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 book includes Q&A interviews with top watch veterans, designers, watchmakers and even gemsetters from the finest brands in the world. The parallels drawn in the history chapter deftly depict the rise of wristwatches and women throughout the past century.
Indeed, this book gives rare and unprecedented insight into an often over-looked segment of the wristwatch world: Women’s watches. From fashion to forward-thinking mechanicals; from haute joaillerie to haute horology — it’s all there – and a few surprises, too. Jewels of Time is filled with elegant prose, relevant quotes from literary and artistic figures and informative details about the making of women’s wristwatches. It is finally on the stands and available for sale internationally.