Watch Culture

Cartier

Cartier Time Art - Mechanics of Passion

— The Power Station of Art in Shanghai will present Cartier Time Art, an exceptional exhibition conceived like a trail of history through the production of Cartier timepieces.
JULY 31, 2014
Cartier Time Art Shanghai
A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Quantième Perpétuel «Terraluna» et Grande Lange 1 Phases de Lune

A. Lange & Söhne

The moon in Saxony’s sciences (2)

— Moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne are impressive witnesses of lunar research in Saxony.
JULY 29, 2014
Rubis

Reliability

1000 hours

— What might a car having covered 60,000 kilometres and a watch bought a few weeks ago have in common? The answer is in the title of this article: 1000 hours of operation!
JULY 17, 2014
Film “La Gloire et la Boue – La Grande Guerre” et montre Eberhard &Co.

Eberhard & Co

"Mud and Glory – The First World War"

— A Eberhard watch has been chosen as a symbol of time in this film that shows World War One from the Italian front.
JULY 12, 2014
Pharrell Williams

Raymond Weil

The O2 Silver Clef Awards

— Pharrell Williams received the International artist Award at the annual Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef event, held at The Hilton Hotel, Park lane, London, on July 4th.
JULY 09, 2014
A Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase in front of a tellurion, William and Samuel Jones

A. Lange & Söhne

The moon in Saxony’s sciences (1)

— Moon-phase watches by A. Lange & Söhne are impressive witnesses of lunar research in Saxony.
JULY 05, 2014
Breguet Louvre

Breguet

Breguet brings the refinement of the 18th century back to the Louvre

— Breguet celebrated the re-opening of a section of the Louvre museum whose restoration it had helped to fund.
JULY 01, 2014
Galapagos Islands

IWC

Securing the future of the Galapagos

— IWC celebrates 50 years of the Charles Darwin Research Station on the Galapagos Islands
JUNE 26, 2014
An antique clockwork roasting spit

History

On the usefulness of a watch movement

— What is the point of a watch or clock movement? To give the time, of course!
JUNE 24, 2014
The Louvre

Breguet

A grand patron of the Louvre

— Breguet celebrated the reopening of the Louis XIV to Louis XVI rooms at the Louvre, whose restoration the watchmaker sponsored.
JUNE 23, 2014
Hilary Hahn winner of the 11th Glashütte Original MusicFestival Award.

Glashütte Original

MusicFestival Award

— The violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn is the winner of the 11th Glashütte Original MusicFestival Award.
JUNE 12, 2014
Raymond Weil Music Day

Raymond Weil

Win tickets to music concerts across the world with Raymond Weil

— Raymond Weil celebrates its first Music Day this year with a competition offering tickets to any one of a number of concerts being held across the world on international music day, 21st June.
JUNE 07, 2014
Moonwatch Only - the ultimate Omega Speedmaster guide

Moonwatch Only

The ultimate Omega Speedmaster guide

— Several years in the making, this new book becomes the indisputable reference for all Omega Speedmaster models.
JUNE 05, 2014
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    Girard-Perregaux

    The Young Masters in Mexico

    — The Young Masters World Tour continues and stops in Tequila, home to the well-known drink...
    MAY 27, 2014
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    Zenith

    Video. Spindrift Racing

    — Zenith is official timekeeper of the Spindrift stable and of Spindrift 2, the largest ocean racing trimaran in the world.
    MAY 26, 2014
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    Vacheron Constantin

    An evening at the opera

    — Vacheron Constantin invited its guests to an exceptional event held in honour of Brigitte Lefèvre, Director of Ballet at the Paris National Opera.
    MAY 26, 2014

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Definition of the day

Hinge-pin,

A component of a wristwatch case which is soldered to the case middle and designed for fastening the strap. It can be either hollow or solid and comes in a wide variety of shapes.