Domů Tagy Watch
The brand-new cooperation between Gerald Genta, the Maestro, an iconic figure in the field of watch design, and Mathias Buttet, a virtuoso exponent of mechanical complications, arose from a chance encounter in which creative sparks flew right from the start.
Vacheron Constantin organised an exceptional evening event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York as part of the inauguration of “African and Oceanic Art from the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva: a Legacy of Collecting”, an exhibition dedicated to the masterpieces from the Barbier-Mueller family collection and supported by Vacheron Constantin.
There is a butterfly trapped in the movement of the latest watch to emerge from MB&F (Maximilian Büsser & Friends). And it has no hope of escaping, because the complicated movement is wrapped in barbed wire. This emotionally charged piece, a one-of-a-kind interpretation of MB&F’s Horological Machine No2, is signed by the American artist Sage Vaughn. It will be auctioned at Only Watch, the charity auction to benefit research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to be held in Monaco on 24 September 2009 under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II.
New and exclusive versions in steel and diamonds embellish the Assioma D women’s collection.
In fine watchmaking, you can decide to reinterpret existing concepts or choose to steer a pioneering course. Founder and CEO of de Grisogono, Fawaz Gruosi has deliberately chosen the second approach. With the Meccanico dG, the Geneva based manufacturer’s most recent entry, de Grisogono presents a design stemming from the purest watchmaking tradition and projects it into the future.
A specialist in chronographs and technical watches, Breitling has also shared the finest hours in the conquest of the skies. For the very first time, a magnificent new publication tells the detailed story of this grand adventure so inseparably entwined with that of modern times.
Created sixty years ago, the Oyster Perpetual Datejust Rolesor is the world’s most recognized and recognizable watch, if not the standard-bearer of an art de vivre. Impervious to the vagaries of fashion, it remains eternally modern. And the new Datejust II Rolesor for men and the Datejust Rolesor 36 mm for ladies, with gem-set bezel, are the proof.
Tiffany & Co. celebrates the first anniversary of the Patek Philippe Salon located in its New York flagship store with the introduction of a Ladies’ Gondolo wristwatch jointly developed by Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co.
An aerial bi-axial tourbillon mechanism. A vertical power reserve. Individualist seconds. A stripped-down dial and spectacular volumes: the latest specimen from the C Lab Series defies all theories. Even better, it creates its own rules: emptiness is its core material, engineering its constancy; chemistry a dare and transparency a must.
Jaeger-LeCoultre is extending its relationship with Aston Martin by becoming Official Partner of Aston Martin Racing. The three-year technical partnership will see Jaeger-LeCoultre produce special limited series of Aston Martin Racing watches. The Manufacture previously partnered with Aston Martin Racing in 2005 and 2006.
The “Bulgari Bulgari” collection, the icon of the Bulgari watch line, is updated with a new model for women. In this exclusive version, the 38 mm case has a characteristically linear and contemporary design that renders this precious timepiece unmistakable.
Introduced in the 19th century by an industry long threatened with the scourge of counterfeiting, the Hallmark of Geneva is now regarded as a true horological philosophy and the symbol of horological perfection. Given legal status in 1886, the Hallmark of Geneva is probably one of the oldest professional hallmarks in any industry, recognised as a label of origin, but especially as a guarantee of superior quality. But while it is highly prized in the world of Haute Horlogerie, not just anyone who wants to can join the select circle of manufactories able to obtain it.