A look at the world’s watch brands, their newest timepieces, brand ambassadors, events and news – by brand.

Jaquet Droz- Artful Androids

A spectacular three-part exhibition in Switzerland displays the science and art of the industry’s foremost automaton-maker and his short-lived dynasty: Pierre Jaquet Droz. It is justifiably called Automates et Merveilles (automata and miracles). Courtesy of WORLDTEMPUS Elizabeth DoerrThe back of the Draughtsman in Neuchâtel’s Museum of Art and History reveals the complicated set of cams…

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Weekend Sojourn: Rolex Awards for Enterprise Remind Us of the Plight of the World

By Samantha Walsh Just last week, in London, five people with potential to change the future of the world were chosen as winners of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. After sorting through 3,500 applicants from over 150 countries, an independent jury of experts deemed the following 5 people, and their life-changing plans, as worthy of…

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Around the World: Girard-Perregaux supports World Oceans Day

By Samantha Walsh In NYC last week, Susan and David Rockefeller partnered with luxury Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux in a grand celebration for World Oceans Day.  This event, attended by everyone from actors, to models, to watch-lovers, and environmental conservationists brought together seemingly dissimilar groups all with one common goal, to celebrate the world’s valuable…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Weekend Sojourn: Great Father’s Day Gifts

It’s not too late!! While this weekend is Father’s Day weekend, there are some great options out there that you can still get that stylish man in your life – husband, father, son, grandfather. That man in your life love fine timepieces, jewelry and writing instruments?  TF Est. 1968 offers these cool ‘Tourbillon’ pens, the…

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Watch Stops: Las Vegas JCK, Couture 2012

As May gave way to June, retailers and watch brands in America flocked to Sin City for the U.S.A.’s most important jewelry and watch fairs: Couture and JCK Las Vegas.  View full story on WORLDTEMPUS – 15 June 2012 Several important themes took center stage: the emergence of smaller women’s watches in the 26-30 mm size;…

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