As we trot our way to the Lunar New Year, it’s finally time for the prosperous pig to take centre stage. According to ancient Chinese folklore, it was this adorable critter that ended up coming in last during the amazing race which ultimately decided which animals would make it into the Zodiac calendar.

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While the poor pig might have ended up being the last to cross the finishing line, those born during this auspicious year are often considered to be the most sincere, hard-working, considerate and generous. Inspired by this, several fine watchmakers have decided to celebrate the Year of the Pig by creating an assortment of beautiful watches that will have anybody squealing with joy and delight. Below are a few of our favourite picks: