Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

Primer On Gemstones And Their Appreciation: An Introduction To The Finer Things – Reprise

Joshua Munchow became somewhat informed about gemstones and related techniques in studying for the jewelry-heavy Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève categories we discuss annually. This new information has sparked a significant amount of passion for the topic, leaving him wanting to share some of what he’s learned about one of the most beautiful sides of haute horology: gems and their settings.

Our Predictions In The Ladies Complication Category Of The 2022 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG): Is A Tourbillon Really A Complication?

The best thing about these six GPHG 2022 Ladies’ Complication watches is the variety of complications. Yes, we still have two traditional tourbillons, but the other four complications are anything but traditional. But, our panel asks, why are the tourbillons for ladies not competing in the main tourbillon category?

Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi High Jewellery: A Precious Snake That Cleopatra Would Have Loved

Jewelry watches, especially high jewelry models, rarely become icons. The exceptions to these rules are few and far between, but the Bulgari Serpenti is one. And the latest high jewelry version is just sublime with its mechanical movement!

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Heures Florales Cerisier: A Perpetually Blooming Microcosm Of Floral Gears

The Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Heures Florales is first and foremost about being a piece of mechanical art, reminiscent of MB&F, only entirely realized for lovers of nature, precious stones, and poetry. Telling the time is secondary, but that doesn’t make it any less horologically stupendous.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Star And Dazzling Star: Ingenious, Yet Romantic, Complications

Astronomical phenomena lie at the very origin of time measurement. However, these celestial events are not only practical, they can also be very romantic as Jaeger-LeCoultre demonstrates with its latest beauties: Rendez-Vous Star and Rendez-Vous Dazzling Star.

Beauregard Lili Candy: A Lollipop Spiral Of Precious Goodness

After months of anticipation, when Alexandre Beauregard finally showed Elizabeth Doerr his wonderful new Lili Candy model, he described it as “a spiral of goodness.” And she could immediately see why.

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Automatic: Scintillating Diamond-Dotted Delights

Martin Green has a passion for diamond-set watches. For him, these watches add an extra layer of craftsmanship while giving designers new ways of expressing themselves. Some brands do gem-setting extremely well, and Parmigiani with its new Tonda variation is a perfect example.

Watch Femme: What Women In The Watch World Were Missing

Watch Femme aims to promote inclusivity in watches, amplify women’s voices in the watch world, highlight female contributions to it, and help create many more career opportunities for women. Elizabeth Doerr takes a closer look at this new movement and its founders’ opinions.

Patek Philippe minute repeater wristwatch circa 1016

The First Wristwatches From Breguet, Hermès And Patek Philippe Were Made For Women – Reprise

Early American historian and Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich titled her 2008 book ‘Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History.’ Ulrich would probably be very interested to know about three famous Swiss and French brands whose very first wristwatches were made for – and in a way by – women. Their watches have made history as some of the first examples of wristwatches in history, too.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything, Says Breguet With These 5 Stunning Watches

Women have played a significant role in Breguet’s history, acting as inspiration or catalyst for some of the company’s most memorable timepieces – a phenomenon that continues today. So in 2018, when Breguet launched a timepiece in honor of St. Valentine’s Day, it was the start of an annual ode to love that has become as highly anticipated for watch lovers as the holiday itself. Here are all five of these limited edition timepieces.