Weekend Sojourn: Breaking News — It’s Here – Jewels of Time, The World of Women’s Watches

Yes, opened my mail last night and received the first copy in the USA of the new 300-plus page, hard cover book curated and written by our own Roberta Naas. The book includes hundreds of pages of photographs of women’s wristwatches from the 20th century to date, as well as interviews with top executives, designers,…

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Around the World: Parmigiani Watch Cases in the Making

How many times a day do you glance at the watch on your wrist? Generally, while you most likely purchased it because you love the look of it, you don’t regularly think about how the case was made. All cases are not created equal. Certain watch brands go above and beyond when it comes to…

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Trend Report: High-Tech Materials in Watchmaking — Inside and Out

The watch industry has come a long way from its stainless steel and 18-karat gold days of 35 years ago.  Today, high-tech materials reign as movement parts inside the watch and as case and bracelets on the outside. Rado was the first real pioneer in the world of ceramics more than 30 years ago and…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Unveils Vintage WW1 Series

Vintage sport watches are all the rage this year, especially pilot watches. As such, it is no surprise that Bell & Ross – a master at vintage pilot watch designs – recently released an all-new collection that highlights the past in updated style. This Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 (Wrist Watch 1) series pays tribute…

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Trend Report: White Watch!

Frederique Constant Amour Heart Beat mechanical timepiece ($3995). White is as timeless and elegant as black, especially when it comes to luxury watches. Indeed, White Watches make a superbly sublime statement. Today’s watchmakers are turning to white as the essence of elegance and allure – creating timepieces in steel,  ceramic and other materials and accenting…

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Time Capsules: Product — Carl F. Bucherer Patravi Chrono Date You Want

Carl F. Bucherer has been building timepieces of distinction that we here at ATimelyperspective regularly recognize and talk about. Every once in a while, thought, we just like to sit back and enjoy the beauty and craftsmanship, the excellence and precision of a particular watch. Such is the case with the stunning Patravi Chrono Date…

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