World Events


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
Robert de Niro, George Kern, IWC Triceca Film Festival video
Palme d'Or Cannes, 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
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
Super Trofeo 2014, Monza © Blancpain


Blancpain Race Weekends

— This weekend, Monza hosted the first of the 2014 "Blancpain Race Weekends" and the Manufacture Blancpain invited its guests to discover the fascinating world of motorsports.
APRIL 19, 2014
Period Room

Vacheron Constantin

Video. "Period Room" Exhibition

— Vacheron Constantin supports the "Period Room" exhibition that is held at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris until April 21, 2014.
APRIL 17, 2014
A. Lange & Söhne LANGE 1 TIMEZONE, special edition Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

A. Lange & Söhne

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014

— For the third time, A. Lange & Söhne supports the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este whose 2014 edition will evoke the atmosphere of “The Roaring Twenties”.
APRIL 16, 2014
Breguet booth at Baselworld


Exhibition during Baselworld

— Baselworld - Breguet held an exhibition staging a selection of eight inventions in a “high-tech” setting composed of experimental showcases designed to awaken the senses and spark curiosity.
APRIL 10, 2014
Arrivée des VIP à la soirée Hysek à Baselworld


VIP Party at Baselworld

— Baselworld - Hysek invited watch enthusiasts, collaborators as well as fans of the brand to a VIP party under the theme of skeleton watches.
APRIL 09, 2014
Alexis Pinturault © Richard Mille

Richard Mille

Alexis Pinturault

— The latest partner to join the Richard Mille family, Alexis Pinturault has ended this ski season in magnificent style.
MARCH 26, 2014
Piaget Gold Cup Final Match: Larry Boland, Michelle Hall & Jerry Hall


Piaget Gold Cup Final Match

— Piaget, returned to Palm Beach for the seventh consecutive year as the Official Timekeeper of the Piaget Gold Cup tournament at the International Polo Club in Palm Beach.
MARCH 26, 2014
King Power Paris St-Germain © Hublot


Video. King Power Paris Saint-Germain

— Hublot unveiled the King Power Paris Saint-Germain at the Ooredoo training centre. The event featured an exclusive appearance from players Edinson Cavani, Thiago Silva, Yohan Cabaye, Gregory Van Der Wiel and Salvatore Sirigu.
MARCH 24, 2014
Lewis Hamilton kicks off IWC Schaffhausen exhibition in Doha


Video. Lewis Hamilton in Doha

— Friend of the Brand Lewis Hamilton paid a visit to the 11th Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition to launch the Mercedes AMG Petronas Simulator.
MARCH 23, 2014
Maria Sharapova at the TAG Heuer tennis clinic event in Miami

TAG Heuer

Event with Maria Sharapova

— On March 17, 2014, Maria Sharapova took time off her training schedule to join TAG Heuer’s guests at the JW Marriott Marquis in Brickell Miami, where a tennis clinic was organized.
MARCH 23, 2014
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    Cuervo y Sobrinos

    Cuervo y Sobrinos Cup

    — The summer classic car event in the heart of the Alps through Italy, Switzerland and Austria returns from 3 to 6 July.
    MARCH 21, 2014
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    TAG Heuer

    VIP Event in Melbourne

    — Three times Australian Grand Prix champion and TAG Heuer ambassador, Jenson Button and many other VIP guests attended TAG Heuer’s cocktail party held at the...
    MARCH 18, 2014
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    Bovet 1822

    Supportig Artists for Peace and Justice

    — Bovet 1822 supported Artists for Peace and Justice by sponsoring the Hollywood Domino pre-Oscar event.
    MARCH 14, 2014
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    Red Carpet

    — Stars shine in Piaget at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.
    MARCH 09, 2014
  • Thumbnail Rossy de Palma wearing Boucheron's Pompon earrings


    Rossy de Palma

    — On the occasion of the 39th Annual César Awards ceremony, Spanish actress Rossy de Palma chose to wear Boucheron creations.
    MARCH 04, 2014
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    Video. Spirit Awards in Los Angeles

    — Piaget presents its latest creations on the occasion of the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards and welcomes Kristina Bazan to Los Angeles.
    MARCH 01, 2014

Lexicon Translator






Definition of the day


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.