The latest iteration of the Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 features a rare occurrence of meteorite inlay on the dial side.
Virtually every brand currently recentering its activities, or intent on catching a second wind, swears by the Fine Watch segment, the golden ticket into the markets. Demonstration with Corum and Hublot.
Harry Winston reveals Opus 8, a watch that displays time on demand and in a very unusual way.
How to sum up Baselworld 2008? With 2,087 exhibitors, over 100,000 visitors and revenues of CHF 1.2 billion for Switzerland alone. For one week, the city-on-the-Rhine becomes the world capital of luxury.
Reinhart Casutt, director of the Geneva School of Horology, explains the role played by the Swiss Exhibitions in the training of horology students; there is still a marked difference in the reception of students at the Basle and Geneva Exhibitions. Details below.
After four record years, the Swiss watchmaking sector is expected to slow down as from the second half of this year; Asia will undoubtedly be unable to compensate the decline forecast for Japan, the United States, and Europe.
As the recent Intellectual Property Day at Geneva University's School of Law clearly spelled out, counterfeiting is a global scourge and the weapons with which to fight it still lack bite. The first in a three-part file.