Hermes Launches Arceau Pocket Voilier Enamel Pocket Watch

[Special Report from Watch House Basel] On April 25, 2013, the annual watch industry event Basel International Watch Fair kicked off. The watch house team went to Switzerland. Bring the report of the exhibition to everyone at the front.

 When Hermès watches used sports as the theme in 2013, the scene that emerged was the elegant spinnaker, dotted with the vast ocean. On the Arceau Pocket Voilier enamel pocket watch, the Pentium color of the cover transmits light. This is due to the ancient enamel craftsmanship similar to the stained glass window, called hollow enamel painted plique-à-jour enamelling).

 The goldsmith took the lead in cutting the platinum disk and carved a delicate spinnaker pattern. The curved arcs were divided by fine gold wires to form a hollow and frame. Prior to repeated firing, these hollowed out parts are filled with enamel. The temperature of each firing is 800 degrees Celsius, and the colors on the sails are brought out one by one, blooming and shining. Finally, remove the tray.

 In order to obtain the perfect composition, the white gold plate under the spinnaker is engraved by hand with the hull and its surroundings. The cover pattern is brilliant, just like pocket stained glass. The light passes through the enamel color, which makes the sails bloom like velvet, and perfectly captures the shining daylight. This pocket watch does not hide the case back, but hides the dial under a delicate protective cover. This design first appeared on a Hermès pocket watch. The dial of the pocket watch is also covered with enamel, and the elegant blue-gray dial is decorated with champlevé time scales, which naturally echoes the italic time scale unique to Arceau timepieces.
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Summary: Arceau Pocket Voilier enamel pocket watch is equipped with H1837 self-winding movement. The sapphire crystal back cover shows the exquisite sanding process, including pearl and spiral sanding substrates and plywood bridges. It is automatically carved with Hermès special H letter decoration . From Hermès master leather craft storm blue crocodile leather case, the perfect finishing touch for pocket watches.

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A Chic Work Tasting Iwc Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Display Watch

IWC was founded in 1868, its core research and development of watch technology, design and technology have been leading in the industry, creating timeless classic works. There is a deep root between IWC and flying. Today’s Watch House brings you a universal Spitfire fighter perpetual calendar digital display watch, the official model: IW379108.

   Since 2003, IWC launched the Pilot’s Watch series known as the Spitfire, which stands out with its elegant design and superior technology. The watch not only displays the perpetual calendar, but also has a chronograph function and has a leap year display.

IWC Spitfire Perpetual Calendar Digital Display Watch IW379108

   The shape of this watch is more chic, but compared with previous models, it is almost unchanged, and it continues to be equipped with rock gray dial and stainless steel case. Numerous displays and complications highlight the watch’s superior watchmaking quality. The watch comes with a brown leather strap.

Fine-tuned crown and chronograph buttons

   The side of the watch is equipped with a crown and two chronograph buttons. The crown is a more conventional round crown with pits on the side for easy grasping. The top is engraved with the IWC logo. It is cylindrical for easy pressing. The crown and chronograph buttons are carefully polished to the finest detail.

Soft and tough calfskin strap for comfortable wearing

   This watch comes with a dark brown calfskin strap. The dark brown tone is elegant and calm, which is quite gentlemanlike; the leather material is soft and tough, making it more comfortable to wear. The fine white stitching on the strap also highlights IWC’s subtle details.

Finely polished and polished case lines

   The watch’s stainless steel case has beautiful lines, the surface is brushed and polished, and the texture is beautiful; while the edges and convex bezels of the case are polished, which is bright and clean. The case that has been treated in two ways is equipped with sharp-edged shapes, showing a strong and firm metal texture. The case has an anti-magnetic soft iron inner case to protect the precision movement from magnetic fields, while the glass mirror is firmly assembled to withstand the sudden drop in air pressure without loosening.

Elegant rock grey dial with multiple complications

   The dial of the watch is rock grey with beautiful sun-radiated patterns. Various complex functions are displayed on the dial, including chronograph, perpetual calendar and leap year display. The dial has many functions, but the arrangement is orderly. The dial uses gray and white and red, and the color difference is obvious and easy to read.

Chronograph dial and date and month display

   At the twelve o’clock position of the dial is the chronograph dial. The 12-hour and 60-minute chronograph minutes are arranged inside and outside. Both are displayed with white numbers and scales, and are indicated by a small hand. The small dial is also decorated with delicate and beautiful Swirly lines. On both sides of the chronograph dial are the date (DATE) and the month (MONTH) display. The date and month are displayed in white Arabic numerals, which are easy to read.

Beautiful small seconds and technically complicated leap year display

   The small dial at six o’clock is the small seconds dial. Displayed with a red pointer and white scale, and decorated with swirling patterns, it is delicate and delicate. There is a window on the small dial. This is the leap year display function. Arabic numbers are displayed in flat years, and red ‘L’ is displayed in leap years.

The delicate and cute lugs have been carefully polished, and the curvature is natural

   The watch’s lugs and case are cast in one piece, and the brushing and polishing consistent with the case make the overall texture more natural; and the curvature of the lugs can make the watch fit more closely with the wrist.

