The history of watches/timepieces in India starts with the Indian royalty. At the time, the common man could not even understand this complicated mechanism leave alone own one. For them it was mostly magical instruments owned by kings.
A watch is an emotion, it is an embodiment of a personality. It’s a passion for some, sentimental keepsakes for some, ornaments that primp up their style quotient for some and the perfect gifts for others. Irrespective of what it means to its owner, watches are revered pieces of art each with a different story to tell.
From times immemorial, Indians have indulged in luxury. Whether it was the handcrafted Patiala Necklace, created by the House of Cartier in 1928 for Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala; the custom-made Bentleys and Rolls Royce that Maharaja Ranjit Si..