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An Overview Of The Womens Watches At The GPHG

Urwerk UR-106 Flower Power

Ladies watches have always played an important role in the Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Geneve, or GPHG, and the upcoming edition is no exception. Two categories are exclusively dedicated to ladies timepieces, while others, such as the Jewellery and Artistic Crafts category, also incorporate watches for women. The pre-selected watches…

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Material Innovation in Watchmaking: Ceramic

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic

Back in 2005 when Rolex unveiled their new Cerachrom bezel material at Baselworld, the watch world took notice of ceramic’s potential in the areas of watch manufacturing. At its core, ceramic is extremely scratch resistant, offers an eye-catching look, and can be utilized in a range of applications. What was…

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Throwback Thursday: Audemars Piguet/Cartier Minute Repeater

Cartier Minute Repeater

Times change, and in 1929 the audemars 15300 blue world looked completely different as it does now. While today Cartier is a fully integrated manufacture, in the 1920’s they just entered what would be a very successful partnership with Edmond Jaeger and also obtained high-end movements from other manufactures like…

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Ladies Watches: Diamonds Are Forever?

Patek Philippe Nautilus Ladies Automatic Ref 7118 Diamonds Rose Gold

When it comes to ladies watches diamonds seem to be an almost mandatory ingredient. Many ladies watches come standard with these precious stones incorporated into the design, while nearly all of them offer them as an option. Even when a audemars piguet tourbillon chronograph is made for environments where diamonds…

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Examining Gerald Genta’s Horological Icons

New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Watch 2015

When it comes to watch designers, few can hold a candle to Gerald Genta (1931 – 2011). During his long and fruitful career, he penned down some of the most legendary watches. Although many of them are openly credited to him, from others, it is not that generally well known…

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Watches & Whisky: GlenDronach + Audemars Piguet

GlenDronach & AP

Regal: The GlenDronach distillery, in Speyside, was built in 1825 that was originally led by one James Allardice. GlenDronach are well-known for producing some of the most beautiful sweet sherried style Scotch Whisky on the market today, largely owed in part to Billy Walker (Master Distiller). While GlenDronach has made…

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Porsche Design: Monobloc Actuator Collection

Monobloc Actuator Collection

The history of Porsche Design is rich of innovations in the watchmaking industry, including the first all-black and the first all-titanium watches ever produced. Thanks to the unique cooperation with Porsche motorsports, Porsche Design has been often able to incorporate the latest knowledge and technology from the world of racing…

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Omega 1957 Trilogy Limited Editions

The Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Limited Edition 38.6 mm (ref. 311.10.39.30.01.001)

In 1957 Omega released three professional timepieces that would all go on to become absolute classics: the Seamaster 300, the Railmaster and the Speedmaster. This year, Omega pays tribute to these three timepieces by releasing special 60th Anniversary editions of each model, which can be acquired separately or as a…

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New Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

New Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

The Blancpain showcased its latest re-interpretation of one of its vintage pieces from the 1950s at Baselworld 2017, the Fifty Fathoms with a water-tightness indicator. The history of Fifty Fathoms is strictly linked to Jean-Jacques Fiechter a passionate diver who was Blancpain’s CEO for three decades, 1950-1980 as well as to…

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