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Metro rose gold © Nomos
New Models
A smaller Nomos Metro in gold

Nomos introduces the 33mm Metro Rose Gold, the smallest size in the range, powered by a manual-winding Alpha movement. Grey hour markers and purple minute markers gently contrast with the rose gold of the case and hands.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Diver X Antartica © Ulysse Nardin
New Models
Xploration with Ulysse Nardin

Renowned for its links to the nautical world, Ulysse Nardin unveiled in Paris a new collection of dive watches for men and women, while introducing two new ambassadors. The brand also announced its sponsorship of the Vendée Globe sailing race that will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
Point of View
The tourbillon, more art than science

For Vianney Halter, in Paris for Belles Montres, the tourbillon is an exercise in style that makes no contribution to precision, but beautifully demonstrates the watchmaker's savoir-faire.

Thursday, 13 December 2012
3 min read
Point of View
Public time, private time

Out walking in the mountains one day, I came across an old sundial whose inscription gave me food for thought. I don't remember the exact wording, but it was something along these lines: man has always used many different materials to measure time, including light. Because we ourselves are made of many materials including, thankfully, light.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012
2 min read
Chopard Superfast watches
Monday, 10 December 2012
1 min watch
On the road to Mandalay...

Watchmakers are heading for pastures new and countries that will be all the rage in five, maybe ten years' time. Nations that will one day join the ranks of "emerging" countries.

Tuesday, 04 December 2012
Quentin Simonet
3 min read
World record expected for a Breguet "sympathique" clock

On December 4th, Sotheby's will offer the Breguet "sympathique" clock, made for the Duc d’Orléans. It is estimated at USD 5 to 7 million.

Friday, 30 November 2012
Danièle Chambas
3 min read
Auction fever for George Daniel's extraordinary collection

The sale of the extraordinary horological collection belonging to the late Dr George Daniels CBE was conducted at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday 6 November 2012. The proceeds of the sale will add to the already-substantial bequest he made to the George Daniels Educational Trust by the sale of his motor-car collection earlier this year.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Justin Koullapis
7 min read
Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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