Speaking With Advanced Craftsmanship Review Of 2016’s Complex And Luxurious Watchmaking Works

The art of clocks and watches has both the skill and aesthetics, so manual decoration has always been an integral part of fine watchmaking. Using the hands of craftsmen to draw subtle paintings between the square-shaped dials, the colorful dial world is not only a visual feast, but also those ancient handicraft skills are also passed on. Among countless masterpieces, creative works are always memorable. In the upcoming 2016, many brands launched watches designed for daily wear that are unique and extraordinary. Gorgeous.
Elegant and noble cheetah in Cartier world
 Cheetah carries a unique aesthetic power in Cartier’s world, where it is no longer a ferocious beast, but is transformed into a beautiful and mysterious creative inspiration, blooming on people’s necks, wrists or chests Fascinating glory. The 2016 Cartier craftsman once again introduced cheetah elements into the design of high-end watches. Through the integration of ancient heritage techniques such as carving, polishing, enamel, jewelry, gem setting and watchmaking, this unique work of ghosts and axes has been achieved.

Cartier Ballon Bleu De Cartier Enamel Bead Craft Cheetah Decorative Watch

Enamel Bead Craft
 The Cartier Ballon Bleu De Cartier enamel beads craft cheetah decoration watch has a meticulous shape, using the craftsman’s skill to show the cheetah’s deep eyes, light beards and soft fur to show the exquisite and elegant, graceful style perfect bloom. This watch uses a unique enamel bead technology, which is inspired by the metal bead process. The enamel master first cuts the enamel into small pieces or milled it into powder, then stretches it into filaments, and then cuts it into After the segment is heated by the welding gun, the filament segment is fused into pellets. The size of the segment depends on the diameter of the enamel filaments. The master craftsman then placed the enamel beads into the chassis according to the color and shape of the artwork. The difficulty of this process is that because different colors of enamel melt at different temperatures, it takes dozens of firings to achieve the final ideal effect.
Blancpain makes waves

Blancpain Villeret Classic Wave Watch
 Blancpain’s century-old exquisite watchmaking skills are not only reflected in the achievement of advanced complex functions, but also have rich craftsmanship aesthetics, such as the relatively rare Damascus gold inlaid and red copper technology, or traditional enamel, metal carving technology, etc. This is by no means overnight.

Woodcut ‘Kanagawa Chong • Langri’
 At the 2016 Basel Haute Horlogerie Show, Blancpain introduced more than one extraordinary craft, such as the Sakura and Chiron watch, and the Liang Zhu series, all highlighting Blancpain’s rich aesthetic heritage. The dial pattern of this giant wave watch was inspired by the famous Ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai’s famous woodblock print ‘Kanagawa Chong • Langri’. The master watchmaker moved this classic painting to the dial to show the image of Kanagawa realistically. The stormy waves at sea rolled and rolled, and the scene of the fishing boat bumping up and down in the waves showed the tense atmosphere hit by the waves.
Parma Gianni’s fascinating ‘Kaleidoscope’, ‘Pine Tree’ and ‘Ripple Pattern’

Parmigiani Toric watch
 Parmigiani is one of the very few top watch brands to achieve completely independent manufacturing today. Its charm lies not only in the restoration of antique clocks and machinery, but also in the perfect display of contemporary watchmaking techniques. During the 2016 SIHH, the ultra-complex Toric series of watches launched by Parmigiani attracted the unanimous reputation of watch enthusiasts. Through different manual art and aesthetic design, this different dial picture was created.

Kaleidoscopic rose-shaped decoration
 The biggest feature of this so-called ‘Kaleidoscope’ watch is that the dial and the central decoration can rotate and dance with the activation of the minute repeater device, creating a charming kaleidoscope effect, giving people a dreamy three-dimensional visual experience. Optical effect to make people sleep. The eye-catching rose-shaped ornaments are composed of arc-shaped strips, which are hollowed out and hand-chamfered through a series of processes; while the gold dial below is decorated with a hand-made grid pattern, and is plated with black gold, winding and swirling It seems to extend from the rosette in the center of the watch.

Mounted pine dial
 The evergreen pine and cypress means vitality and immortality. The master of Parmigiani watchmaking skillfully condenses this pattern between the square inches of the dial, and displays the branches, knots and needles through the excellent mounting process. On the dial, combined with the delicate carving process, the roots of the needles are clear, and even the small gaps between the needles are clearly visible, giving the whole a natural and dynamic look.

