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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!
APRIL 24, 2014
Eric Cantona, Guillaume Tetu, Hautlence Baselworld 2014
Robert de Niro, George Kern, IWC Triceca Film Festival video

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, Sir Patrick Stewart... and other leading lights from the world of cinema.
APRIL 24, 2014
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.
APRIL 24, 2014
Faubourg, or jaune, sertie © Hermès

Hermès

Faubourg watch

— The tiny Faubourg watch is a surprising glimmer of metal on a fine band which embraces the arm.
APRIL 24, 2014
Palme d'Or Cannes, Chopard

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.
APRIL 24, 2014
Urwerk UR105M

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.
APRIL 24, 2014
 Michele Sofisti © Girard-Perregaux

Girard-Perregaux

Baselworld 2014: Michele Sofisti juggling with three brands

— Piloting the turnaround of Girard-Perregaux is just one of the many challenges taken on by Michele Sofisti, who also oversees the JeanRichard and Gucci brands in the Kering group’s watchmaking portfolio.
APRIL 23, 2014
Philip Klingenberg, CEO de Century

Century

Baselworld 2014: Very "couture" watches

— Blending romanticism, modernity and luxury, Century continues to interpret its famous sapphire in new and different ways. Philip Klingenberg, CEO, comments on the latest models.
APRIL 23, 2014
 Chasseral ref.9240-BS-L2-211D0 © RSW

RSW

Chasseral

— Baselworld - The Chasseral collection also includes ladies' models, like this light and discreetly diamond-set watch.
APRIL 23, 2014
RM 38-01 Tourbillon Capteur de G Bubba Watson © Richard Mille

Richard Mille

Bubba Watson wins the Masters at Augusta

— Bubba Watson dazzled the crowd at this year’s Masters Tournament as he won out in the end to claim yet another green jacket.
APRIL 23, 2014
L'Instant Chanel video

Chanel

Video. L'Instant Chanel (4)

— Fourth short film starring the Chanel J12 watch.
APRIL 23, 2014
UR-105M Iron Knight © Urwerk

Urwerk

UR-105M

— The UR-105M embodies the knights' gallant valor in a titanium and steel arena, the satellite hours conquering time in an eternal jousting tournament.
APRIL 23, 2014
 Attrape-moi... si tu m'aimes réf. W16889-38J © Chaumet

Chaumet

Attrape moi... si tu m'aimes, ref. W16889-38J

— Baselworld - A true watchmaking tale, this precious watch features two dragonflies flying across a lapis lazuli-hued night sky....
APRIL 22, 2014
  • Thumbnail Astronomia Tourbillon © Jacob & Co

    Jacob & Co

    Baselworld 2014: As spectacular as ever

    — Jacob & Co founder Jacob Arabo displays an amazingly imaginative approach to watch design and this year’s new releases stage another impressive show...
    APRIL 22, 2014
  • Thumbnail Dail of Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date with a red gold case

    Glashütte Original

    Senator Chronograph Panorama Date

    — Baselworld - The new Calibre 37-01 column wheel chronograph debuts at the heart of Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date. Focus on the model...
    APRIL 22, 2014
  • Thumbnail Eberhard & Co. Tribute to Contograf

    Eberhard & Co.

    Tribute to Contograf

    — Baselworld - Eberhard & Co.'s new Contograph is a re-edition of the 1960’s brand’s creation of the same name, emblem of its era thanks to its...
    APRIL 21, 2014
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    L.Leroy

    Video. History of the Brand

    — This 13-minute film tells the story of L.Leroy, born in France in 1785, whose “Leroy 01” watch was to remain the absolute benchmark in terms of grand...
    APRIL 21, 2014
  • Thumbnail Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament réf. 502.CX.0002.LR

    Hublot

    Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament

    — Baselworld 2014: It is a first time for the brand Hublot. Its Classic Fusion Tourbillon Firmament watch features a case in osmium crystal.
    APRIL 21, 2014
  • Thumbnail  One Week Skeleton © Armin Strom

    Armin Strom

    Baselworld: The spirit of openworking

    — A specialist of openworking with a modern twist, Armin Strom is enriching its Gravity and Racing collections in parallel with the launch of the One Week...
    APRIL 21, 2014
  • Thumbnail Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, CEO de Chopard, au Salon de l'Auto de Genève 2014

    Chopard

    Video. Porsche Motorsport

    — At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Chopard announced it will accompany Porsche Motorsport in their awaited return to the LMP1 Endurance Championship. Interview...
    APRIL 21, 2014
  • Thumbnail Cocktail à la Boutique Breguet de Zurich

    Breguet

    Cocktail and watches in Zurich

    — The latest creations of the Manufacture make their third Switzerland stopover in Zurich.
    APRIL 20, 2014
  • Thumbnail DB28 Maxichrono © De Bethune

    De Bethune

    DB28 Maxichrono

    — Baselworld - Fitted with De Bethune’s absolute clutch system, the DB28 Maxichrono combines traditional heritage and modern styling.
    APRIL 20, 2014

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Definition of the day

Carat,

Unit for measuring the content of gold alloys. The pure gold content of an alloy of 1 carat is 1/24th of the weight of the alloy. An alloy of 12 and 18 carats contains 12/24ths and 18/24ths of gold respectively. Pure gold is therefore 24 carats.