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Moments in Time: The Geneva Grand Prix Watchmaking Awards, featuring a Gourmet Gazette Slide Show

Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix to Bulgari, the Octo Finissimo. Photo courtesy GPHG. Handout via The Gourmet Gazette

And the Winners Are

Geneva, Switzerland — The much awaited 2021 awards from the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (the GPHG) were held last November 4th in a festive ceremony. Often referred to as the Oscars of the watch industry, the awards award annually the most remarkable contemporary creations and subsequently promote the art of watchmaking around the world. Some 19 prizes are awarded by the GPHG which is a foundation, including the Aiguille d’Or (the Golden Hand), the ultimate Best in Show award which this year went to the house of Bulgari for its remarkable Ocoto Finissimo watch, pictured above.

Ladies’ Complication Watch Prize to Van Cleef & Arpels, Lady Féerie Watch. Photo courtesy GPHG. Handout via The Gourmet Gazette

The Audemars Piguet, Bernhard Lederer, Chopard, Christiaan Van Der Klaauw, CIGA Design, De Bethune, Furlan Marri, Grand Seiko, Louis Vuitton, MB&F, Piaget, Tudor, Van Cleef & Arpels and Zenith brands were also saluted by the Jury and the GPHG Academy for the quality of their creations in various categories. The Special Jury Prize, which rewards a personality or an influential institution on the watchmaking scene, was won this year by the Dubai Watch Week. The 2021 award-winning watches will subsequently be presented during Dubai Watch Week, from November 24 to 28, and then in Paris from December 2 to 5. The Gourmet Gazette invites you to get lost in the wonderful world of time through a spectacular Slide Show.
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A Gourmet Gazette Slide Show

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