Strong Chinese Style Recommended Four Exquisite Domestic Watches

In today’s market, Swiss famous watches can be described as popular, and they are invincible in the market with their exquisite watchmaking technology and deep brand cultural connotation. However, the domestic watch market is not to be outdone, showing its own style. The great nation, with a history of 5000 years, has a long history and contains endless cultural treasures, and these cultural elements are constantly being incorporated into the manufacture of domestic watches, showing the unique charm of Chinese watches! Today, the editor brings six watches from Beijing and the Seagull to share with everyone the classic Chinese style on them. If you are also obsessed with the national essence of China, then these six watches are definitely your choice.

The subtle fusion of watch art and ancient capital culture—Beijing

 Beijing can be said to be a melting pot of art and culture. It not only has the modern and prosperous modern metropolis, but it is also strange, but it also has a simple and elegant classic elegance. The Beijing Watch Factory, established in 1958, is located in such an elegant place with a north facing south, leaning against the military capital and overlooking the Wenyu River. Since its inception, Beijing has been continuously pursuing outstanding quality and technological innovation, infiltrating the ancient capital culture, cultivating outstanding people, and incorporating this unique spirit of China into the design of watches, shining its own brilliance. The following editors will introduce you to three Beijing watches with a very Chinese style.

Beijing tourbillon watch series B009201105R Watch

Brief review of this watch: This Mata Flying Tourbillon watch made in Beijing is condensed with strong humanistic feelings, inspired by 1969 The ancient bronze works unearthed in the Tomb of Han Dynasty in Wuweilei, Gansu, the watchmaker engraved the image of a healthy and galloping horse with a vivid 24K gold material on the black dial, and matched it with a blue steel hand, a firm and handsome image. Appeared vividly. The watch is equipped with a TB01-2 manual winding movement with a power reserve of 63 hours and a flying tourbillon. This watch is a perfect fusion of classic charm and modern technology. It is stylish and elegant to wear. It has a certain level in terms of technology and appreciability. It is an indispensable part of the watch collector’s collection. Bit.

Watch Series: Chinese Tourbillon Watch
Movement type: manual machinery
Case material: 18K rose gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Case diameter: 42 mm
Domestic public price: ¥ 128,000
More watch details: style = ‘mso-bidi-# * # weight: normal;’> Beijing Butterfly Love Enamel Movement Tourbillon Watch Series Tourbillon Watch-Butterfly Love Flower Watch

Brief review of the watch: Beijing’s ‘Butterfly Love’ watch is a sister series of ‘Dragon and Phoenix’, limited to three in the world, the same continues A brilliant achievement. This North watch uses a large 40mm dial design, in line with fashion trends, 18k rose gold case material and brown alligator leather strap, set off the royal elegance. The enamel dial is painted with exquisite butterfly and flower patterns, which is radiant and flowing around the eyes, and feels the charm of graceful and modern compatibility. Equipped with TB01-2 filigree enamel movement, the tourbillon assembly with reduced design weighs only 0.37 grams, and is set with 20 gems at the same time, showing the beauty of lightness and transparency. This watch uses the world’s first craftsmanship technology, and a distinct Chinese culture flows into the watch, reflecting the wisdom and innovative spirit of Chinese watchmakers and representing the highest level of Chinese watchmaking.

Watch Series: Chinese Tourbillon Watch
Movement type: manual machinery
Case material: 18K rose gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Case diameter: 40 mm
Domestic public price: ¥ 1,000,000
More watch details: style = ‘mso-bidi-# * # weight: normal;’> A wonderful movement by the sea-seagulls

 After talking about three watches in Beijing, Xiaobian will continue to recommend three watches for Tianjin Seagull. Tianjin Seagull Watch Group Co., Ltd. is an oversized enterprise group consisting of sixteen watch professional manufacturers and four joint ventures, with Tianjin Watch Factory as the main body. The group’s total assets are 96.747 million yuan, which is a veritable handsome man in the Chinese watch market. Seagull watches are divided into business sports watches, fashion watches, tourbillons, chronographs and collector’s watches. Xiao Bian believes that although the seagull watch is more fashion-oriented than the North Watch, but the use of Chinese elements is also unique.

