Jan 04, 2010
In 1970, the watchmaking house Zeno released its Airplane Diver timepiece for the first time. Since then, this exceptional model has been considerably improved and turned into an oversized durable watch, instantly identifiable by virtue of its remarkable dial: it artfully plays with color contrasts and ensures impeccable legibility.
Ticking inside the Airplane Diver Chrono 6349 is a self-winding Chrono Valjoux 7750 movement, studded with 25 jewels. It contains a balance wheel, moving back and forth at the rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour. This movement
offers a 48-hour power reserve. The mechanism in question provides the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph as well as those of date and day.
All the technical secrets of this model are housed in a matt polished 316L stainless steel case, which measures 45mm in diameter. It is fitted with a unidirectional bezel, performed in two tones. On its front side the case is armed with a curved, hardened mineral glass.
The watch case frames a black dial. It reveals hour markers and hands, coated with Superluminova compound, which makes the dial visible even in the most extreme low-light situations.
The Airplane Diver Chrono
6349 timepiece is secured to the wearer’s wrist on a polyurethane strap, finished with the massive buckle, sculptured in steel or stainless steel. The water-resistance of this remarkable model is down to 500 meters.
Dec 30, 2009
The Serie O watch, manufactured by A.B.ART, will definitely seduce both men and women, who are attracted to austere designs. Simple as it is, this model is an epitome of perfect understatement, expressed by a timeless design and high quality craftsmanship.
This timepiece is also identifiable by virtue of high-grade materials
, employed in its manufacturing, as well as impeccable finish of the timekeeper’s surface.
Inside this new Serie O timepiece, which is nothing but a demonstration of a refined taste, is a quartz ETA F07.111 movement. It offers the functions of hours, minutes, seconds as well as that of date.
The creation from the A.B.ART horological company is available with a 40.5 mm case, sculptured in hypoallergenic 316L stainless steel. It is armed with a sapphire crystal, which makes scratches virtually non-existent.
The watch dial, performed in silver or black, is completed with minute markers. Just as well it is equipped with a 31-hole date indicator.
is presented on the black, brown or grey leather strap with steel buckle or on the steel bracelet.
Dec 24, 2009
Masculine and fashionable, the Black Cruiser chronograph watch
from Camel Active
is reserved especially for men, who keep abreast of the latest trends in modern life style.
The men’s watch
adds a unique stylish touch to any attire. The best effect it can produce, however, when teamed up with the clothes from the line, produced by this very brand. For the most part, the timepiece is performed in a black color, which has a special place in designers’ hearts. Impressive as it is, this watch will surely thrill those men, who don’t like to go unnoticed.
The Black Cruiser chronograph watch
is powered by a Swiss made ETA quartz G10 movement
. It provides the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph, as well as that of date.
This timepiece is available with a black PVD-treated 316 L steel case
, which features the screw-down back. The watch case frames an imposing dial
, performed in black or yellow. It exposes hands, coated with a luminous compound, which ensures robust low-light visibility. The dial is completed with 30-minute, 1/10 seconds and small seconds sub-dials, located at 10, 2 and 6 o’clock respectively. It is also equipped with the date aperture, positioned at 4 o’clock.
The new extremely attractive men’s watch
from Camel Active
is mounted on a silicone strap, finished with a butterfly buckle.
Dec 21, 2009
The watchmaking house Delance
is pleased to unveil its Centurion Steel watch
, which eloquently demonstrates its versatile character. Rendered in steel, this model is audacious, yet extremely refined.
The watch represents an elegant alliance of strength and softness, brought together to please the eyes and the heart of its lucky wearer.
Inside this marvelous creation is a quartz ETA
or manual-winding Piguet 8.10 movement
. It focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes.
The Centurion Steel watch employs a case
, crafted from stainless steel or 750 (18K) gold. Embellished with an interchangeable onyx cabochon gemstone, it is armed with a scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal. The watch also reveals a screw-down case-back.
