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Breguet Watches: Inventors of the Tourbillon

Breguet Watches: Inventors of the Tourbillon

After years of hard work, Abraham-Louis Breguet created the first tourbillon, a feat of Haute Horlogerie that shows exactly what makes Breguet watches some of the most prestigious timepieces a person can own. What he came up with was the tourbillon, or “whirlwind”, a device that rotates the movement so that gravity doesn’t pull it in any one direction for two long. Although it isn’t so necessary in today’s watches, it is often included in mechanical pieces as much for its stunning grace.

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2013’s 5 Most Powerful People in the Swiss Watch Industry

2013’s 5 Most Powerful People in the Swiss Watch Industry

We listen all the time about the Swiss watch industry, being the best of the world. Sure the industry has a World class reputation, but without these people we are going to mention, it wouldn’t be the same. They are responsible of the success and fame that has shaped the industry in a favorable way.

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The Rolex Daytona and the TAG Heuer Carrera – Celebrating 50th Birthdays in 2013

The Rolex Daytona and the TAG Heuer Carrera – Celebrating 50th Birthdays in 2013

Are there any watches that are turning any notable ages in the year 2013? Yes, of course. The Rolex Daytona and the TAG Heuer Carrera are turning 50 in this year. These stylish models from different watchmakers arrived on to the scene in the same year, fifty years back in time from the current year.

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Breitlling Windrider Collection for Xmas

Breitlling Windrider Collection for Xmas

We all know Breitling is a brand that means pure luxury. The Windrider collection is an excellent gift to any person for Christmas.  The luxury it provides and the joy it projects is suited to lighten up your life before ...

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Most Overrated Swiss Watch Brands

Most Overrated Swiss Watch Brands

Switzerland is known for horology. Swiss watchmakers have become synonymous with quality, craftsmanship, and advanced complications. Some people feel that many Swiss brands are overrated. Some of these brands include Rolex, Omega, and Tag Heuer.

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Watch Gift Guide for 2012

Watch Gift Guide for 2012

This year has been really interesting for the world of watches. There have been many launches and new collections in the market. The variety is there, but without the proper documentation it’s really hard to choose the right timepiece. We are going to make your life easier, while we recommend you a few neat models.

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Jay-Z’s Birthday Bling

Jay-Z’s Birthday Bling

Rapper and producer Jay Z got quite an awesome gift this year from his beautiful wife Beyonce. It’s a $5 million Hublot Big Bang watch. Clearly, the couple have excellent taste. Why such an expensive watch? Money isn’t that big of a problem when you are Beyonce, but beyond that, the watch is unique and has some incredible innovations in design. The movement inside, the HUB 1100, is an in-house self-winding movement with a power reserve of a little more than 40 hours.

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Vintage Watches – A Little Something for Everyone

Vintage Watches – A Little Something for Everyone

If there’s one thing almost any watch lover can enjoy in a watch, it’s history. Although tastes in watches vary, everyone loves a good vintage piece. They vary greatly in style, too. Some were popular enough in their day to become vintage must-haves, and some may be more prized for their rarity, but a vintage watch is always a treat for somebody.

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