Audemars Piguet: Legend Of Haute Horlogerie From Ru Valley

Audemars Piguet, a Swiss watchmaker, is a time-honored family in the watch industry and is the only watchmaker in the world still under the control of the founding families (Audemars and Piguet). Brand. Since its founding in the Vallée de Joux in the Jura Mountains in Switzerland in 1875, Audemars Piguet has written immortal chapters in the history of watches and clocks, creating many ‘first in history’ records, constantly introducing limited edition masterpieces, Outstanding innovative high-end sports watches, classic masterpieces, gorgeous jewellery watches for women and specially-made rare gems.
Cradle of Fine Watchmaking-Switzerland

 After thousands of years of wind and frost in the Swiss Vallée de Joux, the wonderful natural scenery has bred an infinite treasure of time. In 1875, Audemars Piguet was born in the cradle of fine watchmaking. The 17th-century Ru Valley is full of ancient rocks and forests. The pristine and natural environment makes it almost impossible to grow crops. ‘Nothing grew but rocks only seems to be able to grow here.’ Mr. Olivier Audemars, deputy to Audemars Piguet’s board of directors, said: ‘The natural environment of the Ru Valley is not suitable for the development of human civilization. There are only a lot of forests and rocks here. The local residents cannot grow any crops. They can only make a living through animal husbandry. Then, people Mastering the skills of smelting steel through rocks, in the long winter of 8 months each year, residents began to make timepiece movement parts in the form of home workshops. From the end of the 18th century to the 19th century, Ru Guya quickly developed The heart of complication timepiece production. ‘
 In the 18th century, under the interference of the handicraft industry association with religious and government background, a large number of home-based workshops of the watchmakers in Rugu Valley made their own decisions, obscurely producing high-quality watch parts. Audemars Piguet founders Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet took the lead in producing pocket watches with finished movements, and won the opportunity for the independent development of Rugu watchmaking industry. In the 19th century, the valley’s watchmaking workshops have developed into the heart of the entire complex timepiece production in Switzerland.
 For Audemars Piguet, Ru Valley is not only the heart of the development of complex movements. What’s more important is that the independence of Ruyao because of its geographical environment has also become the core of the brand that Audemars Piguet has always adhered to. A piece of timepiece with a legacy. Each Audemars Piguet timepiece contains our unique insights and perfect interpretations of aesthetic design, watchmaking and hand retouching.
Artistic interpretation of Ru Valley
 The Jura Mountains, where the valley is located, are named after the term ‘Jurassic.’ British photographer Dan Holdsworth is obsessed with the complex terrain and unpredictable climate of the Ru Valley. His series of pictures for Audemars Piguet are set in the beautiful and harsh natural environment of the Ru Valley. Dan Hodsworth captures the ancient forests and terrain covered by the mist, recording the quiet and beautiful but ephemeral natural landscape of this valley. He said: ‘The unique geological formations and natural landscapes of the Ru Valley have very moving characteristics, and they are also my favorite location for creation. In a way, it conveys the power of time. The perfect fusion of technology and native landscape has With a captivating charm, the connection between the two is the best material for creative work. ‘

Ru Valley under the lens of British photographer Dan Hodsworth
 In 2014, Austrian video artist Kurt Hentschläger filmed a magnificent panoramic film ‘Measure’ for Audemars Piguet in the Ru Valley. This film describes the harmonious coexistence of nature and technology, and explores the coexistence and interaction between the two. Through the presentation of natural landscapes, Kurt Henskrach outlines the development history of Audemars Piguet from a new perspective. He believes that ‘the perfect natural landscape preserved in Ru Valley will present a kind of The new state makes the viewer realize the importance of returning to the original nature. ‘

Austrian video artist Kurt Henskrach presents the panoramic film ‘Measure’ of the Ru Valley
Family legend beginning in 1875

Audemars Piguet founders Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet

Badge hanging from the front of the Audemars Piguet building in 1875
 In 1875, two young and talented watchmakers, Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet, co-founded Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, Switzerland. They developed a ‘low-volume, high-quality’ product strategy. , Maintains and inherits the fine watchmaking craftsmanship in the independent environment, and carries the highest level of decoration and polishing craftsmanship. Because of the spirit of independence he insists on, Peter loves to inherit this precious cultural heritage, and innovates, actively, and open up the future.

