Watch Education: What Exactly is a Perpetual Calendar Watch?

One of the most sought-after complications on today’s watch market is the perpetual calendar. These sophisticated time trackers typically hold calibers with anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces and command prices that range from $25,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on their added functions and adornments. Waiting lists for these watches can run…

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Introducing Cartier’s Dial Art

This year Cartier reverts to history  — reinterpreting ancient arts into watch dial formats that leave us all a bit jealous of those who can afford to buy these masterpieces, and – of course — hungry for more. Among the motifs Cartier utilizes this year: Granulation; Cameo work; Sculpting of mother of pearl; Marquetry and…

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SIHH 2013 Watch Trend Review

As SIHH 2013, the 23rd edition of this luxury by-invitation-only watch show, comes to a close – it is important to note several key trends that emerged with the unveiling of the newest timepieces. The watches shown in Geneva during the fair last week will make their way to the market – and to discerning…

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Cartier Unveils Calibre de Cartier Chronograph at SIHH 2013

This year, Cartier moves ahead – big time. The brand has unveiled here at the SIHH 2013 so many incredible new pieces that it will take some time to sort it out and get the info to you. But that’s ok; most of the watches won’t be available for sale until 6 months or more…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication Highlights SIHH 2013

It’s no secret that Audemars Piguet does a marvelous job with its Royal Oak collection.  Now, however, it goes above and beyond with this new Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication. Completely made in house at the brand’s Manufacture in the Valle’e de Joux, the new watch — is equipped with an exception movement. Crafted in…

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Show Time 2013 – Top Watches Unveiled at SIHH

For true watch lovers – those who follow every unveiling and await each new innovation – it’s  Show Time! The 2013 Show Season is upon us and begins exactly one week from today with the opening of the very prestigious watch trade event: Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH). This luxurious exhibition in…

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