Industry News

Cyrus

New boss, new vision

— After several months of radio silence, the new CEO of the brand, Ruben Mira, talks to Worldtempus about his strategy for taking Cyrus forward.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Ruben Mira, CEO de Cyrus © WorldTempus / Philippe Perret du Cray
WorldTempus Newsletter - Une smartwatch sans téléphone ?

Newsletter

A smartwatch without a phone?

— Only a week after Apple revealed its much anticipated watch, Frédérique Constant discreetly dropped the bombshell that it has been working on its own smartwatch for some time.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Roger Dubuis video Watches & Wonders

Roger Dubuis

Video. Watches & Wonders D-7

— Discover the first thriller now and enjoy its intriguing Asian twist!
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
Chaumet

Chaumet

Video. Lumières d'Eau by Chaumet

— Immersion in the world of the brand creations.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
Ergan E. (centre), Mohamed Marachly, RSW Marketing & Sales Manager (right),  Lucilio Goncalves, Ouro 19 store, Lausanne

RSW competition

The winner receives his watch

— The RSW La Neuveville Chrono Automatic Black PVD was presented to the winner of the WorldTempus-RSW from May this year.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
Claude Meylan

Claude Meylan

New partner

— WorldTempus is happy to welcome Claude Meylan as a new partner.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
Bovet

Bovet

Artists for Peace and Justice Fundraiser Gala

— Bovet 1822 was the title sponsor at the annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Fundraiser Gala held at Casa Loma in Toronto Ontario, raising 1.5 million dollars.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
Seiko Astron GPS Solar Chronograph

Seiko

Video. Astron 2014

— Presentation of the Seiko Astron GPS Solar Chronograph.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
Group Winner Formula E

de Grisogono

FIA Formula E Championship

— New FIA single-seater championship and the world's first fully-electric racing series.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Chaumet

Chaumet

Video. Lumières d'Eau by Chaumet

— An exceptional know how.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Longines Conquest Classic

Longines contest

Two winners

— Not one but two Longines Conquest Classic chronographs were up for grabs in our June competition. Here are he two winners.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The cylinder, the mechanical score of every Reuge creation. © Delos Communications

Reuge

A close-up and personal visit of a musical legend

— Reuge continues patiently fine-tuning two centuries of musical tradition in its Sainte-Croix workshops. The venerable House is entering the 21st century with a range of fascinating new twists in its enduring tale. We share a few of them here.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Bedat & Co Carly Paoli new ambassador

Bedat & Co

Carly Paoli, new brand ambassador

— Bedat & Co. announces the appointment of British Mezzo Soprano Carly Paoli, as a brand Ambassador.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
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    De Bethune

    "Time & Sound" exhibition

    — The "Time & Sound" exhibition presents side by side De Bethune and Goldmund, two Swiss brands that are both exclusive in what they do –...
    SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
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    Quality certification

    The Poinçon de Genève embraces nanotechnology

    — The Poinçon de Genève (Geneva Hallmark) will henceforth be engraved using new technology that is more precise and may even be of interest to other sectors...
    SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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    Biennale des Antiquaires

    Precious time sculptures

    — Exhibiting a stunning array of High Jewellery creations, the Biennale des Antiquaires is a showcase for sculptural watches featuring an astonishing wealth of...
    SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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    Frédérique Constant

    Three decisive years for the group

    — The Frédérique Constant group has for the past two years been involved in some major technical projects, all of which are due for completion in 2017 – and may...
    SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
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    Newsletter

    Paris calling

    — Many of the luxury Swiss watch brands decamped to Paris last week for the prestigious Biennale des Antiquaires, which has developed into a major event for...
    SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
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    Biennale des Antiquaires

    Sparkling watches reign supreme!

    — While definitely a major High Jewellery event, the Biennale des Antiquaires also highlights watchmaking gems. Prepare to be dazzled!
    SEPTEMBER 15, 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.