November 27, 2014

Dressed-Down Diamond Timepieces

The new evening watches have an oversize masculinity that makes them fitting even for day.
November 23, 2014

Rich Doesn’t Begin to Describe It

From the number of diamonds to a model’s rarity, watchmakers give different explanations for why their products can fetch up to $55 million each.
November 23, 2014

Breaking Through With a Natural Product

The success of Amy de Castro’s venture illustrates the opportunities available to the watch business in South Africa, and the challenges it faces.
November 23, 2014

Collecting Watches in the Social Media Age

Technology is rapidly changing the landscape for high-end manufacturers and forcing companies to innovate to lure a new generation of customers.
November 22, 2014

Device Could Help Keep Thieves at Bay

The Opuss Tracker, which is small enough to be hidden inside a watch box, emits a signal that can be tracked on a GPS device or a smartphone.
November 22, 2014

Chinese Are Buying Back Antique Timepieces

Daryn Schnipper, chairwoman of the international watch division at Sotheby’s, speaks about the impact of Asian watch collectors on the market.
November 22, 2014

How Switzerland Came to Dominate Watchmaking

The way the country reached the pinnacle of the luxury timepiece trade offers insights into the industrial age and into this very particular market.
November 22, 2014

Watchmakers Introduce Bigger and Bolder Models

In an era of smartwatches, both men and women are drawn to bolder dials and mechanics, and many brands are producing larger timepieces.
November 7, 2014

Patek Philippe Celebrates 175th Anniversary in Style

The Swiss watchmaker marked its 175th year with the unveiling of six new pieces, including the Grandmaster Chime, which was seven years in the making.
November 7, 2014

Bringing Old Watch Brands Out of Obscurity

Montres L. Leroy, a watchmaker to the royal courts of Europe, and Manufacture Royale, which has ties to Voltaire, are among companies that are reviving old names.