The Result of the GPHG 2018 “The Oscar of the Watchmaking” is Out!
Congratulations to all the winners and contributions they put into the watchmaking industry with their passion and insistence! Thank you! The Best Chronograph Watch Prize goes to Singer Reimagined Track 1 Hong Kong Edition. Great thank to Marco Borraccino(Co-founder of Singer Reimagined) designed Track 1 and named it as Hong Kong Edition. It was our pleasure to have Marco and Laurent Wiederrecht (Son of Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, Agenhor) them for the launch in May 2018 at The Lavish Attic and talked us through the technical and story behind Track 1. De Bethune is back with Pierre Jacques (CEO of De Bethune) to give a fresh look to De Bethune, DB25 Starry Varius Chronometre Tourbillon is also the winner of The Best Chronometry Watch Prize. The most surprising moment is that you can actually customise it! Give us a day and location, Pierre and his team can get the image of the star galaxy on that particular day at the location and transfer it to the dial. From now on the memorial momAnd more
DLC Coating For New Standards of Design and Durability
Blaken has a quick flash to Hong Kong last week. A very considerate and supportive CEO Alex picked a good selection of watches to the event that can take home immediately. Instead of being a watch brand, Blaken is more into making your dream watch alive by using a high quality of DLC coating and hand painted dial that allow you to give your emotional and personal taste to an ordinary watch. Let's take a chemical tutorial. With the movement untouched, all the parts are disassembly. Blaken would only accept new watches in order to achieve the best coating effect. The parts are evenly and neatly put into a 3-tier machine. Well locked for DLC coating. It's a vacuum and dustless environment where anode reacts with cathode. Blaken DLC coating is not done by painting or spraying but electrochemical process to change the body of the substance. Plasma gently stick onto the surface of watch parts like falling snow. The process takes 16 days for a flawless coating. If it'sAnd more
Strong Jewellery Collections Reflecting Distinct Characters
Akillis – Strong Jewellery Collections Reflecting Distinct Characters Chitty chitty “bang bang” I am “Wanted” with a “Licence to Akillis” with “AK” are the signature models of Akillis. Framed with white gold, rose gold, titanium under the latest stone setting techniques for diamonds and precious gemstones, the French high-end jewellery comes with a audacious twist. Mistaken for a real AK bullet in airport will be the question for custom officer, as the team in Lyon the team uses the latest technology to make the dream of Caroline Gaspard into reality. The playful “Puzzle” collection and the seduction of “Python” collection brings Akillis jewellery into a new era, where luxury and sophistication rhyme with originality and liberty.And more
Urwerk is a Pioneer of the Ingenious Watchmaking
UR-105 CT streamliner is a celebration of Urwerk’s 20th anniversary this year. Felix and Martin are the first people infused with astrological and futuristic elements into their designs. It is a finalise project of UR103 and UR105 collection with a summary of 2 young men chasing their dream and set the milestone in NYC. (Martin and Felix, Central Hong Kong 2005) (20th Anniversary meet and greet 2017, Hong Kong) The streamline along with the protecting cover gives you a picture of a convertible sports car. The 2 pneumatic turbines on the back work just like the dashboard on your driver seat with the switch lever to give you an ultimate, unlimited control of your watch. The redesigned case which allows you to check the time whenever wherever without roll up your sleeves or even spin on motorways. The exclusive 3-Dimensions satellites complication is an original design of Urwerk; this idea flashed to Martin when he was working for the documentary in NYC, inspired him tAnd more
Inside out- Central Chronograph and More
We are used to skim read to grasp instant information. This may get you wrong in reading the Singer Reimagined Track 1. In 2018 summer Singer Reimagined has launched the Hong Kong Edition with a tactful twist based on 2017 Launch Edition and Geneva Edition. Please be prepared to forget all stereotypes. The functionality of time reading is being push to the outer circle. All hands are in perfect vertical position in the ready position. Start to time and you will see the central chronograph incorporates jumping minute and hour indicators. With the start button on top right and reset button on top left, it feels like you are starting a timer on the field. In terms of case material, it’s titanium for Launch Edition then gold for Geneva Edition. When it comes to Hong Kong Edition, it’s no way to use typical PVD or DLC coating, but ceramic-aluminum through electro-plasma oxidation that changes the nature of the substance. The surface layer of a special, aerospace-specification alumAnd more
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