Heritage and Horology

Written by Foxley 25/05/2016 0 Comment(s) Jewellery & Watches, All Categories,

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In his 1802 book, “Natural Theology, or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity collected from the Appearances of Nature”, English philosopher William Paley, in an argument for the existence of God, cited that if one were to stumble across a pocket watch, they could safely assume two things.

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Several things make Britain a fitting recipient of its ‘Great’ prefix. Naval supremacy, technical advancement, industrialisation and manufacturing prowess are all things which spring to mind.

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Diversity, invention, innovation and creative genius earned Britain its reputation for half of the world’s watches being produced in Britain in the 19th century, and in recent years, this success has been revived.

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Hoping to follow in the footsteps of watch pioneers Harrison, Mudge, and most recently, a man described as ‘the finest horologist in the world’, George Daniels, Garrick create truly unique bespoke British timepieces, with a zest of modern flair.

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