World Events

Breguet

Event in South Korea

— Breguet renews its support to the Great Mountains International Music Festival & School for the 4th time.
AUGUST 16, 2014
Breguet Corée
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de Grisogono

Video. Fawaz's Birthday Party

— It was the night of the stars in Porto Cervo. Dita von Teese fired up the awaited birthday party of Fawaz Gruosi...
AUGUST 16, 2014
Kate Fedorova, Jacob Arabo and Elvira Royanova Nafshi

Jacob & Co.

Event in Monaco

— Jacob & Co.celebrated the launch of its annual exhibition in Monaco, with a glittering gala evening at the Hotel Hermitage on August 7th 2014.
AUGUST 13, 2014
Longines Steffi Graf au Royal Ascot 2014

Longines

Video. Ascot 2014

— Longines Ambassador of Elegance Stefanie Graf spent the day at Royal Ascot 2014 as Longines celebrated eight years of being the Official Timekeeper of the Ascot racecourse.
AUGUST 11, 2014
La Cérémonie de clôture de Glasgow 2014, les XXe Jeux du Commonwealth

Longines

Closing Ceremony of Glasgow 2014

— The XX Commonwealth Games offered a great opportunity to discover the Conquest Classic collection.
AUGUST 08, 2014
Breguet Festival Européen Jeunes Talents

Breguet

"Festival Européen Jeunes Talents"

— Lorenzo Soulès back on the parisian stage.
AUGUST 08, 2014
Breguet Beverly Hils

Breguet

Exceptional timepieces in california

— In their world tour, the novelties 2014 make stopover to Beverly Hills shop.
AUGUST 06, 2014
Arsenal JR

JeanRichard

Supporters of Arsenal

— The brand supports Arsenal in its first U.S appearance in 25 years against the New York Red Bulls.
AUGUST 01, 2014
Aishwarya Rai XXe Jeux du Commonwealth

Longines

Glasgow 2014

— The Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai attended the Opening Ceremony of the XX Commonwealth Games.
JULY 30, 2014
2014 Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship, Helsinki, ©  Mick Anderson

Seiko

Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship

— Denmark and New Zealand retain their crowns at the Seiko 49er & 49erFX European Championship.
JULY 27, 2014
Montblanc Meisterstuck event in Hong Kong

Montblanc

Video. Anniversary Celebration for Meisterstück

— Montblanc celebrated the Meisterstück anniversary during the Black & White weeks in Hong Kong and unveiled its Meisterstück 90 Years Collection.
JULY 26, 2014
Zenith 52 Super Series video

Zenith

Video. 52 Super Series

— Zenith is official timekeeper for the 52 Super Series. The watch El Primero Stratos Flyback takes part in the adventure.
JULY 22, 2014
Richard Mille

Richard Mille

Concours d'élégance

— The brand associates its name to the Chantilly Art & Elegance Richard Mille contest, which opens on Sunday, 7 September, 2014.
JULY 20, 2014
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    Blancpain

    The Blancpain GT Series

    — Worldtempus had the opportunity to attend a Blancpain Race Weekend, which combines the monobrand Blancpain Super Trofeo, featuring only Lamborghinis, and the...
    JULY 04, 2014
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    Richard Mille

    Official Timekeeper of Polo Club Saint-Tropez

    — The brand, is for the second consecutive year the Timekeeper Polo Club Saint-Tropez.
    JULY 04, 2014
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    Cuervo y Sobrinos

    Drive on Top!!

    — Cuervo y Sobrinos will offer a numbered automatic watch from the Racing Collection to every driver competing in the Cuervo y Sobrinos Cup.
    JULY 04, 2014

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Definition of the day

Steel,

Iron mixed with a small amount of carbon. Watchmakers refer to a watch's steel components (rocker, screws, index, etc.) as "steels". Among the different grades of steel, semi-hard is used for transmission arbors, embossed or bent parts. Hard steel is used for screws, pinions and watch parts that do not require very hard grade steel. Very hard and extra hard steel is used for springs, files and suchlike.