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Exploring Creative Ways To Display Power Reserve

Exploring Creative Ways To Display Power Reserve

Among other complications, the power reserve indicator always seems to be a bit dull. You do not have the continuous motion of a tourbillon, the playfulness of a chronograph, or the imposing look of a big date. However, many watch connoisseurs have a secret, or not so secret, crush on this complication. Where there was a time when a 48-hour power reserve was the most of it, now even the most common watches sport five days or more, and some might only take winding once a month. That gives the power reserve indicator a whole new level of excitement, especially since many brands now also display it in a far more creative way! READ MORE

Throwback Thursday: 1930 Heuer Single Button Chronograph

Throwback Thursday: 1930 Heuer Single Button Chronograph

Some brands have been focussed on a single complication for a very long time. This goes for sure for Heuer, who has nurtured the chronograph as the focal point of most of its endeavors. That they excelled at this can not only their current collection testify for, but also their vintage models such as this single button chronograph from 1930. READ MORE

Drenched In Diamonds: The World’s Most Exclusive, And Expensive, Diamond Set Watches

Drenched In Diamonds: The World’s Most Exclusive, And Expensive, Diamond Set Watches

How can you upgrade a watch that is already a horological masterpiece? Set them with diamonds! This by itself is a form of art, as nothing is so complicated as setting a three dimensional, functional, object like a watch with diamonds. It often takes weeks, if not months, to make them, not only the movement but also to complete the diamond setting. The result is spectacular! Meet the world’s most exclusive and expensive diamond set watches! READ MORE

Exploring The World Of White Watches

Exploring The World Of White Watches

Some colors are far more popular in the world of watches then others. Black is always a favorite, not only for straps and dials but also for watch cases, blue is very popular this year, but what about white? We are not talking here only about the color of the dial, which remains popular, but also the cases. Then white all of a sudden becomes a rarity, although some examples do exist! READ MORE

Haute Complication: A Legacy Continues With The Jaquet Droz Loving Butterfly Automaton

Haute Complication: A Legacy Continues With The Jaquet Droz Loving Butterfly Automaton

Pierre Jaquet-Droz had an unusual talent; he could make the most complicated, real-life looking automatons. These dolls performed extraordinary feats, such as drawing a face down to the last detail or write a letter with an ink pen, perfectly legible. Today that legacy still lives on in the company that bears its name, but now in wristwatches, and the latest is the Loving Butterfly Automaton. READ MORE

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