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Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

Time Capsules: Product—Tutima Watches – Yachting Chronograph – The perfectly timed gift

We’ve had a lot of focus on women’s watches recently, as so many readers emailed asking for gift ideas for the woman in their lives. However, men may want a great gift, too. For those who love yachting, sailing and regattas, this Tutima Yachting Chronograph offers precision, performance and personality. Tutima has been an official…

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Style Watch: Bulgari Watches — The Mediterranean Garden of Eden is Bliss

 Bulgari, a brand we love to cover, is magnificently versed in creating stunning jewelry and great timepieces. Its Mediterranean Garden of Eden series is a perfect blend of both haute joaillerie and watchmaking. The three watches in the series are hidden, or secret timepieces. Each features a decorative gem set case cover that – when…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – A. Lange & Sohne Unveils New Datograph Benchmark

I remember well the day that A. Lange & Sohne’s top executives unveiled to the world – and showed me in person — the brand’s Datograph – the quintessential chronograph. It was in 1999, not long after the brand had made the decision to re-enter the market after the reunification of Germany. It was a…

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A Moment in Time: IWC’s Kurt Klaus, Master Watchmaker, Inventor

For the Holidays, from our friends at IWC, a special interview with Master Watchmaker Kurt Klaus – inventor of IWC’s famous perpetual calendar with century slide. Kurt Klaus spend more than 50 years with IWC, and his designs include the perpetual calendar with moonphase and easy-to-use crown settings, as well as the Da Vinci Perpetual…

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Weekend Sojourn: MB&F Gallery in Geneva—if you don’t find it there – you might not find it anywhere

clapping machines Just a couple of months ago, we mentioned that the much-loved Max Busser of MB&F was opening his brand’s very first gallery in Geneva. The MB&F  M.A.D Gallery  (Mechanical Art Devices)  plays home to the complete range of the brand’s coveted Horological Machines, but  also  to a host of other carefully-curated  sorts of…

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Style Watch: TAG Heuer Watches for Women

Known for its innovative approach to watchmaking, TAG Heuer has long created some wonderfully exciting women’s sport watches, but this new Formula 1 TAG Heuer Lady Steel & Ceramic watch may beat them all! The alluring, immediately recognizable timepiece is crafted of high-tech ceramic and meticulously set with diamonds on the dial and bezel of…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH 2012 – Ralph Lauren Watches – Thin is in

Ralph Lauren’s new Slim Classique Collection – which makes its global debut in January 2012 at the SIHH show in Geneva, is a work of Art Deco beauty and luxury watchmaking prowess. Geometrically elegant and ergonomically correct, the elegant new interpretations in the collection feature excellent gem setting. The two new models are the Ralph…

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Time Capsules: product –Vacheron Constantin Takes Haute Joaillerie Watchmaking to new Heights

 Vacheron Constantin has made legendary history with the making of its incredible high-jeweled watches, such as the Kallista (a watch made in 1979 that took 6,000 hours of workmanship to set the 130 carats of diamonds that comprised its case and bracelet), which inspired the brand a couple of decades later to create the Kalla…

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