One Must-See Exhibition in Paris Right Now: Cartier Style and History – Will Take your Breath Away

Called an “achingly beautiful delight” by Maria Doulton of The Telegraph, The Cartier: Style and History exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris is exactly that – achingly beautiful. With more than 600 historical pieces (displayed chronologically), Cartier chronicles 160 years of taste making – from tiaras to objects of art, jewels of Hollywood divas…

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We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Exactly what is the Poincon de Genève? And is the same as the Geneva Seal?

We get asked the question a lot from readers: What are the Geneva Seal and the Poincon de Genève? Are they the same? And how does a brand get the Geneva Seal? Well the answer to all of these questions – which for some are confusing – is simple. The Geneva Seal and the Poincon…

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Pre- SIHH 2014: Unveiling the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Watch

Packing a punch – a technical, aesthetic and watchmaking prowess punch– is what this newest Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon timepiece is all about. The alluring blue dialed beauty is set to be officially unveiled in the January 2014 SIHH- but we bring you a sneak peek here. The simply dazzling dial is created…

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Holiday 2013 Videos: Watch Brands Celebrate Giving

With the Holiday season upon us, a host of watch brands have begun releasing new videos that celebrate the concept of time. Cartier, for instance, presents the fourth Winter Tale film that celebrates the magic of the holiday season.  Directed by Bibo Bergeron, the video presents a magical walk through 1920’s Paris with an adorable…

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Watch Education: What Makes Swiss Watches the Gold Standard? (Part 2)

Last Thursday we started the conversation about what makes Swiss watches the Gold Standard – and traced the early rise of Switzerland as the premiere country for watchmaking. Switzerland has passed that long-standing watchmaking expertise and knowledge down century after century, generation after generation. There’s no denying that history counts in establishing a standard. Switzerland’s…

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