IWC Schaffhausen

January 16, 2018

Watchmaking’s New Favorite? Ceramic

Advertisement Step aside gold, and make way titanium and steel. Ceramic, the high-tech material first introduced to watchmaking by IWC Schaffhausen and Rado in the ’80s, […]
January 16, 2018

Watches: IWC Schaffhausen Celebrates 150 Years

Advertisement GENEVA — In 1868, a 27-year-old American engineer named Florentine Ariosto Jones arrived in Schaffhausen, a Rhine River town in the German-speaking part of Switzerland, […]
November 15, 2017

In South Korea, Weddings and Watches

SEOUL, South Korea — When young South Koreans are engaged, their thoughts often turn to wedding venues, guest lists — and Swiss watches. “In Korea, there […]
March 23, 2017

Time to Sell Online?

Over the last decade, as luxury retailers large and small grew to accept — then embrace — e-commerce, most Swiss watchmakers struck a tone of defiance, […]
March 23, 2017

The Watch Collector in Black

HONG KONG — Watch collectors often focus on a certain niche once they start getting serious. For some, it is all about key models of a […]
November 27, 2016

Going Beyond Time

Every year has its new watches and novelties that wow with good looks and mechanical wizardry. But among those timepieces are a few that give a […]