Apr.
24
2014
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Bienne

Urwerk

Taking a PEEK at the new Urwerk UR-105M

— With a case inspired by a medieval knight’s suit of armour and a satellite hour mechanism made out of an ultra-lightweight and highly-resistant polymer, the UR-105M brings together ancient and modern influences in the latest evolution of Urwerk’s signature design.
Urwerk UR105M
Engineer Hydrocarbon Black © Ball Watch

Ball Watch

“Black Rock”, the Next Engineer Hydrocarbon

— The Engineer Hydrocarbon Black, affectionately known as the “Black Rock,” is the watch of world record-holding free climber Alex Honnold.
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Hermès

Faubourg watch

— The tiny Faubourg watch is a surprising glimmer of metal on a fine band which embraces the arm.
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Chopard

A ‘Fairmined’ Palme d’Or

— This year, Chopard has used "fairmined" certified gold to craft the Palme d'Or of the Cannes Film Festival.
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Hautlence

Video. Baselworld 2014

— Hautlence is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, with the new Destination 04 watch and Eric Cantona as Ambassador!
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IWC

Video. Tribeca Film Festival

— IWC Schaffhausen celebrated its partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival at an exclusive event attended by Robert De Niro, Whoopi Goldberg, Susan Sarandon,...

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    Chrono Quartz 60 Diamonds

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    de Grisogono

    Instrumento

    N. Uno Big Date

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    Blancpain

    Women

    Saint Valentin 2014

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    Cyrus

    Klepcys

    Mars

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    DeWitt

    Alma

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Definition of the day

Gild,

To cover an object with a thin film of gold, usually by electroplating. A watch movement's bottom plate and bridges are usually gilded.