Antique and Vintage Pendant Watches

In the late 18th century, as portable time-telling devices became accessible to a wider swath of buyers, European watchmakers increasingly aimed their products at female customers. These accessories combined mechanical watches with fine jewelry detailing, incorporating precious metals and gemstones, typically in the form of either a pendant watch, to be worn on a brooch or necklace, or a bracelet watch—the style that begat the Continue Reading