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Interview: Jacques Bordier of Watchstrap Manufacture Jean Rousseau Part I


We have said it before and we say it again; a strap can make or break a watch. Even the most precious, carefully crafted and rarest horological masterpieces can be degraded completely when not fitted with the right strap. Watch straps are a world of their own. From the ... 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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