Horology

By Tempus | 16 Dec 2020

Bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch sells at Christie’s “Bid for the Louvre” online auction for £280,000

A bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch has sold at a virtual auction, hosted by global auction house Christie’s, designed to benefit the Louvre Museum, Paris. This one-of-a-kind wat... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Dec 2020

Watches of Switzerland opens new showroom in London’s Broadgate

Situated close to London’s Liverpool Street station, Broadgate Circle is best known for its cutting-edge working spaces where some of the top financial workers in the city are based. But now, Wa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Nov 2020

Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué talks challenges, innovation and why it’s time to make a difference

As luxury watchmakers go, Italian-Swiss brand Panerai is still seen as something of a new kid on the block. Although Panerai was founded in Florence in 1860 by Giovanni Panerai – his shop on the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Apr 2020

Watches & Wonders: all the best watches from the world’s first all-digital horology show

For any watch connoisseur, the twin trade shows of Baselworld and SIHH have long been hallmarks of the horological world, offering a glimpse into the world of the most prestigious ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Prestige British watchmaker Bremont offers to help manufacture ventilators

Luxury British brand Bremont has offered to switch its Henley-on-Thames facilities from making prestige watches to the manufacture, assembly and testing of precision parts for ventilators. T... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 16 Aug 2019

Moritz Grossmann is reinventing the art of German watchmaking

The birthplace of German watchmaking is not in a major city, as you might expect, but instead a small town an hour’s drive outside Dresden, nestled in the countryside not far from the Czech bord... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Jan 2019

Tempus explores the out of this world launches at this year's SIHH watch fair

As the 2019 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) launches on Sunday 13 January, the watch world is heading over to Geneva, Switzerland to discover just what our favourite brands have in s... Read More

By Charlotte Metcalf | 04 Sep 2018

These 5 powerful women are shaking up the watchmaking industry

The world of watchmaking is a predominantly male-led domain but change is being made. “Sexism has undoubtedly decreased significantly in the last 15 years,” Dr Rebecca ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 14 Aug 2018

Blancpain unveils Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Quantième Annuel watch with innovative new calendar feature

In the latest news from the world of horology, luxury watch manufacturer Blancpain has unveiled The Bathyscaphe Quantième Annuel, a hotly anticipated new addition to the cov... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Jul 2018

The Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini partnership roaring into Harrods

Luxury watch brand Roger Dubuis is celebrating its new collaboration with Lamborghini Squadra Corse with an innovative summer pop up event at Harrods. The event, held in the Knightsbridge department s... Read More

By Rose Adams | 05 Jul 2018

Jaquet Droz unveils showstopping pocket watch to mark 280th anniversary

How does one of the world's most avant-garde Swiss watch brands mark 280 years of bespoke horology? With a single watch. Celebrating the 280th anniversary of watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz's ep... Read More

By Rose Adams | 26 Jun 2018

Breguet celebrates Tourbillon Day

Luxury timepiece manufacturer Breguet is today celebrating 217 years since Abraham-Louis Breguet patented the ground-breaking invention of the Tourbillon – an unparalleled contribution to t... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 19 Jun 2018

Porsche's 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series car and watch set is igniting the passions of petrolheads worldwide

You know the feeling when you take delivery of a brand-new car and, for at least a few days, you can’t help peering at it from your home just to check it’s still there? Well... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Mar 2018

Fine jewellery expert Francois Graff on combining flawless gems and watchmaking mechanics at Baselworld

As the annual Baselworld watch fair approaches, the list of incredible exhibitors and most innovative minds within haute horology premiering at the event grows ever longer - and more exciting. Among t... Read More