Parmigiani Fleurier – Tonda 1950

As usual at Parmigiani, the Manufacture movement boasts hand-applied finishes. The 2,6 mm thick PF702 calibre features on its structure the “Côtes de Genève” decoration. This self-winding movement is equipped with a 48-hour power reserve. In order to offer this new timepiece to a larger scope, steel was a natural choice, giving this model an urban… Read More »

Parmigiani Fleurier – Tonda Métropolitaine Galaxy

Small inclusions of metal give aventurine its characteristic textured appearance. Taking advantage of the natural composition of aventurine – which contains small inclusions of metal – Parmigiani is presenting a midnight-blue aventurine dial whose surface looks like stars sparkling in the night sky. The hands are skeletonised so as not to obscure the beauty of… Read More »

Dials – Naturally precious

It is often regarded as the face of a watch. An infinitely small area providing infinite scope for expression and a stage on which to express the incredible creativity of watchmakers turned artists, dials shine even more brightly when setting the scene for the treasures of Nature. Diamonds, fine or precious stones, mother-of-pearl, hard stones,… Read More »

Parmigiani Fleurier – The Kalparisma collection

The origins The Kalpa collection is the first Parmigiani Vs shaped watch. It was designed in 1997 by Michel Parmigiani, who based its profile on the golden ratio, an arrangement of harmonious proportions. The iconic teardrop-shaped lugs of the Kalpa remain a reference in terms of ergonomics and comfort on the female wrist. The Kalparisma… Read More »

GMT magazine – Season 18 and a new layout

The authoritative Swiss watch publishing title offers its readers two gifts this week: firstly, the official catalog of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève inserted into its fall edition; and secondly, a new layout ensuring even more pleasant and convenient reading. Fine Watchmaking enthusiasts around the world can naturally also get the digital version of… Read More »

SIHH 2018 – The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie continues to grow

Important new developments will be part of the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), taking place January 15th to 19th 2018. For the third consecutive year this major event will be ringing the changes, ready to welcome prestigious exhibitors. The central aisles are extended for the arrival of Hermès, while a bigger Carré… Read More »