Here’s to the Official Opening of BaselWorld 2015

If you are a watch lover you know that there is one exhibition in the world that is not to be missed: BaselWorld. What? You have never been? What are you waiting for? This is one of the few global exhibitions open to the public (for a small entry fee) and it is THE show…

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6 Great Green Rolex Watches to Bring the Luck of the Irish for St. Patrick’s Day

Today, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day — also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick. It is a day on which  those who celebrate wear green – the color associated with Ireland since the 1600’s.  The cultural and religious celebration honors the death date of Saint Patrick (AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of…

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FP Journe Achieves Perfect Symmetry with the Nouvelle Octa Lune

By Gordon Henderson   On every FP Journe timepiece, the inscription “Invenit et Fecit” can be found. Followers of the brand already know its translation, but for those unaware, the Latin phrase translates to “Invented and made,” referring to the fact that Francois Paul Journe – passionate watchmaker – invented and created each of his…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils New Millenary Watches with In-House Movement – for Women

By Gordon Henderson   After three years of development in its quest to target the under-served women’s high-end watch market, Audemars Piaget has unveiled several impressive all-new Millenary watches. In fact, Audemars Piguet has a long history of creating timepieces for women ever since it’s founding in 1875. You can read about some of those…

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Does Your Watch have a Singing Bird? If Not, Take a Close-Up Look at the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater (Video)

By Gordon Henderson Haute horology is a deft blend of technical innovations, artistry and handcrafted workmanship. All of these feats come together in the alluring Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Geneva—a watch that sits comfortably at the intersection of mechanical invention and art. The newest piece, like the others before it, honors Genève, where the brand’s namesake,…

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Vacheron Constantin Unveils Harmony to Celebrate its 260th Anniversary

By Gordon Henderson In honor of 260 years of continuous production (the longest of any manufacturer), Vacheron Constantin has unveiled a new line of timepieces under the banner name, Harmony. The line will feature a cushion shaped case and a design that is inspired by a yellow gold chronograph produced in 1928. However, the modern…

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