Audemars Piguet Board Chairman Jasmine Audemars (left) Audemars Piguet Board Chairman Olivier Audemars (right)
 Some stories are legends in themselves. They span centuries and are passed on from generation to generation, and become even more extraordinary as the years go by. Since its inception, Audemars Piguet has been writing legends of traditional craftsmanship and extraordinary creativity in the field of fine watchmaking. Audemars Piguet chairman Jasmine Audemars said of the family tradition: ‘For Audemars Piguet, it means not only remembering the past with respect, but also symbolizing positive action to move forward into the future, pursuing innovation with the spirit of excellence , And commit to a new career to create a classic. ‘
 Olivier Audemars, great-grandson of Edward Auguste Piguet, one of the founders of Audemars Piguet, recalls: ‘My grandfather, Paul Edward Piguet, always tells me stories about watch factories. To him, the company does not belong to anyone, but this The region itself. His mission is to ensure that the company remains in the valley and is passed down from generation to generation. ‘
Master of Fine Watchmaking
 The heritage values ​​that the founders Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet gave to the brand have become the source of success for Audemars Piguet since its establishment. To this day, Audemars Piguet is still the finest watchmaking brand when it comes to complication. Adhering to the fine watchmaking craftsmanship from the Swiss valley, every Audemars Piguet watch perfectly embodies a unique, internal and external design aesthetic. These intricate and sophisticated timepieces have the unique value of hand assembly and detail refining in the hands of the perfect watchmaker. Each series of Audemars Piguet has its own unique and distinctive features, which explain the brand’s advanced watchmaking craftsmanship and strong innovative research and development capabilities.
 In 1882, Audemars Piguet introduced its first pocket watch with large complications. In 1892, Audemars Piguet introduced the first watch with a minute repeater function in the history of horology. In 1921, Audemars Piguet introduced the world’s smallest minute repeater movement (only 15.80 mm in diameter); subsequently, the world’s thinnest pocket watch movement (only 1.32 mm thick) was launched, equipped with an ultra-thin movement (thickness (Only 1.64 mm) watch came out, in 1938 once again created a new milestone for ultra-thin watches. In 1955, Audemars Piguet introduced the first perpetual calendar watch with a leap year display in the history of horology. In 1967, Audemars Piguet introduced Calibre 2120, the thinnest self-winding movement with a central rotor in the history of watches and clocks (only 2.45 mm thick). In 1978, Audemars Piguet made another legend in the field of ultra-thin watches, launching the world’s thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar watch. In 1986, Audemars Piguet created the self-winding ultra-thin watch with a tourbillon device. The thickness of this landmark watch is less than 5.70 mm. The tourbillon is still the most delicate work in the history of horology (only 7.20 mm in diameter).

1882: Audemars Piguet launches the first large-complexity pocket watch with perpetual calendar, double-seconds chronograph and minute repeater

1892: Audemars Piguet launches the first minute repeater in the history of horology

1955: Audemars Piguet launches the first perpetual calendar watch with a leap year display in the history of horology

1978: The world’s thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar watch

1986: Audemars Piguet launches the world’s first self-winding ultra-thin tourbillon watch Ref. 25643BA
 In 1999, Audemars Piguet began research and development of the escapement of the movement. After 7 years of innovative research, Audemars Piguet launched the new exclusive escapement system (Audemars Piguet Escapement) in 2006. Different from the indirect transmission method of the traditional Swiss lever escapement, Audemars Piguet’s exclusive escapement system with direct transmission, dual plane hairspring and ultra-high vibration frequency of 6 Hz (43,200 times / hour) greatly improves the shock resistance of the escapement system. The travel time accuracy reaches +1.1 seconds / 24 hours, which is only one tenth of the tolerance allowed by the Swiss Official Observatory Certification (COSC).

2006: Audemars Piguet’s exclusive escapement system
Pioneering design in history: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
 In 1972, Audemars Piguet broke the inherent conventions of the traditional watchmaking industry and launched an unprecedented luxury sports watch-the Royal Oak series, which established Audemars Piguet’s legendary status in the history of modern watchmaking. Designed by Gérald Genta, the Royal Oak series watches have broken the conventional stainless steel materials and design features to become an innovation that challenges traditional luxury watches, and is equipped with the world’s thinnest A self-winding movement with a central rotor, an octagonal bezel fixed with 8 hexagonal screws, a dial engraved with the ‘Tapisserie’ checkered pattern, and a fully integrated metal strap and case. In addition to the strong sports design style, the most exciting thing about the Royal Oak watch is its innovative spirit: In the era when luxury watches were all made of precious metals such as gold, Audemars Piguet successfully introduced stainless steel materials into high-end The field of watchmaking is a revolutionary innovation in the history of horology.

Giro Zunda

1972: Sketch by Jero Zunda (left) and the first Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch Ref. 5402ST

1972: Advertising for the Royal Oak watch
 For Audemars Piguet, adherence to tradition and courage to innovate are not incompatible. The precise grasp of the two drives the birth of extraordinary masterpieces of timepieces and the technological innovation of watchmaking. Since the creation of Audemars Piguet in 1875, a new chapter has been created for the future of complex watchmaking from the original manual watchmaker through generations and innovations, making Audemars Piguet irreplaceable in the 21st Century Fine Watchmaking Bureau Status.

