A look at watches with a variety of horological complications and functions above and beyond telling time.

BaselWorld 2016: Meet the Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel and Tourbillon Skeleton Earth Watch

Today’s finest watchmakers have perfected the art of creating skeleton watches – a watch wherein all of the gears, wheels, bridges and other parts are carved away so that only the minimum metal is visible. The beauty of the skeleton watch is its stunning see-through nature, as these timepieces feature sapphire crystals and casebacks. Additionally,…

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3 Terrific Green Watches from BaselWorld 2016 in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

  Yes, we are in Basel and yes, we do want to bring you some of the newest timepieces. But, since it is also St. Patrick’s Day—we thought we would celebrate and bring you a few great green watches being unveiled this week. From Kerbedanz, this Tree of Life watch offers powerful symbolism and stunning…

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Leap Year — Why We Have It and Watches that Can Help You Track It

  Today is February 29th—a day that comes around only once every four years. Called Leap Year, the year with the extra day in it has a special meaning. While to some it may be reverse day (women, you can ask that man to marry you today), and to others it may be an extra…

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Harry Winston’s Visionary Zalium Project Z9 is Not New, but is in Stores Now- Hurry (hands-on pics)

Let’s be clear — because if you are reading other sites, you may have been seeing the news of this watch as a “New” introduction. In fact, the amazing Harry Winston Project Z9 watch is NOT news. It was unveiled to the world at last year’s BaselWorld Fair (2015). The news here is — this watch is…

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Meet a Timepiece that Literally Dates Back to the Dawn of Time: Louis Moinet Stardance

  Since it’s founding hundreds of years ago, and since its re-introduction to the market iin 2004, Louis Moinet has been inspired by creativity, exclusivity, art and design. This year, the brand has encompassed all of those attributes in the creation of its newest women’s timepiece, the Stardance. This 36mm watch features a mother-of-pearl dial…

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Meet the Diamond Magister Dong Son Tourbillon from Peter Speake-Marin

The dong son drum serves as the source of inspiration for Peter Speake-Marin’s latest release: the Diamond Magister  Dong Son Tourbillon. The drum’s origins trace to the Red River Delta of Vietnam dating back to approximately 600 BC. The drums were typically used in harvest festivals and rituals such as weddings and funerals, as well…

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