Roberta Naas is one of the most well-known and respected watch journalists in the world. She has been covering the subject of watches and jewelry for more than 30 years and is an expert when it comes to understanding the intricacies of building the finest timepieces in the world. She has gone behind the scenes all over the world to get the news, the truth and the hard-to-find information that brings watches to reality. Naas has authored six books on watches and time as of 2016, and is in the throes of penning more.She is also the founder of the online authoritative watch source, ATimelyPerspective.com, ..She is an award-winning journalist and has written for such prestigious publications as "Forbes," "Departures," the "New York Times" (Watch Your Times), and many more newspapers, magazines and online sources.Naas has a Master’s Degree in newspaper journalism from the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse U.Aside from watches, jewels and family, Roberta is an avid beach lover, and you can often find her soaking up the sun on some of the Caribbean’s soul-drenching sands.
By Roberta Naas For those in the know, it may come as no surprise that Swiss watch brand IWC was actually founded by an American: Florentine Ariosto Jones. Jones traveled from Boston to Switzerland, where he planned to harness the power of the Rhine River and build affordable watches and he founded The International Watch Company (IWC) in 1868. Today, in honor of Jones and his work, the brand is unveiling a limited-edition Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound READ MORE