Tag: Hour Glass Singapore

A Christmas Gift Guide For Independent Watchmaking

Skillful, inventive, daring – there are many reasons why independent watchmaking has been on the rise over the past twenty years. Indies practice craftsmanship and horological innovation guided by passion, unique perspectives and uncommon philosophies. Their creations are exclusive, personal and crafted to a level of quality that you simply cannot get in mass production. … Continued

MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

Five Military-Inspired Watches Too Nice To Take Into Combat

As someone new or unfamiliar with watches, it might be confusing as to why many luxury timepieces are inspired by watches from the past that were anything but showy or high-end. The truth is, military watches designs from throughout the 20th century are regular sources of inspiration for well-made, high-end men’s sports watches today. Why … Continued

Sinn EZM 1.1

Understanding 100 Years Of The Cartier Tank In Five Tank Watches

The Tank wristwatch marks it 100th birthday this year, and fortunately for all of us, Cartier has just debuted a range of Tank timepieces to mark the centenary of probably the only watch inspired by a war machine. We shall do our part in celebrating this remarkable anniversary with a chronological outline of the five … Continued

Tank Louis Cartier

The Exotic Dials Of F.P. Journe

The F.P. Journe manufacture has always made a point of standing apart from the crowd. Of doing things a different way. Its own way. The company – and its eponymous founder in particular – doesn’t court media attention, nor does it use celebrity ambassadors to help sell its timepieces. Instead, it operates strictly within a … Continued

F.P. Journe mother of pearl dial

Modern Haute Horlogerie At Girard-Perregaux

Last year, Girard-Perregaux celebrated its 225th anniversary – two centuries of rich history that has become the brand’s modern DNA. But respecting traditions doesn’t mean neglecting the future. While manufacturing watches with a great respect for haute horlogerie, Girard-Perregaux has been an innovator, synthesizing cutting edge technology as well as age-old watchmaking techniques. Girard-Perregaux was founded … Continued

Girard Perregaux Laureato
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