Why The One-Of-A-Kind Parmigiani La Rose Carrée Pocket Watch Is Destined For History Books

Parmigiani La Rose Carrée Pocket Watch

In today’s watchmaking world, it is not unusual for the finest brands to create some one-of-a-kind watches from time to time to show off their technical prowess or strength at Métiers d’Arts. Both of these attributes, and more,  came into play when Parmigiani Fleurier recently unveiled its La Rose Carrée unique piece. As the 25th…

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Five Top Watches Of 2021

Oris Divers Sixty-Five Cotton Candy bronze watches.

Despite the pandemic wreaking havoc in so many ways, including forcing most watch brands to shutter doors for a few weeks or months, certain watch brands managed to release some pretty intriguing timepieces this year.  From unexpected colorful presentations to high-tech materials, creative functions and extreme complications, top watch brands pulled out all the stops…

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New Watch Collection From Parmigiani Fleurier Celebrates 25 Years

Parmigiani Tonda PF

It was exactly 25 years ago in 1996 that master watchmaker and independent restorer of some of the finest clocks and watches in history, Michel Parmigiani, launched his own eponymous brand. Backed by the Sandoz Foundation, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was dedicated to upholding the traditional craftsmanship of watchmaking but with a decidedly modern twist. Passionate…

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Up Close: Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

 It isn’t every day that a person has a watch made to honor their 70thbirthday, but Michel Parmigiani isn’t just any person. The now 70-year-old master watchmaker is the founder of Parmigiani Fleurier and in honor of this birthday, the brand is creating a limited edition series of the first wristwatch he designed, the Toric,…

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Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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