Wrist Watching: Jacob & Co. Brilliant Tourbillon

Today’s finest watch brands are bringing the mechanical magic of timepieces to ultra-feminine levels, with a move toward women’s watches with tourbillon escapements. One of the most complicated and coveted horological feats, the tourbillon (“whirlwind” in French) is a highly precise mechanism that eliminates errors in timekeeping caused by the force of gravity when a…

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10 Hot Watches with Blue Dials from BaselWorld 2013 (slideshow)

Jacquet Droz Grande Seconde Quanteime

Blue. It has long been the color associated with royalty and regal beauty. The color of earth’s great sapphires, the oceans and the sky – blue is also a much coveted color when found on watch dials. This year, we found many gorgeous blue dials in an array of hues. Here we bring you 10…

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Jacob & Co. Unveils the all-new Palatial Watch Collection

This year, Jacob & Co. came on strong at BaselWorld with a huge new exhibition space in Hall 1 and an entirely new watch and jewelry unveiling.  Top among the new lines is the Palatial collection: Palatial Jump hour; retrograde minute; tourbillon. Also in the line:  big dates and extra-thin automatics. Each Palatial complicated watch…

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