Category: watches

Video Appreciation Hermes Arceau Casaque Watch

The case of Arceau Casaque is transformed into a carousel, while the dial shows the curvilinear trace left by the horseshoes stamped on the sand. Draw a ‘Cavale’ pattern on this background. The dial manufacturing technology combines the filling process, lacquering and pad printing techniques. First, the base of the dial is engraved and then lacquered. The same-tone matte herringbone pattern made with pad printing technology brings the finishing touch to this colorful overall composition.

Hermès Arceau Casaque watch
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Releasing Men’s Pride Mido Commander Series Multifunction Chronograph Watch

Chronographs are not uncommon among the many functions of watches. Compared with moon phases and perpetual calendars, chronographs seem to be more popular with men who love sports. Most chronographs have a seemingly identical appearance and design. The chronograph dial plus multi-function chronograph buttons, however, watches are such an item worthy of taste and careful observation. Whenever you compare the two watches carefully, you will find the differences. Many subtle designs accommodate the brand’s design style. Below, the watch home brings you a Mido Commander series multi-function chronograph watch, the beauty of details is being explored. Reference model: M016.414.11.041.00.

Complex function illustration

  Mido has long inherited the characteristics of architecture. This Mido Commander series, which was born in 1959, has maintained continuous production since its inception, and has a long history of success. For more than 50 years, the Commander series watches have always maintained high-end quality and reputation. Now the Commander series has written a legend, combining multi-function chronograph and long power reserve, bringing a new visual shock to the world.

Polished 316L stainless steel case with mercerizing.
  From the appearance point of view, the new Commander series multi-function chronograph watch uses satin-polished 316L stainless steel case, polished bezel, diameter 42.5mm. The wide dial provides ample space for the function of the watch, and at the same time makes the appearance of this watch more tough and domineering, showing the heroic temperament.

Blue dial with red hands.
  Through the sapphire mirror, the wide dial ensures clear readings. The blue dial with red hands ignites the movement and passion on the wrist. The dial is decorated with sun rays, and the hour, minute and scales are white SuperLumiNova® to ensure clear visibility at night.

The dial is equipped with a speed measuring ring and a calendar window at 3 o’clock.
  It is worth mentioning that the dial edge is equipped with a dynamic speed measurement ring. The upper half of the scale is white outward, and the lower half is inward. The subtleties have a unique style. A calendar window at 3 o’clock ensures the wearer’s accurate grasp of the time.

The 30-minute counter is at 12 o’clock and the 12-hour counter is at 6 o’clock.
  Functionally, the 30-minute counter is located at 12 o’clock, the 12-hour counter is located at 6 o’clock, and the chronograph dial and the 60-second chronograph hands are ingeniously used red, becoming the brightest embellishment on the dial. The small second hand is located at the nine o’clock position, using white hands, and different colors are used to distinguish functions.

The timing buttons are located on the upper and lower sides of the crown.
  Seen from the side, the side of the case is uniquely designed with a unique concave cut surface. The timing buttons are located on the upper and lower sides of the crown. The upper buttons are for starting and stopping the timing, and the lower buttons are for resetting the timing. The operation is simple and fast.

316L stainless steel strap with folding clasp.
  The 316L stainless steel strap with folding clasp is comfortable and convenient to wear. In summer, the bracelet of this material is easier to take care of, and will not be damaged or damaged due to sweat.

The finely engraved movement on the transparent back.
  The beautifully engraved movement on the transparent back is engraved with the serial number. The meticulously carved Geneva wave and MIDO logo on the automatic oscillating weight, the movement decorated with blue screws is delicate and exquisite, which provides powerful power for precise movement.

Watch with Caliber60 automatic movement inside.
  In terms of power, the watch is equipped with a Caliber60 automatic movement inside the watch, up to 60 hours, a diameter of 30.00mm, a thickness of 7.90mm, a movement with super power reserve to show you the powerful energy of the watch.

Multifunctional chronograph and long power reserve.

