This watch, whose mechanical movement is controlled by an electronic monitor, won two awards at the Geneva Grand Prix d'Horlogerie in 2014 and has attracted attention since it was first designed. Its inventors, artistic director Martin Frei and master watchmaker Felix Baumgartner, asked Bavarian engraver...

Whether it’s in or on a watch, art isn’t just for the watchmaking elite as proven by Swatch with this model designed by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos for the Biennale di Venezia (56th international art exhibition). The dial on the numbered limited edition Lookseasy (999...

Breathtakingly beautiful birds with shimmering feathers have nestled on the dial of the Lady Arpels for the first time. These three limited edition models (22 of each available) have been designed by Van Cleef & Arpels and made by French feather artist Nelly Saunier, famous...

The Mamas and The Papas’ legendary hit California Dreamin’ could be the official anthem for the paneristi, Panerai watch collectors, given the love for the famed dial nicknamed “California.” What’s so special about it? Inspired by the first Radiomir from 1936, its clever layout features...

This is undoubtedly one of 2015’s most desirable watches. And not without reason! As a modern take on Oris’ first ever diving watch from 50 years ago, the Divers Sixty-Five has all the qualities of a best-seller watch: a trendy neo-retro look dial, wide indices...

Have you heard of jumping seconds? Maybe not from a technical point of view but you’ve surely seen them in action. A central seconds hand jumps forward every second instead of gliding around the dial. This unique feature, typical of quartz watches, is a feat...

The fusion of a century old complication and the latest collection to be unveiled this year has made uncovering the Clé de Cartier L’Heure Mystérieuse a moving visual experience. Like watching the perfect magic trick, it’s spellbinding. But there’s no need for illusion here, just...

There’s a good reason why mother-of-pearl is omnipresent in the world of ladies’ watches; it never fails to surprise with its kaleidoscope of colour reminiscent of the azure lagoons and deserted beaches of faraway islands. Its power of seduction is sealed in the new GrandCliff...