Simple Beauty Fashion Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Ultra-thin Watch

SIHH 2015 Geneva Haute Horlogerie Exhibition has been opened, and the report staff in front of the Watch House has also begun to work. They will bring you the latest, fastest and most comprehensive coverage of this exhibition. Following in the footsteps of the House of Watches, let us admire Montblanc’s new heritage Chronométrie series of ultra-thin watches in the SIHH Geneva Fine Watch Fair.

Watch real shot show:

Case dimensions are 38 mm

Elegant and delicate 18K rose gold case

This watch has hours and minutes display

   The dial “MECANIQUE” is the soul of this watch. Montblanc’s watchmakers have crafted this classic two-handed watch for advanced watch enthusiasts who love manual winding movements. The elegant watch embodies the traditional craftsmanship of extreme precision and pure performance, adhering to the spirit of the legendary Minerva Pythagore watch.

Watch details real shot display:

The crown is engraved with a hexagonal white star logo

Elegant black alligator strap

Simple 18K Rose Gold Pin Buckle

Delicate and delicate pointer shape

Equipped with a MB 23.01 manual winding mechanical movement

   At just 5.8 mm thick, this watch pays homage to mechanical timepieces in a low profile. It is equipped with a MB 23.01 manual winding mechanical movement wrapped in an ultra-thin case. The slim size makes it an elegant and refined life companion. 38mm diameter, 18K rose gold polished case with curved lugs and black alligator leather strap from Montblanc Florence Leather Factory. Crown embossed Montblanc hexagonal white star logo.

Summary: Since the brand was founded, Montblanc has been insisting on creating every product with traditional heritage and perfection for more than 100 years. The uncompromising design and quality have enabled Montblanc to successfully create classics that can be passed on to the world. The Montblanc hexagonal white star symbolizes the top quality that the brand is committed to, and in every writing instrument, clock, timepiece, leather goods, accessories, fragrance Can be reflected in the atmosphere and eyewear products. The Montblanc Workshop explains the commitment to continuous pursuit of excellence while promoting the development of the cultural field.

Rare Lange Pour Le Mérite Watch Hits A New Auction High

On March 17, 2013, at the Antigouron auction, a highly sought-after Lange masterpiece: Tourbillon ‘Pour le Mérite’ with a rare combination of white gold case and blue dial The watch changed hands for 275,710 euros.
 This charming watch is one of the 200 limited edition watches of 1994. Fifty of them have a platinum case, and 130 have an 18K yellow gold case; only 19 have a white gold case.
Rare Lange ‘Pour le Mérite’ timepiece
 The high price of this complex watch, in addition to exceeding its original high estimate of 225,000 euros, was sold at a price four times the original retail price. Watch collectors from all over the world have expressed interest in this masterpiece. This sale is the highest ever in a Lange white gold edition Tourbillon ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch. At the auction, the Tourbillon ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch was one of the most popular Lange works. Good-quality watches are often sold at three to five times the original retail price.
 The Tourbillon ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch with a unique sesame chain drive system is the proud creation of Lange, the outstanding watchmaker of Saxony. Lange pioneered the installation of a sesame chain transmission system that compensates for the loss of clockwork torque on the watch in 1994. In combination with the extremely precise one-minute tourbillon, Lange regained its traditional leading position in manufacturing complex timepiece factories.
 The Tourbillon ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch’s sesame chain drive system provides a constant power output for the watch.
About Lange
 When Ferdinand A. Lange founded his watchmaking factory in 1845, it also laid the foundation stone for the watchmaking industry in Saxony. His precision pocket watches are still sought after by collectors around the world. After the Second World War, Lange’s century-old foundation was expropriated and confiscated by the East German regime. The great-grandson of the founder, Walter Lange, seized the opportunity and began the revival of Lange in 1990. Today, Lange produces only thousands of gold or platinum watches of the highest quality each year. All are equipped with an exclusive movement carefully modified and assembled by hand. Within 20 years, Lange has developed more than 40 watch-manufactured movements, leading the world’s leading watch brand. The brand is fruitful, introducing different innovative timing tools, such as LANGE 1 with the first large calendar display in general watches, and LANGE ZEITWERK with clear, easy-to-read, accurate word skipping devices. These two watches have also become Lange’s signature models.
 Lange’s revival is also the epitome of the revival of German fine watchmaking.

