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HM3 Frog introduces steeply curved sapphire domes (2010) © MB&F
Trend Forecaster
In the clear with sapphire

Recent developments have enabled watchmakers to overcome some of the difficulties inherent to working with sapphire and use its transparency to ever more spectacular effect. However, the greatest challenges aren't always where one might think. The proof with MB&F.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019
6 min read
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Pioneer Centre Seconds Funky Blue Black Edition © H. Moser & Cie
Trend Forecaster
Useful functions, anyone?

If there is one item not to leave off your holiday checklist (apart from your passport), it has to be a multi-function watch. From a GMT (in Bali) to a chrono (behind the wheel of a sports car), FHH Journal shares its pick of watches to suit every destination.

Thursday, 08 August 2019
5 min read
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Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Trend Forecaster
Selling by numbers... and words

Brands imagine their watches as objects of desire, intended to appeal to our emotions. When adding method to these emotions, they have two means at their disposal: the addition of complications and words that sell.

Friday, 31 May 2019
5 min read
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Swiss Alp Watch Concept Black © H. Moser & Cie
Connoisseur of watches
Traditional to radical: new tourbillons at SIHH 2019

Tourbillons were the hot new complication in the late ’90s and early aughts. At the time, it was impressive enough to show the escapement on the dial, with its twirling carriage and decorated bridge. Nearly 20 years later, tourbillons need to pack a little more oomph to impress potential buyers.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019
5 min read
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Rendez-Vous Night & Day Jewellery © Jaeger-LeCoultre
SIHH
Ladies’ watches are the Belles of the Ball at SIHH 2019

It was a great year all round at SIHH, and a banner year for ladies’ watches. New complications, purpose-built movements, new materials and virtuoso gem-setting rendered ladies’ watches from the show’s Maisons as technically impressive as men’s watches this year, and as aesthetically impressive as ever.

Friday, 15 February 2019
7 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
What Watch Collectors Want (IV)

Five collectors from around the globe tell us what makes the deal for them (or not). François-Xavier Overstake, founder of equationdutemps.blogspot.com is among the watch lovers to listen to.

Monday, 04 February 2019
6 min read
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Santos de Cartier
SIHH
The watches that lit up SIHH 2019

It comes alive after dark. Nothing can match its glow – except perhaps the odd jellyfish or octopus. Meet Swiss Super-Luminova, and its ever-expanding applications in watchmaking.

Monday, 28 January 2019
4 min read
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HM6 Final Edition © MB&F
New Models
Beyond time: 10 exceptional watches at SIHH

Mechanical watchmaking is a world of unbridled creativity, as SIHH 2019 once again demonstrates. Whether in the field of traditional complications or in the "new horology" playground, after a quieter period these extraordinary creations again have an audience. Here is our selection of the ten most outstanding of all.

Friday, 18 January 2019
7 min read
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Laureato Absolute Chronographe © Girard-Perregaux
New Models
Watches you can put to the test

Whether you're a combat diver or a fighter pilot, maybe a supercar driver or just someone who likes to pit himself against the great outdoors, the brands at SIHH have something for you.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
4 min read
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