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Singing Bird Clock © Jaquet Droz
History & Masterpieces
The restoration of the Jaquet Droz Singing Bird Clock

Horology has its very own legends, and the story of the newly restored Singing Bird Clock, made in the eighteenth century by Pierre Jaquet-Droz, is one of the most exciting.

Monday, 27 August 2018
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
The International Museum of Horology in La Chaux-de-Fonds offers an introductory tour entitled “Mankind and Time.” © Fred Merz / Lundi 13
Horological holidays

Websites and blogs are fine. Being part of the action is so much better. From museum to Manufacture, follow the guide on an exciting and educational exploration of watchmaking country. Switzerland, here we come!

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
8 min read
Romain Gauthier © Guy Lucas de Peslouan
A travelling exhibition of 13 independent watchmakers

Created by Maxima Gallery, Watchmakers – The Masters of Art Horology opens this Friday April 6th in Rome before travelling to New York, Hong Kong and London. Museums and galleries, places where art is traditionally displayed, become the venues for the work of thirteen independent watchmakers.

Thursday, 05 April 2018
2 min read
Patek Philippe Ref. 5531 world time minute repeater
Patek Philippe in New York

Patek Philippe launched nine commemorative special-edition timepieces, including a world-first complication, to celebrate the opening of its Art of Watches exhibition in New York City last Thursday.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
4 min read
Vacheron Constantin
Trend Forecaster
Building value with the perfect message

Would Van Cleef & Arpels partner with a racing car team on a noisy circuit? The chances of this are about as improbable as HYT becoming an exclusive sponsor of ballet for Dubai Opera. In either case, the message sent out would be confusing, to say the least.

Monday, 10 July 2017
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
Cartier, a century of design

The Design Museum in London is showing Cartier in Motion, curated by Lord Norman Foster. The exhibition, which runs through end July, shows how Cartier watches are objects of engineering and design that mirror the changing styles of the twentieth century.

Friday, 09 June 2017
5 min read
Eileen Hofer © Point of views.ch
Eileen Hofer, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Charlie makes three

Filmmaker and journalist Eileen Hofer is now also a "friend" of Jaeger-LeCoultre. Throughout July, she is presenting "Tomorrow the Birds Will Sing" at Chaplin’s World in Vevey, Switzerland.

Tuesday, 06 June 2017
Flavia Giovannelli
4 min read
Audemars Piguet
Beginner's Guide
Audemars Piguet, at home in Le Brassus

Earlier this month, the Le Brassus watchmaker hosted an official ceremony to lay the first stone of its future museum. This futuristic building – a half-buried glass and concrete spiral with roof garden – will be joined, on the other side of the Manufacture, by the brand's second project: a luxury hotel, currently under construction.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017
4 min read
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Astral Ludwig Oechslin

Ludwig Oechslin, who was awarded the 2017 Hommage à la Passion prize by the Haute Horlogerie foundation, was for long the watchmaking genius behind the scenes at Ulysse Nardin before becoming the curator of the International Museum of Horology (MIH) at La Chaux-de-Fonds. Eleven years ago, he established Ochs & Junior in Lucerne, a company that goes to the essence of watchmaking.

Friday, 31 March 2017
6 min read
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