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Horological Headbones: 4 Watches With Skull Dials

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Many watch brands have a skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced timepieces with skulls on their dials. Here are four that we can't get out of our heads: Romain Jerome's skull watch was inspired by the work of artist John M. Armleder. Romain Jerome and Armleder collaborated to create a collection of 10 unique timepieces, all bearing the image of a skull, … [Read more...]

Video: Romain Jerome Eyjafjallajökull-DNA Unique Piece

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Before the dust has settled, so to speak, Romain Jerome introduces the Eyjafjallajökull-DNA, a unique-piece memento of the eruption that tortured air travelers and newsreaders the world over. The piece is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity confirming that the volcanic rock and the ash used to create it do indeed come from the infamous volcano. No word on whether delivery of the piece … [Read more...]

Video: Romain Jerome’s Latest Features DNA From the Statue of Liberty

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It’s been 125 years since the Statue of Liberty — a gift from the French to the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence — was first erected in New York Harbor. To commemorate the occasion, Romain Jerome has created a new watch, called Liberty DNA, whose dial contains actual fragments of the statue. Click here to see photos of the Liberty … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome Creates John M. Armleder Watch

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Romain Jerome, known for making watches inspired by everything from the Statue of Liberty to classic video games, now looks to the world of modern art, specifically the work of Swiss artist John M. Armleder, for its latest watch. Romain Jerome and Armleder have collaborated to create a collection of 10 unique timepieces, all bearing the image of a skull, a recurring motif in John … [Read more...]

Gamer Time: Romain Jerome Pays Tribute to Pac-Man and Space Invaders

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The iconic arcade games of the 1980s live on in a pair of unconventional Swiss-made watches from Geneva-based Romain Jerome, a brand that has delighted in marching to its own creative drummer, and celebrating both history and pop culture, since its founding in 2004. After crafting timepieces inspired by the 1969 moon landing, the wreck of the Titanic, the eruption of an Icelandic volcano, and the … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome’s Latest Features DNA From the Statue of Liberty

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It's been 125 years since the Statue of Liberty — a gift from the French to the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence — was first erected in New York Harbor. To commemorate the occasion, Romain Jerome has created a new watch, called Liberty DNA, whose dial contains actual fragments of the statue. … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome’s Liberty DNA

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Romain Jerome continues it series of watches containing the "DNA" of famous objects (like the Titanic or the moon) with the Liberty-DNA, which contains material from the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and the Gold Leaf Corporation supplied fragments of the statue recovered duing resoration work, which have been incorporated into the dial. In addition, the … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome Limited Editions Mark 100-Year Anniversary of the Titanic

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One hundred years ago this month, the RMS Titanic set off on its legendary, ill-fated voyage across the Atlantic. And while moviegoers across the world file into theaters this week to view the 3-D re-release of James Cameron's 1997 smash-hit film Titanic, which dramatically portrays the events on that legendary vessel in April 1912, Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome offers timepiece aficionados an … [Read more...]

Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading horological auction house Antiquorum. Leading up to the auction, the featured timepieces will be on tour, visiting many of the world's leading collecting capitals. … [Read more...]

Gentlemen’s Holiday Gift Guide 2010

Still seeking the right gift for the watch aficionados and other men of discerning taste on your shopping list? Check out WatchTime’s lineup of luxurious items and accessories for some last-minute ideas. … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome Eyjafjallajökull-DNA Unique Piece

Before the dust has settled, so to speak, Romain Jerome introduces the Eyjafjallajökull-DNA, a unique-piece memento of the eruption that tortured air travelers and newsreaders the world over. The piece is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity confirming that the volcanic rock and the ash used to create it do indeed come from the infamous volcano. No word on whether delivery of the piece … [Read more...]

Manuel Emch Joins Romain Jerome as CEO

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Geneva-based Romain Jerome announced on December 9 that Manuel Emch has been appointed CEO of the company. Emch formerly served as CEO of Swatch Group brand Jaquet Droz. Emch left Jaquet Droz after 8 years at the helm. Born in Switzerland in 1972, Emch studied design at the Art Center in La Tour de Peilz before gaining a Master’s degree in business at Lausanne University’s Faculty of Business … [Read more...]

Romain Jerome and CEO Yvan Arpa Part Ways

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Romain Jerome has announced that it has parted ways with CEO Yvan Arpa. Also leaving the company are the head of administration, the sales director and two other staff members. No reason was given for the departures. Romain Jerome's press release states that "...the change of management in no way jeopardizes the ongoing success of the company, which continues to enjoy excellent sales, promising … [Read more...]