Ripple pattern engraved by hand
 The tranquil water surface is filled with ripples, which is the aesthetics of nature and the source of inspiration. Parmigiani watchmakers use pure hand engraving technology to create this charming three-dimensional depth of field on the Toric watch. Each ripple on the dial is engraved and hammered by hand. Even the design of the case is decorated with circular carvings and knurling, as if the ripples spread.
The beauty of the earl rose

Piaget Altiplano gold engraved watch
 The beauty of Piaget roses is elegant and attractive. Such exquisite works must benefit from a pair of skillful hands of artisans. The ancient tradition of gold carving crafts will be brought to the extreme, and the colorful roses will bloom on the dial and interpret. The variety of flowers and the unique sensual charm are unforgettable at first sight.

Final polishing with rubber polishing wheels

Polished with diamond powder
 To sculpt this life-like rose work on such a thin gold dial requires superb skills. The earl master craftsman first sketched the outline of the petals with a line drawing tool on the surface, and then used extremely precise sculpting techniques to gradually shape the petals. , Linking the roses from the inside to the bright layered sense, creating an undulating three-dimensional sense.
Van Cleef & Arpels Water Fairy

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Water Fairy Watch
 Van Cleef & Arpels is good at drawing inspiration from all aesthetic masterpieces. This new watch is inspired by a fine jewelry brooch introduced earlier, combining the poetic complication of fine watchmaking, injecting charming dynamic and vitality into the watch.

Filled enamel craft + miniature painting

Precious stones
 Each element of the watch dial combines different craftsmanship, such as enamel filling, micro-painting and gem setting. The water surface is presented in stained glass enamel, creating a crystal clear effect; the petals, stamens and green leaves of the narcissus are made of dark green tsavorite garnet, pink sapphire and orange yellow manganese garnet; the sun is made of The yellow sapphires are paved and echo the beautiful diamond moon at both ends of the horizontal line, all of which constitute a beautiful and colorful waterside fairy scene.
Bvlgari continues the spirit snake myth

Bvlgari Serpenti Incantati skeleton tourbillon watch

 This spirit snake, which has been interpreted as a moving gesture, has taken its roots in ancient Roman culture as the inspiration of the Bulgari Serpenti series, and has been deeply implanted in the numerous and varied works of Bulgari. In the new watch design in 2016, this charming and charming spirit snake has been re-conceived from the head of the snake to the body of the snake through the charming interpretation of high-end watches and fine jewelry, showing a very sculptural line. Bvlgari artisans combine brilliant diamonds with luxurious gold cases and excellent intricate clockwork skills with excellent gem setting techniques, which makes the spirit snake not only charming but also mysterious. The beauty of beautiful machinery moves people’s hearts.
Audemars Piguet opens up endless possibilities for fine jewelry watches

Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury High Jewellery Watch
 Changing the impossible into the possible, may be the source of all innovation. Audemars Piguet, a well-known and sophisticated watch brand in the industry, maintains its unique watchmaking style and is also exploring the infinite possibilities of the world of fine jewelry watches. This Diamond Fury fine jewelry watch launched this year is the best proof Its amazing beauty is convincing.

Exclusive mosaic technology

 This Diamond Fury watch inspired by the classic patterns of the punk era is a collaboration between designers, engineers and jewellers of Brassos. The top inlaying process combines two luxury materials, diamond and white gold, with 4,841 pieces throughout. Diamonds, and finally show a regular arrangement of pyramid-shaped rivets, very layered. The most mysterious design is that by tapping a small device, the mysterious dial can shine against the delicate and elegant diamond suit. Two blue hands jump lightly on the square dial, and the dial is not modified too much. Only at 12 o’clock, the brand’s classic mark is emblazoned, demonstrating the innovative concept of Audemars Piguet’s continuous breakthrough in traditional thinking.
Chopard Rainbow Colorful

Chopard Imperiale Jewellery Watch
 Luxury is always full of extraordinary masterpieces. With this magnificent Imperiale jewellery watch, Chopard shines again. It is like a rainbow across the sky, blooming in seven colors. The master watchmaker selects a variety of luxurious and colorful gemstones, and uses superb professional techniques to spread the rectangular sapphire colorful sapphire on the dial, case and bracelet. The crown and ear protectors are inlaid with amethyst, and the gems are luxuriously blooming. Changing colors, exquisite workmanship, people are amazing.

