Posts in Timepieces


The Tudor Clair de Rose is a True Work of Art

For women’s watches, the Tudor Clair de Rose is a piece that takes femininity to the level of pure craftsmanship. Throughout its history, Swiss watchmaker Tudor has continued to produce handsome pieces that are both long-lasting and stunning in their simplicity. In the case of the Clair de Rose, this fact has never been more true for one simple reason. 

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Breitling Superocean Chronograph 42

The Breitling Superocean Chronograph 42 is a stylish men's watch with a self-winding mechanical movement. The case is made of steel and it has a distinctive, ratcheted bezel. The rubber-molded rotating bezel is unidirectional and has exceptionally clear numbering. This feature ensures that the watch is ideally suited for use in different light conditions.

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Like a Fish Out of Water: The Breitling Chronomat 44 Flying Fish

Despite the numerous modern day applications of the chronograph, the device was originally developed with only one thing in mind - to please a king. In 1821, King Louis XVIII tasked Nicolas Rieussec to invent a device that could determine how long a horse race would last. The invention was the predecessor to the automatic chronograph developed by Breitling in 1969 in partnership with other firms.

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Baume & Mercier: Timeless Perfection

The roots of Swiss watches can be traced back to the 16th century, when goldsmiths and other artisans were constrained to creating accessories that adhered to the prohibition of wearing gemstones in public. The growth in the popularity of the new craft led to the establishment of the Watchmakers’ Guild of Geneva in 1601. The popularity of watchmaking forced artisans to settle elsewhere to avoid the already saturated Geneva market.

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