This new Navitimer B03 Chronograph Rattrapante 45 in red gold 18k is equipped with Breitling’s Manufacture Caliber B03, a unique split-second movement protected by two patents.
Jaquet Droz puts malachite and mother-of-pearl center stage in two variations of its Lady 8 Petite. Half-jewel, half-talisman, these pieces shine new light on this feminine, modern collection.
This year’s Prix Gaïa in the "Craftsmanship-Creation" category has gone to an uncommon watchmaker. From his workshop in Thun, Beat Haldimann makes timepieces that have no equivalent anywhere in the world. Portrait of a man versed in the art and science of watchmaking.
The Société Suisse de Chronométrie recently hosted its thirteenth highly successful Study Day, on the subject of complications. The audience was particularly impressed by a presentation of non-circular gears by a researcher at HE-Arc in Le Locle.
Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier (VMF), under managing director Florian Serex, cut the ribbon at its new building in Fleurier on September 4th. This grouping of activities is typical of the buoyant watch division of the Sandoz Family Foundation (FFS), chaired by Pierre Landolt.
Audemars Piguet, "Le maître de l’horlogerie depuis 1875," has moved into its new Manufacture in Le Brassus. This CHF 35 million investment is the first industrial building in Switzerland to obtain Minergie-Eco® environmental certification.
On June 2nd, Vacheron Constantin unveiled the third and last set of the watches “Les Masques” (“Métiers d’art”) and exhibited the collection in the Metropolitan Museum of New York in the company of its predecessors from the two previous years.
Avidity, not luxury, is putting the world at risk. The avidity that threatens brands when they don’t deliver their promise of quality and originality, when they fail to respect their customers and put service bottom of the agenda.