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What Is a Client Advisor?
What Is a Client Advisor?

Collecting watches is a deeply personal pursuit, working with a watch retailer should feel that way, too. That’s why our Client Advisors ...

The WatchBox Guide to Independent Watchmakers
The WatchBox Guide to Independent Watchmakers

Venture into the world of independent watchmaking, and you’ll discover an abundance of smaller, boutique-style brands driven by a voracio...

Astronomy and Watchmaking
Astronomy and Watchmaking

Astronomical displays are rare, technical complications, and in recent years they’ve become part of the core expertise of independent bra...

The Many Forms of the Moon Phase Complication
The Many Forms of the Moon Phase Complication

Moon complications can be poetic, technical, or both. The Moon itself may never change, but it hasn’t stopped captivating watchmakers—and...

In the Details: Turning Blue
In the Details: Turning Blue

As early as the 16th century, watchmakers used heat bluing to prevent the steel components of their watches— hands, screws, and sometimes...

In the Details: Guilloché Techniques
In the Details: Guilloché Techniques

Guilloché is perhaps the most immediately visible of the many decorative watchmaking arts, and while there’s been considerable progress i...

Collector Conversation: Michael Strahan & Marc Lasry
Collector Conversation: Michael Strahan & Marc Lasry

Maybe you collected Matchbox cars, comic books, action figures or baseball cards when you were a kid. Maybe you displayed them in your ro...

The Best Watches For Men: Our Top Picks 2022
The Best Watches For Men: Our Top Picks 2022

Every year fashion style changes and along with that, watch styles change. This can be in the launch of a new collection, or a style comi...

In Focus: De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius
In Focus: De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius

Humankind has long looked to the heavens for inspiration. The stars have provided a means of telling stories, a means to navigate the wor...

In Focus: De Bethune DB28 Digitale
In Focus: De Bethune DB28 Digitale

Denis Flageollet, the master watchmaker and creative force behind De Bethune, takes an avant-garde approach to horology. His vision honor...

The Chronograph: Evolution and Revolutions
The Chronograph: Evolution and Revolutions

Dating back to 1816, the chronograph is one of the oldest complications in the world. After all that time, is there any room left for inn...

Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication
Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication

The moonphase complication (or moon phase, depending on who/what you’re reading on any given day) is an interesting one to dig into when ...

The Ultra-Thin DB28XP Trio: A Celebration of 10 Years of the DB28
The Ultra-Thin DB28XP Trio: A Celebration of 10 Years of the DB28

De Bethune’s DB28XP series was the best new watch collection of 2020. Watchmaker Denis Flageollet’s relentless commitment to improve, ref...

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