWorld make us scratch our heads and wonder. The new Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon is one of those watches. To begin with – let’s be clear – this is not an astronomical watch. Instead, it is one extremely unusual and complex tourbillon that also features a rendition of the Earth and the Moon on the dial for a sense of astronomical delight. After all, who doesn’t gaze at the moon from time to…

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