Watches Channel Timely Remarks on Watches
Watches Channel will drift you towards daring innovations, century-old traditions, bold designs, and exclusive partnerships in the World of Watchmaking.
Jul 17, 2012
To mark the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty
, Romain Jerome
brings into the World of Watchmaking its new Liberty DNA Watch
. The timepiece has been created in collaboration with The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and Gold Leaf Corporation.
Inspired by the aesthetic codes of Miss Liberty, the bronze bezel
of the new Romain Jerome watch demonstrates 12 spikes that will make you think of the statue’s crown. As time passes by, the bezel will acquire a nice patina, this way adopting the shade of the original.
The verdigris dial
has been suggested by the color of oxidized copper. It incorporates true particles of Miss Liberty. The time is indicated by facetted bronze-colored hands.
Jul 16, 2012
With Jack Heuer celebrating his 80th birthday in 2012, TAG Heuer
is pleased to present its Carrera Jack Heuer 80th Birthday watch
. Jack Heuer
is famous as the grandson of the company’s founder and Heuer CEO till its sale in 1982.
The new TAG Heuer watch features a metallic silver dial
with a sun-burst pattern. It shows the time with help of applied hour-markers and silver hands. The dial has a two-register chronograph lay-out, with dark grey sub-dials. Their radial pattern was borrowed from the vintage Carrera models.
You will notice the bright red “Heuer” logo, red chronograph hand and two sub-dial hands with red tips. The tachymeter scale sports a red “80″ hinting at the anniversary.
Jul 13, 2012
pleases its fans by the new Night Vision watch
. The novelty is destined at those who opt for active lifestyle and appreciate great reliability and performance. The watch will gladden its wearer by supreme legibility in the dark provided by its vibrant and glowing indexes and hands.
The 45mm case
of the new TechnoMarine watch is sculptured from stainless steel and provided with black PVD coating.
The case construction incorporates a unidirectional rotating bezel and a screwed crown, a guarantee of an utmost sealing. It is 200-meter water-resistant
Jul 12, 2012
delights its female customers by the presentation of its new Royal Coloseo watch
. The novelty has been inspired by the brand’s famous Speed Boat watch
with a gem-encrusted bezel that enjoyed tremendous success in the early 2000s.
The new Royal Coloseo watch has inherited all the features that brought success to the original. Moreover, the timepiece boasts the brand’s latest innovation - the exclusive Eclair finish
that is arranged in three tiers on the bezel. The bezel produces a one-of-a-kind “pave diamonds” effect capturing the light when the lady gently moves her wrist. It adds inimitable femininity to the lady’s watch.
The 38mm stainless steel case
demonstrates a rose-gold finish. You will notice the crown with a black onyx on its top, the signature feature of all Coloseo timepieces. The face of the watch is protected by a sapphire crystal.
Jul 10, 2012
unveils its new RM 011 Felipe Massa Flyback Chronograph Red Kite limited edition watch
. The timepiece demonstrates the brand’s signature tripartite case
The bezel, crown and pusher casings are rendered in 5N red gold. The luster of this material creates a distinctive contrast with the matte black surface of the DLC titanium case-band, case-back, pushers and deployant buckle.
The red gold shade is echoed by the numerals, hands and lacquered rotor, while the crown protector and rubber strap are presented in black.
Jul 09, 2012
To mark Ryder Cup 2012, Omega
presents its new Seamaster Aqua Terra “Captain’s Watch”
. You will see this special edition timepiece on the wrist of American Ryder Cup team captain and the brand’s ambassador Davis Love III.
Having become partners with The PGA of America, Omega will for the first time act as Official Timekeeper of the Ryder Cup
in September. Teams from Europe and the United States compete in the Ryder Cup every two years. The tournament represents one of the most popular events in the world of golf, but the winners get no prize money – famous golfers compete just for victory.
The 41.50mm case
of the Seamaster Aqua Terra “Captain’s Watch” is rendered in brushed and polished stainless steel. The face is framed by a polished bezel. The polished screw-in case-back features a sapphire crystal, so you can rest your eyes on the movement.
Jul 06, 2012
To honor the brand’s partnership with its ambassador and soccer player Leo Messi, Audemars Piguet
unveils its new limited edition Leo Messi Royal Oak Chronograph watch
The timepiece has been issued in three limited edition versions
– 500 pieces in steel and tantalum, 400 pieces in pink gold and tantalum and 100 pieces in platinum and tantalum. In every version tantalum has been used for the bezel.