The silvered dial
is equipped with four hour markers and eight beads. Traveling over them are the nickel-coated or gilded hands.
The new Delance watch
is mounted on a black Centurion leather strap. It wraps itself around a woman’s wrist with incomparable comfort.
Dec 16, 2009
The MB-Microtec H3
brand is delighted to introduce its novel traser Lady Sporty collection
, reserved for women, who are passionate about exquisite designs, yet extremely discerning in regards of the technical performance of a timepiece. It was the unique trigalight illumination system
employed in manufacturing of this model that made the latter a true standout.
The traser Lady Sporty watch
features a 44 mm case
, rendered in pink gold-finished steel. It is fitted with a sapphire crystal and a black-plated bezel.
This spectacular model relies on a quartz movement
, which offers the functions of hours, minutes, seconds, as well as that of date.
The lady's watch
case embraces a pink gold-plated dial
, which reveals its central part done in brown mother-of-pearl. The dial exposes hour-markers and hands, treated with a luminous compound to ensure robust low-light visibility. The date aperture nestles at 3 o’clock.
The new MB-Microtec H3 watch boasts 100-meter water-resistance
. It is accompanied by a brown leather strap with a crocodile pattern or a black silicone strap, finished with a folding clasp.
Dec 15, 2009
On December 3rd, 2009, Ebel Watches Company
together with Brown & Co. Jewelers
, Atlanta, Georgia, presented an accolade to 2009 US Open
quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin
to mark her brilliant performance in the tournament. Since 1999, Melanie turned out to be the youngest American quarterfinalist at the Open.
In the course of the festive event, arranged at Brown & Co. Jewelers in Atlanta, this outstanding tennis player was bestowed with a check. Melanie expressed a wish to donate it to the charity organization, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
. Additionally, Miss Oudin was presented an Ebel Brasilia Watch
to recognize her athletic achievements.
According to Alan Chinich
, US President of Ebel, Melanie embodies high standards, rigorous discipline and excellence. He congratulated Melanie on her remarkable performance and noted that the courage she had revealed during the tournament was extraordinary. Mr. Clinich wished the tennis player much luck to accompany her on her way to even greater success.
Dec 14, 2009
Similar to any other timepieces from Jean d’Eve
, the Quarta Automatic watch
is distinguished by its breathtaking and exceptional design
. The model definitely strikes the eye with its remarkable dial. The watch face
demonstrates a 12-hour display, divided into four quarters, which are placed at the corners. The minute indicator, meanwhile, is located in the center.
Each small sector serves to show three hours. As soon as the time-tracking is completed, the hand returns to its starting point. The next three hours are to be displayed by the neighboring indicator. Then, the function of displaying the hours is taken over by its 3rd and 4th counterparts.
The aforementioned functions are animated by an automatic movement
. It is housed in a stainless steel case
, armed with anti-reflective sapphire crystals both on the dial side and the case-back. The watch dial is available in two versions: black and silvered.
The Quarta Automatic
, manufactured by Jean d’Eve
, is accompanied by a stainless steel bracelet, fitted with butterfly clasp.
Dec 01, 2009
When translated from Spanish, Paloma
. The epitome of love and peace, it is also the name of a vibrant woman. It was her, the Delance “Paloma” watch
has been dedicated to.
The watch’s face features a dove
, presented by six diamonds and a small ruby. Two more diamonds symbolize the birth of her children. Just like a woman herself, this novel product from Delance is both strong and tender.
At the heart of the slender Paloma timepiece beats a quartz ETA
or hand-wound Piguet 8.10 movement
. It offers the basic functions of hours and minutes.
A distinctively feminine interpretation, this watch is proposed with a case, crafted in 750 (18K) yellow gold. It is fitted with a bezel, featuring hand-engraved waves on one side and an engraved heart at 6 o’clock.
The white mother-of pearl dial
is protected by a curved scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The dial is equipped with gilt hour and minutes hands.
The Paloma watch
from the watchmaker Delance
is 30-meter water-resistant
. The lady’s watch
comes with an interchangeable white grainy leather strap.
