A Basic Guide To How Mother of Pearl Dials Are Made

Sowind Mother of pearl dial disks being readied for work. Photo by patriceschreyer.com. Many watches today feature mother-of-pearl dials. These shimmering orbs offer a  classic and elegant appeal. However,  mother of pearl is brittle and ultra thin when used as a dial, and breakage can easily occur. Here we take a quick look at how these…

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How Corum Sneaked Out A New Golden Bridge Watch That Will Blow Your Mind

Corum Golden Bridge

Everyone who knows Corum knows that the brand is synonymous with the Golden Bridge … a collection it unveiled decades ago that is inspired by the Golden Gate Bridge and that features a striking vertical architecture movement developed originally by master watchmaker Vincent Calabrese. Most of the newer Golden Bridge watches features bold renditions of…

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Omega Unveils Seamaster Watches For Countdown to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Omega AquaTerra Tokyo 2020 Olympics watch

Yesterday marked the one-year countdown to the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020 that begin July 24 of next year. Omega, the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, has begun the countdown. To celebrate, the brand unveils two new Tokyo 2020 Limited Edition watches: Seamaster Aqua Terra Tokyo 2020 Limited Edition and  Seamaster Planet Ocean Tokyo 2020 Limited…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch Brand Is Seeing Red

Jaeger-LeCoultre

Typically, when posting about a women’s watch, I would say “Move over, men. This one is for the women.” However, in this case, I will say “Read On Men; there’s something here for you too.”  In fact, in addition to this incredible red hot new watch unveiled by Jaeger-LeCoultre, the brand has also implemented a…

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Vacheron Constantin Prototype Watch Climbs Everest On Wrist Of Avalanche Survivor, Cory Richards

Cory Richards, Vacheron Constantin

With its “One of Not Many” marketing campaign, Vacheron Constantin has been making some intriguing partnerships — and headlines.  One of its partners, Cory Richards, is a a National Geographic photographer and avid explorer who recently attempted to climb Mt. Everest unassisted, without oxygen and on an all-new route.  Exemplifying the brand’s   “One of…

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Horological Society of New York Teams With British Watch Institute For Traveling Education

HSNY

In a big move, two of the world’s oldest horological organizations are joining forces to teach horology classes in ​London​ later this summer.   The ​Horological Society of New York​ ​(HSNY), founded in 1866, and the ​British Horological Institute​ (BHI), founded in 1858, are making history with their first partnership to advance the art and…

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