‘‘It’s something of an experiment," says Stefan Ihnen of the latest tourbillon movement released by IWC.
The prospect of creating your first musical watch is a daunting one for any watchmaker, especially when your most trusted movement maker sudd
Bovet has always tried to tap its 19th-century heritage in pocket watches, but never more successfully than with its new Amadeo case design.
The latest mechanical watch from Richard Mille, the RM 027 Tourbillon (
The Swiss watch industry lost its most significant and dynamic f
With the heart of Swiss watchmaking firmly rooted in Geneva, the city’s
Panerai CEO Angelo Bonati is one of Galileo Galilei
Since 2004, Vacheron Constantin’s Metiers d’Art collection has paid homage to Geneva’s traditional decorative arts—
To mark its 165th anniversary, A.
Automatic, or self-winding, systems are one of the oldest, most visible and elegantly efficient aspects of mechanical watchmaking.
Breguet makes much of its associations with Enlightenment-era watchmaking, and few pieces exemplify this better than the frosted-gold surface
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele’s reserved yet genial character stands in stark contrast to many of the flamboyant women’s watches and pieces of
Vacheron Constantin collaborated with Zôhiko, a nearly 350-year-old Japanese lacquerware company, to create the watchmaker’s new La S
In 1966, Girard-Perregaux was awarded the Neuchâtel Observatory’s Centenary Prize for its timekeeping accomplishments.
Steven Holtzman, founder of Maîtres du Temps, collaborated with master watchmakers Christophe Claret and Peter Speake-Marin
Watchmaker F.P. Journe has opened flagship stores in New York City and Beijing.
Aspen’s alpine-sport atmosphere and flashy social scene inspired the limited-edition Aspen One wristwatch (
‘‘i went to Paris and learned how Coco Chanel approached fashion," says complicated-watch specialist Giulio Papi of his visit to the fable
Cartier, like Bulgari, has brought enormous corporate resources to bear in its drive to become a force in mechanical watchmaking.
Serious collectors may purchase timepieces from a jeweler, but many shy away from buying a watch made by even the most prestigious jewelry
Cartier’s modern, design-intensive interpretation of the skeleton watch has become a symbol for the brand’s rebirth as an original watchmaker
It has been nearly 50 years since watch companies pitted their technical resources against one another to produce the thinnest possible mecha
Carbon fiber is almost an object of fetish in the watch industry, which has molded and forged the material as well as used it for almost supe
Officine Panerai marks each of the company’s Classic Yachts Challenge seasons with a special Regatta timepiece.
Denis Giguet, founder of the fledgling watch brand Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps, or MCT, has seen plenty of arcane complicated timepiec
As watchmakers revisit core values of craftsmanship, timekeeping, and enduring design, Germany’s Glashütte Original evokes all these chara
Audemars Piguet’s Millenary has taken many guises over the years, but the new Millenary Carbon One ($268,100) may be the edgiest yet.
Last month, Richard Mille’s RM 025 Tourbillon Chronograph Diver’s Watch (about $450,000) finally arrived at U.S.
While modern, high-design wristwatches for men have been a staple in Switzerland for years, it has taken the launch of an entirely new brand
"Our feeling is that our new chronograph is the kind of watch an independent, successful woman will want to buy for herself," says Patek P