Nov 30, 2009
Founded in the Joux Valley in 1876, the Alexora
brand is delighted to introduce its novel watch collection “Power of Love
”. The pieces from this line demonstrate a variety of colors, typical for the 80s, as well as an appealing triangle shape
, which is considered to be a symbol of femininity in many countries.
Besides the ultimate elegance of design, this timepiece also stands out due to the noble materials
, employed in its manufacturing: genuine stingray, mother-of-pearl and sapphire crystal.
Every item from the “Power of Love” collection is animated by a quartz movement
, which features the basic functions of indicating the hours and minutes.
The new Alexora watch is proposed with a triangular-shaped case, rendered in 316 L stainless steel, with or without gold-plating, yellow or pink gold. It houses a mother-of-pearl dial, protected by a sapphire crystal, which features an anti-reflective treatment on both sides.
The Power of Love watches
provide 50-meter water-resistance. Every model is secured to the wearer’s wrist on a genuine stingray or crocodile leather strap or on a metal bracelet, finished with a folding clasp.
Nov 27, 2009
On November 22, the Eurosport channel
retransmitted in live the final of the poker tournament, the Partouche Poker Tour
, which was held at the Palm Beach Casino
in Cannes, France.
In the course of the game, the French player Jean-Paul Pasqualini
exposed on his wrist the Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon watch
. Eventually the Frenchman became the winner of the tournament and was awarded a cheque for 1.000.000 Euro.
The spectacular Girard-Perregaux watch, which showed up on the wrist Jean-Paul Pasqualini, is available with a pink gold case
, which features the dimensions of 43.00 mm x 43.95 mm. The watch dial is protected by an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. The case-back is also fitted with a sapphire crystal, affixed by four screws.
of the Vintage 1945 Jackpot Tourbillon watch includes a tourbillon, hours, minutes, a slot machine with a chime mechanism and small seconds on the tourbillon. Animating these functions is the hand-wound GPFAY08 movement
, set with 38 jewels. The movement features a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 21,600 vibrations per hour.
The Girard-Perregaux watch
boasts a 96-hour power reserve and is 30-meter water-resistant.
Nov 26, 2009
The famous watchmaker Cartier
is delighted to present its novel “Captive” watch
at the SIHH exhibition
, which is scheduled for 2010.
The “Captive” watch from Cartier features an oversized case
, measuring 35 mm in diameter. It is sculptured in 18 carat rhodium-plated white gold.
The timepiece exposes a rhodium-plated white gold dial
, studded with round diamonds and protected by a sapphire crystal. The case of the model is fitted with a bezel, also adorned with round diamonds. The total weight of the diamonds, the “Captive” model is embellished with, constitutes 3 carats.
The timekeeper focuses on the essential: displaying the hours and minutes. Animating these functions is a quartz movement
. The watch boasts 30-meter water-resistance
The new Cartier watch
is mounted on a light grey brushed canvas strap. It is equipped with an adjustable folding clasp, done in 18 carat rhodium-plated white gold.
Nov 24, 2009
Bruno Senna read more
, a young talented driver, has recently been appointed an ambassador
for the Hublot brand. In 2010, the sportsman will join the Campos Meta team
to take part in the F1 motor racing competition. Bruno earned his fame, conquering the GP2 circuits
in 2008: he was ultimately conferred a title of the 2nd place winner.
Hublot made the acquaintance with the outstanding driver two years ago, when entering into a close partnership with the Ayrton Senna Institute
, a foundation created and headed by his mother Viviane
, who happened to be a sister of the late Ayrton Senna
. At that time Bruno was already a very active sportsman, willing to reach new heights in motor racing. Since then, Hublot and Bruno Sienna have been enjoying a close bond of trust and friendship.
The gifted driver’s ambitions pushed him to participate in racing the F1 circuits. Therefore, he has become a member of the Spanish Campos Meta team
. A worthy representative of the brand, Bruno embodies high standards, dynamism and excellence – the values deeply cherished by Hublot.