Fortis Holds The First ‘zero Gravity Space Art Competition’ To Celebrate The 100th Anniversary Of The Brand’s Founding

Fortis watches have a reputation for going to places where other watches have not been. Since the original Mercury astronaut chose to wear a Fortis Spacematic watch, it has become the most popular watch brand for pilots and astronauts. There are also Fortis pilot watches on the International Space Station. Fortis Pilots has become the official timepiece of the Russian space program since 1997. All astronauts and astronauts leaving Russia’s Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center will still receive a Fortis Pilots watch as Part of its official space equipment. After the Russian astronauts wore the Fortis watch early out of the space, the Fortis Pilot became the first watch to be worn in space.

To celebrate this unique achievement, Fortis Pilots launched an equally unique competition on its 100th anniversary. From September 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013, Fortis Pilots invites everyone who imagines space and wants to travel to space to submit their creative art works to the world’s first ‘Zero Gravity Space Art Competition’.
The winners of this unique competition will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to leave the earth and experience an unparalleled feeling of weightlessness. Experience the feeling of parabolic flight with a special high-performance weightless aircraft simulation orbital flight. The lucky winner will accompany scientists at the German Sport University of Cologne on a specially equipped zero-gravity aircraft and assist them in weightlessness experiments. The winner of the contest will also be equipped with the official Fortis B-42 astronaut chronograph, which is the same chronograph worn by astronauts on the International Space Station.

All people over the age of 18 in the world can participate in the Fortis Zero-G Space Art Contest. Participants can join the Fortis Space Art Gallery by submitting their original artwork or video. Winners will be selected by online community netizens. Hurry up and let your friends vote for your entry, because the one who gets the most votes will be the final winner. There is even an award for voters, and each voter will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle to win a second Fortis B-42 Official Cosmonauts Chronograph. The more votes you get, the greater your chance of landing a zero-gravity aircraft to experience weightless parabolic flight.
All original paintings, photos, graphic works or videos that express the theme of thinking and feeling about space are eligible to participate in this special celebration of Fortis’s 100th year of innovation.
Source: Gevril Group-Fortis

Hublot Hublot Replacement Watch Repair Service

HUBLOT revolutionizes luxury after-sales service-alternative watches

 Enjoying luxury means a noble experience in the nuances. HUBLOT, a Swiss top watch brand under LVMH, is even more aware of this. It has created an unprecedented measure in after-sales service and has revolutionized the introduction of the ‘Atelier Watch Replacement Watch’. This non-sale watch will be provided free of charge to any customer who checks and repairs Hublot at a Hublot store. At present, this distinguished after-sales service is only implemented for customers of Hublot’s 49 stores worldwide.

 Mr. Ricardo Guadalupe, Hublot Global CEO said: ‘Every customer of HUBLOT is part of the Hublot family. When there is any problem when he buys Hublot During the inspection and maintenance, we are very honored to provide him with an ‘Atelier Watch replacement watch’ for free, to ensure that he maintains an uninterrupted connection with Hublot until his personal watch is returned to Zhao. We are very honored Announced that this disruptive new concept will be officially launched in 49 Hublot boutiques around the world .

Girard Perregaux’s Style Three Recommended Men’s Watches

Watch House Boutique Recommendation] Nowadays, more and more men like to wear watches. Some are due to the needs of work and often depend on time; some are due to the love of machinery. Ever since childhood, he has been curious about watches, and his preferences have continued unabated. There are some reasons that are brought into the bezel for unexplained reasons, and they can’t be cleaned up. From then on, the poisoning has become deep … No matter what the reason is, you will definitely like the watch. article. No matter from appearance, movement, craftsmanship, or technology, it will take you into another world full of charm, from which you can get some experiences and experiences never before. Next, the editor brings you a watch unique to one brand-Girard Perregaux. Each of the three men’s watches has its own characteristics. Let’s take a look at more exciting.
  Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 25882-52-121-BB6B watch


Comments on the model: The square case always feels concise and decisive. The Girard-Perregaux vintage 1945 series combines classic beauty and creativity, which explains the brand’s exquisite watchmaking technology. The number of this watch is 25882-52-121-BB6B. The case is made of 18K rose gold with a 36.10×35.25 mm case. The case has a certain degree of curvature to better fit the wrist. Through the mirror, there is a track-type minute scale on the edge of the dial. The outer circle is a simple Arabic numeral scale to display the time. The 12-hour instant jump calendar is a patented technology. It consists of two dials, one of which is a transparent digital dial. It is traditionally placed at 6 o’clock, and the dark blue night sky is dotted with stars and the moon, such as a clear white sky. Viewed from the outside, this watch has a distinctive personality, and the simple design must be the gentleman’s choice.

