For over half a century, Piaget reigns within the ultra-thin world. The 9P, introduced in 1957, continues to be a reference within the the watchmaking industry niche for being one of the first ultra-thin caliber ever. Out of this date, many rivals attempted to achieve exactly the same degree of expertise: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin, among others. Actually, there is just one manufacture in a position to break Piaget’s record: Piaget itself. Please welcome the Piaget Altiplano 38mm 900P, the world’s slimest mechanical watch.
Have you ever heard of Valerii Danevych and his wooden watches? Valerii Danevych, 46 years of age and born in Kiev, Ukraine, develops mechanical clocks and watches with as numerous wooden parts as you possibly can. Nowadays a master in joinery, the skill of woodworking literally including joining together bits of wood to create complex products, he built his first clock in 2005 with no horological background. Valerii has generated numerous clocks, watches and pencils to date, which several were displayed in the AHCI booth throughout Baselworld 2014.
For 14 years consecutively, Blancpain marks the Valentine’s by presenting special ladies designer watch, each representing a geniune interpretation of affection.
For Valentine’s Day in 2014, the famous Swiss manufacturer Blancpain has prepared an attractive watch that features a diamond-clad bezel along with a beautiful mother-of-pearl dial filled with particulars that celebrate love.
Smartwatch again! Recently, Apple has release its “Apple Watch.” It must be a really exciting news to the Apple fanatics. As the Apple smartwatches look so functional and they seem to be really useful for the daily use. The Apple company is really a hit these years, we can see that almost everyone in the street taking an Iphone. Some people began to worry about that will this Apple Watch affect the sales of the traditional designer watches, or even replace them. It seems to be a crisis to the traditional watches.
People all know Swiss watches, for their good design and great workmanship. However, not many people know much about the German watches. Indeed, the German watches has a long history than the Swiss watches. The first pocket watch made from Germany can date back to the 1530. In 1845 the first watch manufacture company was found in the town named Glashutte. This is really a town that is famous for its watches.
And here I would like to present you a German watch from the German company Glashutte Original.