‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in the Watch World

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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Three Colorful Watches Under $5,000 for Him and Her for the Holidays

NOMOS Aqua Ahoi Datum 38mm. $4,660.

Sometimes the look on the wrist doesn’t have to be about complications and nerd effect. Sometimes it can just be a great watch. So today, we bring you a look at three brightly colored, right-on-target colorful watches for him and her. With the holidays here, you may want to indulge in a self-purchase, a gift…

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How I Had A Hand in The Launch of Heart’s Passion, Magnificent Motion Jewelry Powered By a Watch Movement by Paul Forrest

A torque winding movement powers the Heart's Passion jewelry with Magnificent Motion system by Paul Forrest Jewelry Co.

Earlier this year, in April, we broke the news here about Paul Forrest Co. — a luxury jewelry company producing pendants using watch movements to power them. The Heart’s Passion collection is the brainchild of a man who has been around the watch industry for years: Paul Forrest Hartzband. Since I have also been around…

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7 Women Insiders and Influencers in the Watch World Pick Their Top Watches Under $1K

Seven women influencers and insiders in the watch industry (Roberta Naas, Tracey Llewellyn, Sophie Furley, Victoria Townsend, Sandra Lane, Elizabeth Doerr) make their top picks for watches under $1,000.

I’ve been writing about watches (and jewelry) for 34 years and was the first woman watch editor in the USA back in the 1980’s. No easy feat to accomplish, by the way. In fact, I will be writing my story here soon. However, the point here is that I am not alone– there are a…

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Review: $437,000 Antoine Preziuso AFP-TTR-3X Triple Patented Triple Tourbillon Chronometer

Antoine Preziuso CHRONOMETER - TOURBILLON of TOURBILLONS AFP-TTR-3X – “The Power of Three”

Earlier this year, independent watchmaker, Antoine Preziuso unveiled a few truly complicated and special timepieces. Over the coming months, we will be reviewing those watches and taking a closer look at all the things Preziuso does right in watchmaking. Today, however, we are taking a long look at the $437,000 AFP-TTR-3X Chronometer Tourbillon of Tourbillons Meteor…

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Oris Aquis Clipperton, Oris GMT Rega Underscore the Brand’s Commitment to Conservation, Humanity

Oris Aquis Clipperton Limited Edition watch

It isn’t every day that a watch brand says, “Join us skiing or hiking in Colorado.” So when that happens, you pay attention — especially if the band is Oris. This Swiss watch brand has been building pilot watches, dive watches and other sports-oriented timepieces for decades, so a mountain adventure seemed all too appropriate.…

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