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.
The excitement over Asia has obscured the growing potential of Latin America.
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.
A 30-year Muslim calendar is the basis for a clock that is "a scientific observatory."
Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chopard have all teamed up with Japanese maki-e masters to release limited-edition watches.