This year’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is going to rock

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Eric Singer, drummer for the rock band Kiss, has been named to the jury of watchmaking’s highest awards, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). He is a well-known collector of eclectic timepieces and will join the rotating group of 26 jurors in … Read More

Will Smartwatches Kill the Swiss Luxury Watch Industry?

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Watches, which first evolved in the 17th century from spring-powered clocks, were strictly mechanical devices that operated by controlling the speed of the watch. As technology progressed, vibrating quartz crystals were adopted to improve the accuracy of telling time. In 1970, … Read More

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