0item(s)

You have no items in your shopping cart.

Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.
Set Ascending Direction

Items 1 to 10 of 364 total

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

The history-making inventions of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Friday, October 19, 2018 8:23:11 PM America/New_York

The Jaeger-LeCoultre manufacture was born in 1833 when Antoine LeCoultre opened a watch factory in Le Sentier. Later, his sons Benjamin, Paul and Jacques-David joined the family business. The company was rapidly developing, launching the production of chronographs, repeaters and calendars, but the real success the company experienced after the merger with the workshop Jaeger. Its founder Edmond Jaeger, a specialist in micro-technology and a talented watchmaker from France, was known primarily for the invention of the speedometer.

Read More

The noble upgrade of IWC Portugieser models

Friday, October 19, 2018 5:48:27 PM America/New_York

To celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of its existence, IWC brand has presented such a broad updating of its catalog that it is quite difficult to choose the best among them. Almost three dozen models were presented to admirers of high watchmaking with a predominance of blue and white in the models’ decor. A diverse choice of dials, extremely thin profile of the wristwatch case, elegant curves and high-quality straps provide the excellent design for new products.

Read More

Absolute perfection of Baume & Mercier wristwatches

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 9:15:31 PM America/New_York

Baume & Mercier is one of the oldest watch brands in the world. Its history dates back to 1542 when Louis-Joseph Baume invented his own watch movement. A little later, in 1610, he opened a small shop in a Swiss village Le Bois, where he sold timepieces of his own production. In 1830, brothers Louis Victor Baume and Pierre-Joseph-Celestine Baume established the company called ‘Freres Baumes’ (fr. ‘Brothers Baume’) in Western Switzerland. In a short time, the brand has won international recognition and prestigious awards, among them – the award of the Kew Observatory (now The King's Observatory) in London for the best mechanism. 

Read More

Vintage vibes of Movado models

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 8:26:45 PM America/New_York

Movado is quite old and respected Swiss horology brand, as its history dates back to 1881. It was the time when Achille Ditesheim after graduation from the school of watchmaking opened his own studio in La Chaux-de-Fonds – the town which became the birthplace of numerous famous timepiece brands. At first, only six people worked for Achille. The company specialized in fashionable pocket watches, and soon enough the business progress allowed the watchmaker to expand the staff to 30 people in 1890. Seven years later, 80 masters of their craft worked for company’s benefit.

Read More

Magical pictures on Van Cleef & Arpels time devices

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 7:16:34 PM America/New_York

Beauty, frozen in precious stones, and the music of the time, transferred with the help of high technology – those are two aspects of the world of Van Cleef & Arpels. The heirs of two famous jewelry dynasties founded this watch producing company in 1906. 10 years after their wedding ceremony, Estelle Arpels and Alfred Van Cleef opened their first workshop and boutique in Paris. Later, three brothers of Estelle – experts-gemologists Louis, Julien and Charles joined the team. They were traveling the world and purchasing the rarest and most unique gems for future collections of accessories.

Read More

Ladies timepieces with attractive minimalistic design

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6:27:49 PM America/New_York

‘Keep it classy’ is actually a good advice when choosing what timepiece to wear. Minimalistic refined design of the high-end watches for ladies is one of the most attractive features of such time devices. 

Read More

5 extraordinary watch models with yellow accents

Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:47:55 AM America/New_York

Yellow has already been recognized as the most relevant color of spring 2018 and in completely different shades: from delicate creamy to neon lemon and even slightly greenish. It is time to find fashionable yellowish variations in the watchmaking universe.

Read More

Limited and special Chopard watch series

Friday, October 12, 2018 5:21:30 PM America/New_York

The history of the Chopard brand began in 1860. That year, a young watchmaker Louis-Ulysse Chopard founded a workshop in the town of Sonville, Switzerland. The quality of Chopard high-end watches has made the company the main supplier of chronometers for the Swiss Federal Railways. The name ‘Chopard’ has become synonymous with the supreme accuracy and reliability.  

Read More

7 impressive time devices from Cartier

Friday, October 12, 2018 2:40:20 PM America/New_York

Having started with the production of jewelry, Cartier became one of the first manufacturers to produce luxury watches. Before that, the timepieces used to be worn on a chain or hid in a pocket. A famous pilot Alberto Santos-Dumont, a friend of Cartier, once asked him to create such a watch, which he would not have to take out of his pocket during the flight. Later in 1904, Louis Cartier presented a high-end model to his friend, called Cartier Santos Dumont – the world’s first wristwatch!

Read More

TAG Heuer avant-garde models of great precision

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 9:05:21 PM America/New_York

The TAG Heuer story began in 1860 when a 20-year-old young man named Edouard Heuer opened a small watch workshop in Saint-Imier. Already 9 years later, in 1869, a talented watchmaker patented his first invention – the winding mechanism of a pocket watch using a screw-down crown. In 1887, Heuer presented another fascinating product in the world of high-end watches – the swinging gear, which is still used in mechanical chronographs.

Read More
Set Ascending Direction

Items 1 to 10 of 364 total

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
powered by BirdEye