Long before the electronic blood pressure monitor or modern “heart rate” watches were invented, doctors and nurses measured their patients’ Read more

Peter Sauber founded the racing team bearing his name which went onto win a wealth of international championship titles in Read more

Little is known about the origins of platinum but it was used in the Pre-Columbian era and officially discovered by Read more

“At the age of 20, experience hasn’t yet dampened one’s spirits”. This quote by Louis Veuillot, the 19th century French Read more
EMILE CHOURIET Challenger Deep

Challenger Deep is the name of the deepest known point in the seabed located near the Mariana Islands in the Read more

Haven’t you heard of SevenFriday? Everyone’s been talking about the Zurich brand for the last two years. If you like Read more

193 years ago, French watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec designed the ink chronograph which was used to measure horses’ times during races. Read more

What’s the difference between a chronograph and chronometer? The former has counters to measure and display time intervals whilst the Read more

The music loving Geneva watchmaker, Raymond Weil, has composed a new 4-hand sonata to the tune of an automatic movement. Read more

The luxury world is much more than a product finished to an impeccable standard. It’s a state of mind. In Read more

We may well have been told how an automatic movement works but seeing it before our eyes is always a Read more

The Chaux-de-Fonds-based watch brand has its own take on the word Aeroscope: an expert blend of strength and sophistication twinned Read more

The Ballon Bleu is the height of finesse for Parisian brand Cartier. This minimalist watch with curves in all the Read more

Colour is a religion for Swatch. It’s a true vocation, a passion and a lifestyle which the Bienne brand brings Read more

Breitling’s Colt, an icon and bestseller for over 30 years, has been given a makeover for 2014. It still has Read more

“Broad arrow” was created in 1544 and traditionally used in heraldry. The symbol was engraved on munitions, military trunks and Read more