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Articles on the subject: Connoisseur of watches

Fleurier Butterfly © Bovet 1822
Connoisseur of watches
Go with the glow

Discreet by day, some watches like nothing better than to light up the night. We train the spotlight on lume and some of its newest applications in watchmaking.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017
5 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity

Minimalism, in the art world, is to reduce forms of expression to the least possible. We tested the Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity by H. Moser & Cie to understand how such a concept translates to the world of watches. Here's the verdict.

Monday, 23 October 2017
2 min watch
Connoisseur of watches
Women and Watches

End of September in New York City, Luxury Daily hosted an all-day event focusing on the role of women in the luxury business. Titled "Women in Luxury", the conference, attended by more than 100 businesswomen and men, witnessed some impressive speakers in a host of luxury fields including automobiles, finance and timepieces.

Thursday, 12 October 2017
5 min read
Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling
Connoisseur of watches
New horizons for Breitling

“Navigating my way to new horizons. Contrary to popular belief, the sky is NOT the limit; it is merely the beginning of something bigger.” This quote was posted by Georges Kern on July 18 to announce his arrival as CEO of Breitling. Bigger?

Friday, 06 October 2017
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Hublot
Connoisseur of watches
The new golden age

As autumn prepares to roll out a carpet of colours from russet to scarlet, watchmakers too are introducing a new hue to one of their favourite metals: gold.

Friday, 22 September 2017
5 min read
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TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
Connoisseur of watches
Smart or not smart, that is the question

Manufacturers are at pains to incorporate features of a mechanical watch in their smartwatches, including analog displays and even movements. These hybrid products raise the question of what defines a wristwatch today?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Luc Debraine
5 min read
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Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights
Connoisseur of watches
The power of pearl

Seaside trinkets, antique artefacts, luxury watches… mother-of-pearl is omnipresent. But what exactly is it? We meet the mother of all shells!

Friday, 15 September 2017
5 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
Gold, written in the stars

Now that science has proven the extra-terrestrial origins of gold, that fragment of space on our wrist is all the more special. On a more down to earth note, gold remains a safe haven when the economy hits rock-bottom.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
History

The invention of luxury watchmaking in Geneva

Wednesday, 25 October 2017
Written By Christophe Roulet
5 min read
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