Seagull Classic Collection D618.866 watch

A brief comment on the watch: As the Yan and Huang descendants who always regard true dragons as their ancestors, they have special emotions towards the mighty dragons. Seagull’s classic collection D618.866 watch, with 18K rose gold case material, is exquisite and elegant. The round surface is densely clouded, the two swimming dragons are strong and mighty, the dragon claws are sharp and strong, and the wall-colored dial exudes an extraordinary general style. Once again raising the extraordinary atmosphere of men, Hou Wang will be the wind. The movement adopts ST8000 produced by Seagull, which is manually wound. It can experience the telepathy of intimate interaction between people and watches. The mirror is made of sapphire crystal, the case back is a hollow case with 18K rose gold, and it is waterproof to 30 meters. On the whole, this fast watch is exquisite and elegant. The copywriting texture shows a continuous well-being, showing the peace of the Dragon Age, wrapped around the wrist, always showing pride as a descendant of Yan Huang, and is the dragon of the year of watch lovers worldwide. Praise.

Watch Series: Classic Collection
Movement type: manual machinery
Case material: 18K rose gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Domestic public price: ¥ 128,000
More watch details: style = ‘mso-bidi-# * # weight: normal;’> Seagull Classic Collection 臻 龙 耀 世 Set watch

Review of the watch: Seagull’s classic collection ‘Zhenlong Yaoshi’ set watch, limited to 200 sets, using its own super The thin Cal. ST18 self-winding movement, with a thickness of 3.91 mm, is very technical. The case is made of 18k rose gold and has a dial size of 39.5mm, which is comfortable to wear. The dial is mainly emerald yellow, and the vivid yellow dragon totem is painted on the dial using the filigree enamel process. The red flame is on the side, showing the power of the true dragon. The dark brown original crocodile leather strap with 18k rose gold buckle has a smooth color and smooth lines. Always show the wearer’s grandeur and grand beauty.

Watch Series: Classic Collection
Movement type: automatic machinery
Case material: 18K rose gold
Strap Material: Crocodile Leather
Case diameter: 39.5 mm
Domestic public price: ¥ 288,000
More watch details: style = ‘mso-bidi-# * # weight: normal;’> Summary: Although the rapid development of China’s watchmaking industry has also achieved a certain position in the world, but in the face of the famous Swiss watch dominates the world Chinese watches should still make unremitting efforts, keep steady, and keep the essence of the ego, while taking the best of them, and constantly learn the western sophisticated technology to make Chinese watches more international. I believe that our domestic watches will definitely achieve more outstanding achievements in the world in the near future and be loved by people all over the world!

Longines Concas Diving Series Gorgeous Interpretation Of The Diving World

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   Longines, a well-known Swiss watch manufacturer founded in 1832 in Soymia, has been known for years for the elegance and performance of its products, and the Longines sports watch series fully embodies this feature. The Longines HydroConquest watch is a high-performance timepiece designed for those who seek for technical excellence and elegance. Today, with the addition of more colorful new products, the Longines Concas diving series will perform a more gorgeous underwater world.

   As an outstanding diving watch, the Longines Concas diving series aims to be the first timepiece for divers and water sports enthusiasts. With a screw-down crown, case back and side crown protection, the Comcas diving series guarantees water resistance up to 300 meters. Each timepiece is equipped with essential safety devices: one-way spiral bezel in three gorgeous styles of red, black and blue; hands coated with Super-LumiNova® luminous material to ensure that the wearer under all conditions Can read the time; bracelet with double safety diving folding buckle and diving extension design.

