HOROL

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HOROLHorology (science of timekeeping)
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The British Horology Institute offers a nationally accredited award via a distance learning course usually taking three years.
The Rebels of Horology exhibition will host recent creations by watchmakers such as Bovet, Cabestan, De Bethune, Greubel Forsey, Hautlence, Laurent Ferrier, MB&F, H.
Hayek Watchmaking School here as it feels responsible to preserve and develop the art of horology.
He is the only watchmaker to ever have been awarded the honour of 'Master Watchmaker, for services to Horology'.
With a thickness of 5.25 mm and the world's thinnest automatic movement at 2.35 mm, the ultra-thin Altiplano watch demonstrates to perfection Piaget's mastery of ultra-thin horology, superior mechanical precision and ingenuity of movement, a statement said.
From here, FabergE[umlaut] plans to expand into Classic Fine Jewellery and High Horology, while further product categories, to be announced in due course, will extend the brand and illuminate the captivating world of FabergE[umlaut], linking past, present and future.
The students from Birmingham City University and Birmingham School of Jewellery all study horology - the study and production of timekeeping devices.
It's a woman's prerogative to be late, of course, but she can't fail to keep checking the time with this romantic example of horology.
Looked at in this way, the current market for top-end British horology throws up some profoundly interesting currents--and shows a gradual progress to a maturity that has only very recently aspired to anything like the academic levels that were achieved in other fields of the applied arts some time ago.
Mr Robinson gave up his job to enrol on the Horology course at Birmingham School of Jewellery, where he graduated this summer.
So began a lifelong interest in horology which, eventually, was to win him the greatest prize in the world.