Watch Stops 2011: Couture — Gerge’ Brings Architecture to the Forefront

A new and exciting mechanical watch brand emerges on the market after three years of design and development.  Gerge’ – named for St. George —  is an all-mechanical brand  that focuses on architecture in its design – with a side-view of the case that is meant to replicate a bridge between  two cities, and a…

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Watch Stops 2011: Couture – Giuliano Mazzuoli Presents Patented World First Watch

Those in the know will recognize this designer’s name.  Giuliano Mazzuoli is the man responsible for the famed Manometro watch, as well as several pen and leather goods collections. The Manometro watch is renowned for its simplicity. Designed as a concept to reflect a pressure gauge, the Manometro measures time – elegantly and cleanly –…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hermes Stops Time with the Time Suspended Watch

One of the most original unveilings of BaselWorld 2011 is the Time Suspended watch  by Hermes — developed by well-known watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht.  A classic beauty at first glance, with a retrograde date indication in arc format across the lower portion of the dial, the watch is a true surpriser. Closer inspection reveals the timepiece’s true abilities –…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Boucheron Spreads Its Wings

Known for centuries as one of the great innovators in the jewelry world, the great House of Boucheron has teamed with Girard-Perregaux to bring timepieces of haute horology and haute joaillerie to the surface time and again. The brand’s newest one-of-a-kind Hera Tourbillon is an amazing example of beauty and awe that demonstrates the French…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Jacob & Co. Makes Cyclones Desirable

  Since its entry onto the watch scene, the Jacob & Co. brand has been an edgy –often provocative and talked about – brand. From its Five Time Zone watches with their bold colors and big bling to the Crystal and Quentin Tourbillons that made headlines, the brand continues to collaborate with top Swiss firms…

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Watch Stops 2011: BaselWorld – Bell & Ross Goes Blue, and Red

Vintage has its advantages, as Bell & Ross reverts back to the air force blues we all know so well in its new BR03 Blue Ceramic piece. The bold 42mm self-winding watch is so eye-catching thanks to the allure of its color. The ceramic blue is a matte finish – exactly what you would expect…

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