It might be a while before ultra-slim watches actually come close to being paper-thin, but their forms are certainly slender enough to fit into slight spaces - while retaining a presence that can fill a room.
This year, watch companies will have to meet stricter requirements to label their watches “Swiss Made”. Here’s what it means and how much it matters.
Indicators that continuously trace an arc before jumping back to the start give these timepieces a dynamic edge.
Simultaneously tracking two time intervals, split-seconds chronographs are the apex of mechanical stopwatches.
SIHH 2017: Grande sonnerie 11 years in the making among new complicated creations by Lange, Greubel Forsey, Piaget and VCA
Masterpieces abound on day 2. Daily reports from Geneva, Switzerland, on the annual watch show SIHH, from 16 to 20 January 2017.
From his outlook on life to the reasons why he chose to resurrect the German manufacture, there are lessons to be drawn from Lange's ethos.
From gleaming mini lunar sculptures to a gem-studded retrograde display, these moonphase timepieces feature exceptional artistry that takes a historical complication to greater heights.