horology horology


  • (n) the art of designing and making clocks

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  • The Swiss aren't the only ones with a penchant for horology.


  • Metal Work Watches: Interview With Johan Gustafsson On Making Damascus Steel And Timepieces

    In Sweden the unlikely duo of Mr. Johan Gustafsson and Patrick Sjogren have become rising stars of horology. One a bladesmith and the other a watchmaker, together they make up the boutique watch brand Gustafsson & Sjogren, often referred to as "GoS" to help non-Scandinavians mention the brand more easily. This year John Gustafsson celebrates 20 years as a blamesmith, a trade he picked up out of ...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  • "My father bought his first watch after the Second World War. He was immediately mesmerized by its intricate mechanism. That ignited a life long fascination with horology," said Elisabetta Brusa, in an interview from Milan. "He bought many of...
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Elisabetta Brusa Source: New York Times

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