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Culture

Rolex Arts Weekend at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin - February 2018
Culture
The Rolex Mentor program: the chance of a lifetime

Which talented young artist wouldn’t dream of having a renowned master as a personal mentor for one year?

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Victoria Townsend
4 min read
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Daniel Roth © Fred Merz / LUNDI13
Culture
The seven lives of Daniel Roth

Behind the Jean Daniel Nicolas name is the incomparable talent of Daniel Roth, who continues to use traditional techniques to hand-make... three watches a year. A look back at an extraordinary career.

Wednesday, 04 December 2019
7 min read
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History & Masterpieces
Rolex Deepsea Challenge: 10,898 metres under the sea

On 26 March 2012, the expedition Deepsea Challenge descended 10,898 metres to reach the Challenger Deep, the ocean’s deepest point located in the Mariana Trench. Attached to the manipulator arm of the submersible, a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge.

Friday, 20 April 2012
Janine Vuilleumier
5 min read
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Culture
Counterfeiters are strengthening their presence in Dubai. The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry too!

For intrepid travellers the following principle is sacrosanct. «No matter the destination, only the road is important». With a little adaptation, this axiom might also apply to watch counterfeiting.

Monday, 27 February 2012
Michel Arnoux
3 min read
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History & Masterpieces
Cartier breaks the sound barrier

Unsurprisingly, Cartier has again raised the bar for its 2012 launches. Outstanding among these new models are a Grande Complication Skeleton Pocket Watch and a Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Flying Tourbillon, Cartier's first incursion into striking watches since upping its game. The pocket watch in particular sent a ripple of approval through the audience at the presentation.

Wednesday, 04 January 2012
2 min read
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François Dentand, Geneva. Pendulum pocket watch, circa 1700 © MAH, photo : M. Aeschimann
History & Masterpieces
Geneva exhibits its horological treasures

With more than a thousand masterworks of horology, enamel and jewellery spanning the 16th to the 21st centuries, including some being shown in public for the first time, and appearances by today's foremost manufacturers with their own heritage collections, Watchmaking in Geneva. The Magic of Craftsmanship, Treasures of Gold and Enamel* has all the makings of a unique event.

Tuesday, 06 December 2011
6 min read
Patek Philippe réf. 3448 © Christie's
Culture
Geneva auctions: 1,048 timepieces sell for CHF 45 million

The three big auctions held on November 13th and 14th struck a chord with collectors and admirers of fine watches all over the world. At the end of the two days, Christie's confirmed its dominant position with a total CHF 26 million. Patek Philippe is still the most coveted name, followed by Rolex.

Friday, 18 November 2011
Danièle Chambas
8 min read
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Horlogerie française. Les artisans du temps (French Horology. The artisans of time) © Editions Eyrolles
History & Masterpieces
French Horology. The artisans of time

Written and illustrated by the photographer Bruno Cabanis, Horlogerie française. Les artisans du temps presents the horological professions through the consummate creations of the last French masters.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
3 min read
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The Nomos building in the old railway station
Beginner's Guide

Glashütte, the German miracle

Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Written By Christophe Roulet
5 min read
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