The brushed dial has been created in two shades - anthracite or dark blue. The color of the strap matches the shade of the dial.
Jul 05, 2012
Once again paying tribute to the prestigious historical car competition, Chopard
gladly introduces its new Mille Miglia GMT Chrono 2012 watch
. This year the event was held in Italy from May 17th to May 20th.
The novelty catches attention by its oversized counters providing perfect readability. It is animated by a mechanical self-winding movement, offering precision and reliability chronometer-certified by the COSC. You will surely appreciate an extremely useful dual time-zone function provided by the watch.
The new Chopard watch has been created in two limited edition versions
- 2’012 pieces in steel, and 250 pieces in rose gold. The 42.4 mm case
incorporates a satin-brushed crown guard. It is mounted on the one-of-a-kind natural rubber Dunlop Racing strap that stands out due to its signature 1960s racing tyre-tread motif.
Jul 05, 2012
To mark the release of the new James Bond movie Skyfall
scheduled at autumn 2012, Omega
unveils its new Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m "Skyfall" Limited Edition watch
. The world-famous secret agent, performed surely by Daniel Craig
, will sport an Omega Seamaster on his wrist.
Like all timepieces in the Planet Ocean family, the novel member is the right timekeeping companion for underwater adventures. Incorporating a unidirectional rotating diving bezel and a helium escape valve, it boasts 600-meter water-resistance
The 42mm case
of the new Omega watch is rendered in brushed and polished stainless steel. It is teamed with a matching patented screw-and-pin bracelet fitted with a divers’ clasp engraved with “007”. The bezel will catch your attention due to its matt black ceramic ring featuring a chromium nitride diving scale.
Jul 04, 2012
To commemorate Jean Alesi
’s participation in the Indianapolis 500-mile race
unveils its new Octa Sport Indy 500 Limited Series watch
. The timekeeper is limited to 99 pieces, numbered 501 to 599.
The new F.P.Journe watch has been conceived specifically for those who opt for a sportive lifestyle. It is powered by a high-horology automatic movement. The blackened case
, 42mm in diameter, is crafted from high-technology aluminium alloy
applied in the Aeronautics. You will be surprized by the lightness of the timepiece – it weighs just 53 grams
The sides of the case are provided with speial rubber inserts in order to protect the timepiece from any shocks. The crown and the folding clasp, featuring an engraving of the F.P.Journe signature, are also provided with a rubber coating.
Jul 03, 2012
For those fascinated by the moon, Ulysse Nardin
is pleased to present its new Classico Luna watch
. The timepiece precisely shows the rotation of the moon in a realistic representation.
Rotating clockwise around the earth, the moon
reflects the light of the sun. The new Ulysse Nardin watch shows its angle of illumination, with its moon rotating around the dial’s center, performing one rotation in 12 hours. As the moon phase circle includes 29.5 days, the color of the moon phase disc changes, increasing and decreasing, with the moon waning or waxing.
The moon phase is set with help of a corrector found between 5 to 6 o’clock.
Jun 08, 2012
is proud to present its Admiral’s Cup Legend 38 Fiancee watch
. The magically elegant timepiece is presented in tree versions, each demonstrating a mother-of-pearl dial, embellished with colorful gems and available in a limited number.
The novelty joins the iconic Admiral’s Cup collection born in 1960, having maintained the signature twelve-sided bezel and nautical pennants. The steel case
with softened angles measures 38 mm
in diameter, just the right size for gentle feminine wrists. It is 50-meter water-resistant
The new Corum lady’s watch reflects fine horological craftsmanship as its is animated by an automatic mechanical movement
- CO 082 Caliber. Offering a 42-hour power reserve, operating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, the mechanism provides the functions of hours, minutes and the date.
Jun 08, 2012
Fans of relible Swiss watches will surely appreiate the new Oris Aquis Titan Chronograph watch
introduced by the brand at Baselworld 2012.
The 46mm case
of the novelty is rendered in titanium and demonstrates an appealing combination of polished and brushed surfaces. It provides impressive water-resistance – to 500 meters
. The bezel is built with a special tungsten inlay that makes it acquire supreme scratch-resistance.
