Watches and Wonders 2023: Key Timepieces From Rolex To Cartier

At the heart of the haute horlogerie world in Geneva, 48 of the most prestigious watch brands showcase their impressive timepieces.
Watches and Wonders 2023

L-R: Grand Seiko, Piaget

Watches and Wonders is a global concept that celebrates fine watchmaking worldwide, with Geneva being the location of this yearly extravagance. The luxury watch trade show unleashes in full force with 48 Maisons showcasing their newest creations from March 27 to April 2.

From the most well-known timepieces such as RolexGrand Seiko, and Cartier to the highly-sought after Jaeger-LeCoultre and Piaget, each telling their own story – a collection of masterpieces that embodies disruptive, creative, and technical Haute Horlogerie. 

Rolex – New Cosmograph Daytona


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Rolex is presenting its new-generation Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona. The latest creation has been updated across the entire range and is now equipped with calibre 4131. This new chronograph movement, entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex, is an evolution of calibre 4130. It incorporates a number of the major innovations that Rolex has brought to its movements.

The 950 platinum version of the watch features an ice blue dial and an oscillating weight made from 18ct yellow gold, visible through the transparent sapphire case back – a first for the Oyster Perpetual collection. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the watch, Rolex has revisited the entire range to ensure that the legend lives on

Jaeger-LeCoultre – Reverso Tribute Duoface Tourbillon


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Jaeger-LeCoultre presents the Reverso Tribute Duoface Tourbillon in pink gold inspired by its first tourbillon wristwatch – the Reverso Tourbillon – introduced thirty years ago. The Duoface concept, a pillar of the Reverso collection is a unique expression of the dual time zone complication.The watch features a front dial for local time and a reverse dial for home time, providing dual functionality.

The watch is a perfect complement to intricate complications, with its Art Deco lines and geometric design that gives the case an appearance of understated elegance. The seemingly simple case is, in fact, a marvel of engineering, comprising more than 50 components and a patented slide-and-swivel mechanism that connects it to its cradle.

Grand Seiko – Spring Drive 8-Day Jewelry Watch


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Grand Seiko has always identified with the powerful and regal lion. Making it an enduring symbol of the brand since its first watch in 1960. The lion represents the brand’s unwavering pursuit of excellence and its commitment to being the very best in watchmaking. Drawing on the dynamic spirit of the Grand Seiko lion. A new limited-edition jewellery masterpiece was unveiled in honour of the brand’s logo.

With its stunning case and dial adorned with diamonds and sapphires, the Spring Drive is a one-of-a-kind jewellery watch crafted from 950 Platinum. Driven by the manual-winding Spring Drive 8 days Caliber 9R01, the watch can run for up to 192 hours on its three barrels.

Piaget – Emerald Swinging Sautoir


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Piaget returns to its roots in watchmaking and jewellery excellence. Nodding to its most exuberant and evocative designs from the 1960s and 1980s. The centrepiece of Piaget’s sautoir watch is a rare and breathtaking 25.38-carat oval cabochon Zambian emerald. Set amidst unique handmade chains that require over 130 hours of work. The malachite dials are a nod to Piaget’s past, while the diamond and cabochon emerald fringe adds a modern touch.

Cartier – Santos-Dumont


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Cartier has taken the iconic Santos-Dumont watch to the next level. With the addition of a specially developed 9629 MC automatic skeleton caliber. The watch’s slim and understated shape is complemented by a stunning blue lacquer case and bezel, making it a standout piece.


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