Summary: All beauty comes from inspiration. The extremely creative artisans have endowed the delicate mechanical world with poetry, nobility and beauty, and have made the timepieces immortal. Every extraordinary work is devoted to the soul of the maker, and it is also the strongest proof of the continuous progress of human beings in the realm of watches and clocks. Who can say that these masterpieces of timepieces have not been preserved forever?

Silent And Deep Love Four Men’s Day Men’s Watch Recommendations

Father’s love is a beacon in the night, which guides us in the cold and dark night; Father’s love is an umbrella in the storm, which shields us from the wind and rain during the storm; Father’s love It is a small boat moored in the bay, which carries us to a warm home when it is swaying and confused. The growth and development of children are inseparable from the care and care of his father. When he stumbles and learns to walk, his father is silently waiting for our protector. When he grows up and is busy with his work, his father is always a family member who cares about us. However, the passing of time has added a little wrinkle to my father’s face. With the laughter and laughter we grow up, my father has slowly grown old. On this special day of Father’s Day, let us sincerely offer our father a beautiful gift. blessing. Below, the editor recommends several watches suitable for fathers, and hopes that those interested in watches will provide some buying opinions.

  Men’s love for machinery comes from controlling time, listening to the sound of ticking and ticking, using a reasonable plan to arrange all their affairs, and in leisure, follow the steps of time to remember the past. A decent watch, while expressing your respect for your father, it can also bring convenience to your father’s life, and use the watch to reflect that deep and serious shape. To choose a suitable watch among many brands, in addition to considering the price, not only the appearance of the watch but also the quality and performance of the brand’s products.

  Below, the editor recommends a Tissot watch for you. Tissot combines more than 150 years of creativity and traditional Swiss watchmaking craftsmanship, adhering to the brand design philosophy of ‘advocating the true colors and nature, and returning to the original with a simple, refined and individual style.’ , Constantly innovating in craftsmanship and design, and with a broader sales network, more variety, and more attractive quality watches than any other traditional Swiss brand, it has practiced its ‘making excellence at your fingertips’ Promise of. Tissot has been constantly bringing surprises to customers, and choosing this brand will not let you down.

  Tissot’s new Vistar 1957 Automatic Collector’s Edition (specially available in mainland China stores) is the product of long-term innovation in watchmaking. The watch was inspired by several watches launched by Tissot in the 1950s to celebrate its 100th anniversary. At that time, adding the date display function to the automatic mechanical movement was an epoch-making milestone in the watch industry. In the new watch, in order to commemorate this event, Tissot will reinterpret this function in the most striking modern way.

Editor’s comment: Tissot can always apply the most advanced technology and materials to traditional Swiss watchmaking. The watch has a diameter of 40 mm. The watch’s high-tech arched sapphire crystal glass is covered in carved On the delicate dial, the pure dial can be seen through the mirror, and the elegant silver hands rotate frequently. To pay tribute to the classic, the watch also has a calendar window in the dial. The Tissot vintage logo is engraved on the dial, carrying the long history of Tissot. The stainless steel case with an elegant and exquisite brown leather strap and a vintage buckle show once again Tissot’s commemoration of innovation. At the same time, the transparent back cover allows the wearer to appreciate the mechanical beauty of the watch’s movement at any time, equipped with the ETA2836-2 automatic movement, with a power reserve of up to 42 hours. This watch can be used for business occasions and can be worn daily, generous and simple.

Basic Information
Number: T019.430.16.031.00
Brand: Tissot
Style: Automatic, 40 mm, men
Material: stainless steel
Function: date display, week display
RMB: ¥ 4,500
For more watch details, please click: Mido watch must be one of the favorite brands of many watch lovers. Simple lines, beautiful dials, every detail is carefully created. Mido’s watchmaking philosophy is a combination of timeless design and practical functions rather than following the trend. The real design is more durable than the trend. Mido watch entered the Chinese market in the early twentieth century, when it was called ‘meter’ watch, known for its accurate automatic mechanical timing and excellent waterproof quality.

Editor’s comment: The Mido helmsman series men’s watch has a dial diameter of 42 mm and a case thickness of 10.95 mm, which is very texture to wear. The silver stainless steel dial with the dark gray round dial is bright. Under the sapphire mirror, the texture of the dial is very clear, interpreting the concept of streamline. The day and date display window is located at three o’clock. With the further use of luminous technology, the time on the dial is more clear and readable, even at night. Silver stainless steel bracelet with folding buckle, this bracelet is easier to take care of than the belt, you can wipe it with a little cleaning liquid every day. The movement of this watch is model ETA2836-2, with a power reserve of 40 hours. Watch enthusiasts can also enjoy the high-quality automatic movement and the strong rhythm of mechanical operation through the crystal glass embedded in the back cover.