  In terms of power, the Girard Perregaux VINTAGE1945 series watch is equipped with a 03300-0062 self-made movement. It consists of 282 parts and has a frequency of 28,800 swings per hour. Its precise and reliable performance is guaranteed by the brand’s gold paint. The splint is polished with double diamonds, fish scales and Geneva stripes, and the movement can be seen through the case back.

Basic Information
Number: 25882-52-121-BB6B
Brand: Girard Perregaux
Series: Men’s Watch
Movement type: automatic machinery
Price: ¥ 246,000
For more watch details, please click: Girard Perregaux GP Girard Perregaux 1966 Series 49535-71-152-BK6A


Watch reviews: Although many electronic products can display the time, on many occasions, it is more convenient to look at the watch than to watch the time. In addition to showing the time, the watch can also display various time In front of you, this Girard-Perregaux watch 1966 series combines various functions in one: date, week, month and moon phase. The 40 mm platinum case has soft and smooth lines, and the simple dial design makes the display of the function not messy at all. There are two side-by-side windows at 12 o’clock to display the day of the week and the month; the moon phase and the date at 6 o’clock. Surround it. The blue second hand, the blue moon, and the blue moon phases have become the most beautiful embellishments on the white dial, low-key and elegant.

  Through the sapphire crystal case back, you can enjoy the mechanical operation of GP Girard-Perregaux’s self-produced GP033M0 self-winding movement, 28,800 times per hour (4 Hz), a power reserve of more than 46 hours, and a waterproof depth of 30 meters, which is sufficient for daily life. Demand for waterproofing. When this watch is worn on a man’s wrist with a black alligator strap, you will find that it is more exciting than the real thing. In the end, the watch is limited to 100 pieces, and its price is very high. Friends who like it can only save money.

Basic Information
Number: 49535-71-152-BK6A
Brand: Girard Perregaux
Series: Men’s Watch
Movement type: automatic machinery
Gender: Men
Limited number: 100
Price: ¥ 191,000
For more watch details, please click: Girard Perregaux Men’s Watch Series Three Golden Bridge Tourbillon Watch


Comment on the watch: The last recommended watch is definitely an amazing technology. The movement is no longer only technical and functional, but it can also be used independently as a design element. Very few watches have the same glorious history as the Three Golden Bridge Tourbillon. From the appearance, the watch has a size of 36.10×35.25 mm. The design of the dial focuses all eyes. The combination of Sanjinqiao and tourbillon meets the mechanical aspirations of watch fans. Demonstrate the beauty of the simplicity of contemporary geometry. Sanjinqiao has unique design, pure lines, exquisite hollow design, and hand polishing is impeccable. The chamfering process alone takes a full seven days. At the same time, the dial is also engraved with two gems, which is even more icing on the cake. When all this is presented on a square-sized dial, who will not be shaken by this mechanical charm?

  In terms of power, the vintage 1945 series three-gold bridge tourbillon watch is equipped with a GP9600C automatic winding movement. The movement has obtained an exclusive patent certification and has now become one of the brand’s most notable marks: the platinum rotor behind the mainspring drum, which is always maintained. Movement performance is stable and stable. Finally, the price of this watch is naturally very expensive. Even if you can’t buy it, as a work of art, you should know a little about it.

Basic Information
Number: Three Golden Bridge Tourbillon
Brand: Girard Perregaux
Series: Men’s Watch
Movement type: automatic machinery
Gender: Men
Price: ¥ 1,200,000
For more watch details, please click: zhibai / 26663 /
Summary: Girard Perregaux men’s watches include not only the vintage 1945 series, but also the simple 1966 series, as well as diving watches, world time watches, etc. that meet the needs of different lovers. The brand’s long history of watchmaking and superb craftsmanship. The above are just three more gentlemen’s men’s watches. Friends who like other Girard Perregaux watches can continue to search for other watches that please you. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)

Austria: 200th Anniversary Of The Vienna Conference And The Battle Of Waterloo

On December 2, 2015, Breguet Austria Boutique held an exclusive cultural night to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Vienna Conference and the Battle of Waterloo. Among the many historical figures involved in these two historical events, there are many loyal fans of Breguet-Tsar Alexander I, Prince Metternich, Friedrich William III, Prince Talleyrand, Emperor Napoleon, The Duke of Arlington and so on, they were once the noble patrons of Breguet.

   Helmut Saller, the general manager of Swatch Group Austria and the manager of the Breguet boutique co-hosted the event.

   The director of the Vienna Military Museum, Dr. M. Christian Otner, enthusiastically explained the historical events of 1815 and carefully analyzed how the famous battle finally defeated Napoleon Bonaparte.