For his part, Bruno Senna is extremely honored to be an ambassador for this universally-famous Hublot watch company
Nov 06, 2009
Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic read more
has become a third Prize winner
in the 16th edition of the “Montre de l’annee
” watch competition. This distinction was bestowed on Lutz Bethe, CEO Montblanc International GmbH at the awards ceremony, which was held in Geneva, on October 28th, 2009.
A distinguished jury, which brought together major specialists from the watch industry, has chosen the best watches of the year. After evaluating a large number of timekeepers, unveiled in the course of the event, the judges declared the Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic model one of the three best watches of 2009.
Animated by the first Montblanc proprietary calibre movement
and featuring an enviable degree of manual craftsmanship, this Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph watch opens a new chapter in the already rich history of the company.
The Montblanc watch
has been released this October. With its exceptional features and unrivalled design, this marvelous model delivers everything what connoisseurs of fine timepieces inevitably expect.
Nov 04, 2009
The watchmaking house Victorinox
is proud to unveil its new mechanical collection, which includes the spectacular Dive Master 500 Mecha watch.
The novel Dive Master Mecha watch
comes in a PVD-treated stainless steel case
, 43 mm in diameter. The watch case is assembled with a sapphire crystal, which protects the dial.
The latter exposes the hands and markers, treated with a luminous compound to ensure a good level of darkness visibility. The rear side of the watch is protected by a see-through case back. The model is fitted with a screw-down crown.
This Victorinox novelty is animated by an automatic mechanical movement with ETA 2892-A2
used as its base. It indicates the hours, minutes, seconds and the date.
The Victorinox Dive Master Mecha watch
boasts 500-meter water-resistance
Oct 30, 2009
The horological company Rodolphe
has introduced its progressive concept watch, which represents a union of the best traditions of luxury watch-making and innovative design. Entitled the Instinct 5456 Big Tourbillon
, this model demonstrates daring design, typical for the brand.
Inspired by the greatest complications
, this novelty has recently enriched the Instinct collection
. It happens to be a clever blend of sophisticated technology and ultimate elegance of design.
The watch company Rodolphe has chosen to house the tourbillon in the well-known case of the Instinct collection. A true surprise for the watch lovers has become, however, its impressive dimensions.
The watch face
exposes rollers, which serve to indicate hours, minutes and power reserve. The perfectly balanced dial, which demonstrates a contrasting design, opens the view to the movement. Beating to the rhythm of the second, the tourbillon accomplishes one rotation per minute.
Oct 29, 2009
Ladoire Geneve read more
’s chairman founder and managing director, Lionel Ladoire
and Richard Piras
respectively, have introduced the brand’s first collection, Roller Guardian Time
, in the presence of more than 200 distinguished guests. This remarkable event was arranged in cooperation with Sotheby’s
. Representing the oldest fine art auctioneers, Sotheby’s happens to be the leader in this very field in Paris.
The elegant models from the Roller Guardian Time assemblage have been offered in the flagship boutique Chronopassion
since August. In September, 2009, the aforementioned event was conducted to present watches across the entire spectrum of the Roller Guardian Time assemblage. A particular attention was captured by the Sur-Mesure line
, which consisted of 3 exceptional and totally tailor-made pieces Black & Black
The festive evening saw the attendance of the brand’s clients, VIPs, collectors, watch enthusiasts and connoisseurs. The event took place at the renowned Charpentier Gallery
, to accentuate the importance of the French market to the Ladoire’s brand.
Oct 27, 2009
Alexandre Strambini read more
, the managing director of the Edox watch company
, which happens to be an official timing partner of the World Rally Championship
(WRC), met Peter Solberg
at Rally of Spain
, who was a winner of the World Championship, expressed his admiration for the innovative Edox Grand Ocean GMT watch
, distinguished by spectacular design and sophisticated technology. Petter instantly treated his wrist to this exceptional timekeeper. The famous Norwegian pilot was especially attracted to the function, displaying the second time zone, which is of great importance to such a global traveler as he is.
