Latest

Three complicated SIHH novelties by Bovet
30 Jan 2019
Three complicated SIHH novelties by Bovet
Among some other SIHH premieres the brand has introduced three quite complicated and wonderfully executed pieces. And all, of course, in a trademark, typically Bovet designs.
Starting from scratch: The Ins and Outs of Engraving
29 Jan 2019
Starting from scratch: The Ins and Outs of Engraving
Hand engraving enjoys quite a special status among the variety of watch decorations techniques. An exquisite pattern on a dial or a case makes brings your mechanical piece of art to a whole new level. And you don’t have to be a horology expert to understand its beauty.
Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition: Towards The Arctic
28 Jan 2019
Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition: Towards The Arctic
As one would expect, the watch specially created for the explorer and long running Panerai ambassador is quite suitable for wearing during the most challenging enterprises. The unexpected thing its involvement in recycling of resources to protect our planet and its oceans. Oh, and there’s your ticket to go traveling alongside Mike Horn himself.
From here to eternity: The perpetual Calendar
25 Jan 2019
From here to eternity: The perpetual Calendar
Perpetual calendar is widely considered one of the most prestigious and sophisticated complications for a reason. In fact, we are talking several different functions here seamlessly integrated into a single system: in addition to date and it often includes days of the week and a moonphase. And then of course, there’s a leap year indicator as well as the ability to deal with 28-th and 29-th of February.
Greubel Forsey Balancier Contemporain: An essence in a compact form
24 Jan 2019
Greubel Forsey Balancier Contemporain: An essence in a compact form
It doesn’t happen everyday that Greubel Forsey the maker of exquisite and super tech-y watches with over-the-top finishings and sizes produce something under 40m in diameter. Well, the latest SIHH was marked with exactly such a piece, and its technical prowess, second to none polishing and beveling, and, of course, the six-figure pricing are on the usual level.
Against the stream: A deep dive into water resistance
23 Jan 2019
Against the stream: A deep dive into water resistance
Of all the watch technical specs, water resistance seems to be the most controversial. All thanks to confusing depth ratings, the non-mandatory nature of international standards, and some widely marketed technologies that are in fact totally useless in real-life situations. Well, here’s the truth and only the truth.
A. Lange & Söhne introduces jubilee edition of Lange 1
22 Jan 2019
A. Lange & Söhne introduces jubilee edition of Lange 1
Any brand has a piece that shines a little brighter than the others, an essential watch that a company is associated with most and foremost. For A. Lange & Söhne such pillar is clearly the Lange 1 with its complex asymmetric dial and a grande date. So the 25th anniversary of a legendary watch that obviously coincides with 25th anniversary of brands’ re-opening is more than welcome.
Hermès Arceau L'Heure De La Lune: The new moon is here
21 Jan 2019
Hermès Arceau L'Heure De La Lune: The new moon is here
The moonphase can often be seen as one of the most classical complications done in all-by-the-book principle. Luckily enough, Hermès is not playing too safe, and the lunar calendar in Arceau L'Heure De La Lune appears to be equally playful and elegant.
Panthère de Cartier collection at SIHH 2019
20 Jan 2019
Panthère de Cartier collection at SIHH 2019
Panthère continues to inspire Cartier for more than 100 years now. At SIHH 2019 Cartier is enhancing and transfiguring the panther with three main creative currents: by uniting jewelry and watchmaking, as well as through Cartier’s beloved artistic crafts.
A new flagship piece by Jaeger-LeCoultre
18 Jan 2019
A new flagship piece by Jaeger-LeCoultre
The almighty Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel can arguably be called one of SIHH highlights in terms of complexity. Limited to 18 pieces and commanding a price of around $800,000 it really brings a significant wow-factor into the game.
The Bonbon Collection by Richard Mille: La Dolce Vita
17 Jan 2019
The Bonbon Collection by Richard Mille: La Dolce Vita
Richard Mille introduces the new and juicy Bonbon collection based on three of the brand’s iconic models, – the RM 07-03, RM 16-01 and RM 37-01. It comprises of 10 watches filled with lovely candies, pastries and fruits, each produced in an edition of 30 pieces.
Rexhep Rexhepi: ‘Symmetry represents harmony’
16 Jan 2019
Rexhep Rexhepi: ‘Symmetry represents harmony’
Rexhep Rexhepi of Akrivia, the winner of GPHG 2018 in the Men’s category, talks the new product line, his love for traditional techniques and complications, and ‘one watch – one watchmaker’ philosophy.