A Closer Look At Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

By Nancy Olson If you’re looking for a shot of spring in your choice of timepiece, the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones will fill the bill. These limited edition timepieces—in three variations comprising just 28 pieces each—have all the gravitas we’ve come to expect from this La Chaux-de-Fonds maison, but with a touch of…

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Call Of The Wild: Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Tiger Watches

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minutes Tiger

This is an updated post of an earlier post. While we haven’t had the opportunity to go hands-on with the  Jaquet Droz Petite Heuer Minute Tiger watches yet, we have definitely formed an impression. After all,  Jaquet Droz is long known for its  hand-painted and hand-crafted dials, and having been to the brand’s incredible workshops…

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Animal Instincts Kick In At Jaquet Droz: Introducing The Petite Heure Minute Tiger

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minutes Tiger

Easily one of the top Swiss watch brands when it comes to artistic talent, Jaquet Droz is long known for its automatons and its hand-painted and hand-crafted dials. This brand regularly brings its dials to life with scenes that either move or are so elegantly carved or painted that they have multiple dimensions. Now, the…

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Top 10 Chinese Zodiac Year Of The Rat Watches

Vacheron Constantin Zodiac Chinese Year of the Rat 2020 Metiers d'Art watch.

For us here in America, the thought of a rat is mostly affiliated with big cities, garbage dumps and all things ugly. We conjour sayings like “you dirty rat” or movies like Ben with rats trained to kill.  However, in other cultures, the rat is a revered animal. In China, for instance, the rat is…

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Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit: 2019 Watches Coming To Stores Now

Inside the hand guilloche workshops at Breguet

Just a few months ago in Switzerland, the Swatch Group held its first annual watch summit for journalists. While some bloggers (including one or two who never even attended) have written articles about the event, I have written about the Swatch Group Summit and the timepieces  on  ATmelyPerspective  and in other publications. Now, however, I…

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