The manufacture presents a new perpetual calendar that displays the day, the date, and the month on a single line in an elongated aperture beneath 12 o'clock. To combine this unique feature with crisp legibility and high reliability, the designers developed a new self-winding movement.
The “cloche” (bell) shape appeared in Cartier pieces in 1920. “Cloche de Cartier”, because, when placed horizontally, its outline is reminiscent of a service bell rung at a counter. Like many Cartier signature pieces, it has been named after its shape, made notable for the purity of its line and clear inspiration.
At $120 per share or €14.5 billion, LVMH's offer for Tiffany was judged too low. Now the battle is on between luxury mastodons, which includes Richemont and Kering, to take control of the storied American jeweller.
This happened this week – From Hong Kong crisis to the Audemars Piguet new exhibition in Japan, take a look at our press digest including a glimpse at Jean-Claude Biver’s onw collection, British watch industry and Prada’s new sustainable loan.
The Pont de la Machine is now home to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship. Renamed "Arcades des Arts", this historical building in downtown Geneva thus becomes a veritable hub of watchmaking and craft culture.
It's something people have been wanting for a long time: A. Lange & Söhne has introduced its first series-produced steel sports watch to the lineup.
Roger Dubuis stages a contemporary take on complications with a flying tourbillon minute repeater in a 47mm carbon case. Wound by two micro-rotors, the Excalibur Spider Unique Series is a superb example of Haute Horlogerie for today.