If you don’t speak German then "Handwerkskunst" is quite a mouthful. However, the word is the definition of the magical, painstaking artisan expertise which goes into making the breathtaking Lange 1 dial, its 38.5mm platinum case and the manual wind movement which brings it to...

Ferdinand Adolf Lange (1815-1875) founded the factory which was to bear his name in the Saxony village of Glashütte in 1845. The watch company was "re-founded" 145 years later. Then, in 1995, it designed a timepiece simply called "1815" in tribute to the year Ferdinand...

About twenty years ago the family-run Glashütte arose from the ashes following the war and the division of Germany to unveil its first collection which included the Lange1 model. The Saxon company is bringing out a completely mechanical and feminine take on its star product....