Summary: The biggest highlight of this watch is that the multifunctional chronograph and long power reserve are exquisitely combined, allowing the wearer to feel the release of strong power. As for other aspects, everyone has their own different aesthetics and preferences. Among Mido’s chronograph watches, the color of this commander series multi-function chronograph watch is still very eye-catching, and friends who like it may wish to look at the real thing It feels like maybe you can hold it. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)

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Li Yuchun Wears Gucci Watches And Jewelry To Debut In Milan Big Show

Gucci Spring / Summer 2018 Milan Fashion Week, brand ambassador Li Yuchun wore Gucci watch jewelry and appeared at the event site with a cute “Chinese doll” model. Oriental elements blended with avant-garde design to express their unique charm.

Fashion Show

 The new Fashion watch mixes a large number of original design ideas, showing a bold and avant-garde new fashion beauty, in line with Gucci’s usual ancient spirit and modern style. The watch uses a stripe decorative pattern, which is applied to a very modern colored Plexiglas bracelet, which reproduces the classic stripe design. The geometric lines of the bracelet, the rectangular transparent Plexiglas case and the round mother-of-pearl dial are coordinated. As the final touch, Gucci’s new bee decoration pattern, which is also the new symbol of Gucci, is engraved and printed on the gold foil of the case back and bracelet respectively. This watch is a passionate collision between Gucci’s iconic qualities and modern design concepts. For all watch enthusiasts who pay attention to style, it is the best statement to pursue fashion.

Le Marché des Merveilles jewelry

 The Le Marché des Merveilles collection is always reminiscent of the ‘Fantastic Treasure Box’-new and charming animal shapes and precious stones. Gucci added exquisite new works to the series this time, and continues to explore animal themes-focusing on creating tiger head design elements. The collection includes a variety of different themes and a variety of precious stones, from eye-catching white and green combinations with diamonds and tsavorites to colorful combinations of orange, red and blue sapphires. The use of Paraiba Topaz, black spinels and pearls, yellow-colored yellow quartz, and gorgeous purple and crimson rubies makes the head shape itself deep, three-dimensional and vivid. The use of gray diamonds and pearls adds a touch of refined and delicate luster.

G-Timeless Slim watch

 The G-Timeless Slim is now available in 29 mm and 36 mm models. The surface shines with a rich mother-of-pearl luster and is embellished with Gucci’s new iconic hour markers: delicate bees, stars and heart shapes. The case is made of stainless steel, one of which is decorated with PVD light gold. A simple stainless steel grid bracelet or a colorful lizard leather strap completes these dazzling, eclectic designs.

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Hurst Watch Survey, Rolex Tops The List

Hearst UK’s 2016 watch survey shows that Rolex is the most popular watchmaking brand in the world. This unique and comprehensive survey interviewed over 8,000 readers of Mr. Fashion, Men’s Health, Bazaar, Red and Financial Times, and referenced The Watch Gallery’s customer database.

   Swiss watchmaking giants Rolex and Patek Philippe became the biggest winners. The two brands ranked first and second in the survey of ‘Fifty Most Popular Watchmaking Brands’ and ‘Dream Watches’. But when broken down into specific genders, Patek Philippe is the most preferred brand and dream watch for men; Cartier is the most preferred brand for women; and Rolex is the most dream watch for women.
   Other brands ranked higher in the survey include Omega, IWC, Breitling, Tag Heuer and Chanel, among others.

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L.U.C Xps Simple Is Beautiful

Precise technology, meticulous appearance and minimalist style. The L.U.C XPS watch with these characteristics is undoubtedly a classic. This year, Chopard is wearing a classic 18K rose gold coat with a silver silk satin dial.
   Condensing a self-winding mechanical movement, a dual barrel, and a 65-hour power reserve into an ultra-thin case is a remarkable watchmaking feat. The master watchmakers at Chopard Fleurier watch factory have successfully developed miniature rotors, turning all this into reality. The watch designer also dedicated a perfect design: an ultra-thin case with a long diameter (39.50 mm) and a flat mirror. The mechanical achievements combined with the appearance design gave birth to a handsome and elegant watch with a light and agile appearance, with a perfect balance, and won the ultra-thin watch crown at the 2006 Geneva Watch Awards.

