Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon (with Wood Dial, Ship’s Rigging and More)

Earlier this year at Baselworld 2016, Ulysse Nardin unveiled the revolutionary Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon — a watch that is making its way to stores now.  The incredible scope of ingenuity and pioneering spirit behind this watch is mind-blowing. Reflecting the brand’s rich roots in marine chronometers, the new  Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon limited-edition watch…

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Omega and Emirates Team New Zealand Sail to the Win in New York Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series

It was an exhilarating weekend in New York as the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series races took place on the Hudson River — marking the first time the races have returned to New York waters in nearly 100 years. Stealing the win: Emirates Team New Zealand with 52 points. The team is sponsored by Omega,…

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3 Terrific Green Watches from BaselWorld 2016 in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

  Yes, we are in Basel and yes, we do want to bring you some of the newest timepieces. But, since it is also St. Patrick’s Day—we thought we would celebrate and bring you a few great green watches being unveiled this week. From Kerbedanz, this Tree of Life watch offers powerful symbolism and stunning…

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8 Amazing “Year of the Monkey” Watches Celebrate the Chinese New Year (Slide show)

If you look back though the past month, we have brought you a close up look at several of the amazing new watches unveiled to celebrate today’s Chinese New Year. This year, the year of the Monkey, honors the clever monkey, whose job it was to guard the Imperial garden of peaches — said to…

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How Complicated Watchmaking Transcends Time Thanks to Breakthrough Thinking

Watch pundits of today often lament that all we create in watches now are throwback references to the past.  In fact, today’s watchmaking complications – freely defined as anything additional on a timepiece above and beyond the “simple” time indication – not only reflect the mechanical genius of generations ago, but also – and more…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Year of the Monkey Classico Watch with Comic Likeness

Ulysse Nardin takes the playful spirit of the monkey to new heights in its rendition of the Year of  the Monkey Classico watch. In this design, the artisans at Ulysse Nardin depict the monkey in what it refers to as “comic strip” style, alert, lively and impish as it emerges from palm fronds. The monkey…

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