Meet Waldan Watches: A Brand With History Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Heard

Unless you’re a trained professional, it wouldn’t be considered wise to take apart a watch just to put it back together again.  However, decades ago, a young Oscar Waldan, of Waldan Watches, secretly did just that with his father’s pocket watch simply to locate and diagram how the pieces fit together. Shockingly the story doesn’t…

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Up Close with the Ladies’Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec Big Date

The trend toward women’s cushion-shaped watches has roots in the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s when these styles were all the rage. Now savvy brands revisit the cushion-cornered square shape with sleek new looks. Such is the case with this stunning Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec BigDate watch. Crafted in 18-karat rose gold and set with…

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Wow Women’s Wednesday: ALOR Swiss Watches Nice Addition to Market

It isn’t everyday that a new watch brand makes its debut on the market. But California-based ALOR®  fine jewelry’s line of intriguing and affordable Swiss-made timepieces definitely caught our eye. While the collection is for men and women, the women’s watches are particularly impressive. ALOR — a family run company started in 1979 by husband…

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Introducing the Urwerk UR-EMC Finished Watch with Built-in Intelligence

Recently, we brought you the news about the new EMC movement by Urwerk. You can read the details here, but essentially this 100 percent mechanical movement incorporates its own integrated intelligence. Today, in Geneva, Urwerk officially unveiled the UR-EMC watch that houses this unique movement that was a long journey for its watchmakers and engineers.…

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Friday’s Fabulous Find: ALOR Watches for Women

It isn’t everyday that a new watch brand makes its debut on the market. But California-based ALOR® fine jewelry is launching a line of intriguing and affordable Swiss-made timepieces that definitely caught our eye. While the collection is for men and women, we are particularly impressed by their women’s timepiece. In a world where great…

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Wristwatch Review: Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec GMT (original pics/prices)

For five weeks I wore the Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelTec watch. I was sad to have to return it. This timepiece is a bold statement in sophistication and Swiss watchmaking.  The watch has several great functions – including a chronograph and the ability to tell time in three different zones simultaneously. This latter function…

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