Professional Jeweler Archive: Timepiece History Uncovered

January 2003

Timepieces/Education & Repair

Timepiece History Uncovered

David Christianson, former president of the American Watchmakers-Clockmaker Institute, owner of Christianson Jewelry, Kendallville, IN, and for three years a monthly columnist for Professional Jeweler, has written Timepieces: Masterpieces of Chronometry (Firefly Books). The richly illustrated work describes the history of timekeeping and how the pursuit of better clocks for 800 years has had a remarkable influence on the world’s greatest thinkers, scientists and inventors. The book is available in hardcover for $24.95 from Firefly Books, (800) 387-5085,

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