Stone Breaking Innovation Piaget Emperador Coussin Xl 700p Watch

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first self-developed ultra-thin 7P quartz movement, which was released in 1976, Piaget has launched the Emperador Coussin XL 700P concept watch with a limited edition of 118 pieces. This watch is groundbreaking, combining a mechanical movement with a quartz thruster, highlighting the two ingenious craftsmanship of Piaget Piaget. Piaget has been leading the development of ultra-thin movements with superior craftsmanship and infinite creativity. It has also created a series of exclusive quartz movements, which are used in various Piaget women’s watches and jewelry watches. Emperador Coussin XL 700P is driven by a quartz device with a vibration frequency of 32,768 Hz. It controls the vibration frequency of the thruster at 5.33 times per second, which exemplifies the superb craftsmanship of Piaget’s two watchmaking fields. This self-developed ‘starter’ has the same accuracy as its peers. It is mounted in a pillow-shaped case with a diameter of only 46.5 mm, which shows the noble style of the Black Tie series and the rigid lines of the watch.

   Piaget’s outstanding achievements in the field of innovative mechanical movements are widely recognized, and the manufacturing process of ultra-thin watches is second to none. The brand has been inspiring creativity for 40 years. The Emperador Coussin XL 700P equipped with quartz thrusters is a tribute to the development and production of Piaget’s quartz movements, which highlights another aspect of the brand’s watchmaking process. Piaget’s patented quartz movement was born in 1976, and the 7P movement is completely independently developed and produced. When the quartz revolution was launched in the watch industry, Switzerland created many unprecedented innovations in the field of research and development (such as the successful creation of the world-renowned Bêta 21 movement in Centre Electronique Horloger in Neuchatel, Switzerland), and Piaget also participated in it. Through independent research and development of the movement, Piaget once again demonstrated to the world the superb watchmaking technology and the ability to build new ones. The thinnest movement in the world at that time, only 3.1 mm thick. Since then, Piaget has continued to expand its range of high-performance quartz movements, becoming the heart of most ladies’ and jewellery watches. The Emperador Coussin XL 700P also introduces an unprecedented design. It combines a mechanical movement with a quartz thruster, combining two long-established professional watchmaking techniques with contemporary craftsmanship, and is accompanied by a representative geometric watch shape.

 Superb watchmaking craftsmanship for outstanding stability
   Emperador Coussin XL 700P is a rare treasure, limited to 118 pieces, equipped with a super-thin mechanical movement adjusted by thrusters, symbolizing Piaget’s first integration of the Swiss-made electronic adjustment system into the brand’s classic inverted structure movement. in. This outstanding watchmaking achievement, including more than a dozen patent applications, is the prototype of Piaget’s original Swiss concept based on the first patent registration in 1972, which was born after 2 years of research and development. At the same time, Piaget also showcased the brand’s flexible technology through its famous 7P ultra-thin quartz movement. To pay tribute to the 7P movement, Piaget decided to name the new electronically adjusted automatic winding movement ‘700P’. Quartz with a vibration frequency of up to 32,768 Hz drives the thruster and gear set, which can effectively resist magnetic fields and gravity. This device in turn operates at a frequency of 5.33 times per second, and is mounted in a mechanical movement with a unique shape and compatible with a variety of kinetic energy.

Excellent and stylish design that bears the name of the ‘Black Tie’ series
   The movement uses an inverted structure, and the main functional elements of the watch are clearly visible on the surface. The eccentric movement of the oscillating weight and the propeller form an ‘8’ posture, while the eccentric hour and minute hands pass over the conical time scale. The design deliberately removes the dial, and the black-coated pincushion movement showcases a variety of ingenious traditional finishes, including the sun-radiated machine-engraved micro-rotor with chamfered engraved Piaget family crest and chamfered bridge, and frosted ring And silver screws. Dark black movement with black ADLC-coated gold bezel. Emperador Coussin XL 700P embodies the aristocratic style of the Black Tie series with delicate embellishment and contrasting design. The watch is wrapped in a 46.5mm-diameter white gold pillow-shaped case, decorated with a round bezel, displaying the classic elements of the brand and the ‘in-the-shape’ craftsmanship. The new Piaget 700P movement combines tradition and innovation, boldness and exquisiteness, superb mechanical and craftsmanship precision, and perfectly interprets this extremely stylish design.

   The Emperador Coussin XL 700P is stunning, with a unique shape, fully revealing the unique charm of elegant elegance, combined with the natural craftsmanship elements, it is bound to be favored by discerning connoisseurs.

