Humanity has been preoccupied with keeping time since ,well, the dawn of time…

From prehistoric man to the modern technology craze, the watch world has seen an abundant amount of different devices used to measure time.


While ancient civilizations like the Sumerians and Egyptians studied and deconstructed days into hours, sundials and water clocks were among the most common methods of tracking time before the mechanical clock was invented in the late 1200s and the 16th century AD was when humans finally devised a means to carry time with them wherever they went.

And from then on, masterpiece after masterpiece saw the light.


Founded in 1791 and located in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Girard-Perregaux is one of the oldest Fine Watchmaking manufacturers still...

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