The perfect combination of aesthetics and technology
   In order to satisfy many watch lovers who love mechanical beauty, the LUC XPS watch is designed with a transparent sapphire case back. Through it, you can see the exquisite operation of the LUC 96.12-L (LUC 12.96) movement. Also clearly visible. 18K rose gold case with silver silk satin dial and small seconds at 6 o’clock to perfectly balance the dial. This watch, a perfect combination of mechanics and aesthetics, has also been certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC) for its precise performance.

Chopard Watchmaking
   As a family brand, independence is a distinctive label of Chopard. The production of L.U.C watches is completely completed at the production sites of Meyrin and Fleurier within the group. Movement design, finished product design, gold casting, stamping and mold processing, metal movement and watch band creation, traditional hand decoration, surface treatment, polishing, assembly, and debugging and quality control. All watches need to go through these processes to achieve the excellent watchmaking that belongs to Chopard.

Technical specifications

Case: 18K rose gold case
Total diameter: 39.50 mm
Thickness: 7.13 mm
Water resistance: 30 meters
18K rose gold crown with L.U.C logo: 4.00 mm
Front and back anti-glare sapphire crystal
Open case back

Movement:
Automatic mechanical movement: L.U.C 96.12-L (L.U.C 12.96)
Total diameter: 27.40 mm
Thickness: 3.30 mm
Number of jewels: 29
Vibration frequency: 28,800 times / hour
Power reserve: 65 hours
Geneva Ripple Refined Bridge Two stacked barrels, patented Twin® technology
Official Swiss Observatory Certification (COSC)

Dial and hands:
Silver silk satin dial with sun print
Gold-plated hour markers
Gold-plated crown prince hour and minute hands
Gold-plated stick-shaped small seconds

Function and display:
Central hours and minutes display
Small seconds at 6 o’clock

Strap and buckle:
Hand-stitched brown alligator strap
18K Rose Gold Pin Buckle

Model: 161920-5002 – 18K Rose Gold
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Audemars Piguet Audemars Piguet Hong Kong Basel Art Exhibition

AUDEMARS PIGUET, the global partner of Art Basel in the second year, is pleased to announce that at the Art Basel in Hong Kong from May 14th to 18th, 2014, presented by famous French designers A new exhibition area designed by Mathieu Lehanneur and the latest creations by Austrian video artist Kurt Hentschläger. Lehanneur’s innovative design draws inspiration from Le Brassus, the birthplace of AUDEMARS PIGUET, in the Vallée de Joux, and its layout complements Hentschläger’s projected video works to perfectly set out many historical and historical Contemporary watch masterpieces, including six new Royal Oak offshore 42mm watches.

