See All The Winners of GPHG: The "Oscars Of Watchmaking" November 15, 2017 | BY Kevin Cureau The annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) awards the best of the best in the watch world and this year, some truly stunning timepieces were honoured at the prestigious awards ceremony held on November 8 at the Théâtre du Léman in Geneva. Check out our gallery below to see all 15 of the GPHG 2017 winners. START GALLERY Watches & Jewellery #Watches #GPHG #Watchmaking See All The Winners of GPHG: The "Oscars Of Watchmaking" November 15, 2017 | BY Kevin Cureau × Photo: Courtesy of Chopard "Aiguille d'Or" Grand Prix Chopard L.U.C. Full Strike Chopard's first ever minute repeater—the L.U.C. Full Strike—strikes the hours, quarters and minutes on sapphire gongs, creating an extraordinary sound. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Chanel Ladies’ Watch Prize Chanel Premiere Camelia Skeleton The complication of this watch's movement is in the arrangement of its various mechanisms, which are positioned in the three-dimensional camellia flower. Photo: Courtesy of Van Cleef & Arpels Ladies’ High-Mech Watch Prize Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Papillon Automate As the hours and minutes flow discretely by on the right, the butterfly beats its wings randomly—one to four times in a row—depending on the power reserve. Photo: Courtesy of Bvlgari Men’s Watch Prize Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Automatic The Octo Finissimo Automatic is the slimmest ultra-thin self-winding watch on the market to date, marking Bvlgari's third successive world record. Photo: Courtesy of Parmigiani Chronograph Watch Prize Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Chronor Anniversaire Parmigiani Fleurier has fitted its Tonda Chronor Anniversaire with a new integrated chronograph movement, a feat in watchmaking that only a handful of manufacturers are capable of achieving. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Tourbillon Tourbillon and Escapement Watch Prize Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Skeleton The world’s slimmest tourbillon now comes with an entirely skeleton-worked design. Photo: Courtesy of Greubel Forsey Calendar Watch Prize Greubel Forsey QP a Equation Greubel Forsey revolutionises one of the oldest watchmaking complications—the perpetual calendar—by incorporating an equation of time. Photo: Courtesy of Parmigiani Travel Time Watch Prize Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Hemispheres Retrograde The ultimate traveller's timepiece; with its two time zones, it allows any two locations to be paired and corrects to the nearest minute. It even allows locations with a half-hour or quarter-hour time difference to be paired, with full hour times set from the Greenwich meridian. Photo: Courtesy of Vacheron Constantin Mechanical Exception Watch Prize Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 Twenty three astronomical complications appear on the front and back dials of the watch, providing a reading of time in three modes: civil, solar and sidereal. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Tudor “Petite Aiguille” Watch Prize Tudor Black Bay Chrono The new hybrid Black Bay Chrono combines Tudor's aquatic heritage with the queen of the racetrack—the chronograph. Photo: Courtesy of Ulysse Nardin Sports Watch Prize Ulysse Nardin Marine Regatta Fitted with an innovative in-house movement, this watch includes an original and intuitive bi-directional countdown timer, giving fresh impetus to Ulysse Nardin's fleet of regatta watches. Photo: Courtesy of Chopard Jewellery Watch Prize Chopard Lotus Blanc Watch Set with 25.66 carats of white diamonds, this precious timepiece reflects the meticulous work of Chopard's in-house artisans as the lotus gracefully awakens and slips into slumber, surrounded by a magnificent halo of light. Photo: Courtesy of Voutilainen Artistic Crafts Watch Prize Voutilainen Aki-No-Kure This masterpiece harnesses the art of Japanese lacquering. The dial, bridges and cover of the case back alone takes over a thousand hours of work to complete. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Longines “Revival” Watch Prize Longines Avigation BigEye The Longines Avigation BigEye is inspired by the aesthetic of a chronograph that is typical of the golden age of aviation. Photo: Courtesy of Zenith Innovation Prize Zenith DEFY Lab Instead of using the conventional means of regulating a mechanical watch, by means of a balance and hairspring assembly with over 30 individual parts, the DEFY Lab uses an innovative monolithic regulating organ that consists of only two components for considerably optimised functionality.