Piaget Emperador Coussin XL-46.5 mm
18K White Gold Case
Small sapphire crystal case back
Bezel coated with black ADLC
Platinum propeller and miniature rotor
Silver hour markers
Piaget 700P black ultra-thin self-winding mechanical movement and quartz thruster
Functions: hours, minutes, power reserve display
Power reserve: about 42 hours
Movement thickness: 5.5 mm
High-vibration mechanical movement: 32,768 Hz
Diameter: 34.9 mm (15 inches and a half)
Number of gems: 32
Number of parts: 298
Refined details: ring-shaped Geneva wave, ring-shaped main splint, chamfered bridge, oscillating weight of the movement with Piaget family emblem, silver screws
Black alligator strap
18K White Gold Folding Clasp
Limited to 118 pieces

The First ‘watch’ Born Is Still Hot Today!

It is a very rare thing to say that a luxury brand can achieve global fame. Even those who are not interested in luxury products can recognize the products under this brand, and those who focus on People in the field of high luxury make it a measure of the best luxury goods. So, who is this high-profile luxury brand with high visibility?

‘Top’ brands in the luxury sector
  Founded in 1847, Cartier, a top jewellery and watch brand, has maintained close ties with royal nobles and celebrities throughout the world in its long history of development, and has gradually become the luxury dream of global fashionistas. For hundreds of years, Cartier, with the reputation of ‘Emperor’s Jeweler, Jeweler’s Emperor’, has always shown us many exquisite and unique masterpieces with its unique design creativity and solid manufacturing technology. With such a deep foundation, how can Cartier not be loved by the public?
  For us, the most familiar is Cartier’s classic watch series. Among them, the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch is loved by the public with its simple and elegant classic design, and has become one of Cartier’s very popular watch series. Then what is the significance of this classic for Cartier? How about it?
Behind it lies the legendary pioneer story
  Cartier Santos de Cartier watch is the first watch in the modern sense in history. Its birth was a legend triggered by a conversation.

The first modern watch in history
  The legendary pilot Alberto Santos-Dumont piloted the new Santos VI spacecraft during an exploratory flight. Because he had to control the spacecraft with both hands, he could not take out a pocket watch to confirm the time, which led to the flight. The result was more than 40 seconds longer than the required time, so the challenge failed. He informed his close friend Louis Cartier of the jewellery and clock master the difficulties encountered during the flight that night.

Left: Mr. Alberto Santos-Dumont Right: Mr. Louis Cartier
   It was this conversation that inspired Louis Cartier and ignited the innovation of Cartier’s innovative timepieces-it was decided to develop a watch that can be worn on the wrist. This was a challenge that broke the rules at the time when pocket watches were popular.

  In 1904, Cartier created the first modern watch, which guaranteed that Santos could control the aircraft with both hands while confirming the time, and named this watch after the great dreamer Santos.

  The subversive design of the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch broke the inherent impression in the field of watchmaking. It used the rare leather strap at the time, the bold square design and the exposed screw design to limit the wearer from the pocket watch. Liberated. Then in 1906, Santos wore this tailor-made watch and flew the famous 14bis biplane, flying 220 meters in 21.5 seconds, successfully breaking the world record. This new wristwatch helped Mr. Sandos complete a series of extraordinary dreams such as conquering the sky, sublimating ideals, and gravitation in battlefields. All the fearless spirits are perfectly displayed in Cartier Santos de Cartier watches.

  Since then, Cartier Santos de Cartier watch has accompanied every great exploration and flight of this great dreamer. Today’s Santos de Cartier watch still maintains the most original ‘simple, practical and innovative’ classic design, attracting many elegant gentlemen to express themselves and show a free and fearless attitude:

Mr. Zhang Zhen, Cartier’s best friend, wears Santos de Cartier Squelette Noctambule hollow luminous watch

  Actor Mr. Nie Yuan wears Santos de Cartier watch large model

  Young actor Mr. Han Dongjun wears Santos de Cartier watch large model

Young actor Mr. Zhang Mingen wears Santos de Cartier watch large model

The famous power actor Chen Xiaochun wears Cartier Santos de Cartier watch

Loyal to the classics, continuous innovation and change
  For over a century, the Santos de Cartier watch has been constantly changing and changing over time. It interprets innovation and pioneering spirit with breakthrough design and functions.

The new Cartier Santos de Cartier watch

  This year, the Santos de Cartier watch series introduced a chronograph for measurement records at the Geneva Watch Fair, adding chronograph functions to classic models, showing a contemporary look with a new design. The brand presents a total of 18K rose gold shell version, 18K yellow gold and stainless steel mashup version, and ADLC carbon coating and stainless steel mashup version.

Elegant and atmospheric design

  It is still a highly recognizable square design and eight screws-keeping the most classic design of the Santos watch. The new Cartier Santos de Cartier watch is different from some previous details. The bezel of the watch extends up and down and is connected to the bracelet. This style presents a wider and more atmospheric visual effect, which fits perfectly. The gentlemanly look of the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch.