Elegant buckle engraved with the IWC logo

   The watch strap is equipped with a folding pin buckle, which not only can adjust the length of the strap when worn, but also more elegant in shape. The buckle is treated with two grinding processes, brushed and polished, and the IWC logo is engraved on it.

Summary: This Spitfire Pilot’s Chronograph watch is dynamic and very suitable for daily wear. The watch’s icy grey dial with its shiny metallic luster is the icing on the cake, just like the gray body of the same name Spitfire. The watch has a chic design, exquisite workmanship and excellent performance, which is a watch that is very suitable for men.

Pasha De Cartier Floating Tourbillon Skeleton Watch

Cartie Pasha de Cartier floating tourbillon skeleton watch
TieCartie Pasha de CARTIER floating tourbillon skeleton watch
White gold case, 42 mm diameter, white gold grooved crown set with a convex round sapphire, equipped with Cartier 9 457 M C hand-wound movement, with Geneva stamp, skeleton dial, diamond blue steel hands, limited to 100
Keywords: colored gems, complex creativity, enamel, ultra-thin comfort, skill-based jewelry watch, appearance first, GMT, entry-level version 2.0
Musical effect: Divine Comedy ‘忐忑’
Product style: rich in style, wide in variety, extremely luxurious, extremely complicated
Main series: BallonBleu ultra-thin watch, Calibre de Cartier, fine watchmaking series, Delices watch, ArtKraft jewelry watch
New products: more than 50 models
Editor’s Choice: BallonBleu Slim Watch
Comment: The reason why the Divine Comedy ‘忐忑’ is used to describe Cartier’s press conference is that Cartier’s products launched this year are too exciting. It is difficult to imagine so many complicated functions, so many artistic elements, and so many style types. Concentrated in the works of the same brand in the same year.
In terms of categories, Cartier’s self-produced movement series & mdash; & mdash; Calibre de Cartier’s third-hand automatic watch has been collectively replaced with a metal strap this year. Although it may not be to cater to the Chinese market, it will certainly be welcomed by the Chinese. The BallonBleu (blue balloon) series, which has been renowned for many years, has been successfully slimmed down. The edge of the case is even thinner than the coin, and the sense of honor, recognition and comfort is excellent. Delices women’s watches with candy as the inspiration for design, and to show the graphics of Diya’s masterful style in the field of art design, Delices will become another popular style of women’s watches. The four works in the HighWatchmaking series not only reflect the complicated technology and craftsmanship, but also attract the attention of all visitors with their creative ideas.
The 6 high-end jewelry watches of the ArtKraft series have unprecedentedly replaced the luxury materials with manual techniques to become the main body of the product. This may become a trend. Only by getting rid of the restrictions of raw materials, the design of jewelry watches can be more free and the output Only in this way can they be fully released and the new round of consumer demand be met to the greatest extent.

Raymond Weil’s Latest Strength Blooming Elegant Temperament

Classic Master Series watches have introduced unique and elegant classic models and models with moon phase display, now launched a classic chronograph with a third movement. Just as the instruments in the symphony orchestra follow the conductor’s rhythmic beats to play moving music, the hands of Raymond Weil’s new classic master chronograph also rotate at full speed with vivid beats. And in the passage of time, minutes, seconds, and moments, this new chronograph is taking steady steps and blooming with infinite charm.
    Chronos is one of the main gods in Greek mythology, symbolizing time and destiny. Legend has it that this deity pushed the entire celestial world to do eternal movement. The center dial of the classic master chronograph and the auxiliary dial at 6 o’clock, 9 o’clock, and 12 o’clock all run through delicate hands, which fully shows that it has a place in the current and future. It will never stop and continue to be brilliant.
    In modern culture, the Chronos god has become the ideal embodiment of wisdom and human life. With exquisite construction and stylish aesthetics, the classic master chronograph is the ideal watch for noble people, whether it is the social elite, or connoisseurs who appreciate the outstanding skills of watchmaking craftsmen.
   The classic master chronograph has a case with a diameter of 41.5 mm, and its rose gold color is like the slowly rising sun on the vast horizon, exuding a classic and timeless charm. Raymond Weil’s latest masterpiece is paired with a silver dial with Paris studs. The hour, minute and second hands are plated with rose gold hands, which echo the color of the case. It perfectly integrates simple design and sophisticated craftsmanship.
    Now it seems that the charm of the classic master series one year after its appearance is not diminished!

Maestro technical parameters

Number: 7737 PC5 00659
Movement: RW 5000 automatic chronograph movement
Power reserve: 46 hours
Number of gems: 25 stones
Function: Central hour and minute hands
      9 o’clock small seconds dial
      2-point position button to start, stop, restart timing function
      4-point position return function
      Central chronograph seconds hand
      30-minute counter at 12 o’clock
      12-hour counter at 6 o’clock
      3 o’clock position date window
Case: Stainless steel plated 5N PVD red gold
Diameter: 41.5mm
Thickness: 12.8mm
Mirror: Double-sided anti-glare sapphire crystal
Face plate: silver
    Black roman numerals
Hands: classical red gold hour and minute hands, chronograph hands
    Sapphire crystal back cover
Strap: Alligator strap, saddle stitching and Ardillon buckle
Water-resistant to 100 meters