[Video] Real Chopard Happy Sport Joaillerie Watch

This year, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Chopard Happy Sport series, Chopard has gathered rare arts and crafts to create four extraordinary masterpieces, each limited to 25 pieces. The brand brings together highly skilled artisan masters, using ancient craftsmanship and precious materials, to create new masterpieces. All four watches are the result of the coagulation of delicate techniques and extraordinary creativity, highlighting Chopard’s exquisite craftsmanship. This is one of the Happy Sport Joaillerie watches, inspired by Venetian architecture, cleverly blending Gothic and Renaissance styles, reminiscent of the magnificent buildings such as the famous Palais des Doges.

Chopard HappySportJoaillerie watch

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Omega Celebrates Brand’s Fourth Boutique Opening In Mexico

Recently, Omega celebrated the official opening of the brand’s boutique in Cancun. This is the fourth boutique of this famous Swiss watch brand in Mexico.

The boutique opened in Cancun is part of Omega’s brand retail expansion strategy that began in 2000 with the opening of the brand’s first Omega boutique in Zurich. Today, Omega’s retail network has grown to more than 300 boutiques around the world.

During the opening, Omega specially invited some VIPs, connoisseurs, collectors and some special guests, including ChantalTorres, MiguelTorruco, JuanchiTorres and LetySahagún.

After the champagne reception to welcome guests, the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new store was performed, and then guests were invited to this boutique to have the opportunity to explore the entire world of the Omega brand, including unique watch series, exquisite jewelry and exquisite leather .

The brand experts in the store introduced the exclusive technology and innovation of Omega to the guests, and shared some classic watches in the 166-year history of the brand with everyone.

The modern design of the boutique implements the overall concept of the brand and provides customers with an elegant, warm and comfortable environment. The design concept revolves around natural elements such as the sun, clouds, rain and land. (Picture / Text Watch House Xiao Sen)

Tag Heuer’s ‘jack Heuer Time Museum’ Beijing Station Opens

On April 30, 2014, the TAGHeuerLaMaison Jack Heuer Time Museum held a grand opening ceremony in Beijing Oriental Plaza. On the same day, Ms. Xue Hongxia, brand director of TAHEuer China, a global brand friend, Chinese F1 driver Dong Hebin and Switzerland Mr. Dai Shangxian, Ambassador to China, witnessed the opening ribbon-cutting ceremony of Jack Heuer Beijing Station and witnessed many precious watches and historical displays together with many media friends and watch enthusiasts. Below, let you walk into the museum along with the shooting of the Watch House and explore the world of TAG Heuer.

  TAGHeuer’s ‘Jack Heuer Time Museum’ is located in Oriental Plaza. It is the second flagship store after Shanghai. It adopts a new design concept. The bronzed appearance makes the entire design exude classic charm and avant-garde luxury. Every detail of the museum is carefully arranged, and the service staff is ready to explain your needs.
  It is mainly divided into three areas, on the one hand to show different themes and history of TAG Heuer, on the other hand to provide customers with a comfortable and beautiful environment. In addition to some models of the watch, a series of TAG Heuer products, such as mobile phones, eyes, leather goods and so on.

  The first room to introduce to you is the ‘study room’. As the name suggests, this room is bound to exude the breath of books and permeate the charm of history. The hanging frames show TAGHeuer’s respectable and admirable legends, from its founder Edouard Heuer to today’s soul Jack Heuer. These brand masters have great watchmaking and excellence Tireless pursuit. At the same time, we can also see other book materials of the exhibition, so that visitors can better understand the important historical moments of the brand.

  The heritage and history of the entire TAGHeuer family has a history of 154 years since it was founded in 1860, and the brand has been constantly innovating. The family has been making continuous progress on the innovative Kangzhuang Avenue. Although the only heir, Jack Heuer, has retired, his legendary history and life experience are still worth learning. This autobiography tells his constant struggle and exploration of the watch industry throughout his life, including the entire Swiss watch industry. A historical and developmental change.

  The second room introduced to you is full of mechanical sense. The red line design and the gear structure on the top are unique. Once you enter it, you will be infected by the driving force and passion. The theme of this room is the garage, and one wall is the toolbox of the racing garage, showing common car repair tools. This part shows the timing equipment of TAGHeuer and its long-standing relationship with the racing world. The core values ​​and industry standards that TAGHeuer believes in and the great racers are withdrawn-emotion, speed, performance and precision, so it can be known global.

