With input from golfer and brand ambassador Rory McIlroy, Omega is launching a watch in Gamma Titanium that weighs just 55 grams. The movement is the Master Chronometer Calibre 8928.
The jeweller's Perlée collection includes two secret watches, one presented as a bracelet and one as a sautoir.
In collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Hublot has developed a new alloy, Magic Gold, that’s set to revolutionise the world of watchmaking and jewellery.
After an excellent 2011, watch exports continued to grow steadily in January. Their monthly value totalled 1.3 billion francs, a rise of 15.5% compared to January 2011.
Brazil is on a fast-track to growth, and watchmakers are impatiently looking out for the least sign of an opening in this still to be conquered market. Some even claim that with lower import duties, sales of timepieces there could outstrip those in the United States.
Watchmakers have demonstrated no end of imagination to equip those magnificent men in their flying machines with suitable timepieces… the "pilot watches" that are a horological speciality in their own right. One such manufacturer is Zenith, now giving its vintage models a new lease on life.
Fine Watch movements, Swiss components, but flying the flag of the Principality of Monaco. While others find happiness under Swiss skies, the owners of Frédéric Constant and Alpina have taken a different tack.