   The rigorous and exquisite design of the Concas diving series guarantees the wearer’s safety in the quiet and deep underwater world, and its sports performance complements the elegant attitude of Longines. The new models of the Comcas diving series have a round stainless steel case with a diameter of 39 or 41 mm, a three-hand dial, and an automatic mechanical or quartz movement. At the same time, Longines Concas diving series chronograph stopwatch can choose L688 column wheel movement or quartz movement specially made by ETA for Longines. The black, white or blue surface contrasts with the red eye-catching small hands, with 8 to 11 Arabic numerals depending on the style, with a stainless steel bracelet or a black rubber strap.

   Whether exploring the mysterious ocean world, or highlighting the sports proposition through an elegant timepiece on the wrist, the colorful Longines new Concas diving series watch perfectly represents Longines’ superb craftsmanship and excellence in the field of sports watches strength.
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Ultra-thin Form: A Category That Is Almost Self-harming

‘Thin’ is the most popular word in Chinese society in the past six months. In the watch industry, ‘thin’ is one of the pursuits and goals of some brands and watchmakers. Ultra-thin watches began to be sought after by people in the 1950s and 1960s. Now, with the advent of watch after watch that has broken the thinness one after another, people have also focused their attention on ultra-thin watches.

 ‘Thin’ is the most popular word in Chinese society in the past six months. In the watch industry, ‘thin’ is one of the pursuits and goals of some brands and watchmakers. Different from the past, today’s ultra-thin watches not only cover the traditional two-hand and small three-hand styles, but also have entered various complex functional areas, such as ultra-thin minute repeaters and ultra-thin tourbillons. We cannot help asking, where is the difficulty in making these thin watches?

 An ultra-thin watch that is almost masochistic is a special category in all types of clocks. It is not a complicated function, but the barriers to entry are not low.

 In today’s era, regardless of the size of the brand, there is a name but no name. Whenever a brand has to have a tourbillon in its product line, there are very few brands that can produce and manufacture truly ultra-thin watches. Some brands dare to wear an ultra-thin name when they launch a junior watch, which is obviously unruly. In the circle of mechanical ultra-thin watches, the real participants are still the traditional old ones, mainly Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, and Vacheron Constantin. If the ultra-thin movement can be counted, FP can be added.

 These brands are truly capable of developing ultra-thin movements, producing ultra-thin watches, and launched a series of automatic and manual ultra-thin watches. For example, Jaeger-LeCoultre automatic 920, 889 manual 849, Piaget developed a series of ultra-thin cores based on manual 9P, automatic 12P, 1120 developed by Vacheron Constantin based on Jaeger-LeCoultre 920 and so on. Of course, in addition to the above representatives, the manual FP21, ETA7001, automatic FP71, and Chopard 1.96, PP240, etc., are also more famous ultra-thin movements. These movements have actually promoted the development of ultra-thin watches. Some other brands will also purchase movements when producing ultra-thin watches, and choose suitable models from the above-mentioned movements.

 The ultra-thin watch is actually a category of horology that is almost self-abusive. Because apart from good visuals (thin, light), no watchmaker can be sure that ultra-thin watches can produce any functional benefit. Compared to conventional thickness watches, ultra-thin watches are not only difficult to make, but also relatively delicate and require more frequent maintenance. But when people are unstoppable for this simple, low-key aesthetic pursuit, the competition between ultra-thin watches becomes more and more fierce, and brands are making watches thinner and thinner, and who is the thinnest in the world. The competition not only stays on the two hands, the small three hands, but also has expanded to the timing, tourbillon, three questions, and hollowing out in recent years. The traditional strong players have attacked the city in the ultra-thin field, while others have no ultra-thin tradition and experience Brands are also entering this field. Because there are only a few ultra-thin mechanical movements in the industry, and they are in the hands of a few brands, some brands have no way to look at mechanical ultra-thin movements, and they have simply launched the thinnest quartz movement to support the facade. .

