Having already covered the hand-embroidered Piaget rose dial earlier this year, today it’s the turn of two other interpretations of their floral emblem. For those who wish to know a little about the significance of the Yves Piaget rose,… Read More ›
A query as to whether anyone wanted me to take photos of anything at particular at SIHH 2015 lead to one very unexpected request from a few people – could we take some photos of “the Naissance” please? At this… Read More ›
Almost a year ago we did a post about Thomas Prescher’s Mysterious Double Axis Tourbillon. Although the time spent with this watch was very short it stayed in my thoughts, and I wondered whether I would ever have the opportunity… Read More ›
A random snippet courtesy of the whimsical and occasionally perplexing Twitter account of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ national Census, which was last conducted in 2011. Australia’s next Census will be held during August, 2016.
For those who are familiar with Geneva one of the horological points of interest, as it were, is the building that houses Vacheron Constantin on the Quai d l’Ile, its location also the name of one of their watch collections…. Read More ›
Currently consisting of thirty-three members, the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI), which promotes independent watch and clock making, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015. For thirty lucky people, commemorative wooden pens made by AHCI member Valerii Danevych, renowned… Read More ›