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Swiss Watchmaking, Patek Philippe & Street Art: An interview with Xavier Magaldi

Switzerland's most sight

As much as we like it, mechanical watchmaking is obsolete, surpassed by superior new technology that is cheaper and more precise, but lacks soul. The crucial element of soul is why mechanical watchmaking has transcended mainstream technology to functional art. This new positioning has resulted in a renaissance period ... Read more

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Piaget = Passion + People: A Visit to a Place where Watches are Born

A gold watch case ready to be set with a diamond bezel

Although the movement is the heart of a watch, it’s case and bracelet form the body. While Piaget’s movement’s are made in the tranquility of the Swiss mountains, the rest of their watches are made in the hustle and bustle of Geneva. A very suitable choice because despite the sober, ... Read more

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