“March for Our Lives” Coin Pendant

After the Parkland shooting, NYC-based designer Sarah Magid decided to make something tangible that supports March for Our Lives. Inspired by ancient Roman and Greek symbolism, she created a recycled bronze coin pendant which reads “We Demand Change” on one side and “March for Our Lives” on the other. With 25% of profits going to MOL, this coin is the first product in Magid’s new …

A 2000-Year-Old Brass Computer

In a 2000-year-old shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera, scientists discovered the oldest known example of a computer—a complex, computational device that predicted astrological events along a calendar year. This ancient hybrid clock/calculator, known as the Antikythera mechanism, featured brass gears and dials built from mathematical ratios. While discovered 115 years ago, it wasn’t until 1959 that Princeton science historian Derek J. …

Montblanc’s New Bronze 1858 Collection Watches

Vintage-inspired timepieces employing the metal for the first time in the brand's history

Beyond the vintage aesthetics of Montblanc‘s new bronze 1858 Collection pieces, two related attributes shine: the visual warmth of the metal, both dressy and casual, and an understanding that with age these watches will acquire their own unique patina. Bronze has found success across a few watch brands of late, but Montblanc hit a sweet spot here with these three additions. The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph …