What does being unconventional mean? Exploring the frontiers of watchmaking yesterday afternoon at Vicenzaoro September 2021, was the talk entitled “Unconventional watchmaking” featuring Antonio Terranova, Co-Founder and Head Designer at CVSTOS The Time Keeper, Yeznig Maghdessian, Chief Operating Officer at Corum and Walter Ribaga, General Manager of CYRUS, moderated by Dody Giussani, Editor of L’Orologio and Enrico Zazzali, Editor of Revolution Magazine Italy.
This year marks the ninth edition of Only Watch, a biennial charity auction of one-of-a-kind timepieces where 99 per cent of proceeds go to fund research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterised by progressive muscle degeneration primarily affecting young boys.
"Fusing and creating new materials is nothing new for Hublot: it is part of the brand's very essence," explains Ricardo Guadalupe Hublot CEO. "But now, the Manufacture has entered a new universe – the transmutation of metals – with its metallurgy laboratory and R&D department reproducing the rarest form of gold on earth: the crystallised native gold known as gold crystal.
Simply spelling out the name of the model of this test bench arouses a healthy curiosity that immediately makes one question the justification of associating a tourbillon with the chronograph function and, if necessary, to evaluate the benefits delivered by this regulating organ.
If you are interested in the psychology of colors, turquoise is an interesting one. It is associated with calm, energy, creativity, emotional balance, spiritual grounding, friendship, love, joy, patience, loyalty, and the list goes on.
Founded in 1954, the association known by its French name, Les Grandes Tables du Monde, encompasses the world’s 179 best restaurants, which will be offering their customers the GMT XXL World magazine from fall 2021.
First things first. The new Omega Speedmaster Chronoscope is more than your regular chronograph, hence the name. A chronograph, when broken down into its component etymological parts, denotes time-writer — a mechanism that measures time, which in its broadest sense can refer to any timekeeper.
To celebrate both important milestones, Montblanc has decided to pay tribute to both events with the creation of the Montblanc Star Legacy Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Only Watch’21 Unique Piece that will be auctioned together with a wooden replica of the historical chronograph from 1821, and an exclusive immersive high watchmaking experience, all in support of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy research.