  Every watch has a lot of stories, and TAGHeuer’s watches also have specific connotations. The museum showed you the limited edition of the Tagheuer Carrera Ferrari driver from 1970, and the Tagheuer gold Carrera chronograph presented to Ferrari drivers from the 1970s. The watch has the basic personal information of the driver behind it.

  This TAGHeuer chronograph watch is different from ordinary chronographs. It can freely change the bezel according to different needs. It can be used for different races, such as horse racing, racing … The two-color bezel is presumably familiar to everyone. New products were also displayed at the Basel Watch Fair. Naturally, this TAG Heuer two-color watch was launched in 1970, which is also a demonstration of the brand’s advanced design concept.

  TAGHeuer also showed some antique watches. The chronograph stopwatch dial that catches the eye is very large. It is said that it is the largest stopwatch in the world and is also used for a certain event. This red chronograph is equipped with a dual-second stepped chronograph function with an accuracy of 1/10 seconds. It looks like a Hermes bag and there are some belts on the top for convenience.

  Following the footsteps of visiting the Watch House, we walked into another room. The theme of this room is ‘Kitchen’. For everyday life, Kitchen is the kitchen, and there will be many ingredients in the kitchen. However, for TAGHeuer, it is the fine watchmaking workshop, which contains many parts and craftsmanship. The room is also equipped with an interactive screen to show visitors the advanced watchmaking process intuitively and visually. You can also participate in high-level watchmaking in person through the touch screen, make your favorite watch movement, and understand the internal structure of the movement. The learning process is full of exploration fun and curiosity.

  This room shows many watch’s internal parts and original movements, each craftsmanship marks the historical turning point of TAGHeuer and the entire Swiss indicator. The swing gear is a patented invention of TAGHeuer1887, which is currently used in almost all contemporary mechanical chronographs and used in TAGHeuerCalibre1887’s self-made movements.
  At the same time, the Swiss watchmaker demonstrated the assembly process of the movement 1887 on site. If you are interested, you can also experience the assembly of the movement under the guidance of the watchmaker.

  After visiting the museum, TAGHeuer held a grand opening ceremony at the TAG Heuer store at five o’clock. Many friends and VIPs invited him.

  TAGHeuer’s ‘Jack Heuer Time Museum’ showcases some of TAGHeuer’s timepieces and classic watches, and fully displays the unique history of TAGHeuer’s watchmaking and the DNA of the sportsmanship. The models displayed in the museum are carefully selected. This visit is worthwhile. After close contact with the precise high-end watchmaking technology, visitors will surely gain more knowledge in the field of watches and let many watches Fans feast on their eyes. The event is from April 30th to May 4th, and interested people can visit it by themselves. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)

Retro Oris Big Crown Analog Date Watch

Oris ORIS has a close relationship with aviation. The brand was founded in 1904 at the same time as the aviation industry had just begun to flourish. Subsequently, the first flying watch was launched in 1917, following the same clever mechanism as a pocket watch. The time must be adjusted by pressing the handle at 2 o’clock at the same time. The Big Crown, which debuted in 1938, has an oversized crown that allows pilots wearing gloves to quickly and easily adjust the watch’s time. To date, ORIS ‘flight collection has become one of the watches trusted by pilots worldwide.

New Big Crown analog date watch inspired by the colored keyboard in Le Corbusier’s book

The Big Crown analog date watch is not just a milestone for ORIS ‘innovative high-performance watches. In the 1980s, it led ORIS back to the path of purely mechanical watches, becoming an important watershed for the brand, weathering the quartz crisis and finding the eternal value of mechanical watchmaking. With its streamlined round case and tapered lugs, coin-shaped bezels, large crown, clear functional dial, and ORIS’s most famous design-the central hand to indicate the date, it has become a brand watch series The most iconic work of all.

The watch has a slimmer outline and curved sapphire crystal, which adds a contemporary element to the retro feel.

The new Big Crown analog date watch continues this legendary story and creates a forward-looking sense of fashion. The designers redesigned the case to be slimmer, more streamlined and more seamless, making it elegantly fit the wrist. The new watch uses a modern curved sapphire crystal material, which not only enhances the retro beauty of the watch, but also gives it the latest feel.

The watch has a quick release system for the strap, and the wearer can change the strap by himself (however, the stainless steel chain strap must still be sent to the store for assistance)

The new watches are available in either 36 mm or 40 mm cases. Both use the iconic dial design, equipped with prototype Arabic numerals, and the pointer-type date really points to the scale circle around the dial to display the minutes. With a variety of faceplate colors to choose from, ORIS designers have inspired the colored keyboard in Le Corbusier’s book, the 36mm model with a light green faceplate and the 40mm model with a gray-blue faceplate. Both give the watch a younger sense of metropolis. Also available in black faceplate.

