A nautical restoration has become the inspiration for an unusual timepiece.
The watchmaker Jean-François Ruchonnet and the yacht designer Jean-Jacques Coste showed off a newly designed supersize yacht at the Monaco Yacht Showboat show this week.
Every two years, some of the most renowned luxury watchmaking brands come together for a good cause: a charity auction of unique pieces sold to benefit medical research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Cards, dice and roulette inspire luxury watch designs that also let wearers play the games.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, royal patronage was the chief force behind the watch trade’s technical and aesthetic innovation, and royal families have ever since been a reliable source of income for the industry..