As for the screw-down crown and chronograph push-pieces, they are crafted from high-grade stainless steel. The case-construction also incorporates a helium escape valve located at 9 o’clock. The solid screw-down cas- back features an engraved conversion scale (feet/metres).
Jun 06, 2012
This year, Raymond Weil
enlarges its highly successful Maesro collection with new cheerful models for ladies.
The polished steel case
of the new Raymond Weil Lady Maestro watches
is rather big-sized – it measures 39mm in diameter. Ladies in love with precious stones will surely appreciate the versions with a bezel paved with 74 diamonds
. The sapphire crystal with dual-sided antiglare treatment shields the dial.
The collection also catches the glance due to fresh nuances of the comfortable alligator leather straps
, including bright orange, lime green, cherry red, sky blue, rich black, midnight blue, or caramel beige.
Jun 05, 2012
gladly presents its new Black Sea Chronograph watch
aimed at those who value exacting precision and endurance.
The 45.8mm-in-diameter case
of the new Ulysse Nardin watch boasts 200-meter water-resistance
. It is rendered in stainless steel provided with a matte-black rubber coating. The case is built with vulcanized rubber pushers, a screw-down security crown and a unidirectional rotating bezel. The face is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal.
The sapphire crystal case-back reveals the inner life of the timepiece. The case is coupled with a rubber strap fitted with two ceramic elements and a deployant clasp. The strap is created to bring comfort and flexibility.
Jun 04, 2012
If you love the presently trendy skull symbol, drop a look at the new Perrelet Turbine Toxic Special Edition watches
What does the skull
symbol actually symbolize?
In classical art the skull was perceived as a symbol of the past. In the 18th century, it was associated with piracy. In the 1950s, it symbolized certain well-known motorbike fans. Nowadays, many of us perceive the skull as the symbol of danger, and the presence of toxic substances in particular. But it has a whole other meaning in the fashion world - it is adopted as a symbol of freedom.
May 31, 2012
The world of exclusive watchmaking welcomes the new TAG Heuer Aquaracer 500M Ceramic watch
The novelty features a 41mm case
crafted in stainless steel. The case incorporates a screwed-in crown and case-back as well as a helium escape valve positioned at 10 o'clock. It boasts a newly-designed unidirectional ceramic dive bezel
. The use of ceramic gives a number of advantages – this material is lighter and more scratch-resistant.
The new TAG Heuer watch is animated by a self-winding movement
- Calibre 5. The mechanism provides the following functions - hours, minutes, seconds and date.
May 29, 2012
presents its new Turbine Dragon Limited Edition watch
devoted to the year of the dragon.
The new Perrelet watch reveals an amazing depiction of the dragon
that symbolizes the Chinese emperors. The Chinise culture says that the sacred creature attracts happiness and harmony.
With the turbine set into action, you can admire the animal presented according to the traditional rules - it looks upward, its body is covered with scales and ends in a fish tail, it has five-clawed paws.
May 24, 2012
Breitling fans will be delighted to welcome a new version of the brand’s highly-successful Superocean Chronograph watch. The new limited-edition model has inherited from its prodecessor its eye-catching appearance and peerless performance.
The new Breitling Superocean Chronograph II watch
features a 44mm-in-diameter case
sculptured from stainless steel. It is water-resistant to the depph of 500 meters
. It is built with a screw-locked crown and push-pieces that have to be unlocked to be activated. The case also incorporates a valve used for balancing out differences in pressure inside and outside.
A really useful feature for avid divers, the unidirectional ratcheted rotating bezel
is worth special attention. It catches the glance as it is clad in red rubber. The same vivid color has been used for the counter rings, the chronograph sweep seconds hand, the date window and the “Superocean” signature.
May 24, 2012
Raymond Weil's famous Nabucco collection welcomes a new exceptional member - the new Nabucco Cuore Vivo watch. The timepiece is limited to just 400 pieces.
The new Nabucco watch stands out due to its dial opening
that reveals the going train of the sophisticated balance and escapement wheels.
The 46mm case
is crafted from matte titanium and polished steel. The case-construction, incorporating a screwed-down crown fluted with RW logo, screwed-down fluted pushers, and screwed-down case-back with sapphire glass, is 200-meter water-resistant
. The bezel features a tachymeter scale. The sapphire crystal is provided with dual-sided antiglare treatment.