According to Alexandre Strambini, an ardent fan of the World Rally Championship, Petter Solberg, with his professionalism and records, truly deserves to be awarded with one of the brand’s watches.
The Edox Grand Ocean Automatic GMT watch
, ref. 93004 357N NIN, comes in a black PVD-treated case, measuring 45 mm in diameter. The watch is powered by the Edox 93 self-winding caliber movement
. The timepiece functionality includes the second time zone, hours, minutes, seconds and date display.
The model provides 100-meter water-resistance. It is accompanied by a rubber strap.
Oct 26, 2009
The watch company Sarpaneva
has launched the second edition of its Korona K1 watch
Available either in stainless steel, 18K red or white gold
, the watch case
features the dimensions of 42mm x 10.2mm, diameter and thickness indicated respectively. It is fitted with a double secured water-resistant brand’s proprietary crown, also manufactured from stainless steel.
The timepiece dial is offered in three interpretations: black diamond coated, imperial blue or rust brown. It exposes rhodium-finished, red gold-finished or black hands, which are micro-blasted or polished. The dial is protected by a 1.5 mm thick sapphire crystal with its inside, exposing a multi anti-reflective treatment.
The model accommodates a mechanical self-winding modified Soprod A10 calibre movement
, with 25 jewels. It incorporates a balance wheel, which beats at the rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour. The movement exhibits rhodium-plated, perlaged surface. The watch offers a 42-hour power reserve
and is water-resistant to 5 ATM.
watchmaker presents its Korona K1 watch
on a leather strap, proposed in various colors.
Oct 22, 2009
The top Swiss watchmaker Harry Winston
has recently launched its new collection of jewelry and timepieces, encouraged by the glamorous city of New York. To mark the occasion there was arranged an exclusive cocktail party with the actress Freida Pinto
as its hostess. The celebration took place on Sunday, September 13th, 2009.
This festive event saw the attendance of such celebrities
as Gerard Butler, actor; Jennifer Esposito, actress; Jason Wu, designer; Astrid Munos, model; Oluchi Onweagba, model and Ryan Lochte, Olympic swimmer. Harry Winston CEO, Thomas J. O’Neill and the brand’s Creative Director, Sandrine de Laage were also present at the party.
The guests of the evening were treated to champagne and caviar in Harry Winston’s Fifth Avenue salon. The shopping venue was especially redesigned for the event.
The watches from Harry Winston’s New York collection
truly reflect the beauties of the New York City. Thus, romantic Sunsets are mirrored in the rarest padparadscha sapphires; the spectacular spiral of the Guggenheim is emulated in handcrafted diamonds; the city Nightlife, glittering with fascination, is reinterpreted in dazzling diamonds as well as the flowing Rivers echo in deep blue sapphires.
According to Sandrine de Laage
, Creative Director of Harry Winston, the city of New York with its energy, architecture, movement and life, has always been a source of inspiration for the brand.
Oct 21, 2009
The cooperation between the famous watchmaker Montblanc
and a horse racing event represents nothing but a perfect union. The ancestor of the brand’s up-to-date timepieces was a special device, intentionally developed for measuring horse racing times.
This year, the Montblanc watch company will render its support to the extremely important horse racing event, the 26th Breeder’s Cup World Championship
. The audience will be offered a chance to admire professional riders as well as thoroughbred horses.
It is Montblanc Star, Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph watch
, that happens to be a true incarnation of the elite horse racing’s spirit. This timepiece is proposed in several skeletonized and non-skeletonized interpretations. It is definitely a highlight within the brand’s lineup.
The Montblanc watch
is powered by the in-house manufactured chronograph movement
, measuring up to 30 minutes. The chronograph counters demonstrate rotating discs, which substitute for hands and the date indicator. The mono-pusher, located at 8 o’clock, serves to control start, stop, and rest functions.
Entirely sculptured in gold, these watches are to be presented to the best riders, both male and female, in the Winner’s Circle.