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De Grisogono

Peter Speake-Marin Skull Face to Face Tourbillon
Watch Stories
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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The Grand Palais, Paris
Point of View
The Paris Biennale loses the jewels in its crown

France's Syndicat National des Antiquaires called an early-morning press conference to present changes to the Biennale des Antiquaires. The coffee and croissants went down better than the announcement.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016
4 min read
5
2-Piaget-Emperador-Coussin-XL-700P
News
A bit of electronics in your engine? (II)

Since its post-quartz crisis resuscitation, mechanical watchmaking has kept a strict distance from anything electrical. Electronic circuitry was a no-go… until the advent of smart watches.

Friday, 01 July 2016
4 min read
4
Jean-Marc Wiederrecht
Videos
Jean-Marc Wiederrecht's choice
Tuesday, 07 June 2016
The FHH Journal editors
6 min watch
The Palme d'Or in
Watch Stories
Cannes: it's Festival time!

From the red-carpet glamour to the on-screen action, there is so much to say about Cannes. However, the true festival-goer knows that the real excitement is the race against time.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016
4 min read
8
HYT Skull Maori
History & Masterpieces
Skull set

Is walking the plank your idea of a walk in the park? As a kid, did you look under the bed hoping there'd be a monster? Then these watches are for you. Dare you… !

Monday, 04 April 2016
4 min read
5
Omega Speedmaster CK2998
Baselworld
What's new? (I)

Fewer models, more subdued designs, and more watches at entry level. HH Journal looks at what Baselworld exhibitors have to offer in 2016.

Thursday, 24 March 2016
5 min read
12
Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO
New Models
When style meets function

de Grisogono pairs with Samsung to present its first smartwatch. Black diamonds, rose gold and galuchat are the signatures of the most stylish, glamorous, feminine connected watch around.

Tuesday, 22 March 2016
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
2
dior_viii_grand_bal_plisse_soleil
News
Albeit it does move

The rotor, or oscillating weight, on a self-winding movement has looked much the same from the time it came into widespread use in the 1960s until only a few years ago. It is usually a solid, half-round mass, rotating on a central axis, often with Geneva stripes. Today, new design and placement variations have emerged, transforming the rotor into one of the more interesting elements of a mechanical watch.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
5 min read
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