Design of AUDEMARS PIGUET Art Basel in Hong Kong

Mathieu Lehanneur’s imaginative design is inspired mainly by science, nature and technology. In this new design concept, Lehanneur uses the latest resin and fiber molding technology to cast a rock shape found in one of Europe’s original and remote forest areas, the Jura Valley, where AUDEMARS PIGUET originated. Lehanneur uses the type of ancient Swiss rocks to explore themes related to nature, and then creates his own new version, as if to recreate one of Europe’s most remote and challenging landscapes in his work without leaving humans behind No trace of activity. Lehanneur’s casting resin and mineral molding will be placed in the AUDEMARS PIGUET exhibition area, and will bring the precipitous natural landscape of the brand’s birthplace to various Basel art exhibitions worldwide in 2014.
AUDEMARS PIGUET also invited Austrian video artist Kurt Hentschläger to produce a new film for the Art Basel this year, which will be displayed on three screens in the brand exhibition area. Hentschläger has focused on time-based media, lighting and sound creation for more than 30 years. The film he produced for AUDEMARS PIGUET depicts the fascinating scenery of his earlier visit to the Jura Valley. This film shows the coexistence of natural environment and technology, explores how to inspire and influence each other, and appreciates the stunning scenery that has profoundly influenced the history of the AUDEMARS PIGUET brand and the development of precision watchmaking technology with a new perspective and perspective.
AUDEMARS PIGUET deliberately selected a series of masterpieces with a long history and modern timepieces as the focus of the brand exhibition area. This exhibition will review the history of the famous Royal Oak Offshore 42mm watch and other important works of the brand from the 19th century to the present. Visitors also have the opportunity to observe the craftsmanship of the watchmaker and the fine polishing process of each AUDEMARS PIGUET watch at the scene to bring a unique experience. Commenting on the new collaboration, Olivier Audemars, a great-grandson of the board member of AUDEMARS PIGUET and one of the company’s founders, said: ‘We are delighted to be working with two outstanding artists. Mathieu’s innovative VIP room design and Kurt’s fascinating film work both highlight The true spirit of AUDEMARS PIGUET, and let us bring the essence of the Jura Valley to Hong Kong, Basel and Miami in 2014. ‘
Mathieu Lehanneur said, ‘My inspiration comes from nature and technology, and the possibility of presenting both in a design way. In this project, I hope to deepen the ore found locally by using the latest technology. The inspiring landscape of the Jura Valley, which deeply affects the brand’s history and exquisite craftsmanship, is brought to three continents. ”Kurt Hentschläger added:“ The focus of this video, the wonderful experience of traveling and exploring the Jura Valley has made my life unforgettable. The coexistence of nature and technology Deeply attracted me. ‘
Following the Art Basel exhibition in Hong Kong, the AUDEMARS PIGUET exhibition area will be moved to the Art Basel exhibition area from June 19th to 22nd, 2014, and then appear at the Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach from December 4th to 7th, 2014.

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Cartier Art Master Series Crocodile Embossed Flying Tourbillon Watch

Cartier is extremely passionate, and boldly applies delicate relief technology to the art of watchmaking to create this watch. The subtle gradation blue of natural agate is reminiscent of the sea, and a subtle crocodile emerges from the waves under the axe of the gem cutter.

 Rotonde de Cartier watch, crocodile motif, embossed

形象 This image of a carnivore is undoubtedly one of the most symbolic animals in Cartier’s animal-themed watch series. It is particularly striking for its bold relief and shining interpretation.

It requires special expertise to show the nuances of agate from blue black to brilliant white without damaging the gem. This fascinating watch has the intricacies of a flying tourbillon and the distinguished Geneva mark: a masterpiece of art and watchmaking.

Cartier’s new art watch series crocodile decorative watch parameters
Case: 18K white gold
Crown: Beaded Crown with Convex Sapphire
Dial: 18K white gold, natural agate crocodile relief pattern
Strap: Black semi-matt alligator leather strap
Clasp: 18K white gold double adjustable folding clasp
Water resistance: 30 meters / 100 feet / 3 bar
Movement: The workshop produced 9452 MC manual winding mechanical movement, won the Geneva mark, the floating tourbillon with the C-shaped tourbillon frame indicates the second
Cover: Sapphire crystal
Global Limited Number of 30 pieces issued

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Future Watchmaking Talent Lange’s New Training Year Is Now Underway

Lange’s training course for the new year has begun on August 19, 2013. Seventeen young students from different regions of Germany have passed pre-qualification. They will learn more about the mysteries of Lange’s watchmaking skills in the next three years. The watch factory trains two mold craftsmen at the same time. Lange currently has 41 students who specialize in making watches and molds.
But why are young people of this generation aspiring to be watchmakers? In fact, they are mostly technological ‘fanatics.’ Others are inspired by relatives and friends in the industry. Someone originally wanted to be an actor, but found that the workbench for making a movement with a diameter of 30 mm was the stage for their talents. Laura Schreiber is one of them. One day, she attended a professional exhibition. In front of the Lange booth, she picked up a piece of metal and started assembling. From that moment, she clearly found her life goal. This year is the third year of Laura’s apprenticeship with Lange. She will share with us her past training experience and her outlook for the future.

