Posts Tagged 'Watch Brands'

Tourbillon Complication Exclusivity a Thing of the Past?

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There are few complications that prove a watch’s horological prowess like the tourbillon.  Invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet at the turn of the century to achieve the utmost accuracy in timepieces, the tourbillon almost went extinct with the advent of the quartz watch.  Tourbillons were invented to balance out the effects of gravity and jiggling of […]

The Girard-Perregaux WW.TC Zegg and Cerlati Edition watch.

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Girard-Perregaux, in collaboration with the boutique Zegg & Cerlati, has recently released a new limited edition version of the brand’s iconic WW.TC (World Wide Time Control) collection, the aptly named Girard-Perregaux WW.TC Zegg & Cerlati Edition. Girard-Perregaux launched the WW.TC collection in 2000 and it quickly became a mainstay of the Swiss brand, a company […]

Schofield Watch Company: The Vision of Giles Ellis

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The Schofield Watch Company was founded through the vision and dedication of founder, Giles Ellis. The company was just recently introduced into the highly competitive world of high-end watches at the 2011 Saatchi Gallery SalonQP (an exhibition of watch companies and their wares), receiving critical acclaim which led to an extended waiting list for their […]

Kees Engelbarts’ Newest Piece Unique is Certainly Unique

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Swiss-based watch craftsman Kees Engelbarts has recently unveiled his newest “Piece Unique,” the term he uses to describe his watch creations, and this timepiece is most certainly “Unique” from a visual standpoint. Engelbarts started his career as a hand-engraver for various Swiss-watchmaking companies, engraving dials, cases, movements, etc., until 1997 when he decided to begin […]

TAG Heuer’s Latest Model in Carrera Ladies’ Watch Line.

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Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer’s Carrera Ladies’ watch line has always offered feminine watches with an emphasis on an understated elegance and its newest in the line, the Rose Gold 27mm model, is no exception. A round 27mm case made of polished 18k solid Rose Gold with a bezel and crown also made of solid 18k […]

Certina Unveils New Watch Honoring Sauber F1 Racing

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The Sauber Formula 1 Racing Team and Mexican driver Sergio Perez recently helped Swiss-watchmaker Certina unveil its new watch, the DS Podium GMT Chronograph Limited Edition Sauber F1 Team, at Sauber’s company headquarters in Switzerland on June 19. Highlights of the event included when Perez, who had finished 3rd at the recent Canadian Grand Prix, […]

Top 7 White Womens Watches for the Summer

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With summer already here outdoor living and exploring is now a must. Watches are back in season and for women this means a wide selection to choose from. Here are the top white women’s watches one can buy for the summer. 1) Micheal Kors Mk5145 Women’s White and Gold Chronograph Watch • Stainless Steel • […]

A Brief History of Cartier and its Contribution to Luxury Watch Making

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Since Cartier’s founding in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier in Paris, the jewelry and watch-making company has spent well over a century garnering its highly reputable and well-admired status in the luxury goods industry. With beginnings as a firm focused on jewelry, it was not until the early years of the 20th century that Cartier expanded […]

Limited Edition RM 032 Dark Diver Automatic Chronograph Goes Where Few Chronographs Dare

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Richard Mille could have very well released the Limited Edition RM 032 Dark Diver Automatic Chronograph at the bottom of the sea. Well, maybe not the bottom of the sea, but certainly deeper than most other chronograph diving watches are capable. To be more precise, Richard Mille boasts water-resistance to depths of up to 300 […]

The Innovative Sound of the Girard-Perregaux 1966 Minute Repeater

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The Girard-Perragaux 1966 Minute Repeater‘s most significant feature is also its loudest. The watch’s innovative GPE09-0001 manual movement strikes a tone on the hours, quarters and even the minutes. This is sure to please watch enthusiasts as it is reminiscent of the repeating watches in the time before electricity, where the repeating watches’ chimes used […]