Basic Information
Number: M005.430.11.061.00
Brand: Mido
Series: Helmsman
Style: Automatic, 42 mm, men
Material: Stainless steel
RMB: ¥ 6,700
Hong Kong dollar: HK $ 6,700
For more watch details, please click: The Baume & Mercier series MOA10055 watch is made of stainless steel and polished to make the metal color perfect. The dial is the most attractive place, decorated with silver-white sun satin, which shows the intent and detail of the master watchmaker. The three-dimensional hour markers and hands are plated with gold. The soft and distinguished gold color has become the finishing touch of this simple and elegant dial surface. There is a small red dot at the end of the calendar pointer. The outermost scale circle on the dial indicates the date. 31 The date scale is also red, which is very eye-catching. The month and week display window is located under the classic logo of Baume and Mercier at 12 o’clock, which allows the wearer to read the date at a glance. There is a moon phase display at six o’clock. Although there is no star decoration, the strangeness of the moon can still let you grasp the moon phase information. It is simple and not simple.

Editor’s comment: Since its establishment in 1830, Baume & Mercier watch adhering to the Swiss watchmaking tradition, inspiring design inspiration, has produced a series of unique and elegant boutiques. From the appearance point of view, the watch as a whole has a smooth beauty. The stainless steel case with black crocodile leather and stainless steel pin buckle is stylish and generous. From the aspect of function, the Baume & Mercier watch has the display of the month, week and date The moon phase is very practical for daily life; from the internal structure point of view, this watch is equipped with Dubois Dépraz9000 automatic winding movement, with 25 gems, 42-hour power reserve.

Basic Information
Number: MOA10055
Brand: Baume & Mercier
Series: Crichton
Style: Automatic, 43 mm, men
Material: stainless steel
RMB: ¥ 32,900
Hong Kong dollar: HK $ 38,100
For more watch details, please click: IWC has never pursued mass production, and even to this day, it faithfully adheres to the inherent concept-IWC makes a small number of high-quality watches. Therefore, every watch made by IWC is perfectly processed even the most subtle, can be used for decades with good care, and is widely collected by collectors. There are many prominent people wearing IWC watches, including members of the royal family, movie stars, wealthy merchants, and the pope. Among the customers are Russian Tsar Ferdinand I, Pope Pierre IX, and British Prime Minister Churchill. Nowadays, more and more people are favoring IWC.

Editor’s comment: The IWC Portugal series watch has the appearance of a gentleman, and the accurate timing inside. The case made of stainless steel is brushed, stylish and beautiful, and highly resistant to abrasion. The diameter of 40.9 mm, the white dial with blue slender hands, the appearance of this blue is the favorite of many watch lovers. The inner scale of the second hand and the Arabic numerals are three-dimensional inlaid. Unlike other brands, the logo of IWC is not located at twelve o’clock, but at three o’clock. There is a 30-minute counter at twelve o’clock and a small second dial at six o’clock. The dial is clearly divided, making it very clear for the wearer. The side of the watch has two timing buttons and a crown. The upper button is for starting and stopping the watch, and the lower button is reset to zero. The straight lugs are linked to a blue alligator leather strap, while a stainless steel pin buckle is included.

Basic Information
Number: IW371417
Brand: IWC
Series: Portugal
Style: Automatic, 40.9 mm, men
Material: stainless steel
RMB: ¥ 58,500
Hong Kong dollar: HK $ 58,800
For more watch details, please click: Many people may have read Zhu Ziqing’s ‘Back’ when going to school. The faltering steps and awkward back made readers instantly moved by the deep fatherly love. So, have we so busy on weekdays been concerned about our fathers? People who are often close to their parents may ignore their father’s love and feel that discipline is a bondage. People who are usually far away may lose their care for their father and slowly create generation gaps. In fact, in the world of love, there are no such deep misunderstandings, no such long distances, no such big gaps.

Summary: Father’s love is not as tender and considerate as meticulous and meticulous. Father’s eyes are often deep and stern, and he may also know how to express feelings, but in his heart he is silent, warm, caring and caring for the child. Entering into the world of his father, children will understand that there is no trace of his father’s love. On this special day of Father’s Day, let us offer our father a blessing, even if it is not a watch or even a gift. Just a blessing text from your son, a simple greeting, and a homely meal are all ways to express your feelings. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)