Luminosity is at the heart of the latest creation from Urwerk. The time display, left visible by the cover that locks over the trademark satellite hours, gives off a green glow, hence the Kryptonite name. Guaranteed danger-free.
Having acquired Watchfinder, a UK-based platform for buying and selling pre-owned watches, Richemont is the first big name to enter the increasingly coveted and fast-growing market for second-hand timepieces.
At its recent Study Day, the Société Suisse de Chronométrie highlighted the impressive chain of innovation in regulating organs.
On the occasion of the 25th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Piaget presents a new ultra-thin hand-wound chronograph in its iconic Altiplano collection.
Created in the new Maison des Métiers d’Art on site at La Chaux-de-Fonds, the Ronde Louis Cartier Filigree watch reinvents the centuries-old technique of filigree using a figurative, precious approach. A creative heritage method that is testament to Cartier’s mission to perpetuate forgotten crafts and expertise such as granulation in 2013.
Radiating light, as if suspended in time by a flying tourbillon, this Grande Sonnerie Westminster Carillon bears witness to the ultimate mastery of the watchmaker’s art.
The most effective forecast - at least for those of us who like to take a weekend break - isn't, so it seems, statistics, curves and counter-curves but the farmer's far more empirical method to look up at the sky, and let experience and knowledge do the rest. Move from precisions to predictions, and we find ourselves in even more dire straits: macroeconomic surveys have neither day nor night, sun nor clouds; nothing but endless disturbance.
Created by Cartier in 2010, the Astrotourbillon has been the subject of a great deal of watchmaking research since its very conception. Thanks to this watch with its spectacular dial, it today stands as one of the emblematic watchmaking complications of the Cartier Fine Watchmaking collection.