Introducing  the True Second by Arnold & Son The “deadbeat second” is a true watchmaking complication that has little use nowadays. But just like the tourbillon, this mechanism, which allows the seconds hand to jump once a second and not six or eight times, still appears on some...

Flowers have put down roots in the HM’s mother-of-pearl dial bursting with romantic symbolism. This bouquet includes a blossoming floral quartet with long petals, bright colours and all painstakingly hand-painted. A sensual mauve orchid, cheerful yellow iris, soft blue iris and sweet red lily: each...

The little London workshop founded in 1764 has now become a major brand based in La Chaux-de-Fonds. It is highly creative in watchmaking terms and keeps the imaginative spirit of its founder, John Arnold, alive. The brand’s rich heritage enables it to dip into its...

The giant panda is native to China where it embodies friendship, peace and the perfect balance between strength and calm. The gentle giant wrapped in black and white fur is also hugely popular in the West. The quiet strength and determination of this endangered creature...

What is a true beat? According to the Berner dictionary a.k.a. the watchmaker’s bible, it’s a "large hand in the centre of the dial which jumps once per second and can be stopped whilst the watch continues to work." However, we should mention that the...