Grandfather clocks

18th-Century Clockmaker Inspires Today’s Work


It was Antide Janvier’s mechanism that François-Paul Journe adapted for the “Chronomètre à Résonance” wristwatches that he began making 10 years ago, relying on the natural phenomenon of resonance for accuracy.

Swiss Brands Start Turning to Latin America


The excitement over Asia has obscured the growing potential of Latin America.

How a Childhood Accident Led to the Unbreakable Watch


In 1983 a young engineer at Casio Computer was determined to develop an unbreakable watch. He ultimately created one of the world’s biggest watch successes.

Following the Moon’s Rhythms


A 30-year Muslim calendar is the basis for a clock that is “a scientific observatory.”

Japanese Lacquer Technique Is Applied to Watches


Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chopard have all teamed up with Japanese maki-e masters to release limited-edition watches.

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