Achieving ultra-thin methods

 Making a conventional movement thin, in addition to making the plywood thinner and making the axle shorter, there are some fixed routines to follow. For automatic movements, the first is the processing of automatic rotors. Generally, the self-winding part of the automatic winding movement is relatively thick, one is the gear of the winding part, and the other is the automatic top. Therefore, if the automatic top is removed from the top of the core, the thickness of the core will drop a lot.

 Pearl tudor and edge automata are two effective methods. In order to make the movement thin, it is not a problem to enlarge the size of the movement, which provides the possibility for the Pearl Tuo. The size of the automatic tourbillon is small. From the top of the conventional movement, to the main plate, the thickness of the movement will be thin. In addition, the pearl tourbillon is generally one-way upward, without the reversing gear, which also reduces the thickness of the movement Help. In order to increase the winding efficiency, the pearl tourbillon generally uses metals such as 18K gold and platinum to increase inertia. Like Chopard’s 1.96, Parmigiani’s PF701, Patek Philippe’s 240, Piaget’s 12P (1200P, etc.) are all ultra-thin automatic movements using Pearl Tuo.

 Edge automatic tourbillon is another method to solve the traditional automatic tourbillon that hinders the thickness of the movement. As big watches are still in the lead today, when launching self-produced movements, various brands will pay more attention to the size of the movement. Today’s new self-produced movements are larger than previous movements, so they are used in automatic movements. The edge of the automatic rotor, although increase the size of some movements, but will significantly reduce the thickness of the movement. Some edge automatic rotors place the edge of the oscillating weight on the slideway outside the movement, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 920 (Vacheron Constantin 1120, Audemars Piguet 2120/2121); some simply make the automatic rotor into a slider and place it on the machine. The edge of the core, like this year’s ultra-thin tourbillon of Breguet, can make the automatic tourbillon so thin, one of the reasons is the use of edge automatic tourbillon.

 For self-winding movements, the automatic rotor mentioned earlier is the main problem of reducing the thickness of the movement, while for manual movements, the key issue of reducing the thickness of the movement is the barrel. The thickness of the barrel is almost the thickness of the movement and the watch. The length, thickness, and width of the mainspring in the mainspring box determine how much energy the watch can obtain. Although the ultra-thin movement can be made larger, it is still impossible for the watchmaker to make the mainspring too narrow or too narrow. Will reduce the power of the watch, so the height of the barrel cannot be lowered too low. In order to solve this problem, the movement and the watch are made thin. The watchmaker has followed a method of making ultra-thin movements (ultra-thin watches) that lasted for hundreds of years, the ‘cantilever box’. A conventional barrel has two upper and lower covers and two bearings. The ‘cantilever barrel’ removes all the bottom cover and the bearings below, and the entire barrel cantilever is mounted on the top bearing. As a result, the thickness of the barrel is reduced, and Jaeger-LeCoultre’s manual 849 ultra-thin movement is the most typical representative and is known for it. However, from an engineering point of view, this ‘cantilever barrel’ is not a very reasonable solution, but there is no better way to put higher springs into the movement. There is only one side with a cover and a bearing, which is not as effective as a conventional barrel. ‘Cantilever barrels’ have high requirements for bearings and require high precision bearings. Fortunately, there are several types of bearings that can meet its needs.

Where is the ultra thin?

 Although the above several methods can reduce the thickness of the movement from the structure, the real difficulty in making ultra-thin watches or ultra-thin movements is not in the structure, but in more basic aspects, namely how to make each movement The splint, every gear and every screw are made thinner.

 With the help of modern high-tech equipment, if it is just to produce these ultra-thin parts, it is not impossible to complete the mission: but the precision (the error between the drawings) of these parts must be strictly controlled to a certain range And fitting them together non-destructively is a considerable challenge. For example, in an ordinary mechanical movement, the gap between the shaft of the gear and the shaft eye will be about 0.23 mm, which can ensure that the gear can rotate flexibly without detaching from the shaft eye. Then in the ultra-thin movement, this gap may be reduced to 0.1 mm or even 0.05 mm, which also means that in ordinary mechanical movements, the accuracy is originally irrelevant, which may affect the movement. working normally. Therefore, the failure rate (ie the elimination rate) of parts of ultra-thin movements is much higher than normal watch parts, which is an important reason for the high cost of ultra-thin watches.

