The Barbizon School: ‘They had a strong belief in painting things as they saw them’ | Christie's
<div><div><img src="https://www.christies.com/media-library/images/features/articles/2022/12/02/barbizon-guide-update/barbizon-new-880.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>How a tiny French village became the centre of a revolutionary art movement that would influence the Impressionists</div></div></div>
Time to Put on Your Happy Face: The Richard Mille RM88 Automatic
<div><div><img src="https://www.watchonista.com/sites/default/files/watchographer/1/articles/494981/front/rm_88_craftmanship_fabien_nissels_31_rectangle.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>Master of horological mechanics, Richard Mille shows us once again that it is equally adept at watchmaking whimsy with its colorful, new smiley-faced tourbillon.</div></div></div>
Talking Watches With John Goldberger, Part 2
One week in Geneva (of the hundreds I've spent there) stands out for me above the rest. The year was 2013, I'd been asked to be a sitting member of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Geneve for the first time – the first digital journalist, the sole American, and certainly the youngest at the time. That same week, a young Aurel Bacs would be putting on the first thematic watch auction called Daytona, Lesson One. It would be the first time we'd see crazy results of Rolex watches, including the first
LAURENT FERRIER Classic Micro-Rotor Magnetic Green
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Swiss watchmaker LAURENT FERRIER presents the Classic Micro-Rotor Magnetic Green as part of its all-new “Série Atelier”. The brand is turning its production upside down and taking the time to thank its community. This new addition in the “Série Atelier” collection is indeed a tribute. Firstly a tribute to the previous “Série Atelier”, but above all a tribute to its community of collectors some of whom have supported it since its creation.
Fourth opus in the serie
Bernard Favre Crown Ultimate
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A craftsman by passion, Bernard Favre is known for creating some of the finest watch winders. In particular, he is the inventor of the Planet, a mesmerizing gyroscopic watch winder inspired by historical marine chronometers in a gimbal box. The artisan now launches the Crown Ultimate, a superb piece of mechanics to wind hand-wound watches.
Craftsmanship at heart
Reminiscent of yesteryear watchmaking tools, this masterfully crafted object displays a unique sen
Introducing – The New Reservoir x LabelNoir x Popeye Watch
<div>Cartoon or comic book characters are serious business these days in watchmaking. And if you’re thinking that it’s only inexpensive brands recurring to cartoon characters to enliven their dials, we invite you to take a look at how some of the most revered names in watchmaking have incorporated iconic figures from popular culture on the […]</div>
Buying Guide – The Best Dive Watches of 2022
<div>As the end of the year is fast approaching, it is time for us to sit back and look at all the new models the watch industry has offered. And when it comes to the highly coveted category of dive watches, it has been a rich year. We’ve seen two giants releasing ultra-deep divers, other […]</div>
Parmigiani Introduces La Rosa Celeste Minute Repeater | SJX Watches
<div><div><img src="https://watchesbysjx.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/parmigiani-La-Rose-Celeste-repeater-2.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>Engraved and enamelled roses.</div></div></div>
Moser’s Decade-Long Journey to The Rainbow
<div><div><img src="https://revolutionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/01-Moser-Streamliner-Tourbillon-Rainbow-scaled.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>Celebrating the Machine with a Heartbeat</div></div></div>
Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces the Rendez-Vous Sonatina “Peacef
<div><div><img src="https://revolutionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/01-JLC-Rendez-Vous-Sonatina-Peaceful-Nature-scaled.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>Celebrating the Machine with a Heartbeat</div></div></div>
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle tourbillon: Artistic crafts paying tribute to Chinese mythology
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The Chinese legend of the Phoenix and the Dragon is graphically enacted on the dial of this new limited edition Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon watch. At the heart of a finely engraved 18K 5N pink gold case, the legendary creatures take shape in the form of sculpted appliques on a hand-guilloché dial. The tourbillon is that of the ultra-thin Calibre 2160, an in-house movement equipped with a peripheral rotor.
Fine watchmaking and artistic crafts un
Nivada Grenchen x UNDONE: the legendary “Pac-Man” is back in the spotlight with the Depthmaster Pixel Art!
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Nivada Grenchen unveils a new powerful collaboration, this time with UNDONE. The tool watch Depthmaster is used as a canvas for the legendary “Pac-Man” to create a fun but real tool watch – the Nivada Grenchen x UNDONE Depthmaster Pixel Art!
Founded in Grenchen, Switzerland, in 1926, Nivada Grenchen earned its reputation through watchmaking innovations that defined the 50s and 60s, not to mention the legendary Antarctic and Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver collect
Introducing – The Delbana Rotonda Collection Expands With New Colours
<div>Founded in 1931 by Goliardo Della Balda, Delbana is a Swiss family-run brand renowned for its affordable, well-made watches. Following its merger with Delma Watch Ltd. in 2001, the brand relocated to Lengnau where it celebrated its 90th-anniversary last year with the release of the Rotonda, a straightforward time-and-date model with a strong 1950s retro vibe. […]</div>
Introducing – The Online-Exclusive Laurent Ferrier Classic Micro-Rotor Magnetic Green
<div>Independent watchmaker Laurent Ferrier is known for making deceptively simple watches. Sleek, almost minimalist in design, the watches often hide complex movements with advanced technical solutions – even for those only displaying the time. Another aspect that characterises LF is the delicate sense of elegance combined with a discreet twist. Recently, the brand presented its […]</div>
Up Close: Patek Philippe Ref. 5935A World Time Flyback Chronograph
Inside the Oscars of the watch world
<div><div><img src="https://media.gq-magazine.co.uk/photos/636e5bd3aeb2164afd267814/16:9/w_1280,c_limit/GPHG22-G-Maillot-point-of-views-ch-2370594-1280x854.jpg?mbid=social_retweet" style="width: 100%;"><div>Who won what at the 22nd Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève</div></div></div>
Gambier Leather Straps | HODINKEE Spec Sheet | What You Need To Know
Welcome to HODINKEE's Spec Sheet, where we use digestible, 60-second clips to showcase everything you need to know about a particular watch. The Spec Sheet hits all the details: Case size, wrist feel, thickness, movement, reference number, and (yes!) lug-to-lug dimensions. It's the next best thing to having the watch in your own hands.
At Hodinkee, we think about the straps we put on our watches almost as much as the watches themselves. In fact, making straps we love for the watches we love is
Fresh finds at First Open: 5 artists to collect before year’s end | Christie's
<div><div><img src="https://www.christies.com/media-library/images/features/articles/2022/12/first-open-december/ayon-orchard-hero-first-open-880-2.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>From Ernie Barnes to Belkis Ayón, Christie’s First Open highlights today’s most significant and in-demand artists</div></div></div>
Three wise men: devotional statues of the Buddha | Christie's
<div><div><img src="https://www.christies.com/media-library/images/features/articles/2022/12/devotional-statues-of-the-buddha/three-wise-men-devotional-statues-of-the-buddha-hero-3.png" style="width: 100%;"><div>An outstanding Ming dynasty triad is the highlight of the next Asian art auction</div></div></div>
Horology Forum Sit Down: Mark Cho Talks Situations In Style
<div><div><img src="https://www.watchonista.com/sites/default/files/watchographer/1/articles/494987/front/style-heroes-mc-hero-3_rectangle.jpg" style="width: 100%;"><div>This fall, the team behind Dubai Watch Week descended upon New York’s Meatpacking District for an unforgettable weekend of discussions, not all of which were about watches.</div></div></div>