Faberge Reinterpreted — by Master Watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht — Hands On! Oh, and Men, this one is for the Women

For those who know legends in jewelry and watches, this story may come as no surprise. It is comprised of several renowned men in history and present day: First, there is Peter Carl Faberge — jeweler to the Russian Czars, creator of fantasy and wonder, inventor of the famed Faberge Eggs that open to reveal…

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Time For Reflection – Father’s Day Perspective With TAG Heuer

Father’s Day takes on a different meaning for everyone. No two father/child relationships are alike. But there are probably a few universal traits that make up this appreciative day for dads. As a child I grew up with the idea that my dad was this super human who could do everything that I couldn’t. Who…

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DeGrisogono Unveils High-Tech, Haute Horology Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Founded in 1993 by Fawaz Gruosi, de Grisogono launched as a premier high-end jewelry manufacturer. Gruosi is known for his passion and intensity surrounding the products he creates and  routinely turns out one-of-a-kind masterpieces featuring precious stones and black diamonds. Affectionately referred to as the King of Black Diamonds, Gruosi added to his…

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Montblanc’s Heritage Chronométrie Ultra Slim Is Fundamentally Elegant

  When it comes to Swiss hand-crafted timepieces, the balance between preserving the authenticity and tradition of a quality watch and developing innovative techniques within watchmaking is often as fascinating as the mechanical balance in the watch itself.  Montblanc has been writing horological history for over 100 years and sees no reason to quit now.…

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SEIKO’ s Astron GPS Solar Chronograph Is A Logical Choice With Luxurious Taste

Affordable Watch Wednesdays have become a continuous theme here at ATimelyPerspective to highlight the logical side of luxurious timepieces. We’ve recently had the opportunity to wear SEIKO’s Astron GPS Solar Chronograph 8x series, model SSE017. In short, it was a very satisfying experience. There’s a range in quality and an overall feel of an “affordable”…

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Breguet Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Tradition Line with new Minute Repeater Tourbillon 7087

By Gordon Henderson Breguet as a brand has, since it’s founding, been at the forefront of horological innovations. The company is able to claim a number of game-changing firsts: the first self-winding movement, the first striking repeating watch operated by gong spring rather than a bell,  and the first Tourbillon (among others). As such, the brand regularly…

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