January 21, 2014

New Lives for Classic Cartier Watch Designs

At this week's Geneva watch salon, Cartier is releasing a new ladies' model that keeps many of the original codes of its Tortue model.
January 21, 2014

Cartier’s Roses Bloom Eternal

The French high-end jeweler has developed an innovative new technique for floral marquetry that it is applying to its watches.
January 20, 2014

Keeping Up With China’s Changing Tastes

Amid shifting consumer tastes and the government's crackdown on corruption, a slowdown in luxury sales has watchmakers rethinking strategies.
October 23, 2013

Eye-Catching Pieces Highlight Hong Kong Watch Fair

Over the last 10 years Asia has become the top market for Swiss watches, with exports in 2012 worth $12.84 billion. Though growth has slowed this year, the region remains a key market.
September 4, 2013

A Chance for Asia’s Watchmakers to Shine

Two major watch fairs are taking place in Hong Kong this month: the Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair and Watches and Wonders, the latter billing itself as Asia’s first haute horlogerie exhibition.
April 26, 2013

Women Are New Prize for Watchmakers

Looking for ways to reach new customers, brands expand and enhance their offerings for the female market.
February 26, 2013

Exploring an Ancient Technique

Gold granulation is a decorative process that consists of applying miniature beads of gold to a metal surface and then heating the entire piece to form a permanent bond.
February 26, 2013

Watches With Centuries-Old Craftsmanship Enjoy Revival

Traditional watchmaking techniques like producing repetitive linear patterns and enameling, known collectively as Métiers d'Art, are experiencing a rise in popularity across the globe.
January 21, 2013

Sports Watchmaker Aims for Chinese Market

Before plunging into the Chinese market, it is testing Asian waters with a recently opened standalone boutique in Singapore, where watch buyers are known for their hard-headed discernment.
January 21, 2013

Reviving a 1970s Curiosity

The "jumping hours" of the HM5 by MB&F will remind aficionados of the Amida Digitrend.