  Looking sideways between the case and the lugs, there is a slightly curved arc, which is ergonomically designed to fit the wrist of the wearer more and improve the wearing comfort.

  The new Cartier Santos de Cartier watches are all oversized, with a disc width of 43.3 mm. The white brushed dial has three separate partition surfaces, and each circular small dial is decorated with a snail pattern, which is in contrast to the brushed process in the square dial.

The minute scale of the watch is located on the outer edge of the dial
  The hands are the classic sword-shaped hands of the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch, and the hour scales still follow the elegant and retro ancient Roman numerals.
Creative design not afraid of challenges

  The starter of the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch is very special. Unlike the conventional chronograph watch, it only needs a button design to complete the chronograph operation, and the reset function is directly operated by the crown.
  The strap design of the Santos watch this year is also a coincidence. We all know that last year Cartier applied the QuickSwitch patented technology and SmartLink patented technology to make it easier for the wearer to adjust and replace the strap without any tools. This year, the brand has added a push-button switch mechanism on this basis. This mechanism is used on rubber or crocodile leather straps and is equipped with lighter sheets to improve overall comfort.
Solid and reliable movement power

  This new Cartier Santos de Cartier watch is equipped with Cartier’s famous 1904-CH MC workshop refined movement, which has to be mentioned.

  When Cartier launched the chronograph model in 2013, it was equipped with this self-produced movement. This movement was equipped with two barrels, guide column, vertical clutch device and linear zero hammer to form control and coordination. The exquisite mechanism of the timing function, the power reserve can reach 48 hours. The structure of the column wheel is very complex, and the requirements for watchmaking technology are more stringent, so it has been advertised as one of the symbols of advanced watchmaking.

  Finally, I want to say the actual issue that everyone wants to pay attention to-the price, the price of the rose gold case version is RMB 176,000, the price of the gold and stainless steel mix model is RMB 98,500, and the other ADLC carbon coating and stainless steel mix The watch is priced at RMB 66,000. The highly recognizable design, strong in-house movement and innovative technology can be said to be extremely cost-effective. In addition, Cartier Santos de Cartier watches have excellent qualities that can express themselves and gentlemanliness. I believe that each No outstanding young man will miss it. Maybe, in the next second, the Cartier Santos de Cartier watch will accompany you to the distance.

Sparkling Waves Jaeger-lecoultre’s Extraordinary Complex Craft Series Women’s Silk Chain Snowflake Inlaid Double-sided Flip Watch

The slim body of the miniature movement is not easy to detect and perfectly matches the contour of the case. With this process, Jaeger-LeCoultre ranks among the pioneers of women’s watches. When the Great Workshop launched the first Reverso women’s flip watch, it showed its endless creativity to the world.

The Reverso watch provides a stage for a number of rare craftsmanship, interpreting the art of shining diamonds. The ReversoCordonnetNeva Women’s Silk Chain Snowflake Double-sided Flip Watch is equipped with a gorgeous Art Deco movement, adding brilliance to the bright new series. This watch reinterprets the leather strap of the 1930s with a bracelet. The focus of the creation is not on precious gems, but on creating a trace of affection and a truly visible real feeling. For this reason, watchmaker artisans use original snowflake mosaic technology to reproduce the magic of nature at a glance. The jeweller’s hands move freely and finish the decoration directly on the material. Diamonds of different diameters completely cover the platinum surface side by side. The bright gemstones are closely intertwined, like the Neva in winter, the cold wind blows, and the waves gush under the ice. The sparkling waves follow the curve of the hinged watch, pouring into the fixed components, lugs, and even the silk chain. The silky silk chain fits perfectly with the curvature of the wrist.

Snowflake mosaic technology is full of randomness, and no one can predict how amazing it will be at the beginning of the mosaic. The snowflake inlay presents an amazing visual feast. The diamonds cling to each other, and the last gem is set firmly to everyone, without any setting claws affecting the vision and touch. The diamond-studded ReversoCordonnetNeva women’s silk chain snowflake inlaid double-sided flip watch is just like silky velvet, making you feel pure joy.

Technical parameters
Jaeger-LeCoultre manual winding 846/1 movement
93 parts
21,600 vibrations per hour
40 hours power reserve
1 spring barrel
18 gems

Function: hour, minute
Case: 18K white gold case, snowflake inlay, length 38.9 mm, width 20.7 mm, water-resistant to 30 meters
Dial: 18K white gold dial with snowflake inlays
Pointer: Princess-style pointer
Crown: 18K white gold crown, inverted diamond
Strap: 18K white gold diamond bracelet, snowflake inlay
Features: A total of 2,175 diamonds, weighing 9.25 carats
Limited edition of 3 pieces
(Picture / text watch home Xie Xin)