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Balance wheel with silicon hairspring © Firehouse Horology
Connoisseur of watches
Why engineers are leading the battle of the balance spring

When all balance springs were metal, Swatch Group's Nivarox enjoyed a virtual monopoly. The most widespread alternative, patented silicon technology, is also the property of a handful of manufacturers. However crucial it may be, mechanically and strategically, the balance spring is about materials science, not horological genius.

Monday, 14 October 2019
4 min read
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The original Monaco from 1969 was considered too unconventional for the era.
Trend Forecaster
A little piece of Elvis, Paul or Jackie on your wrist…

With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.

Friday, 11 October 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in full ceramic case
Trend Forecaster
Most talked about watches at SIHH 2017

An iconic year for SIHH saw the event being opened to the public and brands opening up to consumers. The breadth of variety was as impressive as it has ever been and saw Fine Watchmaking brands strive for the innovation the industry is so famous for.

Friday, 03 March 2017
10 min read
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IWC Mark XV
Connoisseur of watches
The IWC Mark series, the ultimate everyday watch (II)

The whole idea of finding an excellent, ordinary watch, a "beater" to wear on a daily basis, may seem quite daunting. There are, after all, so many parameters to take into consideration. Very few models encompass however all criteria in equal measure. Among those that do are the watches in the Mark series by IWC.

Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Ilias Yiannopoulos
5 min read
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IWC Mark XV
Connoisseur of watches
The IWC Mark series, the ultimate everyday watch (I)

The whole idea of finding an excellent, ordinary watch, a "beater" to wear on a daily basis, may seem quite daunting. There are, after all, so many parameters to take into consideration. Very few models encompass however all criteria in equal measure. Among those that do are the watches in the Mark series by IWC.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Ilias Yiannopoulos
4 min read
5
Panerai instagram story
Trend Forecaster
SIHH 2017: The year social media became king

SIHH 2017 saw Fine Watchmaking brands embrace the power of social media by tapping into current trends and engaging new audiences. Fabienne Lupo, Chairwoman of SIHH and Managing Director of the FHH gave an opening speech in which she cited the forward-thinking stance of this year’s event.

Friday, 24 February 2017
11 min read
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Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday Edition Limitée
Trend Forecaster
Breaking the internet

When MB&F, Zenith and Vacheron Constantin teamed up with hodinkee.com, and Omega with fratellowatches.com, to launch limited editions that were only available on their partners' websites, the online watch community went wild.

Friday, 17 February 2017
4 min read
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Harry Winston Premier Precious Love Automatic 36mm
Watch Stories
All you need is love!

A profusion of flowers, a string of hearts, every shade of pink from pastel to peony… watchmakers have succumbed to Cupid's arrow with timepieces that ask, will you be my Valentine?

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
The FHH Journal editors
7 min read
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