At a press conference at Geneva’s Cité du Temps on Tuesday, Swiss watch brand OMEGA and the director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) announced their collaboration on a new watch certification process that the brand will begin using in 2015 to test each of its Master Co-Axial watches. Swatch Group CEO Nick […]

We just learned from Elizabeth Doerr’s Facebook message, that a fire broke out in the galvanic department of the main building of ETA SA Manufacture Horologère in Grenchen, Switzerland. According to, on Sunday, December 29, around 9 a.m., there was heavy smoke coming out from the building. I was just around 11 a.m that […]

Longines, in collaboration with the International Ski Federation (FIS), has launched Longines Future Ski Champions, a new race program for skiers under the age of 16. Skiers from fourteen countries around the world – including Canada – have been invited to compete at this four-day event, which includes one-day of competition. The event will be […]

The Éclipse, a poetic masterpiece of Fine Watchmaking, is one of the brand’s most iconic timepieces. This year, Jaquet Droz craftsmen in La Chaux-de-Fonds masterfully paired the moon phase complication, which displays the fascinating cycles of the night of the sky on the dial, with the Perpetual Calendar: a finely orchestrated union which raises these […]