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China-SSE
Economy
China’s push for “common prosperity”

Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?

Wednesday, 08 September 2021
6 min read
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Economy
The case for titanium

Research into new materials has proved instrumental in the giant strides made in precision and reliability. It has also put titanium back on brands’ radar, including in recycled form.

Thursday, 02 September 2021
5 min read
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Economy
An anniversary to remember?

With figures for July 2015 reporting a 9.3% slide in Swiss watch exports, a trip down memory lane should bring some welcome cheer. Forty years ago, the sector was preparing for its resurrection.

Thursday, 03 September 2015
Fabio Teta
3 min read
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New Models
Urwerk UR-106 “Lotus”

Urwerk watches have the reputation of being rare, technically advanced, elaborate to the point of complexity, and classy. However, one thing lacks among the various attributes of the brand — its watches are not seen as feminine. Until now. Because the new Urwerk watch, the UR-106, is the first from the independent brand that is especially made for women. Elegant slender and graceful, it shows the sensitive side of Urwerk’s nature. For you, ladies, Urwerk unveils the UR-106 “Lotus”.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Press Release
3 min read
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Videos
Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères Vasco da Gama
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
1 min watch
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Point of View
Lapis-lazuli

Holidays are for taking time to relax but also time to discover new things of interest and beauty… as did visitors to the magnificent summer apartments of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, where they could admire Lapis-lazuli: the Magic of Blue at the Museo degli Argenti, one of the events marking the 150th anniversary of Florence, Capital of Italy (until October 11th).

Tuesday, 01 September 2015
2 min read
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New Models
Romain Gauthier Logical one Secret Kakau Höfke

With Logical one Secret Kakau Höfke, Romain Gauthier has created the ultimate synthesis of art, craftsmanship and Haute Horlogerie to produce a stunning objet d’art that pays tribute to that most vibrant of cities, Rio de Janeiro.

Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Press Release
3 min read
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New Models
Girard-Perregaux 1966 Large Date and Moon Phases

With its perfect balance of technical expertise and classical elegance, the Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection brings together all the qualities of a fine timepiece, the cornerstone of the Manufacture. The combination of finesse and superlative watchmaking is clearly seen in this new model that, for the first time, features both large date and moon phases functions.

Monday, 31 August 2015
Press Release
2 min read
4
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Event

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