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Articles on the subject: Beginner's Guide

Le nouveau siège de Swatch, à Bienne, ressemble à une queue de serpent.
Beginner's Guide
Swatch breaks the mould with its new HQ

Not known for architectural swagger, Swatch Group has cut the ribbon on the new Swatch headquarters. The snake-like building is like nothing ever seen before in the branch. For Nick Hayek, it's about sparking the emotions and arousing curiosity.

Thursday, 10 October 2019
4 min read
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David Candaux with Daniel Candaux, his father and partner for D.Candaux watches.
Beginner's Guide
David Candaux, a rare talent

It's not every day you meet a mountain-climbing, free-diving, Alpine-horn-loving watchmaker. David Candaux carries on not just a family tradition but that of the region he calls home, giving a fresh twist to the heritage that runs through Vallée de Joux. Introducing the newest member of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI).

Friday, 20 September 2019
7 min read
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Bracelet Hermès
Beginner's Guide
Behind the scenes of a Hermès strap

Calfskin, ostrich, alligator… the finest leathers are to be found in Brügg, near Biel, the home of La Montre Hermès. From storeroom to wrist, they carry on the Hermès tradition of fine leather craftsmanship.

Friday, 17 June 2016
1 min read
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Campus Genevois de Haute Horlogerie @ Atelier Vert Pomme
Beginner's Guide
Watchmaking's first Campus

Richemont's new Campus Genevois de Haute Horlogerie - home to nine residents and over 1,000 staff – is designed to foster expertise, including for production of movements and external parts.

Thursday, 26 May 2016
3 min read
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Montblanc 4810 Orbis Terrarum
Beginner's Guide
Venezuela: one step forward…

On May 1st, Venezuela put its clocks permanently forward by half an hour, after putting them back 30 minutes in 2007. Fortunately, worldtime watches are on-hand to keep track of the time in Caracas.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016
4 min read
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Patek Philippe Calatrava Timeless White Ref. 7122
Beginner's Guide
Ladies Classics: Tried and True

Whenever there is a slight downturn in the market, watch brands concentrate on safe, classic designs, either in new collections or by tweaking existing core collections. This move away from showpieces to standard fare is a good development for ladies’ watches.

Monday, 18 April 2016
6 min read
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Breitling Exospace B55 Connected
Beginner's Guide
The smart set

Contrary to popular belief, Fine Watch brands aren't stuck on the sidelines of the smartwatch market. We take a look at the current offerings. Take your pick.

Thursday, 10 March 2016
4 min read
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sothebys
Beginner's Guide
On the road to becoming a watch collector

Putting together a watch collection is no longer reserved for an elite. Today's would-be collectors have multiple solutions at their disposal, from watch fairs to online stores for second-hand. The leading player is currently chrono24.com, which offers a global marketplace.

Thursday, 04 February 2016
6 min read
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Our selection

10 luxury watches under €5,000

Friday, 14 June 2019
6 min read
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