Hands On with the Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon

By Gordon Henderson Horology, at its core, is all about the pursuit of accuracy through mechanical timepieces. In that pursuit, the development of systems that eliminate any stimuli that detract from precision is paramount. In one of its newest feats, Arnold & Son has combined two complications that play as a horological version of Batman…

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Affordable Watches: Ritmo Mundo Unveils Racer Quartz Chrono Line for Men and Women

Ritmo Mundo is a brand that manages to deliver affordability with class and style time and again. Having partnerships with sporting events, teams and people such as  LA Galaxy, Petra Kvitova, and Indy racing,  the brand gains inspiration from an eclectic playground. Now, the brand announces its newest auto-inspired classic chic line:  Racer Quartz Chrono and Racer Quartz. The lineup includes redesigns from…

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Up Close with Ralph Lauren RL67 Safari Chronometers … On Safari in Zambia

For the thousands of readers who follow ATimelyPerspective, you already know from our many Facebook and Instagram posts that we just returned from Zambia, Africa, where we went exploring the Kagem Emerald mines in Kitwe with Gemfields (we will bring more about that trip soon). What you may not have known is that during that trip,…

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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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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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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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