 In addition, ultra-thin watches have higher requirements for the watchmaker’s assembly technology, because the upper and lower shafts of all screws and gears have become shorter. Even if the watchmaker only clamps a part with tweezers, it will become faster than before It is more difficult, let alone fix it accurately. A small mistake in the assembly process may scratch the splint or cause damage to the parts. In addition, the splint will be more easily deformed due to the reduction in thickness. It must be ensured that all screws are fixed on the same level. If there is a high or a low, a tragedy will occur. Therefore, although the ultra-thin watch is not a complex function, it has the status of inferior to the complex mechanism watch.

Earl Piaget Year Of The Horse Enamel Painted Watch Lifelike Masculinity

To celebrate the arrival of the Chinese Year of the Horse, Piaget specially launched the Altiplano 38 mm enamel watch, inspired by the Chinese traditional zodiac ‘horse’. The enamel master Anita Porchet has carefully applied the filigree enamel technique to infuse the lifelike spirit and capture his masculine expression.

PIAGET Altiplano Filigree Enamel Watch (18K Rose Gold, Limited 38)

Among the horses around the world, Earl is particularly fond of the sweat and BMW that the world praises for speed and endurance, and is fascinated by his elegant escape.
Since its founding in 1874, Piaget, the traditional watchmaker, has been dedicated to creating ingenious watches. With rich experience, Piaget also actively preserves and develops all kinds of precious high-end watchmaking techniques, such as enamel painting and other hand-crafted skills. Adhering to the brand’s consistent tradition, it combines bold art with top-notch craftsmanship.

IAGET Altiplano filigree enamel watch (18K white gold, limited to 38 pieces)

Cloisonné technique uses gold wire to make small compartments for enamel on the carcass. The first step is to fold the pattern outline with gold or silver wire. Piaget’s focus is absolutely outstanding quality, so only gold wire is used to make the outline of the pattern. After the entire pattern is completed, the enamel master will fix the gold wire with a vegetable glue called ‘yellow gum’, which will be burned after the kiln. Disappear.
Then a grid space will be formed between the gold wires, which can be filled with glazes of different colors. After the glazes are filled, they can be fired. This kiln firing process can be repeated continuously, and the color of each grid is gradually deepened. In the final stage of firing, the enamel layer can be smoothed, and the bright surface is sintered for the last time.
The delicately painted enamel dial is set against a bezel lined with a single row of diamonds. It is particularly exquisite and beautiful. It is complemented by a crocodile leather strap and gold pin buckle, which complements the dial design. The watch is equipped with a 430P ultra-thin manual winding mechanical movement created by Piaget Fine Watchmaking Factory from design, research and development to production. This movement with a thickness of only 2.1 mm drives the time-division function of the watch, which is one of the thinnest models in its kind. Like all the movements of the Earl Haute Horlogerie, the exquisitely crafted 430P movement, the bridge is chamfered; decorated with the Côtes de Genève Geneva wave pattern; the plate is decorated with hand-polished ring ripples and traditional Blue steel screws.
Piaget Altiplano Chinese Zodiac Horse bezel-set diamonds are available in both white and rose gold. The two models are limited to 38 pieces worldwide. Each watch is individually numbered.

Girard-perregaux Gp History Story

History is the Gideon on which each brand depends, and also the cultural basis for the development of each brand. Girard-Perregaux’s founder J.F. Bautte produced his first watch in 1791. In 1854, the name Girard-Perregaux was formally born. Until today, the brand’s growth history is vividly remembered, and the brand’s long history is worthy of careful consideration by the world.

  Understanding the history of a brand is necessary to understand the spirit and essence of the brand. When we start walking into a period of history, you will find out how admirable a great invention is in that moment and environment!