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History & Masterpieces
Brittany Cox, an exceptional horological conservator - Part two

Brittany Nicole Cox is one of the foremost horological conservators in the world. From studies to today’s accomplishment, she explains her thoughts and visions.

Thursday, 23 January 2020
Cait Bazemore
10 min read
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History & Masterpieces
Brittany Cox, an exceptional horological conservator - Part one

Brittany Nicole Cox is one of the foremost horological conservators in the world. From studies to today’s accomplishment, she explains her thoughts and visions.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Cait Bazemore
8 min read
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History & Masterpieces
How Louis Moinet invented the chronograph

In a surprise turn of events, an instrument made by the famous watchmaker, a last-minute addition to an auction, has been authenticated as the first ever chronograph.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
Louis Nardin
4 min read
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History & Masterpieces
A French pendule à planisphère from the Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. Its 25 galleries are filled with unsurpassed displays of French eighteenth-century painting, furniture and porcelain, superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury. Its collection of clocks includes over 30 French clocks of great beauty.

Friday, 22 March 2013
Helen Jacobsen
10 min read
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History & Masterpieces
Seizing today for tomorrow

It all began when an artist shared a dream with a businessman. César, the famous French sculptor, told Alain Dominique Perrin, the then-President of Cartier International, that artists needed a place to give free reign to their creativity, including for monumental projects. On that day, philanthropy took on a new meaning. Alain Dominique Perrin, renowned collector and artist-lover, decided to set up a foundation entirely devoted to contemporary art, the name of which would be its only link to the luxury industry. He is still President of the Foundation to this day.

Thursday, 14 March 2013
2 min read
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Culture
Anticounterfeiting fight in dubai: operation «Habibi»

In the vanguard of an anti-counterfeiting operation, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH) plunges into the narrow streets of old Dubai, accompanied by the city’s police.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Michel Arnoux
5 min read
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Culture
Counterfeiting on the Internet: fighting on equal terms

To combat online counterfeiters the FH has developed an ultra high-performance monitoring system designed for the watch industry but for other sectors as well.

Monday, 17 December 2012
Carole Aubert / FH
3 min read
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History & Masterpieces
The art of Cartier in a clock

Clockmaking is an art which Cartier has developed since the end of the nineteenth century. While the magnetic clocks of the 1920s were characteristically sober in style, the Eden clock, one of the brand's latest creations, returns to a precious and refined aesthetic.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012
4 min read
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The Nomos building in the old railway station
Beginner's Guide

Glashütte, the German miracle

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Written By Christophe Roulet
5 min read
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