The Year of the Rooster: Best Watch Novelties

According to the Chinese calendar, 2017 is the Year of the Fire Rooster – the tenth sign of the Chinese calendar. It is celebrated by watch brands bringing out their best models featuring the magnificent bird. The Rooster embodies many strengths: civil courage, fighting spirit,

SIHH2017: Piaget Art & Excellence – The Quintessence Of Original Style

The watch fair SIHH 2017 captivated me with its sheer abundance of brands, therefore last week I paid a visit to Geneva in search of the very best models of jewellery watches. As I expected, the flagbearers of this sector remain the very same “protagonists” – Piaget, Cartier and Van C

16th Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève: Winning Watches

The award ceremony of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is a prestigious annual event followed by every watch aficionado. Once a year, top players in the world of fine watchmaking gather under the same roof to celebrate the true art of horology, the combination of excellent crafts

Katerina’s Pick: The Best Jewellery Watches at Salon QP

The eighth edition of the yearly watch expo Salon QP has taken place at London’s Saatchi Gallery, and it’s fair to say that this year the range of brands was more varied than ever before. There were some ancient, world-famous Swiss houses as well as some newcomers to the world of watc

Trends Special: Watchmaking Meets Fashion

Jewellery has been a timeless accessory for centuries but things changed when wristwatches came into the market in the early 20s. Soon, women began to pair their clothes with mesmerising watches encrusted with gemstones, and these watches became a must-have fashion accessory in high s

Sparkly Six: Rainbow-hued Jewellery Watches for Summer

Take a break from sober, pastel gems and embrace bold, bright colours for summer. This season, we are inspired by joyous rainbow and playful design. Having zeroed in on six jewellery watches that evoke the hues of rainbow​,​ we offer you our edit of watches that would be ideal accesso

Fabergé Unveils New Watches As Part Of The Dalliance Collection

It’s always fascinating to see a joint project between companies that have reached the very top of their own fields. The House of Fabergé has joined forces with Agenhor, the creators of exclusive watch movements. The companies have combined their craftsmanship and experience to releas

The Haute Five of Baselworld: Focus on Gem-Studded Watches

When watchmaking and creativity come together in the world of haute horlogerie, it inevitably results in the most inspiring marvels, sculpted amidst a world of unparalleled fantasy, and speckled with coloured gemstones and sparkling white diamonds. Now that Baselworld 2016 has wrapped

Baselworld 2016 Artfully Crafted Dials: the Focus of Watchmakers – Part II

When imagining the dials, a clear suggestion is that watchmakers opt for a type of craft that best serves their imagination and overcome any conceptual difficulties. This is possibly no better demonstrated than when dials present what looks like mathematically engineered patterns; a f

Baselworld 2016 Artfully Crafted Dials: the Focus of Watchmakers – Part I

Two months after SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Geneva), the comparatively mammoth fair that is Baselworld just took place with 1500 exhibitors. This major rendez-vous for watch lovers from all over the world did not disappoint, and since each year the stakes get hi