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Girard-Perregaux

Video. Susan & David Rockefeller “Protect What Is Precious”

— The brand along with Susan et David Rockefeller commit to sustainable development.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
 “Protect What Is Precious”
29 avenue Montaigne

Harry Winston

Reopening of its historic salon in Paris

— The House of Harry Winston celebrates the reopening of its historic Flagship Salon on avenue Montaigne.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
HYT First boutique in South East Asia

HYT

First boutique in South East Asia

— The independent Swiss luxury watch brand opens its first proprietary boutique in Kuala Lumpur’s Starhill Gallery confirming its commitment to S.E Asia’s luxury market.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
 “Protect What Is Precious”

Girard-Perregaux

Video. Susan & David Rockefeller “Protect What Is Precious”

— The brand along with Susan et David Rockefeller commit to sustainable development.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
Zenith Dona Bertarelli

Zenith

Dona Bertarelli named "Female Sailor of the Year 2014" at the SUI Saling Awards

— Zenith, official timekeeper of Spindrift racing, is proud that Dona Bertarelli claimed the most prestigious award of its kind in Swiss sailing.
NOVEMBER 28, 2014
Montres de Noël

Christmas gifts

Like a picture

— When we were little girls, we dreamt of looking like – in no particular order – Sleeping Beauty, Barbie, Brigitte Bardot and Madonna. And today? Which stars influence our watchmaking decisions.
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
Le Cabinet de Curiosités de Thomas Erber Bangkok

Jeanrichard

Le Cabinet de Curiosités of Thomas Erber opened its doors in Bangkok

— For this occasion, Jeanrichard produced and now officially revealed its “Terrascope Limited Edition for Le Cabinet de Curiosités of Thomas Erber” timepiece.
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
Do It Yourself: #MontblancWinterTree Montblanc

Montblanc

Video. Do It Yourself: #MontblancWinterTree

— Did you discover the handmade Montblanc Winter Tree in the Montblanc Wintertale videos?
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille © David Carteron /Delos Communications

Richard Mille

International Historic Motoring Awards 2014

— On Thursday November 20th, took place in London the evening of the International Historic Motoring Awards 2014. Le Mans Classic and Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille were awarded.
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo

Blancpain

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo

— Milos Pavlovic and Edoardo Piscopo named PRO Class Champions of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo World Final in Sepang. .
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
Breguet Hong Kong

Breguet

Event in Hong Kong

— The brand's contemporary treasures shine in Hong Kong.
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Zenith

Zenith

Video. The world of Zenith

— This film presents Zenith, the brand with the guiding star governed by daring, pleasure and authenticity.
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Kate Bosworth en Harry Winston

Harry Winston

Kate Bosworth sparkles on the red carpet

— Actress Kate Bosworth wears Harry Winston diamond jewels to the Hugo Boss Prize 2014.
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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    Reuge

    Christmas sale

    — From the 6th until the 13th of December, Reuge is organising a Christmas sale in its Sainte-Croix Manufacture, in Switzerland.
    NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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    TAG Heuer

    Video. Jenson Button in Abu Dhabi

    — Jenson Button, Formula 1 Driver and Tag Heuer ambassador, showcases an exhilarating show of falcony and unveils the new Formula 1 watch.
    NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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    Christmas gifts

    Buying tips (1) : Knowing what to buy

    — In the first part of a two-part series, Keith Strandberg asked watch retailers around the world for advice on buying a watch as a Christmas gift.
    NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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    Frédérique Constant

    Partner with Global Gift Foundation

    — Frédérique Constant announces a multi year partnership with the Global Gift Foundation to support children related charities around the world.
    NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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    Newsletter

    Ask the experts

    — This week some of the world’s best watch retailers offer their advice on buying a watch as a Christmas gift. We also bring you the first previews of the 2015...
    NOVEMBER 24, 2014
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    MontBlanc

    Video. A Parisian Wintertale Part 1

    — The brand exclusively presents the short story "A Parisian Winter Tale" by best-selling author Tatiana de Rosnay.
    NOVEMBER 23, 2014

Lexicon Translator

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Definition of the day

Ceramic,

From the Greek "keramos" meaning fired pottery. In watchmaking, aluminium and zirconium oxides (polycrystals) are mainly used in the manufacture of cases and decorative elements, while sapphire (single crystal A1203) is used for glass and rubies (A1203 + Cr203) for stones.