A BRONZE ODYSSEY The manufacturer from Granges celebrates the 70th anniversary of the epic journey of the Kon-Tiki raft led by Thor Heyerdahl, in 1947, with a limited edition bronze version of its flagship model. On 28 April 1947, the Norwegian anthropologist and explorer Thor Heyerdahl, with...

AND LO, ETERNA CREATED THE ETERNAL WOMAN As the French novelist and academic Henry de Montherlant (1895-1972) put it so beautifully in Les jeunes filles published in 1936, “Eternity is another word for embrace.” Eterna has put a delicious and playful spin on his words and...

NEW COLLECTION, NEW HEART Eterna is celebrating its 160th anniversary and hometown with a new collection fuelled by a new calibre. Granges (or Grenchen in German) is a Northern Swiss town and commune nestled between the Jura Mountains and Aar River. Watchmaking came here in 1851, five...

Introducing the Eterna Lady KonTiki Diver It’s hard to find a women’s watch with a sporty soul and reasonable price. Unfortunately, the range is fairly limited. Eterna has spotted the gap in the watch industry and this year has unveiled a 100% ladies’ version of one...

Introducing the Eterna Skeleton Special Edition After slightly struggling in recent years, Eterna has pulled out all the stops for its 160th anniversary. The Granges-based company split in two in 2012 (Eterna and Eterna Movement) and has been delving back into the past with a trick...

Eterna – Super KonTiki Chronograph Almost 70 years ago, Norwegian Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) and his five-man crew crossed the Pacific Ocean reaching the atoll of Raroia in 101 days. They sailed from the Peruvian coast to Polynesia on board a balsa raft inspired by American Indian...

Could the Artena community in Italy’s Roman province, famous for its archaeological digs which found items from Ancient Rome, have had an influence over Eterna? The brand founded in Granges in 1856 has always been inspired by human adventure, exploration or ancient gods to design...

Inspired by a 1947 expedition to reach the Peruvian coast from Polynesia on board a wooden raft, the KonTiki was born in 1958. Four years later the Super KonTiki diver’s watch made its appearance in the Eterna watch collections. A little over five decades have...