Time Capsules: News – Jewels of Time, Women’s Watches and their Making

Jewels of Time, The World of Women’s Watches – written and curated by Roberta Naas – is easily the most comprehensive and informative book on women’s timepieces. The new 300-plus page, hard cover book includes 200 pages of photographs of women’s wristwatches dating back to the early 20th century and ranging to today’s masterpieces. The…

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Watch Stops: SIHH 2012 – A Moment with Clive Owen and Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Duometre Collection

photo of Clive Owen (c) Jon Bues @ IW MagazineAs if the SIHH isn’t exciting enough by itself, Jaeger-LeCoultre brought in Academy Award nominated actor, Clive Owen to present the new fine watchmaking Duomètre collection. I had the privilege to be among the few invited journalists to see and hear the eloquent Owen make his…

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Time Capsule: Peter Speake-Marin Unveils Renaissance Tourbillon Minute Repeater

Ok, so if you know Peter Speake-Marin, the visionary British watchmaker with a gentle manner, affable spirit and a classical approach to timepieces, you know that when he builds something he pours heart and soul into it. Such is the case with the beautiful and extraordinary new Renaissance Tourbillon Minute Repeater. Named Renaissance for a…

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Weekend Sojourn: The Age of Aquarius by SEAH Watches (January 20-February 18)

This week starts the dawn of the Aquarius – if you are into the zodiac. SEAH® Watches offers wonderful timepieces that reflect each astrological sign – at an affordable quality/value relationship. I am a Pisces and wear this watch a lot – it is the one that just simply says who I am and reminds…

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Watch Stops 2012: SIHH – Vacheron Constantin Shows Off the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon

Complete with the Hallmark of Geneva, the new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Tourbillon offers an amazing 14 days of power reserve. Created in pure watchmaking classic beauty, the timepiece houses the new VC Calibre 2260 – the first tourbillon to boast 14 days of power reserve and the brand’s first to be approved according to…

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