Ulysse Nardin Unveils Diver Net Concept Watch Made From Fishing Nets

Ulysse Nardin Diver Net Concept Watch

As one of the world’s greatest sailing events, Vendee Globe, gets set to begin, Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin – Official Timekeeper of the single-crew highly dangerous race—celebrates by releasing a concept watch created using plastic pollution from the oceans. Ulysse Nardin has, in fact, regularly turned its attention to the oceans, and now is…

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A Close-Up Look at The Challenges Behind Building the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch measures just 6.3mm when cased and is the world's thinnest self-winding perpetual calendar.

For those familiar with the iconic Simpsons series, you no doubt know of the drool-inducing affects a well-glazed and sprinkled donut have on Homer J. Simpson. The same drool-inducing affect is evident with the 2018 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept watch. First things first, even before we get to…

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Ulysse Nardin’s Innovision 2 Watch, Unveiled Earlier This Year, Demonstrates Brand’s Innovation

Ulysse Nardin Innovision 2 concept watch

We have been witnessing Ulysse Nardin making pioneering strides in watchmaking for decades — always surprising and delighting watch lovers. A key example of this is the concept  timepiece it unveiled earlier this year that we are certain has inventions in it that will be making their  way to Ulysse Nardin watches very soon. The …

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Behind the Scenes with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie (prices/pics)

By Gordon Henderson and Roberta Naas Two incredible things happened at the SIHH 201 as it relates to Audemars Piguet. One of them, we will write about soon enough, but the other revolves around the  Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie. Let’s start by saying that “Supersonnerie” is an understatement. I was sitting in a small room,…

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When Sound Breaks New Barriers: Why it Took Audemars Piguet 8 Years to Build the Royal Oak Acoustic Concept Watch (Pre-SIHH 2015)

With the soon-to-be officially released 2015 concept watch by Audemars Piguet – the notion of sound in a wristwatch booms. And while the sound of the new Royal Oak Acoustic Research- Episode 1 Concept watch may not be roaring or thunderous, it can be heard by someone other than the wearer and those leaning their…

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Understanding Tag Heuer’s New Carrera MikroPendulum Concept Watch

In BaselWorld last month, TAG Heuer did what it usually does – unveiled a concept watch. This time it was the extremely avant-garde TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulumS Concept watch.   Of course, it also unveiled the TAG Heuer Carrera MikroPendulum 100th of a second Chronograph.  Confused?  We’ll try to explain. In the world of haute horlogerie…

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