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How watchmakers are caring for Planet Earth

Monday, 24 April 2017
Written By Roberta Naas
4 min read

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe 38mm
Watches & ...
In at the deep end

Most dive watches aren't worn for diving but still have to comply with criteria that are calculated for the toughest conditions. This, and some clever design touches, have won dive watches an army of fans. A look at some of the ones on show in Basel.

Monday, 10 April 2017
2 min read
Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Shelby Cobra CSX2299
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Full throttle!

Rarely have watchmakers tapped into the automotive theme with such enthusiasm. We take a look at the names that go the extra mile.

Friday, 10 March 2017
4 min read
Watches & ...
Panerai in Bermuda

Officine Panerai and Oracle Team USA are all at sea… The team is hoisting the sails on the new America’s Cup Class boat while the Italian brand is unveiling the official watches of this 35th America’s Cup.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017
6 min read

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Harry Winston Premier Precious Love Automatic 36mm
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All you need is love!

A profusion of flowers, a string of hearts, every shade of pink from pastel to peony… watchmakers have succumbed to Cupid's arrow with timepieces that ask, will you be my Valentine?

Tuesday, 14 February 2017
The HH Journal editors
7 min read
Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Nuit Lumineuse
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Give me an hour…

On Sunday 30th October at 3am CET, clocks went back an hour as Europe reverted to daylight saving time, gaining sixty valuable minutes in the process. What did you do with your extra hour?

Monday, 31 October 2016
4 min read
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Watchmaking or the temptation of art - V

Watchmaking, which counts time, is jealous of art, which has broken free of time. And is prey to doubts: is watchmaking also an art? Sometimes, yes. But is reproducing an existing pictorial work on a dial really the best way to achieve this coveted status? In which case the classics are a temptation that is hard to resist.

Friday, 14 October 2016
9 min read
Patek Philippe Star Caliber 2000
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Keeping time with the seasons: 5 astronomical watches

Morning dew, scattered showers, russet leaves and the scent of wild mushrooms are there to remind you that today is the first day of autumn. But does your watch know?

Thursday, 22 September 2016
Emmanuel Schneider
3 min read
Carmen Chaplin
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Jewels for the Serenissima!

The stars who walked the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival did so in dazzling company, as Jaeger-LeCoultre exclusively revealed its latest High Jewelry watches. The Manufacture, partner to the Mostra for the twelfth year running, also reiterated its support of the restoration of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, with its paintings by Tintoretto. Roll camera action!

Tuesday, 13 September 2016
4 min read
Peter Speake-Marin Skull Face to Face Tourbillon
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Watchmaking or the temptation of art - IV

Suddenly they are everywhere. A sign of the times, perhaps? Skulls emerging from the dark corners of our epoch to remind us that ours is a fleeting existence. Here are some of the most recent models to link arms with Death. Would you "die" for them?

Friday, 09 September 2016
6 min read
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