Unveiled at SIHH, Elégante by F.P. Journe uses a motion detector to put this electro-mechanical watch in standby mode, thereby ensuring a minimum autonomy of 8 years.
This second piece from Ferdinand Berthoud follows on from the Chronomètre FB1 in its different versions. This new watch immediately stands out for the regulator-style display that shows hours, minutes and seconds on three separate counters.
In an ode to femininity, Girard Perregaux has enhanced its iconic Tourbillon with Gold Bridge to enchant lovers of beautiful watchmaking.
At its recent Study Day, the Société Suisse de Chronométrie highlighted the impressive chain of innovation in regulating organs.
On the occasion of the 25th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Piaget presents a new ultra-thin hand-wound chronograph in its iconic Altiplano collection.
Created in the new Maison des Métiers d’Art on site at La Chaux-de-Fonds, the Ronde Louis Cartier Filigree watch reinvents the centuries-old technique of filigree using a figurative, precious approach. A creative heritage method that is testament to Cartier’s mission to perpetuate forgotten crafts and expertise such as granulation in 2013.
Radiating light, as if suspended in time by a flying tourbillon, this Grande Sonnerie Westminster Carillon bears witness to the ultimate mastery of the watchmaker’s art.
The most effective forecast - at least for those of us who like to take a weekend break - isn't, so it seems, statistics, curves and counter-curves but the farmer's far more empirical method to look up at the sky, and let experience and knowledge do the rest. Move from precisions to predictions, and we find ourselves in even more dire straits: macroeconomic surveys have neither day nor night, sun nor clouds; nothing but endless disturbance.