Year: 2016

Watch Of The Month: Tudor Pelagos LHD

Tudor’s latest dive watch is straight of left field, so to speak. The Pelagos LHD (short for “left-hand drive”) is a variant of the brand’s bestselling titanium dive watch. With the crown on the left of the case, the Pelagos LHD is meant for left-handers. It is modelled on a small number of Submariner watches … Continued

Tudor Pelagos LHD

Crystal Clear – Explaining Why Sapphire Is Used In Watchmaking

Watch lovers and collectors eager to appreciate the fine details of the mechanics inside their watches had to wait a very long time indeed for transparent case backs – which are usually sapphire crystal – to become commonplace. Today, let us discover the latest and greatest of wholly translucent timepieces and the technical wonders that … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire

What To Consider When Gifting A Watch

I’ve always likened the act of buying someone a watch as being as difficult as buying a woman a pair of shoes that she will like. Not only are you battling with things like fit and comfort, but style and brand preference is often just as important. Nevertheless, buying someone a fine timepiece has been … Continued

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Girard-Perregaux Reinvents The Legendary WW. TC Model Within The 1966 Collection

More relevant than ever in a globalised world, the world time complication now enriches the most stylish collection of urban watches by Girard-Perregaux. Certain horological complications have arisen from grand human adventures. This is certainly true of world time, whose invention accompanied the pioneers of railways and later of civil aviation. Playing an integral part … Continued

Girard-Perregaux WW.TC

Jewelry Or Watches, Or Both?

The line between jewelry and watches is often vanishingly thin. So how does one easily distinguish the two? Jewelry is wearable art, often produced from precious materials and finished with complicated decorative techniques. A watch is a wearable instrument to tell the time that might be complicated. On the surface these items are totally different, … Continued

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