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Baselworld 2014: Flight
Artists have been inspired by the sky since the dawn of time; from the clouds and birds soaring, to human ascent and even the outer reaches of what we know—and can further imagine. Gravity-defying limitlessness propels the imagination, and it's no...
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Baselworld 2014: GPS Driven Watches
Regardless of where you are in the world—be it an unexpected adventure or a quick layover—GPS watches can be a huge help; naming your location and automatically adjusting the time on your wrist. By coordinating your location based on multiple satellite...
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Baselworld 2014: Brilliant Blue Dials
We observed the onset last year, but at this year's Baselworld 2014 it was evident: blue watch dials are increasingly popular—and an impressive, classy alternative to the more common black or silver. There are plenty of variations in the blue, running...
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Baselworld 2014: Extreme Complications
There are certain timepieces that not many individuals will ever actually own. A select group of collectors with plenty of disposable income may snatch them up—hopefully wearing them out and about every so often so that others have the chance to catch...
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Baselworld 2014: Christophe Claret's Margot
To commence this year's illustrious Swiss watch and jewelry fair, Baselworld, veteran watchmaker Christophe Claret announced the release of Margot, a magnificent, limited edition, automatic winding addition to the world of haute horlogerie. For...
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Baselworld 2013: Innovation
Industry firsts are a hallmark of the Baselworld watch fair. Companies are eager to show off their latest complications, materials and designs. Innovation can be found in all corners of the market, and here are a few that we think merit notice...
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Valerii Danevych's Wooden Timepieces
We've seen our fair share of wooden watches in the past, but nothing prepared us for the work of watchmaker Valerii Danevych, which we saw at while visiting Baselworld 2013. Working from his hometown in Kiev, Ukraine, Danevych comes from a long...
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Tag Heuer MikroPendulumS Concept Chronograph
The latest concept from TAG Heuer has been unveiled at Baselworld, showing off an innovative new direction for the tourbillon construction. Hailed for their beauty and complexity, tourbillon movements can occasionally favor style over substance...
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MB&F MusicMachine
Marking the first kinetic machine made by MB&F that isn't a timepiece, the MusicMachine confidently brings the innovative Swiss laboratory into new territory. While the spaceship-styled MusicMachine may not tell time and can't be worn, the tabletop...
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Ressence Type 3 Watch
Benoît Mintiens—founder and designer of Ressence—released today the Type 3. Yet another reason to get excited for Baselworld, we're blown away by the visual appeal and remarkable mechanics that Mintiens and team have given to the growing community...