Lange is training 41 young students
 ‘We can think of a mechanical movement as a complex three-dimensional puzzle consisting of up to 500 parts with a diameter of 3 cm. Many of these parts weigh only a few milligrams and can only be seen under a magnifying glass. However, when you complete This jigsaw puzzle, the entire complex device instantly breathes life into it, it feels very wonderful. One of the fascinating aspects of watchmaking is that you can see the results you have built with your own hands.
 However, I also have a long way to go to make a fully functioning watch. It all started at the Lange Watch School. On the first class day two years ago, Katja König, the principal instructor, explained to us the content of the course. I couldn’t believe that I would learn so much about watchmaking in three years. The first week passed quickly. I met future colleagues in various departments. In the teaching studio, I personally tried basic metalworking techniques such as filing, sawing, turning, drilling, and taking theoretical classes at the vocational school in Glashütte.
Laura. Schreiber (middle) and Chief Instructor Ka Jia. Koenig and student Stefan Schulze
Laura. Schreiber (left) and student Stefan Schultz (right)
 Six months later, we finally had access to the coveted timing device. Initially, the instructor used a clock movement to show us the mechanical components and explain the functions one by one. Before the end of the first year of apprenticeship training, the instructor asked me to see the work of other watchmakers in the watch factory. Within three weeks, I went to different production departments to gain experience and met many new colleagues. This was the first time I felt I became a real watchmaker.
 In the second year, we gradually started making watches. First of all, we need to understand the design, function and repair process of pocket watches, which has been the starting point for all things Lange has done for 165 years. For me, the most important thing is to build your first watch. During the mid-term test of apprenticeship training, I demonstrated everything I learned at the time by operating the perfect components. I was very successful that time!
This year is the third year and I have entered the final stage of the training! I have a lot to learn, such as self-winding watches, big calendars, chronographs and other extra watch functions. In addition, I was selected to participate in the exchange program at the Danish School of Watchmaking in Ringsted. I will work with a colleague from Denmark to complete a watch. I will personally polish and decorate the surface of all parts. I also personally adjust the amplitude of the watch to make the time display accurate to the second. Training in Ringsted is not only important for clocks, but fluent English is also important. Fortunately, Lange offers language courses throughout the apprenticeship program, giving me the confidence to get everything done smoothly.
For Lange apprentices, one of the special challenges of the third year was participating in an international competition for future watchmakers. This is a great opportunity to showcase creativity and craftsmanship. Former students of Lange have won the competition twice. Final exams are getting closer. If I get good grades, I meet the requirements agreed at the beginning of the apprenticeship and can stay at Lange full-time. I really look forward to it. ‘

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Amy Fiaba Series Charming And Irresistible

The Fiaba women’s watch series is specially designed for elegant women who have their own opinions.
    She is ‘elegant’ long and sensual. She is the Fiaba women’s watch series. Designed by Le Méridien designers, this series of watches inherits and reinterprets the elegant and smooth style of the Fiaba collection. Designed for elegant women with their own opinions.
   If the shape is described as a rectangle, it is surely lost. Elegant and luxurious, this watch combines classic and modern beauty. The body of the watch is slightly curved and fits perfectly on the wrist, like a second skin. This model is available in three colors: black, silver and pearl. The dial can be paired with slender, stick-shaped hour-markers or shiny diamond hour-markers, with majestic and solemn Roman numerals at 12 and 6 o’clock. The vertical decoration in the center of the dial is satin-brushed, and the surface with sun radiation effect is dazzling at every moment. The hands are also carefully polished to show elegance and elegance during operation.
The vertical decoration in the center of the dial is satin-brushed, and the surface with sun radiation effect is dazzling at every moment.
    The three-column structured metal bracelet makes the watch more stylish. The bracelet is polished to give you a glorious look, smooth and soft like velvet, making it more comfortable to wear. The Fiaba watch also comes with a delicate shiny alligator leather strap, available in white, black and brown. Elegant and dignified or sexy, charming, lively or charming, the watches you wear can make you show your style.