Big Crown analog date watch

Stainless steel material / 754 self-winding movement / hours, minutes, seconds, date display / sapphire crystal / waterproof 50 meters / table diameter 36mm

Big Crown analog date watch

Stainless steel material / 754 self-winding movement / hours, minutes, seconds, date display / sapphire crystal mirror / waterproof 50 meters / table diameter 40mm

The Highest Estimate Is Over Ten Million Rolex Ref.6062 ‘stelline’ Star Wrist Performance Christie’s Auction

The spring auction is about to begin. The four major auction houses are rushing to launch eye-catching star watches. On May 13, Christie’s will hold precious watch auctions in Geneva. This auction brings together 254 extraordinary timepieces, including a Rolex Ref.6062 ‘Stelline’ star-labeled three-calendar moon phase rose gold watch.

   It is reported that Rolex has produced only 50 Ref.6062 three-calendar moon-phase rose gold watches, of which only 10 have star design. As a result, this watch is extremely rare, with an estimated value of 1 million to 2 million Swiss francs before the auction, which translates into a maximum valuation of RMB 13.22 million!

   Rolex Ref.6062 was introduced at the Basel Exhibition in 1950. It was one of only two models with calendar and moon phase functions at the time (the other is Ref.8171 ‘Padellone’). Unlike Ref.8171, Ref.6062 is equipped with an Oyster case to protect the movement and dial from moisture and dust. Speaking of Ref.8171 ‘Padellone’, this auction also provided one, estimated before the auction of 250,000 to 550,000 Swiss francs.

   Patek Philippe will not be absent. The highlights are two world-class antique perpetual calendar watches-the third-generation Ref. 2499 watch produced in 1977, estimated at 500,000 to 800,000 Swiss francs; Ref. 2497 produced in 1954. Watches, valued at 160,000 to 260,000 Swiss francs.

   On the whole, Christie’s precious watch auctions range from CHF 20 million to CHF 1 million, and it is estimated that the total transaction price of 254 timepieces will reach CHF 12 million.

Christie’s Prestigious Watch Auction Stars:

Patek Philippe Ref. 2499 watch, produced in 1977, estimated 500,000 to 800,000 Swiss francs

Patek Philippe pocket watch, produced in 1889, was once owned by Mr. Jean-AdrienPhilippe, estimated 50,000 to 100,000 Swiss francs

Rolex & Paul Montoya modified watch, estimated 50,000 to 100,000 Swiss francs

Rolex Ref.3525 watch, owned by Andy Warhol, estimated 200,000 to 300,000 Swiss francs

Exquisite Craftsmanship Real Shot Fiyta Ruyi Double Carp Fine Carving Collection Watch

Metal micro-carving, with a long history, has created rare and fine art works with exquisite techniques, which is a unique gem in traditional Chinese art. Fiyta has always been pursuing the perfect artistic conception and ingenious skills. At the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Show 2017, the brand launched the Art Series Ruyi Double Carp Subtle Carving Collection (model: GA886011.PQB).
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   The sculptors used Chinese harmony and gossip as inspiration for their designs, and used the meaning of ‘harmony’ in the mean to carve a vivid picture of the golden carp passing through. The two beautiful golden carps leaped up from the paper, and the clear ripples were agitated, such as the lingering evening breeze stroking the strings of Yuyu, and wrinkling a pool of lotus.

   The double-height design and the special old-fashioned treatment present a dynamic three-dimensional sense, making the entire work a flawless picture from any angle. The entire artwork has bred a vast universe of mysteries, conveying auspicious meanings, and at the same time made viewers have to awe the magic of this world.

   The slim 18K rose gold case is exquisite and luxurious, exuding glamorous luster. The unique connection between the case and the strap makes the whole watch smooth and round. The pumpkin-shaped crown, set with natural diamonds, is distinguished and elegant.

   The self-contained reading angle is different from the traditional minute and second hands. This art treasure reads the time through the turquoise beads that rotate on the scale track. Artwork.

   Equipped with self-reformed movement, accurate travel time. With a black leather strap and 18K rose gold horseshoe buckle, it’s soft and comfortable, and it fits lightly on the wrist.

   The above content is the information related to the 2017 Basel International Watch and Jewellery Show prepared by the staff in front of the Watch House. In the future, we will continue to provide more and more intuitive exhibition reports. Everyone pays attention.
2017 Basel International Watch & Jewellery Show Coverage