Interview: It’s Clear. Stephen Forsey Talks about Full Transparency and the Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degrees Technique Sapphire

By Michael Thompson Last week, we brought you the news of the new Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique Sapphire here.  Now we bring you an exclusive interview with Stephen Forsey about exactly how that watch — in its totally transparent format — came to fruition. From the very start, Greubel Forsey designed its Double…

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Introducing Greubel Forsey’s Transparent $1.1 Millon Double Tourbillon 30° Technique Sapphire Watch

We are just going to jump right into this. Yesterday, Greubel Forsey – a brand we have written about often, here  — unveiled a $1.1 million U.S-exclusive watch: the Double Tourbillon 30° Technique Sapphire. Yes, sapphire — making the timepiecea almost totally tranparent and offering an nobstructed view of the movement parts and their interaction. Additionally, the brand — known…

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Introducing the Greubel-Forsey 7th Invention and the QP Equation of Time ( SIHH 2015)

By Gordon Henderson Greubel Forsey is a brand we have covered a number of times here at A Timely Perspective and one of the things that continues to bring us back to the brand is not only its pursuit of horological innovation, but also the detail-obsessed manner in which they go about enhancing their pieces. Their latest…

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Willard Wigan Creates the World’s Tiniest Sculptures Inside the Eye of a Needle, and inside Greubel Forsey Watches

I don’t know about you but I have a terrible time every time I have to thread a needle to do a little mending. Those darn eyes of the needle are so small. That may well be why the artwork of Willard Wigan is so incredibly impressive. He creates full sculptures inside the eye of…

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Introducing the Greubel Forsey Golden Sails

Last Friday, we brought you the story of Greubel Forsey’s Art Piece 1 here and the magnificent alliance the brand has formed with micro-sculpter Willard Wigan. In that post we showed you the Golden Mask, and alluded to the newest piece coming to the fore front — the Golden Sails. Representing a true journey, the Golden…

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