The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.
Articles on the subject: New Models
This year sees the 100th anniversary of the invention of the flying tourbillon by Glashütte master watchmaker Alfred Helwig. In his honour, Glashütte Original presents the Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 1920 – Limited Edition with the tourbillon on the reverse of the movement.
Applied with the utmost care to a mother-of-pearl dial, this miniature painting is created with a luminescent material so that its beauty can shine through, even in darkness. Sheer brilliance!
After proving its capacity to machine sapphire cases on a large scale, Hublot adds colour. Blue or red, the Big Bang Unico Sapphire is a shade above!
What goes around comes around… the El Primero, the most precise series-produced chronograph calibre in the world in 1969, reinvents itself in a new version that is precise to1/100th of a second. Packed with innovations, the Defy El Primero 21 delivers supercharged performance to take Zenith firmly into the 21st century.
A biaxial tourbillon rotates within the Moebius' movement, which itself appears to hover inside an impressive sapphire crystal case. Hautlence's expertise is plain to see.
HYT reaches further still into the origins of time measurement with H0. Presented at Baselworld, it is a reimagining of the water clock. Pure lines and futuristic volumes are a reminder that space and time form one.