Technical Information
Case:
Stainless steel, 39 mm x 20.90 mm
Full polishing
Curved sapphire crystal with glare coating
Water resistant 50 m / 5 atm
Style:
— Set with diamonds, set with 58 top Wesselton VVS-VS diamonds (0.3944 ct), 1.20 mm in diameter
— Yellow PVD finish
dial:
New diamond faceted embedded Roman numerals
Contrast effect between the center of the dial and the surrounding stripes: sunlight rays and pearlescent surface
Without diamond style:
Available with black and silver dials and silver dial with yellow hour markers
Case-set diamond style with delicate ‘guilloche’ guilloche pattern
Diamond style:
Seiko set of 10 top Wesselton VVS-VS diamonds, weighing 1.68mm, weighing 0.068 carats
Also available in white mother-of-pearl dial
Hands and discs:
Diamond faceted hour and minute hands
Available in rhodium-plated and gold-plated versions
Strap / Bracelet:
Black, white or brown genuine alligator strap
3-column structured bracelet with curved design on the inside for maximum comfort
Full polishing
Folding clasp with buttons
Available in yellow PVD finish
Clasp:
Stainless steel standard buckle
Available in yellow PVD finish
Movement:
Quartz Movement
Features:
Central hands indicate hours and minutes
model
FA2164-SS001-310
Stainless steel case, black dial, black alligator strap, stainless steel standard buckle
FA2164-SS001-113
Stainless steel case, silver dial, white alligator strap, stainless steel standard buckle
FA2164-SD531-311
Stainless steel diamond case, black guilloche guilloché dial, black alligator strap, stainless steel standard buckle
FA2164-SD531-114
Stainless steel diamond case, silver guilloche guilloché dial, white alligator strap, stainless steel standard buckle
FA2164-SS002-310
Stainless steel case, black dial, stainless steel bracelet
FA2164-SS002-113
Stainless steel case, silver dial, stainless steel bracelet
FA2164-SD532-311
Stainless steel and diamond case, black guilloche guilloché dial, stainless steel bracelet
FA2164-SD532-114
Stainless steel and diamond case, silver guilloche guilloche dial, stainless steel bracelet
FA2164-PVY01-112
Yellow PVD plated stainless steel case, silver dial, brown alligator strap, yellow PVD plated stainless steel standard buckle
FA2164-PVY06-112
Yellow PVD coated stainless steel case, silver dial, yellow PVD coated stainless steel bracelet

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Rich Mille Brand Friends Fernando Alonso And Sebastian Buemi Rule The 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours Endurance Race

RICHARD MILLE Richard Mille is pleased to announce that in the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend, the best friends Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Buemi won To win. They drove Toyota Team No. 8 and reached the finish line at the Sarter circuit, which won warm applause from the audience.

ALONSO Fernando, BUEMI Sebastien, and NAKAJIMA Kazuki

 At 3 pm on Saturday, the 2018 French Open champion Rafael Nadal took to the track to kick off the flag for this tournament. Twenty-four hours later, Toyota Team No. 8 was the first to cross the finish line with two laps ahead of other teams. Alonso and Buemi brought their first victory to the 20th Toyota Team. This victory is important for these new Le Mans legends, and Sebastian Buemi is also the third Swiss driver to win this famous endurance race.

BUEMI Sebastien
 For Fernando Alonso, his first performance in the Le Mans 24 Hours was amazing. The two-time F1 World Champion and the new Le Mans 24-hour endurance champion said: ‘This event is really amazing, I feel like I have participated in two consecutive F1 races.’ Now, the Spaniard is going to win Indianapolis Lees 500 Miles Grand Prix to achieve the three Grand Slam goals of motorsport. Previously, only Graham Hill had made this great achievement.

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